/Tag: John Sayles
2 08, 2015

MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger Makes $18,000 Grant to Vermont Foodbank

2017-11-08T16:16:03-04:00

MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger has gifted the Vermont Foodbank $18,000 to provide more food to struggling Vermont families. “MAZON is a longtime supporter of the Vermont Foodbank and we are so grateful to have their support again this year,” said John Sayles, Vermont Foodbank CEO.  “The grant funds will help the Foodbank provide [...]

MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger Makes $18,000 Grant to Vermont Foodbank2017-11-08T16:16:03-04:00
25 07, 2015

Newman’s Own Foundation Supports Vermont Foodbank Youth Programs

2017-11-08T16:16:04-04:00

The Newman’s Own Foundation announced in June that they would support the Vermont Foodbank’s youth programs, specifically the BackPack Program and School Food Pantry To-Go, with a gift of $45,000. The Vermont Foodbank’s youth food programs assist struggling, food-insecure, Vermont families with their weekend food needs during the school year. The BackPack Program provides nutritious [...]

Newman’s Own Foundation Supports Vermont Foodbank Youth Programs2017-11-08T16:16:04-04:00
13 06, 2015

Vermont Restaurant Week Donates Record Amount

2017-11-08T16:16:09-04:00

A record $20,328 was donated to the Vermont Foodbank as a result of Seven Days' 6th annual Vermont Restaurant Week — that’s $7,150 more than last year. This popular event was presented by the Vermont Federal Credit Union and organized by Seven Days, publisher of 7Nights, the statewide guide to Vermont’s restaurants and bars. “We [...]

Vermont Restaurant Week Donates Record Amount2017-11-08T16:16:09-04:00
11 06, 2015

Drive for Charity: Win a New Car and Support the Foodbank

2017-11-08T16:16:09-04:00

The Vermont Foodbank announced the start of Drive For Charity this month. For just $5, participants can enter to win their choice of a brand new Subaru Impreza, Toyota Corolla, Scion tC or Honda Civic. The winner’s choice of vehicle will be donated to the Vermont Foodbank by 802 Cars. “We’ve wanted to partner with [...]

Drive for Charity: Win a New Car and Support the Foodbank2017-11-08T16:16:09-04:00
30 05, 2015

Simple, Complicated and Complex Systems, a Post from CEO John Sayles

2017-11-08T16:16:11-04:00

Solving hunger in Vermont is complex. Or is it complicated? Is there a difference? I’ve been learning about ways to examine the difference between “complicated” and “complex” systems that can change our thinking about solving hunger and other symptoms of poverty. A recipe is a simple system - with some basic skills, ingredients, and a [...]

Simple, Complicated and Complex Systems, a Post from CEO John Sayles2017-11-08T16:16:11-04:00
25 05, 2015

Wholeshare Partners to Provide Meals for Vermonters in Need

2017-11-08T16:16:11-04:00

Wholeshare, an online marketplace that grants consumers access to healthy, sustainable food at wholesale prices through collective purchasing, announced its partnership with The Vermont Foodbank. Wholeshare will be donating 150 meals to The Vermont Foodbank, as well as community network partners, for every new group that places an order by July 31, 2015. “We are [...]

Wholeshare Partners to Provide Meals for Vermonters in Need2017-11-08T16:16:11-04:00