/Tag: Meals on Wheels
27 09, 2015

Network Partner Highlight: Twin Valley Senior Center


The Twin Valley Senior Center offers more than a hot meal three days a week. Twin Valley, like many senior centers around Vermont, offers older Vermonters a place to learn, stay active and connected, socialize, and volunteer. According to Betsey Bolt, a Twin Valley volunteer for the last four years, “My work is valued here, [...]

Network Partner Highlight: Twin Valley Senior Center2017-11-08T16:15:55-04:00
23 05, 2014

Meals on Wheels of Bennington County: Nutritional Insurance


Home-delivered and community meals didn’t always taste so good at Meals on Wheels of Bennington County. Executive director Susan Fox recalls witnessing “meals being made from canned meatballs.” And the center wasn’t as welcoming as it is now either.  Again Fox remembers, “The dining room was dismal, full of boxes and freezers.” Fox found her [...]

Meals on Wheels of Bennington County: Nutritional Insurance2017-11-08T16:16:45-04:00
26 02, 2014

Subaru Donates $17,250 to the Vermont Foodbank


Thanks to 69 new Subaru owners who purchased new Subarus at Twin City Subaru this holiday season, funding for more than 51,000 meals was provided for children, families, and seniors in Vermont who struggle with hunger. Pictured L to R: Michael Hutchings, District Sales Manager for Subaru of New England; John Sayles, Vermont Foodbank [...]

Subaru Donates $17,250 to the Vermont Foodbank2017-11-08T16:16:51-04:00
2 10, 2013

Government Shutdown Impact


This is information on how a prolonged government shutdown could impact nutrition programs such as SNAP, WIC and Meals on Wheels.  We received this information from Feeding America, the nationwide network of food banks, of which the Vermont Foodbank is a member. SNAP SNAP has statutory authority to continue distributing benefits during October. This authority [...]

Government Shutdown Impact2017-11-08T16:16:58-04:00