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19 08, 2014

Hunger in America Study Reveals Face of Hunger in Vermont

2017-11-08T16:16:38-04:00

A new study by the Vermont Foodbank and Feeding America shows that 1 in 4 people, or an estimated 153,000 people, in Vermont turn to food shelves and meal service programs to feed themselves and their families. This includes 33,900 children and 26,010 seniors. Download the Executive Summary of Hunger in America for Vermont.  For [...]

Hunger in America Study Reveals Face of Hunger in Vermont2017-11-08T16:16:38-04:00
27 02, 2013

Sequestration forces more Vermonters into poverty

2017-11-08T16:17:09-04:00

If Congress does not take bipartisan action on the federal budget this week, “sequestration” (DC-speak for deep, mandatory budget cuts) will go into effect.   The budget cuts amount to $85 billion and will have disturbing effects on the economy, the nation’s poor, and the work of the Vermont Foodbank. In Mother Jones, Erica Eichelberger  (“12 Ways the [...]

Sequestration forces more Vermonters into poverty2017-11-08T16:17:09-04:00
7 09, 2010

Hunger Action Month – Think Big, Start Small

2017-11-08T16:17:21-04:00

It is possible to end hunger in this country. The missing pieces of the puzzle are a wide recognition that hunger is a serious problem and an unconditional commitment to feed everyone. Fortunately, President Obama recognizes that hunger is a problem in this country. We need that same recognition from the Governors of all 50 [...]

Hunger Action Month – Think Big, Start Small2017-11-08T16:17:21-04:00