/Tag: Putney
16 09, 2015

Volunteer Profile: Lani Wharton

2017-11-08T16:15:57-04:00

Lani has been a huge asset to our gleaning program. Not only does she volunteer regularly in the fields, she is also a great advocate for us in the community. Genna Williams, our Gleaning and Community Outreach Coordinator in the Southern Region, is so grateful for all of her help and dedication to getting fresh [...]

Volunteer Profile: Lani Wharton2017-11-08T16:15:57-04:00
14 08, 2015

Addressing Dietary Needs and Food Allergies at the Vermont Foodbank

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

Through our network partners, and through direct distribution, the Vermont Foodbank provides 153,000 Vermonters, including 33,900 children, with the nutrition they need to survive and thrive. One often overlooked facet of the Vermont Foodbank’s work is our focus on procuring a wide variety of healthful foods, including foods that take into consideration the food allergies [...]

Addressing Dietary Needs and Food Allergies at the Vermont Foodbank2017-11-08T16:16:00-04:00
20 05, 2015

Putney Foodshelf Family Food Bag Program

2017-11-08T16:16:12-04:00

This is a guest post from Susan Kochinskas, a volunteer with the Putney Foodshelf. We asked her to provide more info on the Putney Foodshelf Family Food Bag Program, which is modeled after the Vermont Foodbank BackPack Program. The Putney Foodshelf has been running  Family Food Bag program for the past two years quite successfully. [...]

Putney Foodshelf Family Food Bag Program2017-11-08T16:16:12-04:00
19 12, 2014

Hannah Pick Honored with Carol and Lawrie Brown Award

2017-11-08T16:16:29-04:00

Each year, the Putney Food Co-op board of directors honors a member of the community for outstanding public service. This year the Carol and Lawrie Brown Award was presented to Hannah Pick at the co-op’s 73rd Annual Membership Meeting. Hannah Pick is the Vermont Foodbank's Gleaning and Community Outreach Coordinator for the Southern Region. She [...]

Hannah Pick Honored with Carol and Lawrie Brown Award2017-11-08T16:16:29-04:00
27 09, 2014

Putney Foodshelf Attains Non-Profit Status

2017-11-08T16:16:35-04:00

This is a guest post from Susan Kochinskas, a volunteer with the Putney Foodshelf. We asked her to provide more info on the Putney Foodshelf, the Putney community and, especially, how they achieved non-profit status recently. Read on... The Putney Foodshelf was founded in 2005 at the Genesis Church of the Brethren. It moved to [...]

Putney Foodshelf Attains Non-Profit Status2017-11-08T16:16:35-04:00
6 03, 2014

Hunger Awareness Day Recap 2014

2017-11-08T16:16:51-04:00

Vermont Foodbank staff and volunteers were at the State House January 29, 2014 for Hunger Awareness Day. Congress was also voting on The Farm Bill, which includes over $8 billion in cuts to SNAP.  Vermont will be hit the hardest with this bill, and the Vermont Foodbank wanted to reiterate that hunger still exists here [...]

Hunger Awareness Day Recap 20142017-11-08T16:16:51-04:00