/Tag: RAFFL
19 09, 2015

Volunteer Action Week: Groups Making a Difference!

2015-09-15T09:51:36-04:00

From September 13-19 of this month, we've celebrated Volunteer Action Week as part of Hunger Action Month. You can read more about the amazing volunteers we've profiled here. We would also like to thank the many incredible organizations who send us volunteers. We are able to feed 153,000 of our neighbors because of the hard [...]

Volunteer Action Week: Groups Making a Difference!2015-09-15T09:51:36-04:00
23 07, 2015

Produce Drops: Distributing Fresh Food Quickly and to Scale

2017-11-08T16:16:05-04:00

One of the Vermont Foodbank’s most important, impactful goals is to increase the amount of fresh produce that we distribute statewide. Last year, we distributed 41% more produce than the year before, and this year we have further increased our distribution by another 60%. We are on our way to achieving our goal of 2 [...]

Produce Drops: Distributing Fresh Food Quickly and to Scale2017-11-08T16:16:05-04:00
7 02, 2015

RAFFL and Vermont Foodbank Team-Up

2017-11-08T16:16:25-04:00

More fresh produce to be distributed in Rutland County to those struggling with hunger When the Vermont Foodbank began looking for space in Rutland, Rutland Area Farm and Food Link (RAFFL) Executive Director, Tara Kelly, was quick to see the possibilities. Since 2009, RAFFL has been gleaning tens of thousands of pounds of farm fresh [...]

RAFFL and Vermont Foodbank Team-Up2017-11-08T16:16:25-04:00
20 01, 2015

Vermont Foodbank Looks to Open New Rutland Facility

2017-11-08T16:16:26-04:00

Since 1986, the Vermont Foodbank has provided a statewide network of food shelves, meal sites, shelters, senior centers and after-school programs with food and resources to ensure no one in Vermont goes hungry. In Rutland City alone, the poverty rate is 16%, 5% higher than Vermont as a whole. One in five Rutland County children [...]

Vermont Foodbank Looks to Open New Rutland Facility2017-11-08T16:16:26-04:00