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23 06, 2014

Vermont Conversation with David Goodman: New Face of Hunger

2017-11-08T16:16:40-05:00June 23rd, 2014|About Hunger, Donors & Donations, Food Shelves & Meal Sites, Take Action|

David Goodman, host of the Vermont Conversation on WDEV, recently spoke with John Sayles, Vermont Foodbank CEO, Rob Meehan, Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf director, and Charles Knoll, a food shelf client, about the new face of hunger in Vermont.  They discussed the "perfect storm" of rising hunger and declining donations nationally and locally, as well [...]

12 06, 2013

Community Kitchen Academy Graduation [Video]

2017-11-08T16:17:05-05:00June 12th, 2013|Events, Food Shelves & Meal Sites, Vermont Foodbank Programs|

On May 16th, five students graduated from the Community Kitchen Academy. You can view photos of the day on Flickr. The video below includes remarks from Vermont Foodbank CEO, John Sayles, Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf Director Rob Meehan, Community Kitchen Chef Instructor Jamie Eisenberg, keynote speaker Melissa Pasanen, and two student speakers, Charles Knoll and [...]

10 10, 2012

Foodbank Sees 50% Reduction in Donated Food

2017-11-08T16:17:11-05:00October 10th, 2012|Donors & Donations|

 The Vermont Foodbank and its network of 270 food shelves, meal sites, shelters, senior centers and after-school programs are experiencing record demand for our services.  Thousands of families are finding it harder to make ends meet, struggling with only one wage earner or reduced hours and wages.  And as the need for food assistance dramatically [...]