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22 09, 2017

VSECU takes on the Point to Point to Fight Hunger in Vermont

The Point to Point, powered by VSECU, continues to raise needed funds for hungry Vermonters Montpelier, VT, September 22, 2017 – One in four Vermonters struggles with hunger and today as part of Hunger Action Month, VSECU expanded their commitment to help meet the needs of hungry Vermonters by announcing their adoption of the Point [...]

20 09, 2016

VSECU HELPS VERMONT FOODBANK PROVIDE FRESH FOOD AT SCHOOLS

At a VeggieVanGo™ delivery to Barre City School, the Vermont Foodbank announced that VSECU, a member-owned cooperative and not for profit credit union for everybody in Vermont, will again support the organization with $40,000 to power food distribution to Vermonters in need. This marks a total of $200,000 that VSECU has donated over 5 years. [...]

24 12, 2015

VSECU Helps Provide Produce Before the Holiday

At a holiday produce drop today at North Barre Manor, the Vermont Foodbank announced that VSECU, a credit union for everybody in Vermont, will again support the organization with $40,000 to support food distribution to Vermonters in need of food. This marks a total of $160,000 that VSECU has donated over 4 years. “We are [...]

25 09, 2013

Food Rescue Supported by VSECU

res•cue noun.  An act of saving or being saved. In 1965, while volunteering at a community meal site in Arizona, John van Hengel learned that grocery stores often had to throw away food that had damaged packaging or was near expiration.  He started collecting that food for the community meal but soon had too much [...]

25 07, 2012

VIDEO: How VSECU Volunteers Prepare for Harpoon Point to Point

The annual Harpoon Point to Point ride is the Vermont Foodbank’s premier fundraising event. Behind the scenes, helping make this event happen every year, are dedicated volunteers.  Last year we had a record breaking 70 volunteers, who helped support 653 riders through five water stops across the state. We are so grateful for each and every [...]

5 07, 2012

VSECU Announces 3-Year Financial Pledge to Vermont Foodbank

On Tuesday, July 3, 2012, VSECU announced a three-year financial pledge to the Vermont Foodbank to support their mission of gathering and sharing quality food and nurturing partnerships so that no one in Vermont goes hungry. “VSECU is a long-time supporter of the Vermont Foodbank as its work is so vital to thousands of Vermonters [...]