/Tag: Walmart Fighting Hunger Together
13 04, 2013

BackPack Voices from Winooski, Brattleboro and Rutland

2017-11-08T16:17:07-04:00

Many Vermont kids rely on school breakfasts, free or reduced lunches and after-school programming for their meals during the week. On the weekends and during vacations, though, a food insecure household may have to stretch its resources even farther with kids at home all day. The Vermont Foodbank BackPack Program helps alleviate childhood hunger during [...]

BackPack Voices from Winooski, Brattleboro and Rutland2017-11-08T16:17:07-04:00
7 04, 2013

Sodexo Supports BackPack [VIDEO]

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

With each new school year, the Vermont Foodbank wants to do everything it can to ensure that the kids in our communities don’t go hungry over the weekend. Beginning in October 2008, the Foodbank launched a weekend program for children called the BackPack Program. This nationally recognized program of Feeding America is designed to meet [...]

Sodexo Supports BackPack [VIDEO]2017-11-08T16:17:08-04:00
4 04, 2013

Jen Hutchinson, Vermont Foodbank Youth Programs Coordinator

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

Jen Hutchinson is the Youth Programs Manager at the Vermont Foodbank.  In October 2012, she wrote a guest blog post for Feeding America about the Vermont Foodbank BackPack Program.  This program is now eligible for a $45,000 grant from Walmart's Fighting Hunger Together Initiative.  We need your support because the grants are given to the [...]

Jen Hutchinson, Vermont Foodbank Youth Programs Coordinator2017-11-08T16:17:08-04:00
1 04, 2013

Help us win $45,000 for Vermont Kids!

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

Exciting news - we are up for a $45,000 Walmart grant and you can help us win! As part of their Fighting Hunger Together initiative, Walmart is giving out $3 million in grants for the most innovative and effective programs that help alleviate child hunger. The Vermont Foodbank is in the running to win one [...]

Help us win $45,000 for Vermont Kids!2017-11-08T16:17:08-04:00