Vermont Foodbank

Vermont Foodbank receives donation from Northeast Association of Electric Cooperatives

News Release — Vermont Electric Cooperative June 16, 2017 Contact: Christine Hallquist 802-258-0674 [email protected] Northeast Association of Electric Cooperatives donates $1100 to the Vermont Foodbank The Northeast Association of Electric Cooperatives represents the nine electric cooperatives in the states of Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont and New York State. Together they provide electricity to over 120,000 […]

Vermont Foodbank Receives Grant from Walmart Foundation

News Release — Vermont Foodbank June 7, 2017 Contact: Nicole Whalen 802-505-0123 Vermont Foodbank Receives $25,000 Grant from the Walmart Foundation to Fund Infrastructure and Equipment Needed for Handling Fresh Food Barre, VT (June 7th, 2017) – The Vermont Foodbank today announced a $25,000 grant from the Walmart Foundation to fund the infrastructure that will […]

Long Trail Brewing Company and Farrell Distributing Give to Vermont Foodbank

News Release — Vermont Foodbank May 12, 2017 Contact: Nicole Whalen 802-505-0123 Barre, VT- Last week, representatives from Long Trail Brewing Company and Farrell Distributing visited the Vermont Foodbank to present a check for $12,285 to fight hunger in Vermont. During July and December 2016, Long Trail Brewing Company donated $1 for every case of […]

Vermont Foodbank seeks engagement and empathy

The state’s primary supplier for community cupboards, soup kitchens and shelters, holding its annual Hunger Action Conference this month, is calling for more public collaboration.

Burlington Free Press and Hannaford Supermarkets Help the Vermont Foodbank Fight Hunger

News Release — Vermont Foodbank March 16th, 2017 Contact: Nicole Whalen, Vermont Foodbank 802-505-0123 Burlington, VT –Last week representatives from the Burlington Free Press and Hannaford Supermarkets celebrated a successful campaign by presenting the Vermont Foodbank with a check for $3,200. This is the result of their recent campaign that ran from October 2016 through […]

National Life Group Foundation Donates $30,000 to Vermont Foodbank

News Release — National Life Group Feb. 16, 2017 Contact: Ross Sneyd, corporate communications, National Life Group, 802.229.3866. Charitable Grant Supports Youth Food Programs, Including Backpacks Montpelier, Vermont – A $30,000 grant from the National Life Group Foundation will benefit youth food programs of the Vermont Foodbank. The grant will help to support the Backpacks […]

Vermont Foodbank Extends Welcome to All

News Release — Vermont Foodbank February 7, 2017 Contact: Christine Foster, Vermont Foodbank Cell: 802-793-3696 BARRE – The Vermont Foodbank is committed to ensuring that every person in our state has the food they need to reach their human potential. Those with the courage to ask for help must trust that the Foodbank and each […]

Citizens Bank Supports Vermont Foodbank’s Veggie-Van-Go Program

News Release — Vermont Foodbank Feb. 2, 2017 Contact: Christine Foster c. 802-793-3696 Barre, VT—Representatives from Citizens Bank presented the Vermont Foodbank with $10,000 to support VeggieVanGo™, a Foodbank program that provides individuals with the fresh food where and when they need it. “Citizens Bank is a leader in the work of addressing hunger in […]

Central Vermont Medical Center and Vermont Foodbank Team Up to Provide Mobile Food Shelf

Press Release — Central Vermont Medical Center Jan. 9, 2017 Contact: Hjonis Hanson 802-371-4199 [email protected] UVM Health Network – Central Vermont Medical Center and The Vermont Foodbank Team Up to Provide Mobile Food Shelf Berlin, Vt. –The Vermont Foodbank’s Veggie VanGo, a mobile food pantry, will deliver its first round of healthy groceries to the University […]

Vermont Foodbank & Uber Vermont Announce Holiday Giving Partnership

News Release — Vermont Foodbank Dec. 5, 2016 Contact: Judy Stermer, [email protected], 802-477-4108 Carlie Waibel, [email protected], 612.990.7399 Barre, VT – December 5, 2016 – Vermont Foodbank and Uber Vermont today announced the launch of a giving season partnership to help the Vermont Foodbank raise money and provide meals for children and families throughout the Green […]

VPR, Vermont Community Foundation and Vermont Foodbank Team Up for Giving Tuesday

News Release — Vermont Foodbank November 28, 2016 Contact: Judy Stermer, Vermont Foodbank c. 802-505-0699 You’ve heard of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Tuesday, November 29th is Giving Tuesday, a worldwide celebration of philanthropy during this season of gratitude. This year, Vermont Public Radio, the Vermont Community Foundation and Vermont Foodbank are collaborating to support […]

Ron Krupp: An effort to bring an end to hunger

Many food shelves around Vermont are providing local healthy food to people in their food shelf markets and soup kitchens, but it’s not enough.

VSECU Helps Vermont Foodbank Provide Fresh Food at Schools

News Release — Vermont Foodbank September 20, 2016 Media Contact: Judy Stermer, Vermont Foodbank 802-505-0699 BARRE, VT—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 […]

Walmart Foundation Supports Vermont Foodbank

News Release — Vermont Foodbank September 16, 2016 Media Contact Judy Stermer, Vermont Foodbank 802-505-0699 Vermont Food Shelves Reap Benefits Barre, VT—Thanks to $25,000 grant from the Walmart Foundation, the Vermont Foodbank is helping provide more fresh food to Vermonters struggling with hunger. The grant supports investment in refrigeration, freezers, shelving and other materials that […]