Vermont Foodbank

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 […]

Universal Recycling Law Boosts Fresh Food Donations

News Release — Vermont Foodbank September 13, 2016 Media Contacts: Judith Stermer, Vermont Foodbank: 802-505-0699 Bryn Oakleaf, Department of Environmental Conservation: 802-522-5783 Vermont Foodbank and partners note 40% increase MONTPELIER – The Vermont Agency of Natural Resources and the Vermont Foodbank announced today a 40% increase in food donations in 2016, topping the 25-30% increase […]

Vermont Foodbank Asks Vermont to Take Action to End Hunger

News Release — Vermont Foodbank Sept. 1, 2016 Contact: Judy Stermer [email protected] Feeding America® Network Food Banks across the Country Promote Hunger Action Month™ Barre, VT – September 1, 2016 – This September the Vermont Foodbank, together with the Feeding America nationwide network of food banks, will mobilize across all 50 states in an effort […]

15th Annual Harpoon Point to Point is Saturday

News Release — Vermont Foodbank August 12, 2016 Contact: Judy Stermer, Vermont Foodbank 802-505-0699 705 riders already registers, day of registration welcome Barre, VT—The Vermont Foodbank staff and volunteers are preparing for a big weekend—Saturday, August 13th is the annual Harpoon Point to Point Presented by National Life Group. New this year, a 20 mile […]

Hundreds Petition Gubernatorial Candidates on Prioritizing Ending Hunger in Vermont

News Release — Vermont Foodbank August 8, 2016 Contact: Judy Stermer, Vermont Foodbank c. 802-505-0699 Barre, VT—A petition calling on the gubernatorial candidates to make ending hunger in Vermont a campaign priority garnered hundreds of signatures and was delivered to candidates Matt Dunne, Peter Galbraith, Bruce Lisman, Sue Minter, and Phil Scott. According to U.S. […]