News Release — Vermont Foodbank Oct. 2, 2017 Contact: Nicole Whalen, Vermont Foodbank 802-505-0123 Barre, VT—Now that apple season is at its peak, the Vermont Foodbank’s Pick for Your Neighbor program is in full swing at 16 participating orchards throughout Vermont, with support from Woodchuck Hard Cider and Front Porch Forum. During apple harvest season, […]
News Release — Vermont Foodbank Sept. 26, 2017 Contact: Nicole Whalen, Vermont Foodbank 802-505-0123 Barre, VT – Sept. 26, 2017 – Yesterday the Vermont Foodbank’s Board of Directors unanimously voted in Liz Ruffa as a new member, to serve a three year term. A resident of East Dorset, Vermont, Liz Ruffa has dedicated her career […]
News Release — Phoenix Books Sept. 4, 2017 Contact: Kristen Eaton Phoenix Books 802.872.7111 (p) 802.872.7112 (f) [email protected] www.phoenixbooks.biz Burlington, Vermont – September 4, 2017: On Wednesday, September 27th at 7pm, Phoenix Books Burlington will host Paula Josa-Jones for a talk on her new book, Our Horses, Ourselves. For years, horse trainers and equine experts […]
News Release — Vermont Foodbank September 1st, 2017 Contact: Nicole Whalen, Vermont Foodbank 802-505-0123 Feeding America® Network Food Banks across the Country Promote Hunger Action MonthTM Barre, VT – Sept. 1, 2017 – This September the Vermont Foodbank, together with the Feeding America nationwide network of food banks, will mobilize across all 50 states in […]
News Release — Vermont FoodBank Aug. 25, 2017 Contact: Sarah Huether, Manager GOLIN t. +1.469.680.2521 m. +1.281.520.6894 [email protected] Today, the Vermont FoodBank received nearly 40,000 pounds of donated pet food from PetSmart, equaling more than 187,000 meals for pets in need. Tom Abbiati, Director/Food Resources at the Vermont FoodBank said, “Over the past couple of […]
News Release — Vermont Foodbank August 17th, 2017 Contact: Nicole Whalen, Vermont Foodbank 802-505-0123 2.2 Million More Seniors Face Food Insecurity Today than 2007 BARRE, VT– The Vermont Foodbank announced today the release of The State of Senior Hunger in America in 2015, a study about food insecurity among seniors in the U.S. produced by […]
News Release — Vermont Foodbank August 1, 2017 Contact: Nicole Whalen 802-505-0123 Tina Bukow 646-731-2368 Kroll Bond Rating Agency forgoes spending money on swag, donates to Vermont Foodbank instead BARRE, August 1, 2017– Today Kroll Bond Rating Agency (KBRA) announced that they will be making a donation of $2,500 to the Vermont Foodbank to help […]
In addition to offering fresh produce and products such as cheese and yogurt, the Vermont Foodbank says the goal is to “create a gathering place that offers support and conversations about healthy food.”
While statistics show a decrease in Vermont’s “food insecurity” rates, people in Windham County are trying to combat what they say is a growing hunger problem.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]