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@example.com 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Press Release — Central Vermont Medical Center Jan. 9, 2017 Contact: Hjonis Hanson 802-371-4199 Hjonis.Hanson@cvmc.org 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 […]
News Release — Vermont Foodbank Dec. 5, 2016 Contact: Judy Stermer, firstname.lastname@example.org, 802-477-4108 Carlie Waibel, email@example.com, 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 […]
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 […]