September is Hunger Action Month

Hunger Action Month
Hunger-relief organizations encourage the public to join Hunger Action Month this September and support the 49 million people who struggle with hunger in America The Vermont Foodbank, a member of  the Feeding America nationwide network of food banks, will observe Hunger Action Month – a nationwide initiative designed to mobilize the public to take action […]
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Harpoon Point to Point: Shane’s View from the Beer Tent

Harpoon Point to Point
This is a guest post from Shane Collins, a 3SquaresVT Outreach Coordinator for the Vermont Foodbank who is also a bartender for the Harpoon Brewery in Windsor, VT. “A good cause, a beautiful ride, and great beer,” says one rider, who just finished his fifth Harpoon Point to Point ride presented by National Life Group, […]
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Senior Hunger, a Post from CEO John Sayles

Approximately 1,000 Vermonters are turning 65 every month. That’s probably the largest population shift currently taking place, and it will continue for a number of years. Many new seniors’ situations are not as secure as those of seniors in the previous generation: they don’t have pensions or large retirement accounts and may have to keep […]
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Volunteer Profile: Peter Monaco

Peter Monaco
Nicole Mitchell, our Volunteer Coordinator, says, “Peter is a delight to have around. It’s wonderful to kick off my Monday mornings with his ever-cheerful energy and eagerness to help.” Peter Monaco has been volunteering at the Vermont Foodbank every Monday, for full days, since he started in March. Once a month he also helps distribute […]
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