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Hunger is a public health challenge. A Post from CEO John Sayles

John Sayles
Solving hunger and addressing diet-related health problems (diabetes, hypertension, heart disease, obesity, etc.) have long been viewed as separate and sometimes conflicting efforts. Hunger is often considered a social service or charity matter, while health problems linked to nutrition are thought to be the purview of the health care and pharmaceutical sectors. Research is now [...]
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Collaborating for Clients, a Post from CEO John Sayles

John Sayles, Vermont Foodbank CEO
You should feel good about the impact you have as a philanthropist — donating, volunteering, and advocating for our Vermont neighbors and their food needs. But the Vermont Foodbank also develops partnerships beyond food that help our neighbors fulfill their desire to contribute to our shared community. An exciting new project called Collaborating for Clients [...]
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John Sayles Joins Congressman John Conyers (D-MI) in DC, Calling on Congress to Extend – Not Cut – SNAP Benefits

(WASHINGTON) – On November 1st, the temporary benefit boost provided for in the 2009 American Reinvestment and Recovery Act is scheduled to expire and households across the country participating in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) will see their monthly benefit sharply reduced. This substantial reduction on November 1st will leave many Americans unsure of [...]
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