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Posts from CEO John Sayles

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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Vermont Foodbank membership in VBSR

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Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) is a non-profit, statewide business organization with a mission to advance business ethics that value multiple bottom lines: economic, social, and environmental. They help members set a high standard for protecting the natural, human and economic environments of the state’s residents, while remaining profitable. And they achieve their mission […]
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Charitable Deductions Cap, A Post from CEO John Sayles

As part of a broader package to raise $35 million in tax revenue, the Vermont House Ways and Means committee approved a plan to cap itemized deductions at 2.5 times the standard deduction by an 8-3 vote. This package includes charitable deductions. As reported by Common Good Vermont, while charitable deductions are estimated to generate […]
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