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VPR Rallies Listeners in Fight Against Hunger Sept 3-13

Contributions to Vermont Public Radio during its September membership drive will also help Vermont families in need of food assistance, thanks to a special partnership with the Vermont Foodbank and Hannaford Supermarkets. For every gift to VPR during the campaign, Hannaford Supermarkets will donate 10 meals to the Vermont Foodbank.“As a statewide organization dedicated to [...]
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Hunger in America Study Reveals Face of Hunger in Vermont

A new study by the Vermont Foodbank and Feeding America shows that 1 in 4 people, or an estimated 153,000 people, in Vermont turn to food shelves and meal service programs to feed themselves and their families. This includes 33,900 children and 26,010 seniors. Download the Executive Summary of Hunger in America for Vermont.  For [...]
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Vermont Foodbank Releases Details of Hunger Action Conference

Vermont Foodbank Hunger Action Conference
The Vermont Foodbank Hunger Action Conference will be held Friday, May 9th in Burlington, Vermont. This year’s conference will feature humorist and spoken word artist, Kim Weitkamp. Kim has worked with non-profits, specifically anti-hunger groups to help them tell their story—the story of making communities better. “There is a stigma associated with hunger. Most people [...]
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Alex Bornstein Announced as New Chief Operations Officer

Alex Bornstein
The Vermont Foodbank is pleased to announce the hiring of Alex Bornstein as Chief Operations Officer. Bornstein comes to the Foodbank from International Rescue Committee, Inc., an international non-profit that “responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives,” where he served as the organization’s Chief Supply Chain [...]
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