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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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Hannaford program provides more than $900,000 in food assistance

Pictured: John Sayles, Vermont Foodbank CEO and Molly Tarleton, Comm Relations Specialist for Hannaford Supermarkets
Vermont organizations receive $118,032 worth of product through annual campaign The Hannaford Helps Fight Hunger campaign raised more than $900,000 to fight hunger in 2013, including over $118,000 for Vermont food-relief efforts. During the holiday season, Hannaford invited customers to buy boxes of food staples for local pantries, purchase specific products that triggered donations to [...]
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