Archives for 

Press Releases

Leahy Announces Expansion of Charitable Deductions of Food Donations

IMG_5858
Joined by local advocates to end hunger and food insecurity, Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) announced at the Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf in Burlington that a provision incentivizing donations of surplus food to local food pantries was recently signed into law, helping efforts to cut back on food waste and supporting communities help those in need […]
Continue reading →

VSECU Helps Provide Produce Before the Holiday

IMG_5846
At a holiday produce drop today at North Barre Manor, the Vermont Foodbank announced that VSECU, a credit union for everybody in Vermont, will again support the organization with $40,000 to support food distribution to Vermonters in need of food. This marks a total of $160,000 that VSECU has donated over 4 years. “We are […]
Continue reading →

Hannaford announces $75,000 donation to Vermont Foodbank

hannaford
  The Hannaford Charitable Foundation today announced a $75,000 donation to the Vermont Foodbank that will help the agency distribute fresh produce to nearly 15,000 individuals and families in need throughout Rutland County. The $75,000 donation supports the purchase of equipment to efficiently and effectively acquire and distribute more fresh and perishable product at the […]
Continue reading →

Seven Days Wins Outstanding Corporation, Vermont Foodbank Presents Award

image1
The Vermont Foodbank and the Vermont Community Foundation presented Seven Days with the Outstanding Corporation Award, an annual honor awarded by the Association of Fundraising Professionals of Northern New England (AFP-NNE), for their creation of Vermont Restaurant Week. “Our nomination of Seven Days comes from our recognition and appreciation of their skill in bringing people […]
Continue reading →