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Leahy Announces Expansion of Charitable Deductions of Food Donations

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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 […]
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Thank you for a great gleaning season

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Today’s blog is a thank you letter, written by Genna Williams, Vermont Foodbank’s gleaning and community outreach coordinator. It was a great gleaning season, and we have many people to thank for our success in sharing fresh, local produce with our neighbors in need.  As the ground begins to freeze, the Vermont Foodbank would like […]
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VSECU Helps Provide Produce Before the Holiday

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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 […]
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Hannaford announces $75,000 donation to Vermont Foodbank

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  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 […]
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Shared Abundance: A Story of 3SquaresVT Outreach

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Today’s blog is written by Rachel Floyd, Vermont Foodbank 3SquaresVT Outreach Coordinator – AmeriCorps/VISTA Volunteer. Rachel shared this story with us about her work helping Vermonters all over the state, apply for 3SquaresVT, a federal nutrition program and the first defense against hunger.  For those of you who might not know what I do for work, […]
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