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Governor’s Institute Students Give Back: Brianna Barker

Governor's Institute of Vermont
On July 22, Brianna Barker joined other Governor’s Institute of Vermont students at the Vermont Foodbank, the Center for an Agricultural Economy and Pete’s Greens to glean and process food for distribution to Vermonters in need. We invited Brianna to share her Governor’s Institute experience with us: I am a high school student who volunteered […]
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Governor’s Institute Students Give Back

Governor's Institute Students Give Back
On July 22, the Vermont Foodbank hosted a group from The Governor’s Institute of Vermont, which gleaned and processed food for distribution to Vermonters in need. The Governor’s Institute students also worked at the Center for an Agricultural Economy’s shared use processing facility in Hardwick, processing vegetables into packaged and cut forms.  All of the […]
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Volunteer Program Update

National Life employees volunteer at Vermont Foodbank
The Vermont Foodbank relies on the support of thousands of volunteers each year to gather and share quality food to ensure that no one in Vermont goes hungry. In fact, the number of hours our volunteers dedicated last year to helping advance the Foodbank’s mission amounted to more than seven full-time positions. As the work […]
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Millennial Philanthropy Project

Vermont Foodbank Millennial Philanthropist Project
What comes to mind when you hear people talking about Millennials and philanthropy? Are Millennials hesitant to call themselves philanthropists? Or, as Phil Kolling says in our video, “giving what you can is being a philanthropist”? Vermont Foodbank Millennial Philanthropy Project The McClure Foundation, a supporter of the Vermont Foodbank, practices what it calls “project-oriented, […]
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