Citizens Bank Foundation announces $10,000 grant to Vermont Foodbank

Citizens Bank Grant
The Citizens Bank Foundation has awarded a $10,000 grant to the Vermont Foodbank’s Match for Co-Op Buying program. Through this program, purchases by local food shelves are matched dollar for dollar, doubling their buying power. The grant will help provide 30,000 meals to those in need in communities across Vermont. The grant is part of [...]
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Government Shutdown Impact

This is information on how a prolonged government shutdown could impact nutrition programs such as SNAP, WIC and Meals on Wheels.  We received this information from Feeding America, the nationwide network of food banks, of which the Vermont Foodbank is a member. SNAP SNAP has statutory authority to continue distributing benefits during October. This authority [...]
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