December e-Newsletter

  INSIDE LOOK: Our Donors  Posted 12/1/2012 Bob and Gail Schermer are familiar faces at the Vermont Foodbank. For the past few years they have volunteered each week and recently became inaugural members of the Foodbank Ambassador Program.  READ MORE It Feels Good to Give  Posted 12/1/2012 The holiday season is approaching. Wouldn’t you love [...]
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Re-thinking the Prescription for American Food Insecurity

A few weeks ago, the Vermont Foodbank participated in the Sustainability & Global Health: Connecting Concepts in Development for a Healthier Future GlobeMed at Middlebury Hilltop Conference.  There was some great information shared, including the following op-ed written by Hannah Judge. October 11, 2012 Re-thinking the Prescription for American Food Insecurity Here in the United States we are [...]
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It Feels Good to Give

The holiday season is upon us. Wouldn’t you love to sidestep the stress of holiday shopping? Consider giving a gift really matters and get back to the root of how good it feels to give.   It is scientifically proven that the act of giving makes us feel good! Giving a special gift to a loved one, [...]
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Great Opinion piece from Maurice Lim Miller

Maurice Lim Miller is the founder of the Family Independence Initiative  http://www.fiinet.org/, a program that uses community to change lives.  Mr. Miller is a recipient of a 2012 MacArthur Award.  Here are some of his thoughts on how to get results for our low-income neighbors. http://bostonglobe.com/opinion/2012/10/24/podium-poverty/JRWAlRixpfOfc0boNfPGMP/story.html
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