Hunger in America Study Reveals Face of Hunger in Vermont

A new study by the Vermont Foodbank and Feeding America shows that 1 in 4 people, or an estimated 153,000 people, in Vermont turn to food shelves and meal service programs to feed themselves and their families. This includes 33,900 children and 26,010 seniors. Download the Executive Summary of Hunger in America for Vermont.  For […]
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Vermont Foodbank CEO John Sayles on City Room

John Sayles on City Room
Vermont Foodbank CEO John Sayles joined Steve Pappas, managing editor at the Times Argus, on City Room.  John discussed where our food comes from, how it gets distributed and how we’re funded (it takes individuals like you).  John also discussed the differences between the Foodbank and local food shelves, a distinction that’s important, but often […]
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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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