100 Meetings for Hunger

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Tuesday, February 12, 2013 is Hunger Awareness Day in the Vermont Statehouse and we need your participation! Join us in spreading the word about hunger in Vermont by helping us to get 100 meetings scheduled with Vermont legislators. The Vermont Foodbank will have a table set up in the Card Room of the Vermont Statehouse […]
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Three homes, three hours and a new “normal” for Ludlow volunteer

VPR Commentary - McCallum: Feeding the Hungry
VPR writer and commentator Mary McCallum recently volunteered with the Black River Good Neighbors in Ludlow to deliver food to three neighbors in need.  It was a cold, rainy day, but what stuck with her most were the hidden stories of hunger in her community.  You can listen to her experience here: VPR Commentator Series […]
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Letter: Childhood Hunger in Vermont

The following letter ran in Monday’s Valley News. Childhood hunger is real–this year the Vermont Foodbank will provide food for as many as 86,000 Vermonters, 34% of whom are children under the age of 18.  Learn more about childhood hunger and what the Vermont Foodbank is doing to ensure all our children have enough food […]
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In Defense of Taxes – Even If They Might Cut into Charitable Giving

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A very thoughtful article from The Nonprofit Quarterly by Andy Robinson, a Vermonter, nonprofit “guru”, and friend of the Vermont Foodbank.   In Defense of Taxes—Even If They Might Cut into Charitable Giving In recent weeks, nonprofit organizations mobilized against the threat that Congress would limit tax deductions for charitable gifts. Because charitable deductions provide […]
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