Sodexo Supports BackPack [VIDEO]

Sodexo Supports BackPack
With each new school year, the Vermont Foodbank wants to do everything it can to ensure that the kids in our communities don’t go hungry over the weekend. Beginning in October 2008, the Foodbank launched a weekend program for children called the BackPack Program. This nationally recognized program of Feeding America is designed to meet […]
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Jen Hutchinson, Vermont Foodbank Youth Programs Coordinator

Vermont Foodbank BackPack Program
Jen Hutchinson is the Youth Programs Manager at the Vermont Foodbank.  In October 2012, she wrote a guest blog post for Feeding America about the Vermont Foodbank BackPack Program.  This program is now eligible for a $45,000 grant from Walmart’s Fighting Hunger Together Initiative.  We need your support because the grants are given to the […]
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Hunger Action Conference 2013: Moving to Action, Achieving Results

Vermont Foodbank Hunger Conference 2013
The Vermont Foodbank Hunger Action Conference is one of New England’s top resources for training and insight focusing on the charitable food system, poverty and the issue of hunger. Four hundred Foodbank partner food shelves and meal sites, business leaders, state employees and elected officials, philanthropists, citizens and other service providers attend this full-day educational […]
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Volunteers Needed for Hunger in America Study

Vermont Foodbank Network Partner Mad River
The Vermont Foodbank is participating in Hunger in America 2014, a national study conducted across the Feeding America network. Feeding America is a network of more than 200 food banks across the U.S., of which the Vermont Foodbank is a member.  Conducted every four years, Hunger in America, is the largest study of charitable food […]
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