Hunger Action Conference [Videos]

The Vermont Foodbank Hunger Action Conference was May 7, 2013. We captured videos of participants, keynote speakers and shining examples. If you weren’t able to make it, you can still join the conversation! We asked conference participants what excited them about the Vermont Foodbank Hunger Action Conference, and got cameos from allies at UVM Extension, […]
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Hunger Action Conference [Photos]

On May 7, 300 Vermont Foodbank staff, volunteers, network partners, legislators, activists and citizens gathered in South Burlington for the 2013 Hunger Action Conference.  Photos from the day show inspiring speakers, engaged table discussions, and networking opportunities in spades.  You can keep the conversation going (or join, if you weren’t able to make it!) in […]
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Three Reasons to Attend the May 7 Hunger Action Conference

The Vermont Foodbank Hunger Action Conference has become one of New England’s top resources for training and insight focusing on the charitable food system, poverty and the issue of hunger.  More than three hundred Foodbank partner food shelves and meal sites, business leaders, state employees and elected officials, philanthropists, citizens and other service providers will […]
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BackPack at JFK Elementary School in Winooski

On a windy day in April, we spoke with Barb Pitfido, BackPack Site Coordinator at JFK Elementary School in Winooski, about what the BackPack Program means to kids on the weekends and vacations. We even caught the Sodexo team in action. Sodexo staff at UVM pack the Winooski school backpacks and deliver them to JFK. […]
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Vermont Federal on Vermont Restaurant Week

Vermont Federal Credit Union has a long history with local businesses and organizations, including being the founding presenter of Vermont Restaurant Week.  VRW is in its fourth year, benefits the Vermont Foodbank, and runs from April 26-May 5.  We asked Bernie Isabelle, President and CEO of Vermont Federal, a few questions about the credit union […]
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