Plum Creek Supports Vermont Foodbank BackPack Program

Plum Creek
First-time gift will provide food for kids in Essex County schools The Vermont Foodbank received a $2,000 grant from Plum Creek in support of the BackPack Program. Started in 2008, the Vermont Foodbank BackPack Program is a weekend nutrition program designed to meet the needs of children struggling with hunger at times when other resources, […]
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September is Hunger Action Month

Hunger Action Month
Hunger-relief organizations encourage the public to join Hunger Action Month this September and support the 49 million people who struggle with hunger in America The Vermont Foodbank, a member of  the Feeding America nationwide network of food banks, will observe Hunger Action Month – a nationwide initiative designed to mobilize the public to take action […]
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Harpoon Point to Point: Shane’s View from the Beer Tent

Harpoon Point to Point
This is a guest post from Shane Collins, a 3SquaresVT Outreach Coordinator for the Vermont Foodbank who is also a bartender for the Harpoon Brewery in Windsor, VT. “A good cause, a beautiful ride, and great beer,” says one rider, who just finished his fifth Harpoon Point to Point ride presented by National Life Group, […]
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Senior Hunger, a Post from CEO John Sayles

Approximately 1,000 Vermonters are turning 65 every month. That’s probably the largest population shift currently taking place, and it will continue for a number of years. Many new seniors’ situations are not as secure as those of seniors in the previous generation: they don’t have pensions or large retirement accounts and may have to keep […]
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