Millennial Philanthropist Project: Featuring Philip Kolling

Millennial Philanthropist Project: Phillip Kolling
We’ll be featuring Millennial Philanthropists in a blog series this month, asking them a few brief questions about why they give and get involved with causes.  For more info, visit our Millennial Philanthropist Project. First up, we’d like to introduce Philip Kolling. Phil is a 30 year old dad, husband, student, SerVermont Executive Director, outdoorsman, [...]
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Meals on Wheels of Bennington County: Nutritional Insurance

Home-delivered and community meals didn’t always taste so good at Meals on Wheels of Bennington County. Executive director Susan Fox recalls witnessing “meals being made from canned meatballs.” And the center wasn’t as welcoming as it is now either.  Again Fox remembers, “The dining room was dismal, full of boxes and freezers.” Fox found her [...]
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Homebound Delivery: It Starts with a Story

Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf Homebound Delivery Program
The Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf implemented the Homebound Delivery Program (HDP) in January 1998 as an alternative food resource for low-income, homebound seniors and individuals with disabilities. Since joining the team in 2008, Alysse Anton, program coordinator for the HDP, has helped grow the program to welcome clients with emotional disabilities and to include annual [...]
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Program Update: Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP)

In February, due to the passage of the Federal Farm Bill, the Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) saw changes that affect who is provided for through the program. Once a program for seniors and women and children recently off the WIC Program, CSFP is now a seniors-only program. CSFP works to improve the health of [...]
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