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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Volunteer Profile: Peter Monaco

Peter Monaco
Nicole Mitchell, our Volunteer Coordinator, says, “Peter is a delight to have around. It’s wonderful to kick off my Monday mornings with his ever-cheerful energy and eagerness to help.” Peter Monaco has been volunteering at the Vermont Foodbank every Monday, for full days, since he started in March. Once a month he also helps distribute […]
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Sterling College: Working Hands, Working Minds at the Vermont Foodbank

Sterling College
This summer, Sterling College students assisted our gleaning program by harvesting fresh, excess produce from Pete’s Greens in Craftsbury, VT. They gathered 450 lbs of chard for food shelves and meal sites in the area, as well as interviewed our Gleaning & Community Outreach Coordinator for the Northeast Kingdom, Andrea Solazzo. Beana Bern, Digital Content […]
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