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BackPack Program Supports Vermont Foodbank BackPack Program

The Vermont Foodbank proudly welcomed several employees from who volunteered for the BackPack Program, a weekend program designed to meet the nutritional needs of children when other resources like school meals are unavailable. The company’s volunteers spent the day packing food for backpacks that get distributed to more than 1,000 Vermont children throughout 25 […]
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Back to School with 3SquaresVT Outreach

The Vermont Foodbank’s 3SquaresVT Outreach team is continuing to expand its services to all eligible Vermonters who need and qualify for this food benefit. As a federally funded program, 3SquaresVT, formerly known as the Food Stamp Program and nationally as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), is vital to the subsistence of millions of Americans […]
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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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Newman’s Own Foundation Supports Vermont Foodbank Youth Programs

Newman's Own Foundation
The Newman’s Own Foundation announced in June that they would support the Vermont Foodbank’s youth programs, specifically the BackPack Program and School Food Pantry To-Go, with a gift of $45,000. The Vermont Foodbank’s youth food programs assist struggling, food-insecure, Vermont families with their weekend food needs during the school year. The BackPack Program provides nutritious […]
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