Tag Archives: Foodbank

State News
July 19, 2017

Foodbank works to provide summer meals

Nationally, more than 22 million children receive meals through the National School Lunch Program during the school year. But when school is out during the summer, the USDA Summer Food Service Program reaches less than 4 million kids.

To combat summer hunger, the Vermont Foodbank…

News Briefs
March 1, 2017

Rutland food shelf gets new branch manager

RUTLAND—The Vermont Foodbank announced the promotion of Genna Williams to the position of branch manager for its Rutland distribution center. Williams spent the past year and a half as the Vermont Foodbank’s southern region gleaning coordinator, leading teams of volunteers to harvest fresh produce from…

Local News
May 11, 2016

Senator Patrick Leahy visits Vermont Foodbank

Draws awareness to BackPack Program to fight hunger RUTLAND—Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) visited the Rutland distribution center of the Vermont Foodbank Sunday, May 3, touring the facility and meeting with volunteers. During the Leahy visit volunteers in Rutland were packing backpacks full of food for…