The Vermont Foodbank is the state’s largest hunger-relief organization, serving communities in all 14 counties of Vermont through a network of more than 270 food shelves, soup kitchens, shelters, senior centers and after-school programs. In FY2012, the Vermont Foodbank distributed more than 8 million pounds of food to as many as 86,000 Vermonters. The Vermont Foodbank, a member of Feeding America, is nationally recognized as one of the most effective and efficient nonprofits and food banks in the nation. To learn more about hunger in your community and to take action against hunger and poverty in Vermont, visit them on the web at www.vtfoodbank.org
· Every $1 donation helps to provide 3 meals for Vermonters in need.
· 1 in Vermonters 7 is food insecure.
· Last year more than 86,000 Vermonters received emergency food assistance.
· More than 25,000 Vermont children under the age of 18 struggle with hunger.
For as little as $4, you can help feed a family of 4 for an entire day. Consider helping your neighbors in need by making a donation to the Vermont Foodbank today.
The mission of the Vermont Foodbank is to gather and share quality food and nurture partnerships so that no one in Vermont will go hungry.