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Welcomed with Culturally-Appropriate Food

Welcomed with Culturally-Appropriate Food "I would say I’m the luckiest" New American, Hedayat Arya, spoke to NECN & NBC10 Boston’s Jack Thurston for the new story: A Taste of Home: Nonprofits Deliver Culturally-Appropriate Food to Afghan Refugees In the past forty years, an estimated 8,000 refugees have resettled in Vermont – most concentrated in the [...]

Feeding Chittenden Needs Help Supporting the Hungry this Holiday Season

(Local 22& 44) "Feeding Chittenden is looking to feed 3,500 families for Thanksgiving this year, and with the holiday less than a month away, it’s calling on the community to help support food insecure families. Donations received through the organization’s virtual food drive will be used to purchase turkeys, mashed potatoes, stuffing and potatoes. Anna McMahon, the Donor [...]

Thanksgiving 2021 with Feeding Chittenden

Feeding Chittenden is committed to providing food assistance and resources to our community this holiday season.  Our primary goal is to maintain the health and safety of recipients, volunteers, partners, and staff. GET HELP THIS HOLIDAY SEASON You do not need to bring an ID, utility bills, or pay stubs. We will ask some basic [...]

Feeding Chittenden Launches Online Platform

(WCAX) Feeding Chittenden has piloted their order ahead system with fellow CVOEO program, Head Start. This collaboration allows for families to order online and get the food they need.   Check out the full story here. 

Bernie Sanders Meme Merchandise Earns $1.8 Million for Vermont Charities

(NYTIMES) "Rob Meehan, the director of Feeding Chittenden, an emergency food provider in Burlington, Vt., said on Thursday that the group was “delighted by this gift.” “Senator Sanders has been a champion for people who experience hunger,” he said, “and this gift will go directly to purchase food to be distributed through our Food Access [...]

Order-Ahead System in the Works for Local Food Shelf

BURLINGTON, Vt. (MYNBC5) — Like many food shelves, Feeding Chittenden has seen the number of people coming to them for services grow throughout the pandemic. The team felt they could handle it, quickly transitioning to non-contact hot meal handouts and food deliveries. Hannah Harrington, the annual fund manager, couldn't shake the feeling their pre-packaged boxes [...]

Feeding Chittenden Taking Annual Turkey Drive Virtual this Year

BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) - With more people in need this holiday season, Feeding Chittenden is coming up short on their Thanksgiving meal goal. “We want to make sure every family has a full Thanksgiving meal," said Anna McMahon with Feeding Chittenden. McMahon says their mission hasn’t changed, but the method to reach their goal has. [...]

Annual Charity Drives Go Virtual in Pandemic

BURLINGTON, Vt. (MYNBC5) — Feeding Chittenden started giving out the turkeys Wednesday, but they only have enough to help feed 750 families experiencing food insecurity. "A little bit goes a long way," McMahon said. "Even a donation of $25 -- that will help feed a family of four." Check Out the full Story Here.

Feeding Chittenden’s Annual Turkey Round Up Goes Virtual

(SEVENDAYS) Like so many events this year, the annual Turkey Round-Up at Feeding Chittenden has gone online. In years past, community members dropped off turkeys in person at the food shelf's North Winooski Avenue building in Burlington. This year, they can make virtual donations to reach the goal of feeding 3,500 food-insecure families this holiday season. [...]

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