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Burlington Subaru’s Share the Love Fundraiser – November 14 through January 2

When you share the love, you change lives. Over the last 11 years, through the Share the Love Event, Subaru of America and its participating retailers have donated more than $145 million to charity, with customers choosing between four national and over 1,170 hometown charities. In this, our 12th year, we are on track to [...]

Feeding Chittenden Kicks Off Annual Turkey Round-Up

Local 22 & Local 44’s Spencer Thomas set out to Feeding Chittenden in Burlington, Vermont, for their annual Turkey Round-Up. The emergency food provider is trying to collect 4,500 turkey’s this year, with hopes to feed families in need all across Chittenden County. The food shelf will be accepting turkeys, fixings, as well as monetary donations. [...]

SNAP Challenge: What it’s really like to eat on a tight budget

BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week wraps up on Sunday. To show support, some people in Vermont have decided to take the 3SquaresVT Challenge. The challenge is to eat on the average 3Squares benefit, formerly known as food stamps. For an individual, that's $36 per week, or about $5.14 a day or $1.71 [...]

Local couple challenges community with turkey match to help food-insecure families

(VTDIGGER) Burlington, VT— Community members Chip and Mary Hart are calling on fellow Vermonters to donate turkeys to Feeding Chittenden, formerly the Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf, and they will match the next 500 turkeys donated! Thanksgiving is less than a month away and Feeding Chittenden is 3,873 short of their 4,500 goal. Learn more.

Meet Our First AmeriCorps VISTA

Hi everyone! My name Linnie Trimmer and I am serving as Feeding Chittenden’s AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteer in Service to America). I am the first of at least three VISTAs that will be serving with Feeding Chittenden and could not be more excited to learn more about all the amazing programs going on here and help [...]

Editorial: Helping your local food shelf

(MyNBC5) SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. — For many of us, the holiday season brings fond thoughts and memories of family holiday dinners. But many others in our community don’t have the financial resources to fill their holiday tables with the kind of meal that so many of us take for granted. Feeding Chittenden - formally known [...]

Feeding Chittenden partners with CCV to coordinate satellite food shelf

WINOOSKI, Vt. (WCAX) College students have a lot on their plate, but many struggle to put food on it. That's why the eligible students at the Community College of Vermont can now get their meals and groceries for free. Feeding Chittenden is building a satellite food shelf at CCV's Winooski academic center. Organizers say under [...]

Trotting of the Turkeys in Burlington

BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) Saturday marked the 6th Annual Trotting of the Turkeys. Dozens marched down Church Street with the University of Vermont's pep band and dance team to support the Burlington Sunrise Rotary Club and Feeding Chittenden. The goal was to raise enough money for at least 500 birds, and that goal was believed to [...]