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Feed Your Neighbor Food Drive – Saturday, November 23rd from 9 am-3 pm

4,200 kids in Chittenden County and 3,200 kids in Clinton County are not sure where their next meal is coming from. As Thanksgiving approaches, please consider donating during WIZN’s annual Feed Your Neighbor Food Drive Saturday, November 23rd from 9 am-3 pm.  WIZN will be collecting non-perishable food & cash donations at Costco to benefit Feeding Chittenden. Learn more [...]

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. [...]

Queen City Saints Annual Turkey Drive – Sunday, November 24th from 11am – 2pm

Please join us for the Queen City Saints Annual Turkey Drive... our goals are lofty this year! We want EVERY FAMILY FED in our community at Thanksgiving. Let's help out our neighbors in need... and raise SEVEN HUNDRED TURKEYS together! We got this. Bring a frozen turkey (or three or four) to the Intervale Center [...]

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.

Green Mountain Athletic Association’s Turkey Trot 5K – Thursday, November 28th at 10am

Join the GMAA for their 43rd annual Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot to benefit Feeding Chittenden! COURSE:  5K loop on the UVM women’s cross-country course. Great footing (not counting snow or ice) on cinder/paved path and grass. Some single track. No pets, headphones, strollers or bicycles allowed on the course. Walkers welcome. Walkers and slower runners [...]

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 [...]