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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 [...]

How City Market is Helping Low Income Vermonters Get Healthy Foods

City Market runs a Food for All program that gives low income Vermonters an opportunity to access healthy, local foods. Below we have outlined the program with information we got from their website: http://www.citymarket.coop/foodforall. City Market’s Food for All (FFA) is a discount program that is working to increase food access to low income Vermonters. [...]

What is an AmeriCorps VISTA?

Over the next three years we will have three different AmeriCorps member serving here at Feeding Chittenden. We are so excited for all that they will do to help our organization but thought it would be important for everyone to have some background information! So, starting with a more general question: what is AmeriCorps? Nationalservice.gov [...]

Feeding Chittenden sees 30% increase in need

BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) As the temperatures start to drop, a local food shelf says their need for donations goes up. Feeding Chittenden says they've seen a 30 percent increase in the number of people reaching out for services this past year. The organization, formerly known as the Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf, says they see 200-300 people [...]

City Market’s Rally for Change Program Hits $1 million, Benefits Feeding Chittenden

(VTDigger) Burlington, VT – City Market is excited to share that in September, they surpassed $1 Million in donations through the Rally for Change program since it launched in October, 2014. Rally for Change allows members and customers to “round up” to the nearest dollar when they check-out at City Market. At the end of [...]

Pull Against Poverty to Support the Good Food Truck! Sept. 14 at 1pm

PULL AGAINST POVERTY, championed by Switchback, is a tug-of-war event that started in 2017 to raise funds for CVOEO’s programs to fight poverty. Get a team together and help your neighbors... Our goal this year is to raise $20,000 to support the Good Food Truck which serves thousands of free nutritious meals in the summer to children in [...]

What Matters This Week: Feeding Chittenden

Local 22 & Local 44’s Lauren Maloney talks with Anna McMahon, community engagement manager with Feeding Chittenden, formerly the Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf. McMahon said the new logo and branding campaign reflects the scope of the organization’s work, which includes grocery deliveries for people with disabilities and a food truck that provides free community meals. [...]