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http://www.mychamplainvalley.com/story/chittenden-emergency-food-shelf-homebound-delivery/d/story/85bxnuIigUa4aM1CR1Vifg Our Feed A Family Campaign is in full swing.Generous people have been donating items that will go directly to the Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf. We truly hope our efforts make a big impact this holiday season. So while we’re helping stock the shelves, some people have trouble getting there at all. They turn to […]

Christine Cousineau will get by with an $11 cut in her monthly food stamp allotment, she said, but she’ll feel it. “Eleven dollars cuts me back on milk, bread, maybe even meat,” said Cousineau of Burlington, a 64-year-old former machine operator on disability because of arthritis. As of Nov. 1, the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance […]

Tiffany Griffiths examined the canned foods and meat at the Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf as she gathered her bounty for the rest of the week a few weeks before Thanksgiving. “It’s hit or miss if you’re lucky,” Griffiths said, explaining that some days at the food shelf, it is impossible to find what she is […]

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August 28, 2013, Burlington, VT – The Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf, in partnership with the Vermont Foodbank, are proud to announce and welcome James Consentino as the Chef Instructor of Community Kitchen Academy (CKA). James joins the CKA team from ARAMARK in the Northeast Region where he served as the Senior Food Quality and Standards Manager. […]

Written by Melissa Pasanen. Originally posted on vermontlife.com. It’s that graduation time of year, with varying degrees of pomp and circumstance accompanying the ritual of those moving on to the next phase of their lives, from preschoolers to college students and beyond. A couple of weeks ago, I played a tiny role in this season of […]

By Nate Clark Original article posted at BioCycle In communities across the country, food donation networks for grocery stores, food service industries, restaurants and individuals are creating opportunities to capture food items and donate them to food rescue and hunger organizations. Feeding America, the nation’s largest hunger-relief charity with a network of over 200 food […]

By Matt Sutkoski Burlington Free Press In an era of uncertain funding for food assistance inVermont, here’s what might be among the most ironic examples of life in a time of food insecurity. Colin Gray, 26, ofBurlingtonsays he participates in the 3SquaresVT program,Vermont’s name for the federal Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program, or SNAP. SNAP is […]

Watch Miguel Bernard-Rivera a.k.a. “Chef Papi Gluten Free” and others talk about their experiences with the Community Kitchen program in this moving and hopeful video highlighting the work of the Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf.

SO BURLINGTON, VT (March 19, 2012) – Inspired by the need to help feed fellow Vermonters, a group of Northfield Savings Bank employees created the “Feast Against Famine” event; it has become the largest annual fundraiser for the Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf.  The event is run entirely by the volunteers so that none of the […]

  For Information Contact: Rob Meehan 802-658-7939 Burlington-the Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf is asking the community to help provide Turkeys for over 2,700 families in Chittenden County.  Thanksgiving distribution is only one week away and the food shelf has no turkeys!  Donors can drop off turkeys at 228 North Winooski Avenue.   Donations of canned vegetables […]

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