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For Immediate Release Contact        Rob Meehan 658-7939                    Director, Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf   Pumpkin Regatta Food Drive     Burlington—Hunger advocates are asking the public to bring non perishable food items to the Pumpkin Regatta this Sunday, October 9 at the Burlington Waterfront from 10-3pm.  The festival schedule includes teams of people racing hollowed […]

“Coral Sky”, a live concert DVD will premiere at Merrill’s Roxy Cinema in downtown Burlington. Tickets are on sale now for a one-time-only viewing on Sunday, October 17th. The 2-DVD set, capturing Phish’s November 2nd, 1996 performance at Coral Sky Amphitheatre in West Palm Beach, FL, will be released on October 19th. Advance copies will be available for purchase at the premiere with proceeds benefiting The Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf.

On August 1, 2010 the Handy Family presented a donation check totaling $1,563.04 to the Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf located in Burlington VT.

Joel Berg, a leading national expert on U.S. hunger and poverty, author of All You Can Eat: How Hungry is America? and Executive Director, NYC Coalition Against Hunger, will address the fourth graduating class of Community Kitchen, a culinary job training partnership of the Vermont Foodbank and the Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf on Monday, April 26th at 2pm.

The Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf is asking the community to help provide turkeys for over 2,700 needy families in Chittenden County. Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and no family should go hungry on this important holiday.

For every new ‘fan’ of our Otter Creek Awnings, Sunrooms & Custom Closets’ Facebook page, the company will give $1 to the Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf up to $1000 through December 1st 2009.

The artists may be bound to their homes, but this month thanks to the Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf and CarShare Vermont, their art won’t be! These two local non-profits have teamed up to bring the works of several homebound artists out from behind close doors in a show entitled “Art from Home: A Personal Journey”.

This month the Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf kicks off food drive season. So far over forty groups have contacted CEFS to hold food drives which benefit Chittenden county’s low income residents.

Senator Bernie Sanders (invited) will address the first graduating class of Community Kitchen in Burlington, a program of the Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf (CEFS) and the Vermont Foodbank.

Mayor Bob Kiss (invited) will announce the largest single-day food drive organized annually by the National Association of Letter Carriers at a press conference at the Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf at 228 North Winooski Ave. in Burlington, this Wednesday, May 6th at 11:00am.

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