In 2009, Northfield Savings Bank continued their funding for another three years to help Hunger Free Vermont expand the Hunger Council model to other areas of the state. With additional support from the Windham Fund, in 2011 the Hunger Council of the Windham Region was launched.
The Co-Chairs of this Council are:
Lisa Pitcher, Director of Our Place Drop-In Center
Margaret Atkinson, Executive Director of the Windham Child Care Association
The Council last met on Thursday, November 17th. We met with state legislators from Windham and southern Windsor County to discuss food security in the Windham Region and how legislators and Council members can work together to tackle hunger and poverty. (Press Release Here) The meeting agenda is available HERE and meeting minutes available HERE.
The Council next meets on Wednesday, January 18th, 2017.
The Food Pantries and Food Shelves Sub-Committee created a Healthy Foods Donation Guide in 2014, aimed at helping increase the nutritional quality of food donated to food shelves, pantries, or drives - CLICK HERE to view the guide.
Meeting Minutes Achives: