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 meets next on Wednesday, September 21st. (Press Release Here) Recognizing that decent paying and stable jobs are critical for food access and financial stability, the Council will be hearing from representatives of three different job education / training programs in the region. The Council will also be celebrating the contributions of Katherine Jandernoa, who is stepping down from the Co-Chair role after 2 1/2 years of leadership. Margaret Atkinson, Executive Director of the Windham Child Care Association, will be assuming the Co-Chair role alongside Lisa Pitcher. The draft meeting agenda is available HERE.
The Hunger Council of the Windham Region last met on Wednesday, July 20th, to explore the state of childcare and early childhood nutrition in the region. (Press Release Here) The draft meeting agenda is available HERE and meeting minutes are available HERE.
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:
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