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FOX 44 and ABC 22 Feed a Family Drive

Help FOX 44 and ABC 22 Feed a Family this holiday season!  Feed a Family is a food and donation drive to benefit the Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf. The food and donation drive kicks-off December 13, ending with a day-long push for donations on December 20.

FOX44/ABC22 and MyWebGrocer encourage the community to donate either money or non-perishable food items. Everything donated will help feed families in need right here in Chittenden County.

Timeline of Events


Where to Donate

Click on the map locations for directions and hours.
A. Burlington Hyundai B. Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf C. Gutterson Fieldhouse*
D. Colchester Shaw?s E. South Burlington Shaw?s F. Williston Shaw?s

* Only collecting before the men's hockey game vs. Northeastern on December 17.

How You Can Help

Businesses and organizations can help Feed a Family by following steps in the attached ?how-to kit.?

Want to know the best times to get your group on the news? Email information about your company or group to jgreene@fox44now.com.

Feed a Family How-to Kit.

Facts

  • Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf serves up to 12,000 people each year.
  • 37% of Vermonters cannot afford either enough food or enough nutritious food.
  • 75,100 Vermonters do not have access to enough food to fully meet basic needs.

Items Needed

Critical foods needed:
  • Peanut butter
  • Healthy cereals (wheat based)
  • Canned fruits
  • Canned tuna or other proteins
  • Pasta and pasta sauce
  • Baby diapers/formula/wipes
  • Toiletries (toothpaste, toothbrush, soap, deodorant, laundry detergent, feminine products)
Other foods that are good donations to food drives:
  • Flour
  • Canned meat-beef, pork, chicken, etc.
  • Low sodium canned soups and chili
  • Boxed meals-Macaroni & Cheese, Hamburger Helper, etc.
  • Rice any type
  • Shelf-stable Juice
  • Portable ready-to-eat snack foods?kid friendly
  • Shelf stable milk (non-dairy)

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