Proceeds benefit the Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf

Help Local 22 and Local 44 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 Friday, November 25, ending with a day-long push for donations on Friday, December 9.

Local 22 & Local 44, along with our sponsors 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.

Local 22 & Local 44 will be broadcasting live from 5 a.m. -7:30 p.m.

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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)

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.

How You Can Help

Business and organizations can help Feed a Family by using this easy how-to kit to host their own food drive!

Want to know the best times to get your group on the news? Email information about your company or group to Lesley Engle.

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