Ocean State Job Lot Makes $1.4 Million Food Donation to VT Foodbank

By Joe Gullo

Published 03/26 2014 04:40PM

Updated 03/26 2014 04:59PM

BARRE, Vt. - Ocean State Job Lot made a $1.4 million food donation to the Vermont Foodbank. 

A press release says the donation delivered about 37,500 pounds of food.

“We are so grateful to Ocean State Job Lot and their loyal customers for making this donation possible,” said John Sayles, Vermont Foodbank CEO. “The nutritious food received today will be in our inventory tomorrow and on our trucks, making its way to Vermonters who are struggling with hunger.” 

The donation was part of a larger donation to food banks throughout the region including Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Hampshire, Maine, and New York. 

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