Hunger Council OF the Lamoille Valley

Hunger Council members meeting in November 2018 to learn more about food insecurity among college students.

Hunger Council members meeting in November 2018 to learn more about food insecurity among college students.

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 Canaday Family Trust and Green Mountain fund, in 2010 the Hunger Council of the Lamoille Valley was launched—the first after the Chittenden and Washington pilot councils.

The Hunger Council is chaired by:

  • Scott Johnson, former Director of the Lamoille Family Center

  • Susan Bartlett, former State Senator

Most Recent Hunger Council of the Lamoille Valley Meeting:

The Hunger Council last met on Thursday, May 2nd, and focused primarily on supporting the healthcare system in its work to address food insecurity. The group heard from representatives of Copley Hospital and Appleseed Pediatrics, and reviewed resources available in the community to support this work. The meeting agenda is available HERE and meeting minutes are available HERE.

upcoming Hunger Council meeting:

The next quarterly meeting of the Hunger Council will be in late August or September.

2018/2019 Meeting Schedule:

  • August 30, 2018

  • November 29, 2018

  • February 7, 2019

  • May 2, 2019

All meetings, unless otherwise noted, are held from 9:30 - 11:30 at the United Community Church of Morrisville, 85 Upper Main Street, Morrisville.

Hunger Council membership is open to anyone with an interest in increasing food security in the community. For more information about the Hunger Councils, contact Jenna O'Donnell, Hunger Council Manager, at jodonnell@hungerfreevt.org for more information.