United Way of Rutland County is a proud member of the Hunger Council within Hunger Free Vermont. Recently, the organization, sent out the attached file that helps families gather a better understanding of how they can keep themselves well nourished during this time of great community-wide need. Check out the attachment above to learn more!
We have also been in contact with the Vermont Foodbank's distribution center within our region to gather information on the current resources that are have available for Rutland County families. See the message below to learn more!
Vermont Foodbank Message:
"A special VeggieVanGo will take place at the Vermont Foodbank Rutland Warehouse on Friday, April 3rd from 10:00AM -11:00 am. The address is 92 Park St. in Rutland, and ANYONE is welcome and can pick up for multiple families. All food is pre-bagged with screened volunteers/employees who are, of course, washing hands, sanitizing surfaces, using gloves and making sure the food goes directly from box to bag."
➡️ As an organization, we have also set aside a UWRC emergency fund to help lighten the load for some of our direct service nonprofits. If you would like to donate to this effort, please visit the following link and type "COVID" into the Designated Agency section of the form:
Emergency Fund Donations: http://bit.ly/DonateCOVID