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A volunteer in UVM’s chapter of the non-profit FeelGood layers cheese and fresh basil pesto on a sandwich for a customer. UVM’s FeelGood raised $25,000 last year for The Hunger Project, Pachamama Alliance, Choice Humanitarian and Water for People.

UVM FeelGood gathers most donations for poverty fund

Mateo Cardenas-Clarimon, Staff Writer April 5, 2019

UVM’s chapter of FeelGood is the non-profit organization’s most successful chapter. UVM FeelGood is a student-run deli, and its purpose is to raise money for the Commitment 2030 fund, an investment...

Sophomore Anna Porter is UVM's representative for The Campus Hunger Project, an advocacy campaign for Challah for Hunger. Challah for Hunger and MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger were among organizations that lobbied for a study on student food insecurity by the Government Accountability Office.

Food insecurity: a local issue with national attention

Sophia Venturo and Cullen Paradis January 29, 2019

A federal report on student hunger showed that UVM is not alone in having a problem with student food insecurity. The federal report found that four in 10 students at four-year colleges are food insecure....

UVM’s Challah for Hunger, an organization founded in 2013, raises money to provide hunger relief across Vermont and the U.S. by baking and selling challah, a traditional Jewish bread. In the fall of 2017, Challah for Hunger raised a total of $1,000 for its affiliates, according to its Facebook page.

Students bake Challah bread to aid in hunger relief

Amelia Dodds, Staff Writer November 18, 2018

A small group of UVM students convenes in the kitchen of Hillel every Monday after dark. The oven light blinks, signifying go, and they start to knead, braid and bake. These students are a part of...

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