Hunger Council to talk challenges for veterans

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BRATTLEBORO — According to Vermont Veterans Outreach, there are 46,664 veterans living in Vermont, including nearly 4,500 in Windsor County and more than 3,000 in Windham County. On Wednesday, organizations serving veterans in the Windham Region will meet with the Hunger Council for a discussion on the barriers and opportunities facing this population.

The meeting will be held from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. in Holton Hall at the Winston Prouty Center for Children and Families, 209 Austine Drive. The Council will be joined by representatives from Supportive Services for Veteran Families, Veterans Inc., the Vermont National Guard Family Assistance Center, and Vermont Veterans Outreach.

The Hunger Council will also hear an update from Josh Davis, executive director of Groundworks Collaborative. Groundworks has been planning for a new facility, and Hunger Council members will have the opportunity to share feedback and shape the future development of the emergency and charitable food system in the Brattleboro region. Finally, Hunger Council members and guests will share updates, announcements, and ideas for action.

The Council will meet next on March 6. All are welcome.

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