Organizers of emergency food program hope to keep operating till summer

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Published: Feb. 3, 2021 at 9:41 AM EST
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RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) - Organizers of a program that buys meals from Vermont restaurants and distributes them across the state during the pandemic are hoping for funding to keep the program going at least through the end of June.

Everyone Eats buys meals from local restaurants and distributes them through 14 hubs across the state. At the end of last year the program paused because of funding concerns. Organizers announced it would resume last month, but they could only promise three weeks while they look for funding.

Everyone Eats coordinator Jean Hamilton says the state hopes to keep the program going through the state of emergency declared to deal with the pandemic.

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