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Hunger Free Vermont: Same mission, new name

One in seven children in the county are deemed "food insecure."

-There are six summer food sites in Addison County.

-30 percent of grade school and high school students are eligible for free or reduced-price meals.

-46 percent of those students are participating in school breakfast programs.

-17 percent of schools are offering afterschool snacks through the federal snack program.

-39 percent of child care centers participate in CACFP, the Child and Adult Care Food Program, which provides nutritious meals to preschool and afterschool programs.

-125 county residents served each month through the Commodity Supplemental Food Program.

Chittenden County

In Chittenden County, there was a 33 percent increase in 3SquaresVT (formerly known as Food Stamps) participation over the past year, with a total of 14,633 residents in the program, according to Hunger Free Vermont.

One in nine children in the county are deemed "food insecure."

-There are 31 summer food sites in Chittenden County.

-21 percent of grade school and high school students are eligible for free or reduced-price meals.

-62 percent of those students are participating in school breakfast programs.

-2 percent of schools are offering afterschool snacks through the federal snack program.

-25 percent of child care centers participate in CACFP, the Child and Adult Care Food Program, which provides nutritious meals to preschool and afterschool programs.

-352 county residents served each month through the Commodity Supplemental Food Program.

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