Food shelf sees record need as Burlington’s homeless population surges

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Social service organizations across the Champlain Valley are feeling the crunch as the housing crisis continues. That includes the Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity’s Feeding Chittenden and Community Resource Center where they are breaking records with the number of people walking in the door.

This week, Feeding Chittenden, a program in Burlington’s Old North End that serves hot meals on weekday mornings, saw more people walk through the doors than ever before, with 182.