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Rooftops Newsletter: Getting the Right Seniors in the Room

The title above has become something of a mantra for us at NFESH in recent months because we realize how essential accomplishing that is– if this nation is serious about significantly reducing, and u…
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Earth Talk: Suitable biodegradable materials

Dear EarthTalk: What are suitable materials for making biodegradable plastic besides corn and sugarcane? Is pineapple or peanut suitable? -- Y.H.Y   Biodegradable plastic is defined …
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Earth Talk: Toxic BPA in cans and storage containers

Dear EarthTalk: Why on earth would cans and other food storage containers contain toxic BPA that can make us sick? Is there any way to avoid it?  M.B. If you like the occasional …
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Earth Talk: Eco-Friendly Mattresses

Dear EarthTalk: I'm in the market for a new mattress after two decades on "old faithful" and I figure it's a good time to go green. What are the options out there these days for eco-friendly …
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Rooftops Newsletter: The Truth That Lies Beneath The Surface

Our last blog post entitled “In the Numbers” took a hard look at demographics and speculated about how the aging of the Millennials and Gen Xers might impact senior hunger rates in the future. Today …
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Connecticut Food Bank Walk Against Hunger 2018

The Connecticut Food Bank is proud to announce the return of our Greater New Haven Walk Against Hunger. Join us at Lighthouse Point Park to rally in support of neighbors in need and get on the move t…
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Making Connecticut Votes Count Newsletter - February 14, 2018

Connecticut Pushes to Elect the President by Popular VoteThis is the inaugural issue of Making Connecticut Votes Count. We’ll be presenting news and analysis focused on a non-partisan reform movement…
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Connecticut Food Bank News: Help Hungry Neighbors

Sometimes, life takes an unexpected turn, leaving you without the security you thought you'd always have. That's what happened to Lisa, who shops at a Connecticut Food Bank member food pantry. Diffic…
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Rooftops Newsletter: Somebody's Grandmother Is Hungry

Here at NFESH it is not unusual to answer the phone and find a reporter with questions about our senior hunger research on the other end of the line. Typically, those callers cover news beats focused…
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Earth Talk: The danger of hydrophobic chemicals in outdoor products

Dear EarthTalk: Just when I finally purged my kitchen of non-stick cookware due to the risks posed by Teflon, I now learn that my rain jacket and waterproof boots are also putting my health at risk f…
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Connecticut Food Bank News - Record-Breaking Temperatures and Nothing to Eat

Heat or Eat? You Can Make a DifferenceOne of the most distressing choices our struggling neighbors must make is whether they buy food or pay for their utilities.This winter, our community has faced r…
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Connecticut Food Bank - Thank you: Here's to the New Year

All of us at the Connecticut Food Bank want you to know how much we appreciate your support and partnership. We are so grateful to be part of this community of caring people like you who come togethe…
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Kidz Konnection Shoreline Theater Academy

makes one small step to a better space, one giant leap for accessible youth education in the performing arts in Connecticut. On December 1, Kidz Konnection Shoreline Theater Academy kicked off its…
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1st Annual Clinton October Festival

Celebrate fall with Clinton Crossing Premium Outlets at the First Annual Clinton October Festival. Enjoy live music from the Podunk Throwbacks, locally made crafts and artistry at the Love It Fall Ar…
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Connecticut Food Bank - Community Conversations: Breaking the Cycle of Hunger

Hunger in Connecticut; the numbers are surprising and the need is growing. More than 400,000 Connecticut residents struggle with hunger. More than 120,000 Connecticut residents are identified by the …
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