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Be Prepared: Red Cross Urges Blood and Platelet Donation

From: American Red Cross Connecticut Chapter

This May, the American Red Cross is calling for donors to give blood and platelets regularly to be prepared to meet the needs of patients in emergency situations.According to the National Trauma Inst…
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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: Lithium Batteries

Dear EarthTalk: Is the extraction of lithium for lithium ion batteries really worse for the environment than fracking?   -- M.N. In a world of modern technology, lithium-i…
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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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Blood donors Urged to Help Restock Red Cross Shelves After Severe Winter Storms

Though spring has officially arrived, the American Red Cross blood supply is still recovering from severe winter storms in March. Donors of all blood types are urged to roll up a sleeve and help save…
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Ring's End Sponsorship Helps Stepping Stones Build Excitement for the Maker Movement

Thanks in part to a generous donation by Darien-based Ring's End Inc, children are tinkering, creating and making all school year long at Norwalk's Stepping Stones Museum for Children.  The wild…
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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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This Week's Homes Sold in Darien

Below is the list of recently sold homes for Darien CT. You can review MLS sale prices, home details and public records (including data from the tax assessor's office information) fo…
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AmericanTowns PR Tool: Getting publicity for your Darien organization has never been easier

From: System

If your nonprofit group in Darien is looking to let the community know about an upcoming event, activity or initiative, our PR Tool is here to help! Here's how it works: when you post informati…
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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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Must See: Amazing February Florals By Sue Barrasi

Longing for spring? We still have a bit to go, but in the meantime, you can get a glimpse of springtime when you come and see Bronx native, Sue Barrasi's amazing floral exhibit! Her "February Florals…
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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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