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Obituary - Luis Rafael Ortiz Alicea

Luis Rafael Ortiz Alicea, age 72, beloved husband of Carmen A. Ortiz of Ansonia, died peacefully on January 10, 2019 surrounded by his family at the St. Raphael Campus of Yale New Haven Health.  Bor…
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Connecticut Food Bank News: Pop-Up Pantries Are Rolling, But We Need Your Help

Our new Pop-Up Mobile Pantries are providing an infusion of fresh, nutritious foods in the communities we serve. The Pop-Up Pantries were prompted by a commitment to receive up to five million additi…
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Rooftop Newsletter: It's That Time Again!

What would each and every one of you respond if you were all asked simultaneously “what time is it?” Chances are the chorus of answers would be pretty cacophonous, given the fact that you reside acro…
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Obituary - Bruce Bumpus

Bruce Ralph Bumpus, 71, of Plainville passed away Sunday, December 30, 2018 at Sturdy Memorial Hospital after a battle with cancer. He was the loving husband of Roberta (Rowell) Bumpus for over 46 ye…
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Save Samuel from this heartbreaking choice.

Hot cocoa by the fire. Snowmen and sledding. Frost on windowpanes. As the season turns colder, many Americans bundle up and celebrate the joys of winter. For the nearly 19 million seniors living in …
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Connecticut Food Bank News - Because of You

We at the Connecticut Food Bank want to wish you a happy holiday season! It's because of support from friends like you that we can help provide healthy meals to our neighbors in Connecticut who are f…
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Obituary - Anna Krystyna Melnyk

Anna Krystyna Melnyk, age 88, of Seymour, beloved wife of the late Walter Melnyk, died peacefully on December 17, 2018 in the comfort of her home with her family by her side. Born in Skoraszewice, P…
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Obituary - Anna Budzinski Crocker

Anna Budzinski Crocker, age 100, of Milford, died peacefully December 14, 2018 at the CT Hospice, Branford. She was predeceased by her beloved husband Robert H. Crocker, her parents Alex and Eva Jel…
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Rooftop Newsletter: Behind the Curtain

by Tom Marullo “Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain!” It’s an iconic line from the Wizard of Oz, when Dorothy and her companions discover the true identity of the Wizard and get a glimpse…
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Obituary - Anna Prokopchik

Anna Prokopchik, age 104 of Ansonia, beloved wife of the late Samuel Prokopchik, died peacefully on December 11, 2018, at the Apple Rehab-Shelton Lakes Health Care Center, Shelton. Born in Wallingfor…
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Stephanie Has No Time to Wait - A Message from Meals on Wheels America

Every day, Stephanie gazes out her window. Outside, neighbors chat, children play and cars shuttle families to and fro – life unfolding just beyond her reach. Confined to a wheelchair and unable to …
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Obituary - Melania Lypen

Melania Lypen, age 93 of Ansonia, died peacefully on December 5, 2018, in the comfort of her home surrounded by her family. Born in Zdynia, Poland on April 6, 1925, she was the daughter of the late A…
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Obituary - Anne Zuraw

Anne Zuraw, age 98, of Ansonia, beloved wife of the late Nicholas Zuraw, died peacefully on December 5, 2018 at Griffin Hospital, surrounded by her family. Born in Stamford on May 31, 1920, she was …
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Connecticut Food Bank: 31 Days of Giving Kicks Off on December 31, 2018

‘Tis the season for 31 Days of GivingMake a difference for our neighbors facing hungerIt’s the most wonderful time of the year — 31 Days of Giving starts today! That means we have 31 days to help mak…
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Rooftop Newsletter: Every Thursday

Last Thursday would normally have been the day for our blog post to appear in this space but we knew folks would not be sitting in their offices checking their emails. Last Thursday was, as we all kn…
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