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Connecticut Food Bank/Foodshare News: Help Make It a Hunger-Free Summer for Kids and Families

Many children in Connecticut will face hunger this summer. Their hardworking parents are still facing tremendous hardships a year after the COVID-19 pandemic entered our community. Without school-pr…
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National Foundation to End Senior Hunger: The Time Has Come!

The Time Has Come! “What time?” you maybe asking. It is time to begin welcoming folks in your communities back into senior centers and congregate meal programs. It is time to send the loud and cle…
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Connecticut Food Bank/Foodshare News - Right Now: Help 2X as Many Neighbors Like Cassie

Please Give Now to Help Twice as Many Neighbors! There’s still time to make a gift that helps provide twice the meals, twice the support, and twice the hope. Your gift today can be matched – dollar…
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Your Gift Doubles to Help 2x as Many Neighbors in Need

Your Gift Through June 15 Will DOUBLE Thanks to the generosity of Mark and Patricia Beckwith, your gift to Connecticut Food Bank / Foodshare right now can be matched – dollar for dollar – up to $25,…
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Meals on Wheels America News: You are there for Carl

Thanks to you, Meals on Wheels was there for Carl when he needed it most, and continues to be a lifeline every day. Carl was hospitalized twice last year – once for a cardiac problem and once again …
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Connecticut Food Bank News: Walk Against Hunger Returns September 18, 2021

Connecticut Food Bank / Foodshare Walk Against Hunger is returning, stepping off at 10:00 AM both virtually and at Dunkin' Donuts Park — home of the Hartford Yard Goats. We are excited for our first …
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National Foundation to End Senior Hunger News - The New Normal

The “new normal” is a phrase that we have all heard before, particularly in recent months, and that the majority of us have probably used ourselves at least once. As we listen or speak, it’s unlikely…
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Meals on Wheels America: Loneliness is Deadly

Life without personal connection can lead to an early death. Its negative health impacts make it just as deadly as smoking. The remedy? Human connection. A phone call, a hug or a friendly he…
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National Foundation to End Senior Hunger News: Re-Entry

Our last blog, entitled “Openings,” looked with anticipation toward the time – which seems to be fast approaching — when congregate nutrition programs throughout the nation will open once again and…
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Connecticut Food Bank/Foodshare News - Because We’re So Thankful...

Happy Easter from Connecticut Food Bank/Foodshare!An Easter Treat For YouDuring this Easter season, we’re thinking of amazing friends like you. Every time you open your heart with a generous gift, yo…
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National Foundation to End Senior Hunger News - Openings

Come in We're Open:Spring is traditionally a time of openings. First, of course, and both effortlessly and predictably the natural world plays its part. Leaves begin to appear on what have long been …
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Connecticut Food Bank News - It’s Been a Long Year Without You…

Covid-19 Update: ONE YEAR LATERProvide Meals to Neighbors in CrisisIt’s been awhile since we’ve heard from you. I hope that you and your loved ones have stayed safe and are doing well in these challe…
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National Foundation to End Senior Hunger Awards Grants

One of the “good news” stories being reported these days is the imminent promise of another stimulus check for most Americans. For families and individuals struggling to pay rent or to put food on th…
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Connecticut Food Bank News - Winter 2021

Food for Today, Hope for Tomorrow“We think about food insecurity and we think about it in places in rural America or the inner city. We’re not thinking about the fact that it is your next door neighb…
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Meals on Wheels America News - You Helped Deliver 19 Million More Meals

When COVID-19 hit, millions of older adults found themselves more vulnerable and in need of urgent support, practically overnight. Thanks to donors and supporters like you, Meals on Wheels rose to th…
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