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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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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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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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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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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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Connecticut Food Bank News: Make 2X the Difference for Hungry Neighbors

Provide Meals for Hungry Neighbors this HolidayWhile we are putting the finishing touches on our plans to gather with friends and family this Thanksgiving, some of our neighbors in Connecticut don’t …
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Rooftop Newsletter: The Power of One

We’ve been fighting senior hunger as an organization for many years. And I’ve been blessed with the opportunity to be involved for about ten of those years. Unfortunately, as I look back, many of tho…
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Can Ruben Count on You?

Ruben once served bravely for our country, surrounded by his brothers and sisters in arms. Now, at 101 years old, he is homebound, living alone – his only company the fading memories of his fellow …
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Connecticut Food Bank: Open House

Stop by to meet the staff of the Connecticut Food Bank and learn about our new Connecticut Food Bank Bridgeport Distribution Center. See behind the scenes and learn more about how we source and distr…
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18th Annual Jack-O-Lantern Festival

Enjoy hayrides, trick-or-treat stations, kids costume contest at 5:00, lawn games, DJ, dance contests, inflatables, wheel of chance, tons of raffle prizes, pumpkin judging and more! Food vendors on s…
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Rooftops Newsletter: More of a Good Thing

From time to time in the past, we used this space to report on the progress of the first nine congregate nutrition programs (CNPs) in Georgia that participated in NFESH’s What A Waste program. The re…
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Red Cross: Blood, Platelet Donations Needed in Wake of Hurricane Florence

Thousands of lifesaving blood donations have gone uncollected due to drive cancellations forced by the hurricane, but patients still need critical medical care. As the American Red Cross responds to…
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