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Meals on Wheels America News - Help the Hungry Seniors Still Stuck at Home

When you’re stuck in your house, hungry and alone, it’s hard to get to the food and friendship you need. Right now, that is the daily burden for millions of America’s seniors. With COVID-19 safet…
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Virtual Concert w/ Mario Pavone and His Dialect Trio – October 23

Bassist/composer Mario Pavone turns 80 on November 11th.  Like the postman undaunted by rain, sleet, snow or hail, nothing, not even a pandemic, will keep us from marking this major milestone in the …
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AmericanTowns PR Tool: Getting publicity for your Litchfield organization has never been easier

If your nonprofit group in Litchfield 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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EarthTalk: Green School Buses

Dear EarthTalk: I’ve heard that school buses cause a lot of pollution, especially for the kids riding inside. Is anyone making greener school buses yet? -- JM   Now that school is back in ses…
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National Foundation to End Senior Hunger News - Emergencies: Be Prepared

It is certainly news to no one that autumn is here and winter just around the corner. Nor, regrettably, is it news that the death toll from the coronavirus continues to mount and that the majority of…
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White Memorial Conservation Center's Virtual Happenings for November 2020

November 2020 November 3 Contemplative Yoga with Judith Ehrman-Shapiro ~ Virtual This is a gentle all-level yoga class provided online through Zoom. This class cycles through each chakra,…
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EarthTalk: Do wild animals have any legal rights

Dear EarthTalk: Do wild animals have any rights under the law in the U.S. (or other countries) the way human citizens do? --- J.H. Winnie the Pooh said it best: “Some people talk to animals. Not m…
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Connecticut Food Bank News - Fall 2020

Agency Spotlight:Covenant Soup Kitchen“Thanks to their dedication, we have been able to stay open every day since the pandemic began and have not missed a meal,” said Kimberly Clark, Executive Direct…
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National Foundation to End Senior Hunger News - Hidden Hunger of the Elderly

We are departing from our usual blog format to provide you with an opportunity to hear from NFESH's CEO Enid Borden. Click on the link below to listen to her interviewed on this week's Food Dignity P…
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Litchfield Performing Arts - Enriching Jazz Program Designed To Go Beyond The Playing

Litchfield Jazz Camp - Virtually Yours was such a success over the summer, we have developed a fun, informative, and interactive virtual fall enrichment program. This program will run for 8 weeks on …
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National Foundation to End Senior Hunger News - Planning Ahead

Depend. In these days of the pandemic … these mounting days of coronavirus that seem as though they will never come to an end…that word “depend” has come to have new meanings, or so it seems. We thin…
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"Dorothy Day: A Saint For Our Time" Program At Wisdom House Oct. 3

On Saturday, October 3, 2020, Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center at 229 East Litchfield Road in Litchfield will present a program on Dorothy Day, the founder of the Catholic Worker movement. …
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New Report: Even Before the Pandemic, 38% of Families in Connecticut Struggled to Pay for Basic Needs

Conn. (September 6, 2020)—Before the COVID-19 pandemic arrived this year, 38% of Connecticut residents were already struggling to make ends meet. Those are the findings of Connecticut United Ways 20…
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Meals on Wheels America News - Don't Stop Now

Don't Stop NowWhile we’ve all experienced an extraordinary few months through COVID-19, it is our older Americans who have suffered the most.Thankfully, the incredible generosity of Meals on Wheels s…
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Connecticut Food Bank News - You Can Make 2x the Difference this Hunger Action Month

September is Hunger Action Month, and it’s your chance to make TWICE the impact in our community. If you give right now, our generous friends Mark and Patricia Beckwith will MATCH your gift up to $25…
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