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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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Connecticut Food Bank News - Help Neighbors Weather The Storm

When severe weather strikes, we all face disruptions, but when your next meal is already a question mark, the disruption of a hurricane or weather emergency can be more than an inconvenience of a few…
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Connecticut Food Bank News: A Weekend Is a Long Time to Face Hunger

There are more than 117,000 children in Connecticut who rely on free or reduced-price school meals during the week. They face weekends where they might not have enough to eat until Monday morning at …
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Rooftops Newsletter: You Can Go Home Again

Over the past year or so, we have been writing about new tools that NFESH has developed and deployed as part of our What A Waste and REACH projects. These tools are about discovery. NFESH cannot help…
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Connecticut Food Bank News - Food Frenzy Starts in September 2018!

Join us in September to participate in the Connecticut Food Bank’s first Food Frenzy!! Food Frenzy is a month-long competition for groups of all sizes to compete against each other to fight hunger in…
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Connecticut Food Bank News - Help Fill Empty Plates for Our Hungry Neighbors

Family cookouts and gatherings with friends and neighbors are some of the highlights of summer, especially when everyone brings a favorite dish to pass around.With the support of friends like you, th…
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Northern NJ Community Foundation Launches Fund Established in Memory of New Jersey Terrorist Victim

The legacy of terrorist victim Darren Drake continues with the Northern New Jersey Community Foundation's Darren Drake Memorial Fund. Drake, who died in the terrorist attack in New York City on Octob…
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AmericanTowns PR Tool: Getting publicity for your Putnam organization has never been easier

If your nonprofit group in Putnam 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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Earth Talk: Apparel industry's carbon footprint

Dear EarthTalk: I heard that the apparel industry has a huge carbon footprint and environmental impact. What are manufacturers doing to combat this problem? -- B.W. It is true that…
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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: Suitable biodegradable materials

Dear EarthTalk: What are suitable materials for making biodegradable plastic besides corn and sugarcane? Is pineapple or peanut suitable? -- Y.H.Y   Biodegradable plastic is defined …
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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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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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Earth Talk: The danger of hydrophobic chemicals in outdoor products

Dear EarthTalk: Just when I finally purged my kitchen of non-stick cookware due to the risks posed by Teflon, I now learn that my rain jacket and waterproof boots are also putting my health at risk f…
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Earth Talk: Tesla's Solar Roof

Dear EarthTalk: I need to get my roof replaced as a result of storm damage (thanks global warming!). Is Tesla's solar roof a good deal and do other companies offer similar products with the photo…
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