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Meals on Wheels America News - Thank You for Speaking Up and Saving Lives!

Thank you for speaking up and saving lives!We asked you to urge Congress to increase federal funding for Meals on Wheels throughout 2019 by emailing, tweeting and calling on your elected officials.An…
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National Foundation to End Senior Hunger News - Naming the Decade

As individuals we tend to measure the passage of time by years. “Remember in 1997 when…” we reminisce with a friend or a colleague. As a nation and a society, however, we tend to look back on the pas…
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AmericanTowns PR Tool: Getting publicity for your Shelton organization has never been easier

If your nonprofit group in Shelton 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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AmericanTown's Heroes: Accountants Help Seniors With Taxes

If being kind and generous to others makes one happier, than people who volunteer or who give their time to help others must be among the happiest in the world. Just ask Lynn Boulware, who has been n…
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EarthTalk: Identifying Valid Eco Products

Dear EarthTalk: There are so many eco-labels out there these days. How can I tell which ones are valid and not just “greenwashing”?  -- P.R.   With countless products now available labelled as “eco…
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Meals on Wheels America News - Can Richard Count on You?

No Time To Wait:The last time Richard fell he was unable to get up for three days.That's 72 hours of wondering whether anyone would find him in time to save him.With each passing day, Richard felt mo…
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Meals on Wheels America News - We Can Do Better...

No Time To Wait:Each and every year, the Meals on Wheels network delivers meals to more than 2.4 million seniors in America.And it's still not enough...The fact is, 83% of low income, food insecure s…
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Shelton Students Earn Black Belts

Congratulations to this group of Shelton students who earned their black belts at Valley Karate in December! From left to right: Colton Shields, Anthony Peccerillo, Fiorella Watkins, Ty McGraw, and C…
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Meals on Wheels America News - This is Unacceptable...

Poverty has an overwhelming grip on seniors across America.7.1 million seniors are struggling to make ends meet. The cost of living continues to rise. Retirement savings dwindle over time. Bills pile…
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National Foundation to End Senior Hunger News - It's About Food, Again

Our Thanksgiving message this year was brief but full of sincerity as we wished all our fellow citizens the best on a common American holiday.We are back on the verge of the holiday seasons and, this…
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Meals on Wheels America News - No Time To Wait

Senior hunger is a rapidly growing nationwide epidemic. Right now, millions of seniors are being left behind, alone and without access to enough healthy food. In fact, nearly 9.5 million seniors are …
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Connecticut Food Bank News - Give the Gift of Food This Holiday Season

For many of us, this is a season of joy and celebration. But sadly, that’s not the case for families like nine-year-old Sam’s.Sam and his family visited a Connecticut Food Bank member pantry. They we…
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National Foundation to End Senior Hunger News: Not the Same Old Hobby Horse

It should be no surprise to anyone that those of us who work in the anti-hunger field spend a great deal of time thinking about the hunger problem and searching for solutions to what is a growing cri…
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Meals on Wheels America News - We Couldn't Do It Without You

Marika has spent her entire life helping others. At 71, she was a woman on the move: volunteering, rescuing stranded animals and caring for friends and neighbors when they needed it.Until one day whe…
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Connecticut Food Bank News - Last Chance: Make Your Thanksgiving Gift!

Time is Running Out: Make a Difference This HolidayWhile we are putting the finishing touches on our plans to gather with friends and family this Thanksgiving, some of our neighbors don’t know if the…
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