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Rooftop Newsletter: SNAP Matters for Seniors Everywhere

Our recent blog posts have featured articles dealing with issues related to seniors, hunger and waste that were produced by other organizations and reprinted here by permission. This blog, written by…
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Connecticut Office of the Arts News: Do You Know A Hero in the Arts?

A Connecticut Arts Hero is someone who is doing extraordinary work in the arts, for the arts, or through the arts. If you know a special someone who is an Arts Hero, please submit a nomination! The d…
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Connecticut Food Bank News - Just Ten Seconds of Your Time

Just a moment makes all the differenceYour Support... It Only Takes Ten SecondsWe lose an hour of sleep when we “spring forward,” but you don’t need to lose time helping a family in Connecticut. In j…
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Rooftop Newsletter: 17 Surprising Ways You Might Be Wasting Food and Not Know It

This blog is republished with permission from the Natural Resources Defense Council by  Andrea Spacht Many of us now realize that food waste is a big problem in the U.S. But did you know that a lot o…
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Keep Vulnerable Seniors in Your Heart - A Message from Meals on Wheels America

February is American Heart Month and we know you understand the importance of providing older Americans with nutritious meals that keep them healthy and thriving. Seniors like 86-year-old Marion and…
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AmericanTowns PR Tool: Getting publicity for your Storrs organization has never been easier

If your nonprofit group in Storrs 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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Rooftop Newsletter: All About "The Plate and the Planet"

A recent issue of the The Nutrition Source published by the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health contained a thoughtful article entitled “The Plate and Planet.” It examines the issue of shifting…
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Dan Hurley Basketball Camp To Be Held At The University Of Connecticut!

The Dan Hurley Basketball Camp dates have been set and registration is now open!! And as a special bonus if you register before February 18th you will receive a $25 discount! We are giving you the…
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Connecticut Food Bank News - Heat or Eat? Neighbors Like Jennie Face That Choice

Make a Difference for Our Struggling Neighbors this WinterFrom freezing temperatures to extreme wind chills, winter is an especially difficult time for so many of our neighbors. Neighbors like Jennie…
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EarthTalk: Green New Deal

Dear EarthTalk: What is the so-called Green New Deal proposed by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and is Congress likely to go for it?  -- MT   The concept of a “Green New Deal” (GND), first called …
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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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