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Connecticut Food News: Hunger Action Month, Taste of Gratitude, and More

Our ProgramsConnecticut Food Bank ProgramsThe Connecticut Food Bank works through a network of food aid partners and programs including food pantries, soup kitchens, emergency shelters, residential p…
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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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NFESH's CEO Honored for Lifetime Achievement

We at NFESH are pleased and proud to announce that 'Enid A. Borden', our Founder and CEO, is the recipient of the 2019 Arthur S. Flemming Award, an honor bestowed annually by ADvancing States (former…
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Willimantic 3rd Thursday Street Fest 2019

There are bands and jugglers to entertain you as you meander through the fest. Five stages simultaneously host a wide variety of music and entertainment while over 100 local and regional crafters and…
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Connecticut Food Bank News - Too Ashamed To Admit She Had No Lunch...

Thousands of Connecticut Kids are Hungry:Sophia sits with her brown paper lunch bag on her lap. She watches as her classmates open their own lunches and dive into sandwiches, salads, apples, and drin…
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National Foundation to End Senior Hunger News - Let the Numbers Do the Talking

We have used this space numerous times in the past to talk about our What A Waste initiative and the benefit that it has been to congregate nutrition programs across the country. Four years after we …
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Meals on Wheels America News - Hockey, Drums and Broadway? Redefining Senior Citizenship

Happy Senior Citizens Day!You are a champion for seniors every day — and we know Senior Citizens Day is no different! We wanted to share a story with you about one of our favorite seniors to celebrat…
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America's Best: 10 Amazing Family-Friendly Hotels and Resorts

Are you dreaming about your next vacation? It's time to get inspired. From stunning mountain resorts to waterfront treasures, check out our picks for America's best hotels and resorts for families.  …
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Sweet Treats: 10 of America's Must-Visit Ice Cream Parlors

Chocolate? Vanilla? Black cherry swirl? Salted butter caramel? We can almost hear your stomach rumbling! Cool off with a delicious with a delicious scoop from America's best ice cream parlors. Read m…
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Calling All Bookworms: The Top 10 Bookstores in America

From political shops in the heart of Washington, D.C., to literary havens nestled away in New Orleans, get lost for a few hours in America's most amazing bookstores. 
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Meals on Wheels America News - Could You Live on $228 Per Week?

Poverty has an overwhelming grip on seniors across America.6.9 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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Connecticut Food Bank News - Help Fill Empty Plates for Families in Need

An Empty Plate = Hungry ChildHelp Fill Empty Plates for Our Hungry Neighbors Whether shared with family, friends, or entire neighborhoods, backyard cookouts create some of our most cherished summerti…
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Meals on Wheels America News - No American Should Be Left Behind

Lupe is the rock of her family.A deep tradition of service for our country ripples throughout their history, dating back to her stepfather's ultimate sacrifice while fighting in World War II.Decades …
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Connecticut Food Bank News - In Celebration July 4th

Happy Fourth of July from Us to You!Independence Day is almost here! It’s a time full of cookouts, sparklers and sharing food and fun with friends and loved ones.As a token of our gratitude for your …
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Autism/ Special Needs Camp RWAF at Woodside Intermediate School

This program provides positive support to increase social skills, self-advocacy and appropriate assertiveness, personal hygiene, healthy relationships, lowering social anxiety, and building confidenc…
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