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Healthy Apples Tops With Kids

A recent study shows that apples are the most popular fruit among children. The Connecticut Food Bank works with growers, distributors and retailers to share the bounty of the season.

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Turning Orange to Fight Hunger!

Turn Orange To Fight Hunger was a great success on September 16 in New Haven! The event featured a live mural painting, great music, food and volunteers and partners sharing information about hunger in Connecticut and how to help feed hungry neighbors.

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8 million Baby Boomers face hunger in USA

At least 8 million Baby Boomers are facing hunger in the USA and may be more vulnerable to food insecurity than their older peers, according to a report released from Feeding America and funded by AARP Foundation.

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1 in 5 Connecticut Children Are Food Insecure

One in five children in Connecticut are food insecure. Their access to nutritious food is limited or uncertain. They may rely on free meal programs at school and face a meal gap on the weekends or during the summer when school is out. Their families may need to make difficult choices like paying utility bills or buying food. At the Connecticut Food Bank, our Kids’ BackPack and GRoW! Programs are important ways we fight this problem. Feeding America has information about child hunger, its impact and ways you can get involved.

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