October 2016 | Connecticut Food Bank

Kids’ BackPack Program: Great, But Not Enough

24/Oct/16 / 17:41 / Paul Shipman

by Bernie Beaudreau Claudette Glassman has been the school nurse at Savin Rock Community School in West Haven for 19 years.  I stopped to speak with her on Friday as we were in the school for a taping with a team from NBC’s Today Show promoting the Kids’ Backpack program for Feeding America.  The Connecticut Food […]

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Wine Dinner with Peter Mondavi, Jr., Benefits Connecticut Food Bank

20/Oct/16 / 11:08 / Paul Shipman

Special Evening at D’Vine Bistro in Guilford Features Charles Krug Wines   GUILFORD, CONN., October 20, 2016 – D’Vine Bistro and Madison Wine Shop have joined forces to present a special evening to benefit the Connecticut Food Bank on Tuesday, October 25, at 6:00PM, at D’Vine Bistro, 25 Whitfield Street in Guilford. The Charles Krug […]

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Recognizing Volunteer Support

17/Oct/16 / 16:31 / Paul Shipman

Last year, volunteers gave 28,170 hours of service to the Connecticut Food Bank which according to Independent Sector, a leadership network for nonprofits, is equivalent to $782,000 in hours worked. Yet, the daily value of each of our volunteers is priceless! Volunteers are advocates and advisers, helping us to fulfill our mission and spread the word […]

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