Working With Hunger: the New Reality

28/Nov/16 / 18:08 / Paul Shipman

by Bernie Beaudreau   On a visit last week to one of our bi-monthly GROW Up With Good Nutrition program sites, I met Anna, a married mother of five.   Her family is among what is often described as the “working poor.” It seems a contradiction to put those words together, but in many cases, […]

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Grateful for Our Bounty

23/Nov/16 / 12:31 / Paul Shipman

by Bernie Beaudreau   Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. It is simple, traditional and uniquely American. It is a time to share good food with good friends and family and take a moment to savor the goodness of life. These days when negative things happening in the world may cloud our thoughts, we have to […]

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Connecticut Food Bank Seeks Community’s Help to Meet Turkey Goal

16/Nov/16 / 15:21 / Paul Shipman

Food Bank is Close, but Needs Help to Fill Requests from Area Programs   WALLINGFORD, CONN., November 16, 2016 – With Thanksgiving approaching, the Connecticut Food Bank is asking donors to help them reach the finish line in meeting the need for turkeys and the trimmings that will help provide Thanksgiving For All.   “Thanksgiving […]

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