07/Nov/17 / 15:36 / Paul Shipman

Connecticut Food Bank Employee Profile: Rebecca Hasko   There are many people at the Connecticut Food Bank who help to source, package and transport the food that reaches you and the people you serve. In this ongoing feature, we will help you get to know some of the team. This month, we’re chatting with Becca […]

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07/Nov/17 / 15:13 / Paul Shipman

Local and National Relief Efforts for Puerto Rico   This fall, Hurricane Maria left Puerto Rico devastated, and many Puerto Ricans in danger, without their homes, running water, food, gas, or power. Relief efforts in Puerto Rico remain essential, but we also see families and communities we work with in Connecticut affected and in need […]

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07/Nov/17 / 15:05 / Paul Shipman

Fighting Food Waste Connecticut Food Bank Gleaning Initiative   According to National Geographic’s 2016 article, “How ‘Ugly’ Fruits and Vegetables Can Help Solve World Hunger,” nearly 800 million people worldwide suffer from hunger, but one-third of the planet’s food goes to waste, often because of how it looks. In other words, 2.9 trillion pounds of […]

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