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Hungry4Change at the State Capitol

02/May/19 / 15:31 / Paul Shipman

by Bernie Beaudreau On May 1, I joined my colleagues from End Hunger Connecticut! and Foodshare for our third annual Hungry4Change Legislative Day at the state capitol. This event is an opportunity for us to gather anti-hunger advocates and raise our voices together with members of the state legislature and with leadership from the administration. […]

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Generations of Family Support Naugatuck Mobile Pantry

21/Dec/18 / 12:41 / Paul Shipman

A multi-generational family is committed to helping their neighbors in need. The Whitakers, O’Donnells, Murphys, and Thomases are a close-knit family of siblings, parents, cousins, nieces, nephews, and in-laws. They spend a lot of time together, and some of that time includes volunteering together.   Joan Whitaker spoke with Jennifer O’Neill of the Connecticut Food […]

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Connecticut Food Insecurity Rate Remains High

04/Oct/18 / 12:09 / Paul Shipman

  Connecticut’s Food Insecurity Rate Steady While National Rate Declines   by Bernie Beaudreau   Despite lower rates of unemployment and a stronger economy, Connecticut has not seen a significant change in its food insecurity rate, according to the latest USDA study on food security release last week.¹ Based on a national survey² of randomly […]

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