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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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Demand For Food Keeps Rising: A 200% Increase in Customers at New Naugatuck Mobile Pantry in Two Months

17/Jul/18 / 12:15 / Paul Shipman

By Bernie Beaudreau   On Thursday, July 12, we had our third monthly mobile distribution at the Naugatuck Event Center. This new Mobile Pantry site is the result of a collaborative effort with the Naugatuck Partnership for Children. The Mobile Pantry saw immediate interest at our May 10 launch, when we served 162 families, a […]

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