Successful First Hungry For Change Action Day at State Capitol

29/Mar/18 / 16:50 / Paul Shipman

More than 50 advocates for the hungry in Connecticut gathered on March 28 at the Capitol in Hartford for Hungry For Change Action Day. The event was jointly sponsored by the Connecticut Food Bank, End Hunger Connecticut!, and Foodshare. The plan for the day was formulated at the Hungry For Change conference held last September […]

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Food Bank CEO Testifies at Legislature Urging Restoration of State Nutrition Funds

23/Feb/18 / 12:51 / Paul Shipman

Connecticut Food Bank CEO Bernie Beaudreau testified on Wednesday, February 21, 2018, before the Connecticut General Assembly’s Appropriations Committee on the Governor’s proposed budget. He urged the committee to roll back the proposed cut of nearly $100,000 to CTNAP, the state’s nutrition assistance program. His testimony is below. CTNAP helps get nutritious, high protein foods […]

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The Desperation of Hunger

24/Jul/17 / 12:55 / Paul Shipman

by Bernie Beaudreau   In New Haven on a hot and humid Thursday afternoon in July, rain storms were in the forecast. People began lining up in a parking lot near the John Martinez on James Street around 3 PM, a full two hours before the Connecticut Food Bank Mobile Pantry food distribution time of […]

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