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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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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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