Hunger Goes to College

03/Mar/17 / 15:07 / Paul Shipman

By Bernie Beaudreau I recently moderated a panel discussion at Middlesex Community College with four college student affairs professionals who are trying to address hunger among college students. There were about 30 student leaders and student affairs professionals from a network of Connecticut and Rhode Island colleges in attendance. The panel was coordinated by Campus […]

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Pledge to Volunteer: Make a Difference in 2017

04/Jan/17 / 16:01 / Paul Shipman

by Bernie Beaudreau   Volunteers are vital for the success of our work. Without them, we could not reach even a fraction of the people in need that we currently serve. Volunteers help us in many ways, from office work to food sorting and distribution and in education and advocacy. Each role is necessary for […]

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Cold and Compassion at the Mobile Pantry in Winsted

16/Dec/16 / 13:35 / Paul Shipman

by Bernie Beaudreau   We found a way to help protect pantry shoppers from the arctic chill. And volunteers warmed their experience. But there’s a public compassion gap when dealing with people who struggle with hunger and poverty.   On Thursday, December 15, the polar vortex moving into northern Connecticut began dropping temperatures so that […]

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