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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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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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