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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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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