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Connecticut Food Bank News Room

Connecticut Food Bank is the largest centralized source of charitable food in Connecticut. We distribute more than 40 tons of food every business day through three warehouses in East Haven, Fairfield and Waterbury, and affiliated distribution centers in New London and Stamford.   Connecticut Food Bank distributes food and other resources to nearly 700 member programs such as soup kitchens, food pantries, shelters and low-income adult and child day programs in six of the state’s eight counties: Fairfield, Litchfield, Middlesex, New Haven, New London and Windham. Connecticut Food Bank was established in 1982 and belongs to a network of more than 200 food banks nationwide as a member of Feeding America.

For media inquiries contact:
Mary B. Ingarra, APR
Communications Director
203-469-5000, ext. 309
203-619-3696 (cell)
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2015 News Releases

Rob Levine Named Connecticut Food Bank President & CEO - January 12, 2015

2014 News Releases

Connecticut Food Bank’s Thanksgiving for All Campaign Under Way - November 5, 2014

Unilever Grant Provides Support for a Growing Number of Food Insecure Connecticut Residents – October 24, 2014

Face of Hunger in Connecticut Revealed By Feeding America Report – September 23, 2014

Connecticut Food Bank Receives BJ’s Chatitable Foundation Grant to Provide Fresh Way to Fight Hunger - September 9, 2014

Connecticut Food Bank Launches GROW UP with Good Nutrition Program in New Haven – August 6, 2014

Morgan Stanley Grants Additional Funds to Connecticut Food Bank with Awards Totaling $100,000 - July 31, 2014

Connecticut Food Bank President & CEO Nancy L. Carrington Announces Retirement at End of 2014 – June 27, 2014

Study Shows Connecticut’s Food Insecurity Rate Nearly 14% – April 25, 2014

Four Elected to Connecticut Food Bank’s Board of Directors – March 7, 2014

Registration Under Way for Connecticut Food Bank’s 2014 Walk Against Hunger – January 24, 2014

Connecticut Food Bank Launches GROW Up with Good Nutrition Program – January 7, 2014

2013 News Releases

Morgan Stanley Recognizes Connecticut Food Bank for Second Time this Year with Grants now Totaling $50,000 – November 20, 2013

BJ’s Charitable Foundation Grants $15,000 to Connecticut Food Bank – November 15, 2013

Connecticut Food Bank’s Thanksgiving for All Campaign Under Way - November 12, 2013

Nearly One in Five Households with Children in Connecticut Reports Inability to Afford Enough Food – September 18, 2013

 Wear Orange September 5 for Hunger Awareness - August 26, 2013

Jennifer King of Masonic Charity Foundation Joins Connecticut Food Bank’s Board of Directors – August 2, 2013

Unilever Grant Provides Nutritious Meals to Children in New Haven – July 30, 2013

Study Shows Food Insecurity Rate on Rise in Connecticut – June 7, 2013

Connecticut Food Bank Wins Morgan Stanley Award to Expand Program Delivering Nutritious Meals to Children and Families – May 24, 2013

Connecticut Food Bank Opposes Cuts to Hunger Relief in House Farm Bill - May 16, 2013

Connecticut Food Bank Supporting Letter Carriers’ Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive – May 7, 2013

Free Showing of A Place at the Table at Criterion Cinemas – May 3, 2013

Quota Club of New Haven Recognized Nationally for Volunteer Efforts with Connecticut Food Bank - April 22, 2013

Connecticut Food Bank wins national award for excellence in food banking - April 11, 2013

As Sequestration Budget Cuts Loom: 14.6% of Connecticut Households Unable to Afford Enough Food – March 1, 2013

Registration Under Way for Connecticut Food Bank’s 2013 Walk Against Hunger - February 27. 2013

Norman W. LaCroix and Max Barry Join Connecticut Food Bank’s Board of Directors – January 31, 2013


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