Mobile Pantry Programs are Growing

14/Apr/17 / 09:47 / Paul Shipman

New partnerships are helping to increase access to nutritious food for people who need it. Evening Mobile Pantry hours are helping working people who can’t always reach member programs or Connecticut Food Bank mobile pantries during daytime hours. Last summer, the Connecticut Food Bank partnered with the New Haven Public Schools Summer Meals program to […]

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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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The Magic of Scalloped Potatoes

09/Dec/16 / 13:05 / Paul Shipman

by Bernie Beaudreau   On Wednesday of this week at the Connecticut Food Bank Mobile Pantry in Watertown, there were more than 100 people waiting in line for our monthly distribution of fresh foods and nonperishables, prepared to carry items home in bags, boxes or wheeled utility shopping carts.  Displayed on eight long folding tables […]

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