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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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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