Our Mission

To deliver an informed and equitable response to hunger by mobilizing community partners, volunteers, and supporters.

Our Community, Our Food Bank

Connecticut Foodshare supports individuals and families – from one end of the state to the other – by addressing root causes, creating long-term solutions, and distributing nutritious food through local partner programs in an effort to alleviate hunger.

Learn more about how you can join Connecticut Foodshare on this inspiring journey to help our neighbors achieve food security and economic mobility.


This is an opportunity for our students to provide more for their families, for our students who may not have access to the resources that others do. It’s a blessing for the students who need that support.”

Randall Ward, Director of Student Services, Capital Community College in Hartford


It saves a lot of money, because I get very little in food stamps. I try to eat healthy. I have high cholesterol and I’m pre-diabetic so it helps.”

Laylany, a senior who needs the Mobile Food Pantry to make ends meet


We have all of these families in town that are really in trouble. We work with these families on a regular basis and know how much they need it.”

Wayne, a volunteer at East Haven Food Pantry


Our 4,000 volunteers make our work possible. Providing 46,000 hours of their time.


We partner with a network of 650 food pantries, meal programs, and mobile distribution sites.

39 million

Last year, nearly 39 million meals of healthy food was provided to our neighbors across Connecticut.

Help Transform Our Community

Community support is vital to our mission. Join us as we work towards creating a thriving community free of hunger.