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Connecticut Food Bank Taste of Gratitude is Thursday in Wallingford

Reception Honors Donors from Business, Education, and Individual Giving


WHO:               Connecticut Food Bank donors representing individuals, businesses, and schools that will be recognized for exceptional partnerships in support of the food bank.


WHAT:            Awards presentations, brief remarks, silent auction, food samplings


WHERE:         Connecticut Food Bank

                        2 Research Parkway

                        Wallingford, CT 06492


WHEN:            Thursday, October 24, 5:30PM to 7:30PM

                        Program begins at 6:30PM


VISUALS:       Honorees receiving awards (6:30PM to 7:00PM)

  • Commitment and Service Award – Arlene Putterman, of Stamford, Connecticut Food Bank Board member
  • Nancy Carrington Award – Reverend Harry Adams, of Hamden
  • Harvest Award – Donald and Ruthann Aylor, of Madison
  • Media Impact Award – Adam Rivers and Tim Callahan, KC101
  • Distinguished Philanthropic Award in Schools – Hopkins School, New Haven
  • Distinguished Philanthropic Award in Schools – Taft School, Watertown
  • Corporate Impact Award – Knights of Columbus, New Haven
  • Corporate Impact Award – Subway Franchise World Headquarters, Milford

Food samplings from restaurants, caterers, and beverage makers


Amici Tavern Bear’s BBQ Big Green Pizza Truck
David Alan DORO Restaurant Group Elm City Social
Gaetano’s Tavern on Main Lyman Orchards Michael’s Trattoria
Ola RIPE Liquid Produce Tap & Vine
  Tito’s Handmade Vodka  



Taste of Gratitude recognizes donors who demonstrate exceptional commitment to the mission of Connecticut Food Bank. The event is sponsored by Avalon Bay Communities, David Alan Hospitality Group, Power Station Events, and Choate Rosemary Hall School. Media Partner is RJ Media Group.


About Connecticut Food Bank

Connecticut Food Bank is committed to alleviating hunger in Connecticut by providing food, raising awareness of food insecurity, and advocating with and for people in need. Connecticut Food Bank partners with the food industry, food growers, donors, and volunteers to distribute nutritious food through a network of 600 partners and programs in Fairfield, Litchfield, Middlesex, New Haven, New London, and Windham counties, where nearly 270,000 people struggle with hunger. Last year, Connecticut Food Bank distributed food to help provide almost 22.5 million meals. Visit us on the web at www.ctfoodbank.org and follow @CTFoodBank on social media.