Connecticut Food Bank Staff Highlight: Carolyn Russell

27/Jul/17 / 13:03 / Paul Shipman

There are many people at the Connecticut Food Bank who help to source, package and transport the food that reaches you and the people you serve. In this ongoing feature, we will help you get to know some of the team. This month, we’re chatting with Carolyn Russell, Director of Procurement.   What do you […]

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Program Highlight: Feed Branford Kids

25/May/17 / 12:32 / Paul Shipman

Feed Branford Kids is a volunteer-run organization working to provide weekend meals for Branford elementary school children at risk of hunger.   Feed Branford Kids was founded by Johanne Pantani, who was inspired to address this problem after seeing a mobile food distribution program on a mission trip several years ago.   “I saw a bus, […]

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Summer Feeding Initiatives

24/May/17 / 11:39 / Paul Shipman

Summer Initiatives at the Connecticut Food Bank An extension of the National School Lunch Program, Summer Meals is a federally funded program through the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), administered by the Connecticut State Department of Education. The program offers free meals for children under age 18 (no registration required) during the summer months while […]

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