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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Springing Into Summer

24/May/17 / 11:33 / Paul Shipman

Here at the Connecticut Food Bank, we source local, seasonal fruits and veggies as much as possible. While produce pounds dwindle in the winter, they flourish in the summer. Look forward to lots more fresh produce hitting our warehouse in the coming months. In the meantime, enjoy and pass along this easy recipe for one […]

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