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Join the Harvest Club

spring_image_4It's January! And it's not too late to make a new year's resolution to help people in need all year long.  Join our Harvest Club.  You set up a contribution schedule (monthly, quarterly or annually) and your gift is automatically charged to your credit card.  It's convenient - and next January, we'll send you a year-long receipt for your tax records.  Learn more »

Deficit reduction about people, not numbers

Mobile PantryWhile Congress avoided the "Fiscal Cliff" and extended the Farm Bill to September 30, 2013, the spending reduction debate still rages on as we face the debt ceiling again.  Connecticut Food Bank President & CEO Nancy Carrington explains in this recent opinion editorial published in the New Haven Register why the federal budget can't be balanced on the backs of those who are most vulnerable.  Learn more »  

Ocean State Job Lot's record-breaking donation

Ocean State Job Lot Three Square MealsConnecticut Food Bank and food banks in sevens states recently received the first of many tractor trailer loads of food from Ocean State Job Lot!  It's all part of the Three Square Meals program where shoppers donate at the checkout line, and the company matches the donation. Learn more »

Registration for 2013's Walk Against Hunger coming soon!
New Haven Walk 2012

Registration opens this month for the 2013 Walk Against Hunger!  This season a fourth location has been added. Learn more »


 Purchase benefits Connecticut Food Bank A Thred of Blue

A Thread of Blue Greeting Cards is donating $4 from every sale of a pack of photographic cards ($20 per pack) to Connecticut Food Bank.  Purchasers must use the code: cfb12 in the checkout process to ensure Connecticut Food Bank receives the donation.  To see or purchase cards, visit  

Connecticut Food Bank is a private, nonprofit organization whose mission is to alleviate hunger.

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Upcoming Events

Chowdafest LogoConnecticut's premier chowder/soup competiton benefit for Connecticut Food Bank   

"Souper Bowl" Sunday

February 3, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Webster Bank Arena at Harbor Yard, Bridgeport

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   Move for Meals on Ice

Ice Skating Fund Raiser to benefit Connecticut Food Bank The Rinks in Shelton

Sunday, March 17,

1 to 2:45 p.m.  

Click here for more information

 Empty Hands, Open Hearts Charity Dinner and Auction

Benefit for Connecticut Food Bank and Guilford Food Pantry

Hosted by Guilford Civic Women 

Sunday, March 23, 6 to 9 p.m. Pine Orchard Country Club, Branford, CT

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  For a complete listing of events, visit our Events Calendar at

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