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Cuts to SNAP hurt most vulnerable

Shopping Senior Citizen Connecticut Food Bank is outraged by the House Agriculture Committee's vote to slash spending on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly Food Stamps) by $21 billion.  Learn more »

SNAP roundtable focuses on program's realities

Sen. Chris Murphy at Roundtable"By no means is this program an overly luxurious hand out." That's according to U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy, after living on a $4.80 per day food stamp budget for one week. The Senator recently led a roundtable discussion about SNAP and how cuts to the program would impact Connecticut families. Learn more »     

A Place at the Table in Norwalk and Waterbury

A Place at the TableJoin us for free special showings of A Place at the Table, a thoughtful documentary which takes a look at hunger in America through the lens of three people who are struggling with food insecurity.  Two June dates to choose from!  Learn more »

Childhood hunger most difficult in summer

Girl eating fruitWhile summer vacation is considered to be a time of fun for many children, for the nearly one in five children in Connecticut who are facing hunger, it means losing school lunches, the only meals they could count on.  You can help.  Learn more »

Thank you for Walking Against Hunger!

New Haven Walkers

 More than 2,000 walkers joined us this season to Walk Against Hunger in Bridgeport, New Haven, Norwich and Waterbury! If you didn't get a chance to make a donation to the Walk, there's still time to help your neighbors who are struggling with hunger!  Learn more >


Summer volunteers needed

Volunteer at OrchardDo you have time to give back this summer?  Connecticut Food Bank is looking for day and evening volunteers all summer long. 

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Connecticut Food Bank is a private, nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide nutritious food to people in need.

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Upcoming Events

Barnum Festival
The Great Street Parade
Sunday, June 30, 2013
Noon to 3 p.m.
Bridgeport, CT
Nonperishable food items collected along the parade route

 Club Corvette of Connecticut
Sunday, July 14, 2013
Moroso Performance Products, Guilford, CT
Partial proceeds from $5 general admission benefit
 Connecticut Food Bank
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  For a complete listing of events, visit our Events Calendar at

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