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SNAP cuts come at the worst time

Girl Receiving food.jpgAs the holidays approach, more than 424,000 Connecticut residents are seeing their SNAP (food stamp) benefits cut due to the end of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act that passed four years ago.  In Connecticut, the cuts equal 1.4 million meals lost each month, or 17 million meals missing from the dinner tables of low-income families each year. Learn more »

We're getting ready for Thanksgiving for All

Mother feeding baby There are more than a half million people in Connecticut who are struggling with hunger.  Can you help us make sure they have a holiday meal this year?

It's easy to purchase a turkey and all the trimmings through our Thanksgiving For All Virtual Food Drive. 

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Volunteers needed for Thanksgiving events
WATR Food Drive at Big Y  

There are many volunteer opportunities and ways to get involved this month, including food drives and sorting food at one of our warehouses. 

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Watch Feeding the Need on CT Style

CT Style Feeding the NeedDid you see  our Hunger Action Student Hero on Connecticut Style last week?

Connecticut Food Bank President & CEO Nancy Carrington joined Sonya Stanczyk of Newtown High School's Feeding the Need program, along with Culinary Arts instructor Lori Hoagland. 

Watch it here to see  how students are making a difference and learn a new recipe for Couscous Risotto!



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

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Thanksgiving for All
Food Drives
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  Can't make it to a food drive this year? Visit our Thanksgiving for All Virtual Food Drive

Extended Thanksgiving Hours
 Donate frozen turkeys, food items or dollars at any of our warehouses during extended hours
November 18 - 24

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

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