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Hunger Action Month

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Nothing runs on empty, especially the one in eight Americans who struggle with hunger.

An empty plate means an empty stomach, and on an empty stomach, no one can reach their full potential. The feeling of running on empty is a reality for 42 million Americans. We need to make sure that no child, adult or senior in America ever runs on empty, so this September, we’re asking everyone to come together to help end hunger.

This year, Foodshare staff will be hitting the streets doing service hours in the communities we serve in Hartford and Tolland counties. Keep up with us on our Facebook or Instagram pages and follow our hashtag: #FoodshareCT. Our goal is to give back to the agencies who partner with us and provide the food and resources needed to promote healthy, happy lives.

How can I fight hunger in my town?

You can make wishes come true for the pantries, shelters and community kitchens in our area by donating an item from our Partner Program Wish List. Over 100 items have been requested from small kitchen goods to items that are larger and harder to find... anyone have a commercial grade dish washer to donate?

Partner Program Wish List  >

Check out our 30 Ways In 30 Days Calendar to see what is happening in the region during the month of September. With events, activities, and Hunger Action Team meetings in nineteen communities, there is something for everyone, so go get involved!

More Ways You Can Take Action

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Donate funds or food to help more of our neighbors access healthy food for today and provide hope for a better tomorrow.

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Take the SNAP Challenge

Take the SNAP Challenge to learn what it’s like to live on the average daily benefit of $4.50 here in Connecticut and share your experience with others.

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Share Your Story

If you volunteer to help our hungry neighbors or have experienced hunger yourself, please consider sharing your story to help raise awareness and make the future brighter for others.

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Experience Hunger 101

Hunger 101 is an interactive experience that aims to raise awareness about hunger in our community. The one-hour program allows individuals to experience the challenges of feeding a family on a limited budget.

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