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Foodshare will work to end hunger as a part of the overall community effort to alleviate poverty in greater Hartford.
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  • 3 | 17 | 2014

    Big Y Donates Corned Beef to Food Banks Just in Time for St. Patrick's Day

    By: The Republican Business Desk

    Through a supplier partnership, Big Y World Class Markets donated 12,000 pounds of Buckley Farms Round Cut Corned Beef to local food banks just in time to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day...

  • 3 | 10 | 2014

    Bus Tour Examines Hunger in Vernon

    By: Steve Smith, Reminder News

    Vernon's Hunger Action Team took a group on a bus tour of the Hockanum Valley Community Council and Cornerstone Foundation facilities, in order to increase awareness about the realities of people in Vernon who need food assistance, as well as of the efforts of the agencies to meet that need...

  • 2 | 15 | 2014

    A Soup Kitchen That Gets Five Stars

    By: Denise Buffa, Hartford Courant

    At the Enfield Loaves and Fishes, guests are not only fed, they are fed well. Three professionally trained chefs volunteer at the busy soup kitchen, which serves 75-125 people each day. "It's like going to a five-star restaurant...

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  • SNAP Outreach Training

    Foodshare has an immediate need for SNAP Outreach Volunteers throughout Hartford and Tolland Counties. Volunteers are trained to determine eligibility for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), and provide application assistance to those who qualify. Please RSVP to Laura Roberts at 860-286-9999.

  • Volunteer Retail Pick-Up Training

    Retail Pick-up is a great way to learn how Foodshare brings together the food industry and local food programs to combat hunger and reduce waste in communities throughout greater Hartford. Please RSVP to Edna Bailey at 860-286-9999.

  • Become an Anti-Hunger Ambassador

    We need your voice! Learn everything you need to know in order to make an effective presentation about Foodshare’s work to build a hunger-free Greater Hartford. If you enjoy meeting people, this is a great opportunity! Please RSVP to Amanda Renna at 860-286-9999.

  • Foodshare Walk Against Hunger

    Walk Against Hunger and help Foodshare address the immediate need, while reducing the number of families who are hungry. Registration is now open!

  • Volunteer Roundtable

    Meet Foodshare’s President and hear first-hand about the organization’s strategic plan. There will also be information about upcoming activities and the chance for an informal question and answer session. Please RSVP to Nina Spineti at 860-286-9999.

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