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Foodshare will be closed in observance of these national holidays:
Check out our list of community-sponsored events & promotion going on all over Greater Hartford.
UPCOMING MEETINGS & EVENTS
Volunteer Roundtable - May 15 at 5:30 PM
Meet Foodshare's President and hear first-hand about the organization's strategic plan. There will also be information about upcoming activities and a chance for an informal Q&A. Please RSVP to
SNAP Outreach Training - May 22 at 5:30 PM
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 John Oyola at 860-286-9999.
Introduction to Foodshare - June 12 at 5:30 PM
Come and learn what you can do to be part of the solution. The introduction includes a tour of the Bloomfield facility, a video about hunger, and an overview of volunteer opportunities available at Foodshare. Please RSVP to Nina Spineti at 860-286-9999.
Become an Ambassador (Level 1) - July 16 at 5:30 PM
We need your voice! Attend this meeting to learn everything you need to know in order to make an effective presentation about Foodshare’s work to build a hunger-free Greater Hartford. Each year hundreds of local clubs, schools, faith groups and civic organizations invite us to provide speakers. If you enjoy meeting people, this is a great opportunity. Please contact Amanda Renna at 860-286-9999 to learn more.
Short and long-term internships available!
Foodshare has unpaid internships available to college or high school students. Flexible tasks and hours based on our needs and your area of interest. Interns have helped us in the areas of communications, special events, volunteer programs, food stamp (SNAP) outreach, educational programs, nutrition, warehouse operations and more. Please contact Community Involvement Manager Sarah Santora at 860 286-9999 for more information.