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Foodshare News & Updates
Foodshare's seasonal newsletter highlights our current programs, new initiatives, upcoming events, and more. Or check out our most recent e-newsletter for a summary of this month’s news and events.
+ 2018 News
+ 2017 News
- November 20, 2017: 15,334 Families Will Have a Thanksgiving Dinner
- November 18, 2017: Progress Towards Our Goal
- November 16, 2017: Approaching the Halfway Mark
- November 14, 2017: Media Alert: Local NFL Player Helps Fight Hunger with Foodshare
- November 14, 2017: Over 2,700 Families to Receive Turkeys this Thanksgiving
- November 13, 2017: Media Alert: 18th Annual Foodshare “Turkey Tuesday” Food Drive to Provide Holiday Dinners for Thousands of Local Families
- Novemebr 12, 2017: Media Alert: Goodwin College Kicking Off Foodshare Campaign
- November 6, 2017: Foodshare’s Turkey and Thirty Campaign Aims to Help 15,334 Families this Thanksgiving
- September 18, 2017: Media Alert: 15th Annual Connecticut Food Industry Convoy of Caring
- September 8, 2017: Connecticut Food Bank and Foodshare Join Forces to End Hunger
- August 30, 2017: Food Banks Affected by Hurricane Harvey are Working to Respond
- July 12, 2017: Foodshare Appoints New President & CEO
- May 31, 2017: "Fork it Over" for Foodshare at Max Restaurant Group
- May 7, 2017: Media Alert: Hunger is Big. Our community is bigger.
- May 4, 2017: Numbers May Be Lower, but Life Proves Harder for Many
- May 2, 2017: Mitchell Volvo Drives in Meals for Our Hungry Neighbors
- April 10, 2017: Media Alert: Food Banks to Host Legislative Breakfast on April 13
- April 6, 2017: Hillandale Farms Egg Donation Arrives at Foodshare
- March 13, 2017: Foodshare Awarded $85,850 Mutual Impact Grant by MassMutual
- March 1, 2017: Stop & Shop Fights Child Hunger with $175,000 Grant to Foodshare
- February 15, 2017: UConn and ShopRite Team Up to Fight Hunger
- February 6, 2017: Foodshare Appoints New Vice President of Devlopment
- January 30, 2017: Resignation -- James Arena-DeRosa as President & CEO of Foodshare
+ 2016 News
- November 23, 2016: Everyone will Get a Thanksgiving Meal
- November 21, 2016: A Turkey Progress Report
- November 20, 2016: Foodshare's Final Plea to the Public
- November 18, 2016: Believing in the Power of a Turkey
- November 17, 2016: Approaching the Halfway Mark
- November 16, 2016: I Give Because I've Been There
- November 15, 2016: Over 2,200 Neighbors to Receive a Turkey this Thanksgiving
- November 14, 2016: Media Alert: Bank of America's Turkey Tuesday
- November 3, 2016: Media Alert: Giving Thanks in an Unlimited Way
- November 1, 2016: Staff at Foodshare Comes Together to Give Thanks
- October 30, 2016: 'Freedom from Hunger' this Thanksgiving
- October 28, 2016: Media Alert: 'Freedom from Hunger' this Thanksgiving
- October 21, 2016: Media Alert: MCC Hosts 19th Annual Empty Bowls Project
- September 23, 2016: CBS Radio Hartford Advertisers help rescue local food from retailers
- September 19, 2016: Media Alert: 14th Annual Food Industry Convoy of Caring
- September 14, 2016: New Britain Schools--a Model for Breakfast in the Classroom
- August 11, 2016: Media Alert: Summer Meals Madness Championship this Saturday!
- May 5, 2016: A Little Rain Couldn't Dampen Our Spirits
- April 28, 2016: Media Alert: The 33rd Annual Foodshare Walk Against Hunger
- March 9, 2016: 'Give a Meal' Provides $15k to Fight Hunger in Greater Hartford
- March 1, 2016: We Can Transform Greater Hartford, One Meal at a Time
- January 27, 2016: CT Food Industry a Dedicated Partner in the Fight Against Hunger
- January 21, 2016: Big Y Teams Up with Foodshare to Sack Hunger
+ 2015 News
- December 30, 2015: Foodshare Awarded $100,000 grant by MassMutual
- December 10, 2015: Hungry Neighbors Here in CT Get a Healthy Dose of Milk
- November 23, 2015: Thanksgiving is a Holiday for Everyone!
- November 21, 2015: Foodshare Closing in on Turkey Goal, Issues Challenge to Public
- November 20, 2015: Heading into the Weekend
- November 19, 2015: It's Full Steam Ahead as Foodshare Surpasses the Halfway Mark
- November 18, 2015: Turkey Trot Breaking Records, Drives Collecting Through 8pm
- November 17, 2015: 3,224 Families Will Now Join us at the Thanksgiving Table
- November 16, 2015: Media Alert: Bank of America's Turkey Tuesday
- November 12, 2015: Morgan Stanley Grant Award to Deliver More Nutritious Meals
- November 10, 2015: Foodshare Receives 16,188 Requests for Help this Thanksgiving
- November 3, 2015: Foodshare Received Lincoln Financial Foundation Grant
- November 2, 2015: Foodshare Goes the Extra Mile with Help from the Ford Motor Company Fund
- October 29, 2015: Media Alert: 21st Annual Hartford Harley Owners' Group Turkey Drop
- October 29, 2015: Media Alert: MCC Hosts 18th Annual Empty Bowls Project
- October 6, 2015: Foodshare Feeds More Community Members Thanks to BJ's Charitable Foundation
- September 28, 2015: Media Alert: 13th Annual Food Industry Convoy of Caring
- September 21, 2015: Media Alert: The State of Hunger in Connecticut
- September 14, 2015: Foodshare Receives $10,500 from the Caterpillar Foundation
- September 8, 2015: Foodshare Receives $55k Walmart Foundation Grant
- July 22, 2015: Foodshare Appoints James Arena-DeRosa as President & CEO
- May 5, 2015: Walking Together for the Common Good
- May 1, 2015: Media Alert: 32nd Annual Foodshare Walk Against Hunger
- Aprill 14, 2015: Number of Hungry People in Greater Hartford Drops for First Time in Five Years
- April 10, 2015: Walking Against Hunger is Good for Business
- April 9, 2015: Ocean State Job Lot Kick Starts 2015 Giving
- April 8, 2015: Media Alert: OSJL to Make Record Food Donation
- March 12, 2015: Volunteers Donate $1.2 million worth of work to Foodshare
- March 27, 2015: A Collaboration to end child hunger
+ 2014 News
- November 25, 2014: Thank You Greater Hartford!
- November 24, 2014: We're Almost There
- November 22, 2014: A Blustery Day Brings in More Turkeys
- November 21, 2014: Foodshare Surpasses Halfway Mark
- November 21, 2014: Media Advisory: D'Esopo Funeral Chapel Turkey Drive & Family Fun Day
- November 20, 2014: A Big Boost from Jack Bannan Memorial Turkey Trot
- November 20, 2014: Media Advisory: Lincoln Financial and Foodshare Team Up
- November 19, 2014: Media Advisory: West Hartford Turkey and Thirty Drive Thursday and Friday
- November 18, 2014: Turkey Tuesday Makes Thanksgiving Possible for Thousands!
- November 17, 2014: Media Advisory: Turkey Tuesday
- November 14, 2014: Media Advisory: Turkey Drives are Everywhere!
- November 14, 2014: Media Advisory: 'Hop' on over to Olde Burnside this weekend
- November 13, 2014: Foodshare has less than two weeks to collect 19,896 turkeys!
- October 27, 2014: State Representatives Honor Students in Foodshare Art Contest
- October 16, 2014: Media Advisory: 20th Annual H.O.G. Turkey Run this Weekend!
- October 16, 2014: Foodshare Receives $30,000 Grant from Lincoln Financial Foundation
- September 24, 2014: Media Advisory: 12th Annual Food Industry Convoy of Caring
- September 19, 2014: Foodshare's Gloria McAdam Accepts Position in Northern New York
- September 15, 2014: Foodshare in the Running for major Walmart Donation
- August 1, 2014: Foodshare Receives a $75,000 Grant from CHEFA
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- March 28, 2014: Foodshare Receives $5,000 Grant from Caterpillar Foundation
- March 24, 2014: Media Advisory: Ocean State Job Lot to Make Record Food Donation
- March 20, 2014: Media Advisory: The Movement to Solve Hunger Starts Now!