Windsor Food and Fuel Bank

Let no person go hungry, be cold, or go without basic necessities.

Windsor, CT 06095 | Phone: 860-683-4199

May 12, 2015 eNewsletter

Please read below about the great organizations that give us support in Windsor!



Foodshare Building Self Sufficiency

Foodshare Building Self Sufficiency
If we are to end hunger in our area, we need fewer people in line so that the need for food is in line with the amount we can deliver. That means we have to help people get back on their feet so they can buy their own food. And we have several ways we’re doing this.

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End Hunger CT helps towns and programs in CT

End Hunger CT helps towns and programs in CT
End Hunger Connecticut! is a statewide anti-hunger and food security organization. By focusing on advocacy, outreach, education and research, EHC! serves as a comprehensive anti-hunger resource for policymakers, community organizations, and low-income families. The work of EHC! is vital to the visibility and coordination of various federal food assistance programs that are meant to lower the prevalence of food insecurity and hunger. The goal of EHC! is to improve the levels of food security and nutrition among Connecticut families while creating and supporting policies that move families toward self-sufficiency.

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Feeding Children Everywhere

Feeding Children Everywhere
Feeding Children Everywhere whose Northeast office is located in Windsor, has a commitment to those we serve – to provide the healthiest meal possible for children and families around the world. Why provide something that will only provide a temporary solution to the problem at hand? This is why they chose to work directly with a nutritionist to put together the ingredients of their famous lentil casserole.

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Facts of Childhood Hunger in CT from End Hunger CT

96,893 children in Connecticut are living in poverty – 12.1% of all children.

> 9.4% of Connecticut residents are living in poverty.

> There are 656,195 people in Connecticut living below 185% of the Federal Poverty Level. This would be an annual income of $40,793 for a family of four.

> 11.4% of Connecticut residents are food insecure and 4.6% are very food insecure – a 70% increase from 2006.

> Connecticut is the last in the nation for the number of schools with a school breakfast program. Only 58.4% of schools participate.


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