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Portugese-fusion Chef At Univ. Of New Haven To Benefit The Hungry

George Mendes, a chef originally from Danbury, Conn. who owns a restaurant in New York City and is the author of a memoir/cookbook will be the guest speaker at University of New Haven on Friday, Feb. 5 at the annual dinner, “Love is a Full Plate”, to raise money to fight hunger in Connecticut. George Read more…

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Connecticut’s Hungry, The Numbers Are Going Up

Connecticut is a state of about 3 million people. Did you know that half a million people are so called “food insecure?” Think about that for a moment. Connecticut Food Bank President and CEO, Nancy Carrington says her organization handed out 17 million meals last year, a record number, and many of the recipients were children. Read more…

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The Hungry Need Your Help In Connecticut

Tens of thousands are food challenged in this state of about three million people. The Connecticut Food Bank works 24-7 to feed families and we at News 8 are lending some help. Have you looked into the eyes of someone who is hungry? They are so grateful for anything. Children cannot learn when their stomachs Read more…

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The Double D Diner For The Hungry

When you’re hungry your stomach starts to growl. What if you felt like that all of the time? Children who are hungry have difficulty learning. Rich DiGirolamo of Wolcott, Connecticut is trying to help families here and across the country get food with his virtual “Double D Diner“. This is how it works. You go Read more…

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