There are many high-performing nonprofit organizations in Fairfield County and Connecticut addressing food insecurity. This research highlights the potential action steps for donors – individual donors, foundations, and corporations/businesses.
Food, Agriculture & Nutrition
DANBURY, CT -- United Way of Western Connecticut launches new program to improve food access for Danbury’s older adults will be launched over the coming year, with support from the Peter & Carmen Lucia Buck Foundation and the Tufts Health Plan Foundation.
ROCKYHILL, CT -- The American Farm Bu
WATERTOWN, MA -- Tufts Health Plan Foundation donated $250,000 to Connecticut non-profits focused on health equity and the social determinants of health, including organizations working for addiction recovery, improving access to affordable healthy food and healthy aging.
HARTFORD, CT -- Foodshare, a regional food bank based in Bloomfield, Conn., recently received a $5,000 grant from Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation and Dari Farms of Tolland to support Mobile Foodshare, the organization’s pantry-on-wheels program.
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