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 and the Danbury Fair Mall collected 4,000 pounds of nonperishable food at a food drive conducted on Friday, August 7 and Saturday, August 8, 2020 in the Mall’s parking lot. In addition, the event, which served as this year’s United Way Day of Action, also raised $2,400 in donations. Both the food and the monetary donations will be distributed among nine food pantries in the greater Danbury area that are members of the Danbury Food Collaborative.
WEST HARTFORD, CT -- In light of the unprecedented COVID-19 public health crisis, blumshapiro, the largest regional business advisory firm in New England, is giving back to the communities it serves by donating a total of $24,000 to non-profit organizations operating in Connecticut, Rhode Island and Massachusetts.
DANBURY, CT -- United Way of Western Connecticut is partnering with the Danbury Fair Mall to conduct a food drive to benefit the Danbury Food Collaborative and its member pantries.
MILFORD, CT -- Beth-El Center homeless shelter and soup kitchen in Milford has been awarded a $90,000 multi-year grant from The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven. The grant will be paid out in $30,000 increments over three years to provide general operating assistance for the shelter, its support services, advocacy and community education.
DANBURY, CT -- United Way of Western Connecticut is partnering with the Danbury Fair Mall to conduct a food drive to benefit the Danbury Food Collaborative and its member pantries. Pantries are in desperate need of donations, as their shelves have been emptied by an overwhelming need for food as families face the economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic.