March 20, 2017
Nonprofit Notebook

Nonprofit Profile: Rensselaer Hartford Graduate Center

PHOTO | Contributed
PHOTO | Contributed

Stop & Shop Connecticut stores presented Foodshare with a $175,000 grant that will increase access to healthy food for hungry children across Greater Hartford. Funding will support Mobile Foodshare, which provides fresh food to families in need, and Hunger Action Teams, community-based coalitions that develop local solutions to child hunger. Pictured (from left) are: Ishay Stein, store manager; and Jack Hackendorn, interim president and CEO of Foodshare.

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The United Bank Foundation Connecticut recently presented the Greater Hartford Arts Council with a $12,250 check for continued support of the Arts Council's Big Red for the Arts event, which benefits arts organizations and programs throughout the region.

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The University of St. Joseph and Urban Alliance received a $30,000 grant from the Farmington Bank Community Foundation to support More than Food, a framework that helps food pantries with more capacity-building resources in addition to short-term food supplies to help address the root causes of hunger.

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