Feeding the Hungry Along the Shoreline

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get helpThe Shoreline Soup Kitchens & Pantries is an interfaith service that provides food and fellowship to those in need and educates our community on hunger and poverty.

Resources

Activate your power as a constituent to express support of your Congressional delegation’s work on hunger policy issues. Let them know that you advocate for and are directly involved in helping families in our communities survive and thrive. Our delegates need to hear your stories and concerns. 
Find Your Legislator


End Hunger Connecticut!

Connecticut Foodshare

Foodshare: Greater Hartford CT Regional Foodshare

End Hunger

Bread for the World

Feeding America

Center on Hunger and Poverty

MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger

Oxfam America

Poverty USA: Catholic Campaign for Human Development

The Hunger Site 

Rock and Wrap It Up!


Recommended Reading

 

Sweet Charity?: Emergency Food and the End of Entitlement
by Janet Popendieck

The Betrayal of Work
by Beth Shulman

Nickel and Dimed

by Barbara Ehrenreich

Just Generosity
by Ronald Sider

The Working Poor
by David Shipler

One Nation Underprivileged

by Mark Rank

The Second Bill of Rights; FDR's Unfinished Revolution

by Cass Sustein

The State of Working America
(Updated every year by the Economic Policy Institute)

All You Can Eat
by Joel Berg

211 Connecticuthttps://www.211ct.org/

UniteCT Rental Assistance Program:
The goal of UniteCT is to help stabilize Connecticut’s Rental Housing Market. This program will provide rental and utility payment assistance to qualified CT households financially impacted by COVID 19. Launch date Monday, March 15th – Please help your neighbors know about this important new program.

Download flyers here:  English; Portuguese; Spanish; UniteCT Overview

Programs That Help People in Connecticut - 2012-2014 edition (Connecticut Light & Power)download here.


Meal Planning Assistance:  
https://snaped.fns.usda.gov/nutrition-education/snap-ed-recipes

Ideas for cooking vegetables:  Download here.

How to Eat on $4.00 a Day  
http://www.leannebrown.ca/cookbooks/


Estuary Council of Seniors- Meals on Wheels
220 Main St,
Old Saybrook, CT 06475
(860)388-1611



ALICE information (Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed)

Meet Alice
https://alice.ctunitedway.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/2018-ALICE-Executive-Summary-10-28-18.pdf

Alice: A Study of Financial Hardship in Connecticut
https://alice.ctunitedway.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/CT-United-Ways-2018-ALICE-Report-8.13.18_Hires.pdf

SSKP is now able to do virtual educational programs for all ages.  Click here to see a worksheet from our program "Food Insecurity".  To arrange for a virtual program, contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 860-388-1988.

It is vital that our communities engage in dialogue that leads to alleviating local hunger. A presentation by The Shoreline Soup Kitchens & Pantries can be the start.

Call 860-388-1988 to arrange for a SSKP representative to speak to your faith community, civic group or class.

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