Posts Tagged ‘ Bread for Life ’

BJ’s donates to Southington Bread for Life

August 24, 2015
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BJ’s wholesale club representatives present a ceremonial check on July 14 to Southington Bread for Life. From left are, Bread for Life treasurer David Donnelly, BJ’s employee Eric Gagner, BJ’s supervisor Shari Stary, Bread for Life Executive Director Eldon Hafford, BJ’s Operations Manager Bill Kearns.

Representatives of the local BJ’s wholesale club recently presented a ceremonial check and gift cards totaling $1,700 to Southington Bread for Life. Shari Stary, damaged defective returns supervisor, said in a press release from Bread for Life that BJ’s holds a commitment to supporting local organizations and services that help the underserved population. Employees play…

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Ameriprise continues efforts to combat hunger with Bread for Life

August 17, 2015
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Ray LaPalme, left, and James D. Garstang of Ameriprise Financial collect food at Top’s Market for Southington Bread for Life. (Photo courtesy of Ameriprise Financial Services)

Employees from two local offices of Ameriprise Financial Services participated in a town-wide collection effort at Stop & Shop and Top’s Market on June 19 to collect food for Bread for Life. “We were part of a nationwide team of 4,000 volunteers,” said Andrew J. Garstang, financial planner. Ameriprise is committed to eliminating domestic hunger,…

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Local organizations receive surprise grants

July 30, 2015
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Four Southington organizations received surprise grants by the Main Street Community Foundation on behalf of the Bristol Savings Bank Fund. From left, representatives from the Margaret C. Griffin Child Development Center, Bread for Life, United Way of Southington, and the Arc of Southington accepted the $1,000 grants at Southington Town Hall earlier today.

What would you do if you were surprised with a $1,000 grant? How would you impact your community and change the lives of your neighbors? The Arc of Southington, Bread for Life, the Margaret C. Griffin Child Development Center of Southington, and the United Way of Southington now have to answer that question. Earlier today,…

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Bread for Life help end hunger walk on June 13

June 6, 2015
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Bread for Life

The third annual Help End Hunger Walk to benefit Southington Bread for Life will be held Saturday, June 13, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., on the downtown Rails to Trails. The free walk will begin at the Southington Community YMCA Mill Street entrance. Families, individuals and teams are welcome. This event is a collaborative…

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Letter: Bread for Life thanks the community for Postal Drive success

May 24, 2015
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Bread for Life

To the editor: On behalf of Southington Bread for Life, Southington Community Services and The Tabernacle Giving Back Food Program, we would like to take this opportunity to thank you, the residents of Southington for contribution to the Annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive on May 9. We are also grateful to our local postal…

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Champagne fundraiser benefits Bread for Life

May 19, 2015
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Champagne fundraiser benefits Bread for Life

A travel presentation showcasing Viking River Cruises will be held Tuesday, June 9 to benefit Southington Bread for Life. This champagne fundraiser will be held 6 to 8 p.m. at Paul Gregory’s Bistro, 148 Center St., Southington. The program, led by Bill Lynch of Largay Travel, will feature champagne, an international cheese tray and Caribbean…

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Help End Hunger Walk scheduled for June 13 on walking trail

May 18, 2015
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Bread for Life

Southington Bread for Life will be hosting its third annual Help End Hunger Walk on Saturday, June 13 on the Rails to Trails walking trail in downtown Southington. This event is a collaborative effort between Bread for Life, Southington Community YMCA, LEAF CT, Activate Southington and Bobby Sprocket bike shop. People are welcome to walk…

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UNICO donated $1,000 to Bread for Life

April 13, 2015
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Bread for Life Donation 2015

Southington UNICO recently donated a $1,000 check to Bread for Life (BFL) as part of an annual campaign that donates about $30,000 to local and national charities and initiatives. “Southington UNICO fully supports Bread for Life’s mission to meet the needs of our community’s less fortunate, such as our seniors, homebound friends, the homeless and…

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Bread for Life receives $725,000 grant for new facility

March 19, 2015
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From left, Bread for Life (BFL) Vice Chair Bill McDougall, BFL Treasurer Dave Donnelly, House Majority Leader Joe Aresimowicz, BFL Executive Director Eldon Hafford,  BFL Chair Mike Soltys, and State Rep. David Zoni at the Capitol in Hartford, where the Bond Commission approved a $725,000 grant-in-aid to Bread for Life to assist with construction of a new 3,200 square foot building on Vermont Street.

HARTFORD—House Majority Leader Joe Aresimowicz (D – Southington, Berlin) and State Rep. David Zoni (D – Southington) announced that the State Bond Commission has approved a $725,000 grant-in-aid to Bread For Life, Inc. to assist with construction of a new 3,200 square foot building on Vermont Street. The new facility will be used to consolidate…

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Bread for Life visits St. Dominic School

March 8, 2015
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St. Dominic School students showcase their placemats for Bread for Life. Front, from left, Evelyn Lewis, Matthew Weiner, Rhys Ligon, Ava Grace Linskey, and Ariana Johnson. Back, Principal Patricia Tiezzi, Bread for Life Executive Director Eldon Hafford, and Food Service Manager Darylanne Archambault. Photo courtesy of Bread for Life.

  Children filled the St. Dominic School lunch to meet Eldon Hafford, Southington Bread for Life executive director. Hafford visited the school to thank the students for all they do for the Southington non-profit organization. Throughout the year, students, staff, and parents at St. Dominic School continue to provide food drives, holiday treat bag donations,…

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