Tag: Bread for Life

Community turns out for Hafford

On Wednesday, Nov. 30, residents turned out to show their appreciation for Eldon Hafford, above. The former executive director of Bread for Life was honored in a retirement party at the Gura Building that drew town officials, volunteers, and community…

Town groups prepare for holiday giving

By JEN CARDINES STAFF WRITER The upcoming holidays have various town organizations finalizing efforts to give back to those in need. Whether it’s clothing, food or toys, there’s plenty of ways to help out in the community this season. Southington…

Soup Nite draws record crowds

By JEN CARDINES STAFF WRITER Pasta fagioli? Minestrone? One of the many chowders or just a simple chicken noodle? No matter what your preference, volunteers at the annual Bread for Life (BFL) Soup Nite were ready to serve. On Wednesday,…

Bread for Life on pace for December opening

On Thursday, Oct. 13, State Rep. Joe Aresimowicz (D-Berlin, Southington) inspected the construction progress for the Bread for Life facility on Vermont Ave., a project that has received much attention from the Majority House Leader. The official opening is expected…

Bread for Life volunteer honored by Patriots

FOXBOROUGH, MASS.—The Kraft family and New England Patriots Charitable Foundation’s Myra Kraft Community MVP Awards place a spotlight on those who give their time to help others and exemplify leadership, dedication and a commitment to improving their communities through volunteerism.…

No more empty bowls

Art classrooms at Joseph A. DePaolo Middle School have looked more like flower gardens awash with dozens of blooms. Vibrant colors, patterns and creative shapes have taken over the classroom as seventh- graders embrace the Empty Bowls Project to benefit…