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The Milford Bank Campaign Leaves Us Speechless and Thankful!

October 2018--The Milford Bank September 2018 Campaign for Milford Food 2 Kids raises awareness and funds to support many, many children and families in our town! [ more ]


Tip A Teller--The Milford Bank & Gusto's

Sept. 24--The Milford Bank is partnering with Gusto's for a wonderful evening to help feed food-insecure children in Milford. [ more ]


BOSCOV'S GALA PREVIEW FOR A GREAT CAUSE

Oct 4, 2018--GET YOUR TICKETS for BOSCOV'S GALA PREVIEW. Be the first to see the brand new Boscov's at the Connecticut Post Mall and support the Milford Food 2 Kids! We are selling tickets through www.Milfordfood2kids.org and by contacting Milfordfood2kids@gmail.com. The $5 ticket includes refreshments, food and a free gift!100% of the proceeds go straight to Milford Food 2 kids, which means to our local school children, if you purchase the tickets directly from us. We hope to see you there! [ more ]


Podcast on Milford Food 2 Kids

May 21, 2018--Hosted by JW, 9479 CT is a Connecticut based interview show featuring guests from all walks of life, sharing their experiences living and working in CT. Hear more about Milford Food 2 Kids.   [ more ]


EPIC

April 27, 2018--EPIC--Emerging Professionals Inspiring Change is gathering for a Meet Up and supporting Food 2 Kids! [ more ]


Live Oaks School Packs With Milford Food 2 Kids

Feb. 22, 2018--Students and families from Live Oaks Elementary School packed. Read more about the special effort of these great volunteers. [ more ]


CT Food Bank receives Morgan Stanley Grant

January 8, 2018--Connecticut Food Bank Receives Morgan Stanley Award to Expand Weekend Meals Program for Children –WALLINGFORD, CONN.The Connecticut Food Bank today announced a $50,000 grant from the Morgan Stanley Foundation to fund its Kids’ BackPack Program, which helps to ensure students who are at risk of hunger continue to receive nutritious food on weekends, when they do not have access to school meal programs.more ]


Barnes & Noble Event

Saturday, Dec. 16-Thank you to Barnes & Noble and all of our Milford Food 2 Kids volunteers. We had a fun-filled day meeting shoppers and employees, reading stories, visiting with Santa, wrapping gifts, enjoying music and making crafts. Thank you to Barnes & Noble and Gayle McMillan for welcoming us and supporting our mission. Thank you to Michele Steinlauf and Katie Dineson for organizing our volunteers. Thank you to everyone who mentioned us at the register!!! 2018 is full of promise for the students whom we serve because of the generosity of this community.


Mathewson Elementary School Celebrates Dime Drive for Milford Food 2 Kids

Nov. 29, 2017--Mathewson Elementary School presented Milford Food 2 Kids with the collection from their 2nd Annual Dime Drive. 

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Penny Lane Benefit Concert

Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017 - Penny Lane, Connecticut's Premeire Beatles Tribute Band performed at First UCC in Milford to benefit Milford Food 2 Kids!  [ more ]


Why does America have so many hungry kids?

Thom Patterson of CNN reports on real people who face food-insecurity.   [ more ]


PFP Services of Orange, CT Partners with Milford Food 2 Kids

August 31, 2017—The FSP Foundation of PFP Services of Orange, CT awarded Milford Food 2 Kids a $7,000 grant, sponsoring 20 children for the school year and assistance for building a sustainable program. In addition, 17 employees of PFP volunteered for a day of service with Milford Food 2 Kids.   [ more ]


Ice Cream Social @ Cone Zone

July 27, Thursday--Many folks came out to enjoy Ice Cream at Cone Zone!!!!  Big Smiles Pediatric Dentistry & Cone Zone are helping out Milford Food 2 Kids!!!!   more ]


Kiwanis Club of Milford sponsors 5 kids for 2017-18

June 28--Kiwanis Club of Milford believes that "a child's potential is limitless, but it needs to be nurtured."  And club members showed their passion for this nurture by their generous pledge to sponsor children for this upcoming school year! [ more ]


Food 2 Kids Youth Volunteers Nominated for Mayor's Youth Award

May 4, 2017 - The Milford Food 2 Kids Youth Volunteers received the Mayor's Youth Award! A ceremony took place at Parson's Auditorium. The City of Milford is so thankful for all the young people who help ... [ more ]


Milford Food 2 Kids to Receive Nurturing Children Award

May 1, 2017 - Milford Food 2 Kids receives the United Way of Milford's Nurturing Children Award at its Community Builders Recognition Dinner. [ more ]


Milford Elks & South Congregational Church of Waterbury Help Pack Food Bags

April 6 was a busy day for us. Our morning packers did a tremendous job: delivering, sorting, folding, assembling and setting up for a big packing event this evening.
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