Over 700,000 people in Connecticut are living in poverty including more than 118,000 children.
Almost 14% of Connecticut residents are food insecure and 6.0% are very food insecure — a slight increase from 11.9% and 4.7%, respectively, in 2009-2011.
Many people rely on Food Pantries. The following pages list the ones we know about. If you know of one not listed, please let us know.
Be a BH HUNGER FIGHTER!
Backyard Humanitarians can help by having periodic food drives with friends and family and neighbors in the community. You can do this with your family, your class, your team or your co-workers. We donate directly to families in need as well as soup kitchens and food pantries, soup kitchens, schools. Check our website for these drives. Email us to start your own official BH Food Drive.