(WTNH) — Connecticut Food Bank, the Bank of America, and Storm Team 8 are teaming up to help fight hunger in Connecticut. On Saturday, November 21, Bank of America volunteers will join Gil Simmons, Sam, Kevin and Justin for Storm Team 8’s ‘Forecast to Help End Hunger’ at the East Haven ShopRite from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m.
The drive will provide much-needed nonperishable food items for the Connecticut Food Bank to distribute through partners and programs that help feed hungry people in Connecticut.
Food Items Most Needed:
• Canned vegetables & fruit
• Chunky soups & beef stew
• Tuna & other canned meat
• Gluten-free products
• Peanut butter
• Powdered milk
• Rice / dry & canned beans
• Spaghetti & sauce (plastic or cans only)
• Sugar free, low sodium, & no salt items
• 100% Fruit Juice (cans/plastic bottles/boxes)
• Macaroni & cheese
Bank of America is also fighting hunger through a partnership with Feeding America, the nation’s network of food banks, by matching financial donations two-to-one at locations across the nation. This will help to support the Feeding America member food banks, including Connecticut Food Bank and Food Share, which together, serve the nearly half million people in Connecticut who struggle with hunger.
We encourage everyone to be generous this year with gifts of time, dollars and food to help not only with a Thanksgiving meal for hungry people in Connecticut but to help fight hunger all year.
To find out more about the event, head to wtnh.com/2015/11/12/storm-team-8-forecast-to-end-hunger
To make a monetary donation or to find out more about Bank of America, head to bankofamerica.com/hunger