Foodshare

Rating: 5 stars   3 reviews

Issues: Food, Human Services

Location: 450 Woodland Ave. Bloomfield CT 06002 USA

Mission: Founded in 1982, Foodshare works with the food industry and nearly 350 local nonprofit partners.  We distribute 15 tons of food every day.  Foodshare not only distributes food but also acts to end hunger by promoting self-sufficiency and engaging the community in effective long-term solutions.
Geographic areas served: greater Hartford

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Rating: 5 stars  

A great non profit that consistently exceeds my expectations as a donor. I love their Thanksgiving drive the most. Keep up the great work.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Nothing

Was your donation impactful?

Likely

How likely is it that you would recommend that a friend donate to this group?

Definitely

How likely are you to donate to this group again?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

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Rating: 5 stars  

1 person found this review helpful

Have been a Foodshare volunteer for 8 years, and as a professional social worker I constantly refer needy clients to them, also. The staff is amazingly dedicated - to them, it's much more than a job, it's a mission. The 2,500 volunteers are incredibly involved and many serve more than one function. I am continually impressed that 95% of their budget goes directly to helping people.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

Truly above and beyond - they really consider what they are doing to be a mission. Delightful group of people to spend time with!

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every week

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009-12-01

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Rating: 5 stars  

3 people found this review helpful

I have nejoyed being a volunteer and donor fro Fodshare, for several years. I also work as a Resident Services Coordinator in elderly/disabled housing. These persons depend on the Foodshare Mobile Unit, to meet their nutritional needs on a regular basis. I am grateful for the work we all do!

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

the feeling that I helped a lot of people

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every six months

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009-11-01

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