TEXT “HUNGER” TO 888111

And we’ll text you a map or custom list of Hamden food banks and pantries based on your location.

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Here’s why we’re doing this: While reporting on hunger in the area, we learned that only 40% of residents who need food services know where to find those services. As journalists we believe that sharing public information is part of our job, so we set out to fill this information need in the community.

 
With support from the Online News Association, we rented billboard space near Hamden High. This summer we have a new billboard along Dixwell Avenue in southern Hamden.

With support from the Online News Association, we rented billboard space near Hamden High. This summer we have a new billboard along Dixwell Avenue in southern Hamden.

We have also posted flyers in dozens of bus stop shelters and community centers in Hamden.

We have also posted flyers in dozens of bus stop shelters and community centers in Hamden.