NHPS Free Summer Meals – Comidas de Verano Gratis

June 28th – August 13th Monday – Friday 11:30AM – 1:00PM

28 De Junio – 13 De Agosto – Lunes -Viernes 11:30Am – 1:00PM

All Kids 18 and Under – Niños de Años y Menos

Parents & guardians may pick up meals for students at any of the schools below

Los padres y tutores pueden recoger comidas para los estudiantes en cualquiera de las escuelas a continuación

Click Here for List of Schools – Clic aquí para ver la lista de las escuelas

Ubicaciones de Autobuses de Verano

Summer Bus Locations

Bus/Van #1 Stops- Sunset Ridge Apartments, Trowbridge Square Park, Galvin Park, Catholic Outreach – Click here for dates and time!

Bus/Van #2 Stops- East Shore Park, Nathan Hale School, Eastern View Terrace, Scott Ridge Apts.- Click Here for dates and times!

Bus/Van #3 Stops – Dover Beach Splash Pad, South Genesse Playground, Edgewood Park/Tennis Courts, Cornell Scott-Hill Health —Click Here for dates and times!

Bus/Van #4 Stops – Bassett Splash Pad, Charles St Police Substation/Stetson Library, Scantlebury Park, KesingtonApt/Chapel St – Click Here for dates and times!

Map of Schools and Summer Bus Locations – Mapa de escuelas y ubicaciones de autobuses de verano

Covid-19 Vaccines

Free Covid-19 Vaccines in New Haven

Vaccinating seniors ages 65+ in accordance with the State of Connecticut eligibility criteria.

Bethel A.M.E. Church, 255 Goffe Street Tuesday, March 2, 9:00am – 1:00pm

Christian Tabernacle Church, 425 Newhall Street
Thursday, March 4, 9:00am – 1:00pm

Protect yourself and your family with a safe vaccine.
Call a Community Health Worker at 203-384-3656 to pre-register for your appointment. Please bring a form of ID, mask, and insurance card if available to your appointment.

Click to for information on the Covid-19 vaccine.

Click to learn more about Witnesses to Hunger.

New Haven mini-documentary: Heart disease and health disparities – making healthy food affordable

This video was produced by Purple States and DataHaven for Powering Healthy Lives. For more information see ctdatahaven.org/video.

Featuring Witnesses to Hunger Member Wanda Perez along with Myra Smith & Lacole Floyd

Get Ready, Party on Wheels Starts May 8th @ 10 a.m.

Read more on The New Haven Register

The “Party on Wheels” is scheduled to kick off at 10 a.m. at Fair Haven and Quinnipiac Terrace and proceed through the Hill, West River, Dwight, Edgewood, Beaver Hills, West Hills, Rockview Terrace, Brookside Apartments, Newhallville, and Dixwell.”

Get Connected New Haven

Get connected New Have is a one-stop connection to get New Haven resident’s connected to resources they need. If you need help, check it out or pass it on to some one you know.

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Learn more about Witnesses to Hunger

Food Pantry Appeals To Senator Murphy

Kim Hart, Site Leader for Witnesses to Hunger New Haven, met with Senator Chris Murphy at Loaves & Fishes Food Bank. She thanked Senator Murphy for all his work and joined in the appeal for the State to provide resources to food banks during the coronavirus pandemic.

Read Article on New Haven Independent

January Meeting & Birthday Party

Witnesses to Hunger started the new decade by celebrating our 2nd birthday and planning activities for the coming year.

Rachel, Tammy and Susan presented on the importance of participating in the upcoming US Census. The Federal Government uses Census data to distribute program funds, such as SNAP, to States and Cities. WTH Census Committee will work to maximize participation in the Census that begins April 1, 2020.

Annie Harper from the Yale PRCH spoke to the group about her research in dept impact on our health. WTH will be posting details on programs she will be hosting next week.

Kim & Billy discussed plans to organize our membership efforts. They ask members to sign up for one or more of three committee; Program Support, Policy Action, and Program Support. Each committee will discuss the activities for the coming year and report back at the February meeting three goals to complete. Among some of our continuing activities are visiting our Legislative Office Building, Secret Shopper Research Project, Photo Stories, Grant Applications, and Filling the Summer Meal Gap .

Members also enjoyed a tasty Spanish meal from El Collado,

2020 is off to a great start!