Back-to-School Food Drive

September 18, 2023

Join me, State Rep. Tammy Exum, the Avon Town Council, and Gifts of Love for a back-to-school food drive on Saturday, September 23, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Avon Senior Center.

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Stand Down 2023

September 8, 2023

The Connecticut Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) is preparing for its annual STAND DOWN event which will be held at five regional locations on Friday, September 22, from 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.

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CT Energy Assistance Program is Now Open

September 7, 2023

I know the last thing you're probably thinking of is winter, but...The application period for the 2023-2024 winter season of the Connecticut Energy Assistance Program (CEAP) is open. CEAP provides vulnerable state homeowners and renters with crucial support for the associated costs of heating their homes. 

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Additional SNAP Benefits for CT's Children

August 11, 2023

The Connecticut Department of Social Services (DSS), in consultation with the Connecticut State Department of Education (CSDE), has announced that $8.8 million in special food assistance benefits is scheduled to be distributed Sunday, August 13, 2023, to the families of 57,313 children under age 6 who are enrolled in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).

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