End Hunger Connecticut! is a statewide anti-hunger and food security organization. By focusing on advocacy, outreach, education and research, EHC! serves as a comprehensive anti-hunger resource for policymakers, community organizations, and low-income families. The work of EHC! is vital to the visibility and coordination of various federal food assistance programs that are meant to lower the prevalence of food insecurity and hunger. The goal of EHC! is to improve the levels of food security and nutrition among Connecticut families while creating and supporting policies that move families toward self-sufficiency.
SNAP Program Manager
“To believe in something, and not to live it, is dishonest.”
Call Center Associate
Bilingual Spanish & English
“When your work speaks for itself, don’t interrupt.”
-Henry J. Kaiser
“In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.”
-Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
SNAP Call Center Associate
“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” – Maya Angelou
Board of Directors
Stein Helmrich | Board Member
Jane McNichol | Board Member
Jonathan Rodriguez | Board Member
Piece of Our Heart Home Care
Julieth Callejas | Board Member
Piece of Our Heart Home Care and Toy House Child Care
Dave Desjardins | Board Member
Connecticut General Assembly
Katy McGrath | Board Member
Director, Client Services
Rebel Interactive Group
Jim Crawford | Board Member
Retired Social Studies teacher & Legislator
Currently serving in several community volunteer positions
Jaime S. Foster, PhD, RD | Board Member
UConn Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity
Grace Damio | Chair
Director of Research and Service Initiatives
HIspanic Health Council
Joel Kalinowski | Vice-Chair
Renee DiNino | Board Member
Director of Community Affairs On Air Programming
iHeart Media Inc.
Joe Antelmi | Board Member
Research Content Specialist
Sara Parker McKernan | Board Member
Legislative Director and Special Programs Director
Legal Assistance Resource Center of CT (LARCC)
Camille Livsey | Treasurer
Whittlesey & Hadley
Dale Doll | Secretary
Manchester Area Conference of Churches
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