WEST HARTFORD – November 12, 2019
WEST HARTFORD – November 12, 2019 – blumshapiro, the largest regional business advisory firm based in New England – with offices in Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island – will partner with Christian Community Action (CCA) for the eighth consecutive year to provide Thanksgiving Day meals to thousands of people in New Haven.
The blumshapiro Thanksgiving Food Basket Campaign for Christian Community Action is a community-wide effort that brings a full traditional dinner to the Thanksgiving Day tables of more than 1,200 New Haven families and feeds more than 3,000 residents on Thanksgiving Day.
In addition, more than 30 blumshapiro employees, their family members and guests will assist CCA in packaging hundreds of bags of non-perishable food items in preparation for distribution to New Haven residents in time for Thanksgiving Day.
“We are fortunate to assist Christian Community Action in their effort to bring a complete Thanksgiving Day meal to the thousands of people they serve in New Haven. By providing hands-on support in the packaging of over 1,000 bags of food, blumshapiro is helping to make a difference in our community at a time of year when giving back is so vital,” said Thomas A. DeVitto, chief marketing officer of blumshapiro.
“We thank blumshapiro for their continuing support of our annual campaign. For eight consecutive years they have provided both financial and human resources to help make our Thanksgiving food program so successful. We appreciate blumshapiro’s commitment as well as that of our other community supporters who all play a vital role in this annual food drive,” said Rev. Bonita Grubbs, Christian Community Action Executive Director.
Christian Community Action is an ecumenical social service organization that provides assistance, housing and hope to those who are poor in New Haven. A 501(c)3 non-profit organization, CCA provides emergency housing, food, and a variety of support services, including case management, job search assistance programs, family counseling and workshops to families that are homeless or at risk of homelessness.
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