DESK is There When Tragedy Strikes: Frank’s Story

Linda Carbone Stories

As you walk through Downtown New Haven, it’s likely that you’ll cross paths with people who are living on the streets, in parks and in various nooks and crannies around our city. It may not be your first thought to ponder what caused some these people to become homeless, but we see many …

Debbie, Her Story & The Life She Once Had

Linda Carbone Stories

DESK sees people from many walks of life. The stories that touch my life the most are from our guests who live on the street – those who have their only possessions with them in a single plastic bag. One of these people is “Debbie”. When asked about her story, Debbie says …

My Own DESK Story, From the Executive Director

Linda Carbone Stories

Pictured above is a group of wonderful volunteers, my husband and myself. In asking our guests their “story”, I am always one that wants to provide mine so they know a bit about me also – how I came to be a part of DESK. Working for Yale dining, I …

DESK receives Connecticut Food Bank Program Capacity Equipment Grant

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DESK has been awarded a two-door, glass refrigerator. This competitive grant opportunity was offered to Connecticut Food Bank members as part of the Connecticut Food Bank’s goal of building the capacity of our network. DESK’s many food programs play a vital role in fighting hunger in our local communities. This new refrigerator …