Bringing people together with a meal: that’s what the program “Dinner for a Dollar” has been all about.
On Friday night in Hamden, Grace and St. Peter’s Episcopal Church celebrated 10 years of giving back and breaking bread through Dinner for a Dollar.
“I noticed people were experiencing hardships, food hardships,” said Allison Batson, founder and coordinator of Dinner for a Dollar.
That observation and the need to act created a community. Every Friday, Grace and St. Peter’s Episcopal Church on Dixwell Avenue in Hamden brings people together to eat and catch up with one another.
“We had the opportunity to meet all kinds of people from every walk of life in a…