Utah Food Bank: Fighting Hunger Statewide
Founded in 1904, Utah Food Bank has operated under various names but has always remained true to our mission of Fighting Hunger Statewide. 289,000 Utahns, which equates to 1 in 11 individuals, are at risk of missing a meal today. Even more alarming is that 1 in 9 Utah kids are unsure where their next meal is coming from. With your support last year, we distributed 67.3 million pounds of food, the equivalent of 56.1 million meals, to people facing hunger across the state.
The Cold Truth of Food Insecurity
Inflation has impacted the price of everything around us – food, rent, gas, and even electricity. With wages nowhere near meeting these rising costs, many who were already living paycheck to paycheck find themselves having to make tough choices this holiday season…a time when budgets naturally get a little tighter. This is especially true for [...]
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