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. 374,000 Utahns, which equates to 1 in 8 individuals, are at risk of missing a meal today. Even more alarming is that 1 in 7 Utah kids are unsure where their next meal is coming from. With your support last year, we distributed 43.3 million pounds of food, the equivalent of 36.1 million meals, to people facing hunger across the state.
Too Many Utah Seniors Struggle with Hunger
Nearly 5.5 million seniors in the United States and 12% of Utah seniors struggle with hunger. Since 2001, hunger among seniors has increased by 45%. This number is expected to grow to more than 8 million by 2050. Just like children, seniors require proper nutrition to stay healthy and strong. Not having enough nutritious food [...]
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