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.
CHILD HUNGER DOESN’T TAKE SPRING BREAK, AND NEITHER CAN WE
Spring Break is supposed to be a time for relaxation, family vacations, and not worrying about anything school related. For Utah children who depend on school lunches, spring break presents a time of greater food insecurity. When children lose access to school meal programs during spring break, families must find a way to provide additional [...]
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