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.
Ensuring Utah Kids Have Access to Nutritious Meals When School is Out
For so many kids, summer means pools, sprinklers, and fun. But for a surprising number of Utah children–142,320 of them, in fact–summer means worrying about where their next meal will come from. When school is out, children lose access to school meal programs, and families must find a way to provide additional meals on already-tight [...]
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