Hunger Action Month $50K Donation Match!

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As part of Feeding America’s nationwide network of partners, we look forward to September every year. We welcome all things pumpkin, school beginning again, and, most importantly, Hunger Action Month! It’s a month designed to encourage us all to take action on the issue of hunger.  This annual month-long campaign brings attention to the reality of food insecurity in the United States and promotes ways for individuals to get involved in the movement to help end hunger.  ​
Thanks to the generosity of an anonymous friend of Utah Food Bank, we are thrilled to kick off Hunger Action month this year with a $50,000 donation match! So whether you’re a long-time supporter of Utah Food Bank or just joining us, now is the perfect time to take action in the fight against hunger statewide. Your gift today can help twice as many of our neighbors experiencing hunger. 
Rising food prices and inflation are squeezing our neighbors’ budgets. 410,000 Utahns don’t always have enough food to eat, and with prices continuing to skyrocket, that struggle is creating more and more impossible choices. It means that parents must figure out how to feed their kids and pay for childcare. It means that seniors struggle to afford medication and meals on a fixed income. It means filling up the gas tank to get to work or filling up hungry tummies.
For mobile pantry clients Grant and Sara, it was rent or groceries. They explained, “We were trying to decide between buying food and paying rent today. Then our neighbor told us about this mobile pantry, and now we can do both, and we don’t have to choose. Thank you so much for taking some weight off our shoulders.”
Food shouldn’t be an impossible choice, and you can help replace worries with hope and empty stomachs with full ones when you take action against hunger during this incredible matching offer! Help us reach our goal of providing 450,000 meals during Hunger Action Month by donating today. Right now, your donation of just $10 would help put food on the table for a family of four for a week!