Thanks to your generosity, this holiday season felt incredibly hopeful, and we can’t thank you enough!
Thousands of you joined us for the Utah Human Race and gave of your food, time, and money to support our Holiday Food & Fund Drive, not to mention the donations that poured in for our Giving Tuesday and year-end donation matches.
Now that the holiday glow is fading, winter truly sets in. Thanks to inflation, grocery store trips have become more expensive for all of us, and many of our neighbors are making difficult choices between feeding their families and keeping their homes warm. We hope the coming spring will bring with it some inflation relief. In the meantime, your continued support can help alleviate what can be a bleak time of year.
GIVE FOOD – Our Holiday Food & Fund Drive is still going until January 15, and we have a couple of statewide food drives coming up: Feed Utah in March and Stamp Out Hunger in May. You can also host a food drive! And, of course, you can always donate nonperishable food items at one of our drop-off locations.
GIVE TIME – If you would like to get more involved by giving your time, there are plenty of opportunities to volunteer throughout the year as an individual, a family, or a group. It’s a great way to be a part of the community, and volunteers are an essential part of our ability to fight hunger statewide!
GIVE MONEY – If you have resolved to be more consistent in your charitable giving this year, an easy way to do so is by joining our Monthly Meal Makers Giving Program. Your monthly gift will help ensure a predictable source of income we can count on so that our statewide network of partner agencies and food pantries keep their shelves stocked. If your resolution is more about using your voice to do good, consider hosting a DIY fundraiser. Setting one up takes just a few minutes, and you’ll get a customized fundraising page you can share with your friends, family and coworkers.
Whether you wish to give food, time, or money, when you make supporting Utah Food Bank a part of your year, you can rest assured that your support is going to make a significant impact on the lives of our neighbors facing hunger and will help make this new year a happier one.