Summer Business Food & Fund Drive Spotlight: Progrexion

Progrexion and their associated brands have been hosting Summer Business Food & Fund Drives since 2012. You’ll often hear us ask for three things: food, time and money—Progrexion supports us in all three areas. In addition to financial support, they send their employees to volunteer on a regular basis and also host food drives in […]

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Regional Hunger Focus: Southern Utah

One thing that people are often surprised about is that we distribute food to partner agencies and through direct service programs in all 29 counties in Utah, not just the Wasatch Front.  In fact, we have 149 partner agencies across the state, in addition to a second warehouse in St. George. Our Southern Distribution Center […]

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The Most Critical Time of Need is NOW!

For many Utah families, summer means swimming pools, vacations and playing at the park. But for the families we serve, summer means having to provide two additional meals daily, on an already-thin budget. When kids are out of school, they also lose access to school meal programs. They have to spend their summer worrying about […]

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Change Hunger With Your Spare Change!

You CAN change hunger with your spare change when you sign up for Cointributor, which revolutionizes charitable giving by rounding up the spare change from your everyday purchases and automatically donating it to Utah Food Bank! Because we can stretch each $1 donated into $7.48 worth of goods and services, just think of how the […]

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Driving Out Hunger Golf Tournament: 6/4/18

Step up to the tee to fill a plate at our annual Driving Out Hunger golf tournament. This year’s event will be held on Monday, June 4, starting at 8:00 am at Hidden Valley Country Club in Sandy. This fun, scramble-format tournament directly supports our programs, operations and outreach. There are plenty of ways to […]

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Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive: 5/12/18

Letter carriers and hunger have one thing in common: neither is affected by the season, which is why on Saturday, May 12th, letter carriers will collect food statewide to help the 392,000 Utahns facing hunger. Utah Food Bank asks residents across the state to help “Stamp Out Hunger” by filling the reminder bag you will […]

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Congratulations to Ginette Bott, our new President & CEO!

We are proud to announce that our Board of Directors has named Ginette Bott as our new President and Chief Executive Officer. Bott replaces Jim Yorgason, who announced his retirement in January 2018. In compliance with Utah Food Bank bylaws, the Governance Committee, led by Board Chair David Allred and Board Chair-Elect Ryan Dent, oversaw […]

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Will Dance For Kids Project Success!

Recently, over 1,200 dancers from 22 studios across the Wasatch Front participated in the annual Will Dance For Food event to help feed kids facing hunger in Utah. All funds raised are used to help other children, so their donations support our childhood hunger programs. Over 3,600 people were in attendance for the 2-day dance […]

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Opportunity Drawing Alert!

Want to take chance on some great prizes AND help us feed Utahns facing hunger at the same time? Consider participating in our Night at the Warehouse gala Opportunity Drawing! For a suggested ticket price contribution of $100*, you may participate in the following opportunities. The drawing will take place at our event on April […]

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Smithfield Foods Donates 35,000 lbs. of Protein!

Smithfield Foods, Inc. joined forces with Smith’s Food & Drug Stores to donate more than 35,000 pounds of protein this past week. This contribution was part of the Smithfield’s 2018 Helping Hungry Homes donation tour, which is now in it’s 10th year. This program is the company’s signature hunger-relief initiative focused on alleviating hunger and […]

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