Too Many Utah Seniors Struggle with Hunger

Nearly 5.5 million seniors in the United States and 12% of Utah seniors struggle with hunger. Since 2001, hunger among seniors has increased by 45%. This number is expected to grow to more than 8 million by 2050. Just like children, seniors require proper nutrition to stay healthy and strong. Not having enough nutritious food […]

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Utah Human Race Registration Now Open: Run with an Attitude of Gratitude on Thanksgiving Morning

Join us for our 14th annual Utah Human Race, held on Thanksgiving morning (November 28) in Draper. All of our runners have a direct impact on the 374,000 Utahns facing hunger because all registration fees and sponsorship dollar benefits our mission of Fighting Hunger Statewide. This race is one of the largest 5K/10K races in […]

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Year-End Giving Match Alert!

There are only a few days left in 2018, which means there are only a few days left to double your impact for Utahns facing hunger!  Thanks to a friend of Utah Food Bank every gift will be matched, up to $50,000, through December 31! With our ability to stretch each $1 into $7.48 worth […]

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The Other Side Of Holiday Breaks

Most of Utah’s school children are about to be on a two-week holiday break. No homework, no tests and no math. But for 142,000 Utah children (which equates to 1 in 7), it often also means no lunch. When school is out, kids facing hunger don’t have the security of school meal programs, and already-struggling […]

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Light The World This Holiday Season!

One of the most innovative ways of giving back during the holidays has just opened to the public!  The annual “Light the World” holiday initiative of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has begun, and we are proud to be a partner once again! Throughout the holiday season, if you are downtown enjoying […]

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Giving Tuesday Match Alert!

Today is Giving Tuesday, and an anonymous friend of ours will match your gift, up to $10,000! With our ability to stretch each $1 into $7.48 worth of goods & services, just imagine what we could do with just a $10 gift while we have a donation match available! With 1 in 7 Utah children […]

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Hosting a Food Drive

Seeing all the ways that the community gives back during the holiday season always brightens our souls! It seems you can’t go anywhere without seeing our ubiquitous food drive barrels, or someone accepting donations on our behalf, and we are so grateful to be the recipients of the holly in your hearts! The 382,000 Utahns […]

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Utah Human Race – Early Bird Discount Available!

Registration is officially OPEN for our 13th annual Utah Human Race on Thanksgiving Day (November 22) in Draper! This family-friendly 5K/10K attracts close to 5,000 participants (many in costume) to come together to run with an attitude of gratitude and help us fight hunger at the same time! The race will be held at Draper […]

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Charity Vending Machines Raised Over $500K to Light the World

If you visited the Joseph Smith Memorial Building during the holidays, you most likely saw the lines for the charity vending machines that were located in the lobby. As part of the “Light the World” holiday initiative of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, vending machines with a charitable twist were installed near […]

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Check out our latest newsletter online!

Our Winter 2018 Hungry Heart newsletter is in the mail!  If you don’t receive one, or missed yours, please take a look at our digital version for all the latest and upcoming events and initiatives at Utah Food Bank, including information about our Night at the Warehouse Gala, Volunteer Spotlight and an update on our Mobile […]

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