School’s Out. Hunger Isn't.

Utah Food Bank sees an increased demand during the summer months when children are out of school and without access to school lunch programs or breakfasts. During this same period of increased demand, donations are often at their lowest as many people are focused on summer activities. To help during this time of critical need, we encourage businesses and organizations of all shapes and sizes to organize creative and fun company-wide food and fund drives to help fill Utah Food Bank’s sparse summer shelves.

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Organize your family, friends or community group to help you collect and donate food on a larger scale. A food drive is an easy way to collect non-perishable food items for Utah Food Bank to distribute to those most in need. We encourage all those with an interest in helping hungry children and families to start a food drive. Any individual or group—be it a school, business, community group or church--can create a successful food drive! Please note: by providing your own collection receptacles and transportation, you significantly increase the impact of your donation.

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No Shopping. No Lines. No Lifting. Our Virtual Food Drive allows you to “shop” for our most-needed items and cover related transportation costs, all without the hassle of having to visit a store. Whether you create a team or simply donate to the Virtual Food Drive, you will be able to capitalize on our bulk purchasing power! Get started by creating your own Virtual Food Drive, invite your friends and family to participate, and watch your impact grow!

Food Donations Change Lives!

Last year, Utah Food Bank distributed 39.2 million pounds of food (that’s 32.7 million meals) via our statewide network of 149 partner agencies, all free-of-charge. With 13% of Utah’s population, or 392,000 individuals, unsure where their next meal will come from, we have our work cut out for us! Together, we can fight hunger statewide.

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Food Drives Can Save Lives.

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