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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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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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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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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Help Local Scouts Hit the 20 Million Meal Mark!

Scouting For Food, which will be held on March 17th this year, celebrates the 32nd anniversary of the three local Scout Councils (Great Salt Lake, Trapper Trails and Utah National Parks) working with Utah Food Bank to Fight Hunger Statewide.  This food drive, powered by 55,000 Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts from across the state, […]

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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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C.R. England & England Logistics Launch Childhood Hunger Initiative

C.R. England and England Logistics have been long-term partners with Utah Food Bank, and we can always count on them to help us expand volunteer efforts for our programs, deliver senior food boxes or even donate the use of their fleet of trucks and trailers to pick up large donations and store excess food. However, […]

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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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