Summer: The Season of Hunger

It’s summer, and for many Utah families summer means swimming pools, vacations and playing at the park. But for the families we serve, summer means increased food insecurity due to the summer nutrition gap. When kids are out of school, they also lose access to school meal programs, and parents have to find a way […]

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Shutdown Update

In our 115-year history, none of us can remember a time of uncertainty like this (although admittedly, none of us can remember back quite as far as when we first opened). Many furloughed employees have been working without pay and face a lot of uncertainty about how they will be able to pay rent AND […]

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Join KUTV’s Souper Bowl of Caring!

1 in 7 Utah kids, which equates to 142,000 children, are unsure where their next meal will come from.  Utah Food Bank is teaming up with KUTV, America First Credit Union, Chick-fil-A, Check City, Rocky Mountain Power, Your Local Ford Stores and Smith’s Food & Drug Stores to help fight childhood hunger. The Souper Bowl […]

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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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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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Take Action During Hunger Action Month!

It’s national Hunger Action Month, when Feeding America and its nationwide network of food banks draw attention to the issue of hunger with the goal of creating a movement throughout September that has a real and lasting impact on the issue of hunger in our communities. Here are some great ways you can take action […]

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Fidelity Investments Employees Celebrate Silver Anniversary With $171,000 Donation!

When Utah Food Bank began our Summer Business Food & Fund Drive, we approached Fidelity Investments® and asked them to move their traditional holiday food drive over to this critical time of need. They were one of the first businesses to participate because the idea that kids who are out of school lose access to […]

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