It’s Volunteer Appreciation Week!

Did you know that April is national Volunteer Month? This month is dedicated to honoring all of the volunteers in our communities and encouraging volunteerism throughout the month (and the year). Last year, we were the beneficiaries of 101,022 volunteer hours. That’s a pretty impressive number on it’s own, but when you consider that is […]

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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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Open Hearts Helping Hands – Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon

To help celebrate national Volunteer Month, we hosted our annual Open Hearts Helping Hands luncheon recently, where we recognized our top volunteers for the past year. We were the beneficiaries of 83,418 volunteer hours — the equivalent of 40 full time employees! We simply do not have the resources to hire an additional 40 staff […]

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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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Senior Hunger: It’s a Big Deal & We Need Help!

Here in Utah, we have an abundance of what we often refer to as our “bookends” population—seniors and children. Nationwide, more than 5 million senior citizens struggle with hunger. In the next 8 years, the number of food-insecure seniors is projected to increase by 50% when the youngest of the Baby Boomer Generation reaches age […]

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