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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Seniors are Struggling: Resolve to 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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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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Metallica Donates $10,000 to Utah Food Bank!

When legendary rock band Metallica visited Salt Lake City as part of their North American tour, they left a little something behind for Utahns facing hunger – $10,000 (or approximately 37,000 meals)! But we weren’t the only ones to benefit – by the end of this tour, they will have stopped in 33 cities and […]

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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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