It’s been another challenging year. The price of food, energy, rent, and other essentials has gotten so high that people can no longer afford their basic needs, and the demand for food in Utah is approaching an all-time high. Across Utah, record-high costs have hardworking people choosing between food and other basic needs. So many […]
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The Cold Truth of Food Insecurity
Inflation has impacted the price of everything around us – food, rent, gas, and even electricity. With wages nowhere near meeting these rising costs, many who were already living paycheck to paycheck find themselves having to make tough choices this holiday season…a time when budgets naturally get a little tighter. This is especially true for […]
Winter Weather Challenges
The cold weather we’ve seen recently makes life especially dreary for those facing the decision of whether to turn on the heat or have enough to eat for their families. Unfortunately, heat or eat is an impossible question many of our neighbors facing food insecurity must ask themselves. How do you choose between ensuring your […]
Heat or Eat?
When the groundhog saw his shadow this year, he wasn’t messing around! Bitter winter weather is gripping the country, even in places that don’t typically experience it. For Utahns, this means salting porches, driving more carefully, and bundling up a little more, but our lives typically don’t stop when it snows. However, while the groundhog […]