Archive | January, 2012

“People Are People No Matter Their Struggles in Life”

In addition to having my dream job with Hunger Free Colorado, I’m so honored to also serve on the Board of SAME Café.  Just what an honor this is becomes apparent when I have the opportunity to hear Libby and Brad Birky talk about why they started SAME Café and what it means to them.  […]

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7500 Plates and Counting!

  With just a few months left in our Hungry for Change 10,000 Plates Campaign, the plates are pouring in! Coloradans are fed up with people being hungry and they’re making their voices heard. Check out the amazing work being done in Brighton to get inspired!   We’re touched by the thousands of stories, pictures, […]

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Food stamp families to critics: Walk in our shoes

Check out this great article on Food Stamps! By Jesse Washington, Associated Press January 19, 2012 WASHINGTON (AP) – Some have advanced degrees and remember middle-class lives. Some work selling lingerie or building websites. They are white, black and Hispanic, young and old, homeowners and homeless. What they have in common: They’re all on food […]

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Nutritious, delicious, and out of reach – too many families in Colorado cannot afford fresh produce

DENVER – Most people know that fresh fruits and vegetables are loaded with vitamins and minerals. They are sweet, crunchy, juicy, and refreshing. Adults are generally advised to eat five servings of fruits and vegetables daily to ensure proper nutrition and a healthy weight. But have you ever noticed that fresh fruits and vegetables aren’t […]

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