Archive | October, 2017

The Proposed Federal Budget is Scary!

We’re in a scary situation. Congress is currently fast-tracking a budget resolution that hands out $1.5 trillion in treats as tax breaks to primarily the wealthy and corporations, with that deficit offset by ghoulish cuts to programs that give families a strong foundation to weather life’s storms. The Full Story On Thursday, October 19th, Senate […]

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Hunger Free Colorado celebrates its 8-year anniversary

It has been eight years since Hunger Free Colorado began with a box of files, merger documents and the beginnings of a plan. What it lacked in resources, it made up for in champions. Now, eight years later, our organization has grown in staff and impact, as we continue to fuel change in systems, policies, […]

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We stand with all Coloradans, no matter where they were born / Nos solidarizamos con todos en Colorado, sin importar dónde nacieron

                  Last month, the Trump administration rescinded the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Such executive action directly impacts the health and well-being of many individuals and families in Colorado, who now could face an uncertain future, which in turn affects all of us. DREAMers, their families, and […]

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Tell Colorado’s Members of Congress: Vote NO on House Budget Resolution

The time has come for a final push against the House budget resolution that includes harmful cuts to essential support programs. The House will be voting on its 2018 resolution this Thursday, October 5. As a reminder, the resolution proposes to cut food stamps by a total of $150 billion over the next decade, with […]

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Recap & resources: Hungry for Change Summit 2017

On behalf of our team at Hunger Free Colorado,  thank you to all who joined us (in-person and virtually) for the seventh annual Hungry for Change Summit last Wednesday! It was a great day of learning, networking, and sharing ideas and solutions that can move us toward a hunger-free Colorado. Equity, community engagement, and collaboration are key in creating […]

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