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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                  Last month, the Trump administration rescinded the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.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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Food Stamp Rule Change Benefits Coloradans

Food Stamp Rule Change Benefits Coloradans

More Coloradans who are facing difficult life circumstances and financial challenges will be able to keep their food stamp benefits under a recent set of rule changes unanimously approved by Colorado’s State Board of Human Services. Hunger Free Colorado and Colorado Center on Law and Policy (CCLP) have been coordinating with the state to adopt […]

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House Budget Cuts Billions from Food Assistance for Coloradans

The House Budget Committee recently approved the 2018 budget resolution, which strips billions of dollars from a program that helps working families put food on the table while giving huge tax cuts to corporations and the very wealthy. Alongside drastic cuts to programs that expand economic opportunity for everyday Americans, the budget includes major reductions […]

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Senator Bennet visits Parker, CO

U.S. Senator Michael Bennet recently visited the Parker Task Force, a nonprofit staffed entirely by volunteers and dedicated to serving the communities of Parker, Franktown and Elizabeth with food, financial assistance and other support services. Bennet has long been an advocate for fighting hunger in Colorado, and decided to roll up his sleeves to assist clients […]

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