Beloved author Ray Bradbury, died last week at the age of 91. This video is about his love of libraries and books, but he also mentions that as a boy his family was “very poor” and received help with food or “government relief”. Can you imagine if his family were not able to get help? [...]
As many as 12,000 Denver kids will get at least one free meal every day this summer under the city’s Summer Food Service Program. http://www.milehighmamas.com/2012/06/06/summer-food-service-program-to-give-free-meals-to-denver-youths/
It is with strong emotions that I announce that my last day at Hunger Free Colorado will be June 15. I am moving to New York City to begin work on my PhD in Economics at the New School for Social Research . Working at Hunger Free Colorado, first as the Program Manager of the [...]
All around Colorado, there are children who dread the last day of school before summer vacation. Instead of looking forward to days filled with outdoor activities, they look ahead and see themselves without much to do in the summer, and all too often, without food. They think of the empty cupboards and refrigerators, and of [...]
Check out CDPHE’s blog post about the recent USDA report. COPrevent: New SNAP Report Released: “Building a Healthy America: A Profile of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program” Report Contains All You Ever Wanted to Know About SNAP.
By now you’ve probably heard about Canstruction® Colorado 2012: Hungry for Change which was displayed at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science. Canstruction® Colorado 2012: Hungry for Change was an exciting design/build competition and exhibition in which local designers build large-scale structures made entirely of cans of food. After the exhibition, the food was [...]
Fired up about hunger in your community? We suggest that you write a letter to your local paper. The goal of getting the newspaper to print your letter is so that your important point will be effectively communicated to the readers. When you sit down to write your letter, ask yourself: Are you writing on [...]