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Update on Federal and State Hunger News

It’s a busy time of year in Washington D.C., and Hunger Free Colorado is tracking Administrative actions and the Congressional agenda closely.  We are on the lookout for creative new ideas that would put a dent in hunger, but also on guard for policy and funding changes that would reduce Coloradans’ access to healthy, affordable […]

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A holiday message from Kathy

  As 2017 comes to a close, we are celebrating our core value of partnership at Hunger Free Colorado. There is nothing we do without amazing people and organizations like you. Every day I feel fortunate to work with people who share the belief that hunger is unjust, unnecessary and impacts us all. Thanks to […]

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Help Stop the Government from Recycling Totally Bogus Ideas!

It’s beginning to feel a lot like…1981? With the federal tax bill’s passage, Congressional leaders will turn their attention to cutting or changing programs that help Americans weather life storms, like food stamps and Medicaid, in 2018. One of the possible options may be “block grants,” which was first introduced 36 years ago. Who wants old, […]

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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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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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Prevent Food Assistance Cuts in the House Budget

Help stop massive cuts of $400-$500 billion to programs, such as food stamps, that help Americans access the fuel they need to thrive! The U.S. House Budget Committee is convening to draft its budget resolution for Fiscal Year 2018. Numerous sources substantiate that the House is seeking to make these cuts in order to offset the costs of tax […]

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Partnership with Whole Foods Market for new mobile service to increase healthy food access

  Hunger Free Colorado is pleased to announce a new partnership with Whole Foods Market® to launch a mobile food assistance van called Your Neighborhood Food Connection. The van will travel across the state, sharing information about food access and providing food assistance program sign-up services on the spot. The goal of the initiative is to […]

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