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College Student Hunger Act of 2017

On September 28th a new house bill was introduced that would “amend the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 to expand the eligibility of students to participate in the supplemental nutrition assistance program.”1 Currently, most students enrolled half time or more do not qualify for the supplemental nutrition assis-tance program (SNAP). However, there are certain […]

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Denver Task Force works to expand food access and affordability

In Denver, nearly one out of every six households experience food insecurity, and roughly one in five children suffers from hunger. Whether due to lack of income, lack of access to healthy food, or lack of knowledge of resources and help available, Denver residents are missing out on the fuel needed to thrive. To address […]

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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                  Last month, the Trump administration rescinded the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.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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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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Will you join me on Wednesday, Sept. 27?

It’s almost here! What I’m referring to is my favorite work day of the year – the Hungry for Change Summit. I know I say this every year, but that’s because it’s true. I love getting to spend the day learning alongside you and reconnecting. Haven’t registered yet? The conference sells out every year, but there’s […]

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