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Older Adult Community Meal Site Refreshed

Most were mobile, a few used walkers and one was wheel-chair bound, but they all wanted to help. Like excited children on Christmas morning, the group of older adults set-up tables and chairs, spread tablecloths, and positioned napkins, glasses, water pitchers and silverware on each table at the Denver Inner City Parish on Sept. 17. […]

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Stories From Our Hotline

It’s hard enough to put food on the table and make ends meet. Individuals, families, and seniors who are currently on Supplemental Nutrition Program (SNAP) have received a decrease in their food budgets by $11 – $36, according to the budget plan that affected more than half a million struggling Coloradans on November 1, 2013. […]

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Showing Sincerity

“The happy phrasing of a compliment is one of the rarest human gifts and the happy delivery of it another.” – Mark Twain Recognizing our 35 wonderful volunteers is a way in which we can offer our sincerest gratitude for their volunteerism. We try to find out what motivates each one of them and ensure […]

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Green Leaf Away!

Here’s a recipe for leadership: take a group of kids eager to learn and teach them community engagement skills. Add some passion for a particular cause or group of causes, and you create social change from the ground up. There are organizations all over the country that are taking youth engagement models and creating young […]

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SNAP-Up Challenge bringing healthy food resources to those in our community

This was the first year we offered the SNAP-Up Challenge. The purpose of the Challenge was to engage the community and get as many organizations involved as possible in helping connect their community members and neighbors to food resources such as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). It’s estimated that more than 800,000 Coloradans are […]

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A Message From Your Neighborhood Food Truck

“Working on Your Neighborhood Food Truck has been an amazing experience.  Last week I was at a site and a young man came to visit.  He wanted to thank us for providing him a lifeline.  With our assistance, he was able to keep food on the table over the past two months.  He was excited […]

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Towards More Senior Friendly Pantries

Senior Nutrition is currently working on the creation of literature and a training program for food pantries that focuses on the special needs—nutritional and otherwise—of senior clients. The objective of this pantry training is to ensure that the senior clients of local food banks are having their needs met. There are an array of medical […]

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