Four reasons to register for the Hunger Free Colorado Summit 2012

Hunger Free Colorado SummitDo want to learn how your work can have a stronger impact on ending hunger for Coloradans? Are you interested in connecting with other professionals who are hunger-free champions too?

Join us for a full day of cross-sector learning at the Hunger Free Colorado Summit 2012. This year’s summit, presented by Walmart, will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 3, at the Red Lion Hotel in Denver. It will unite nonprofit organizations, faith community leaders, government representatives, school administrators, and foundation and corporate leadership.

Here are four reasons why you should attend:

1. Great lineup of speakers, including local and national leaders

Billy Shore, the founder and CEO for Share Our Strength, will be the keynote speaker.

Some of the other confirmed speakers include Kevin Concannon, Under Secretary for USDA Food, Nutrition and Consumer Services; Emily Allen, Vice President of Income Impact for AARP Foundation; and Kori Reed, Vice President for ConAgra Foods Foundation and Cause.


 2. Experts sharing their experiences and knowledge during breakout sessions and  panel discussions

The sessions and panels will cover various topics, including:Hunger Free Colorado Summit

  • Client-centered services
  • Senior hunger
  • Community organizing
  • Public awareness through storytelling
  • Backpack programs
  • Role of food banks and pantries in improving health and food security

View the full agenda for descriptions of all breakout sessions.


3. Plenty of networking opportunities

While attending the summit, you’ll have the chance to connect with other professionals. There will be more than 100 local and national attendees representing nonprofit organizations, faith community groups, government entities, school administration, foundations and corporations.

Use your time to network with new and old friends at the continental breakfast and lunch as well as during the breaks in-between sessions and the social hour that will follow the conclusion of the last breakout session.


4.    Many takeaways to help the work that you do every day! 

By attending the summit, you will learn many new ways that will impact the work that you do every day as well as meet other professionals who are hunger-free champions too. See the summit’s agenda for a complete overview of what to expect. Come with questions and be prepared to come away with new ideas, strategies and contacts that can help make a difference.


Space is limited, so register online today! The registration fee is $65 for nonprofit representatives and $85 for corporations and other attendees. It does include both breakfast and lunch.

We hope to see you at the Hunger Free Colorado Summit 2012! And, if you are already registered, tell us what you are looking forward to the most.

About Michelle Ray

Michelle is the Director of Communications for Hunger Free Colorado.


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