Tag Archives: Denver

Graciela’s story: “Food stamps make me feel as if I will survive”

When Graciela Rosales walked on to Your Neighborhood Food Truck last month, nothing about her family’s future seemed certain, a feeling she had experienced before. The truck, a 40-ft RV retrofitted and owned by Hunger Free Colorado to connect Denver-area families to food stamps and other food resources, was parked outside Denver Health’s Eastside Family […]

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Introducing the Full Pantries, Full Lives Leadership Institute

With nearly one in six Coloradans facing a time when there is not enough money to buy food, collaboration is key in connecting our neighbors—from children to seniors—with the fuel needed to lead better, healthier lives. The Full Pantries, Full Lives Leadership Institute, a first-of-its-kind endeavor in Colorado, launched in April 2014, with a goal […]

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Summer Food Site Visit with Senator Aguilar

Throughout Colorado, Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) sites are preparing for the 2012-2013 school year. School sites are prepping cafeterias and kitchens for full-school enrollment. Many community-based sites are transitioning into after-school meal service through the Child and Adult Care Food Program. As kids head back into the classrooms, we reflect on the dedication seen […]

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New Breakfast Menu Items in Cherry Creek

National School Breakfast week was celebrated with new breakfast menu items and a Friday raffle at schools throughout Cherry Creek School District. New menu items include: an omelet, yogurt parfait (favorite of the students) and an English Muffin Breakfast Sandwich. It was my honor to participate in Cherry Creek’s activities through a breakfast visit to Holly Ridge […]

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Summer Lunch at Denver Public Schools

Summer 2011 Kicks Off With Radio Disney

Yesterday we attended a terrific summer food kick-off event, sponsored by Western Dairy Association and Denver Public Schools. Not only did the kids did the kids have a free lunch, they also had entertainment from Radio Disney, including dances and games that included nutrition and physical education themes. After the event, DPS treated Hunger Free […]

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