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TELL CONGRESS TO INVEST IN THE HEALTH OF KIDS

#CNR2015Imagine what Colorado could be if every child had enough nutritious food to eat. Programs such as summer meals and school lunch ensure Colorado kids receive proper nutrition for healthy development, as well as the energy and focus needed to learn.

Soon, Congress will consider reauthorization of all federal child nutrition programs, so now is the time to tell our Colorado delegates that we must invest in the health of Colorado kids and a better future for all Coloradans.

Find out how you can take action TODAY via email, phone and/or social media!

SAVE THE DATE: SEPT. 29

15-HFC-Hungry-for-Change-Summit-LogoMark your calendar! The fifth annual convening, hosted by Hunger Free Colorado and presented by Western Dairy Association, will be held on Sept. 29 in Denver, featuring nationally-renowned expert and author Joel Berg as our keynote speaker.

More details coming soon!

 

MONTH-LONG FOOD STAMP CHALLENGE

SNAP Challenge - Amanda groceries“To say living off $4.14 a day for 31 days was hard would be an understatement,” said Amanda.

The 18-year-old Colorado resident recently took the Food Stamp Challenge and shares her experience about living on a limited food budget for one month—and how the Challenge changed her. Read her guest post on our blog.

SUMMER MEALS: STATEWIDE COLLABORATIVE EFFORT

SFSP Strawberries LRSummer should be a fun and enriching time for all Colorado children, but for many it represents a time when they are at the greatest risk of hunger due to lost access to school meals.

Thanks to a statewide collaboration to address child hunger, 533 community sites across Colorado will provide meals to children up to 18 years old at no cost this summer.