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MEDIA CONTACT:
Ellie Agar
Communications Specialist
direct (303) 228-7973  cell (720) 593-0187
ellie@hungerfreecolorado.org


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Our Press Releases & Editorial

2016

Hunger Through My Lens launches in Roaring Fork Valley – June 9, 2016
New Law to Improve Food Stamp Administration – June 1, 2016
Community sites serving free, healthy summer meals to kids and teens – May 25, 2016
Hunger Free Colorado welcomes new Senior Vice President, Underhill moves to CEO – April 11, 2016
 Hunger Free Colorado CEO receives national anti-hunger advocacy leadership award – March 1, 2016
 New data underscores need to improve food stamp administration, access across Colorado – Jan. 28, 2016
Hunger Free Colorado appoints new board members – Jan. 18, 2016

2015

Hunger Through My Lens launches in San Luis Valley – Nov. 4, 2015
Hunger Free Colorado awarded $400,000 grant to help end hunger – Oct. 26, 2015
New report shows nearly 1 in 7 Coloradans struggle with hunger – Sept. 9, 2015
 Free, healthy summer meals for Colorado kids and teens – June 1, 2015
Open letter to state legislators: Retool administration of Colorado’s social programs – May 27, 2015
 Colorado celebrates significant progress in ending child hunger – Feb. 27, 2015

2014
 No holiday break for struggling Colorado families – Dec. 18, 2014
Senior community meal site receives new look, menu items – Sept. 17, 2014
New report: Nearly 1 in 7 Coloradans struggle with hunger – Sept. 3, 2014
 Addressing solutions at Hunger Free Colorado Summit – August 13, 2014
Free summer meals for Colorado kids and teens – June 17, 2014
Governor signs crop donation tax-credit bill – May 30, 2014
Durango hosts Governor for fresh-food donations bill signing – May 28, 2014
Full Lives, Full Pantries Leadership Institute launches – May 12, 2014
 New poll: Colorado voters care about hunger – March 13, 2014
Farm bill is mixed bag – Feb. 7, 2014
Hunger Through My Lens hosts exhibit at Colorado State Capitol  – Jan. 29, 2014

2013
Seven-year-old philanthropist fights hunger this holiday season – Dec. 5, 2013
 The ripple effect of hunger this holiday season and beyond – Nov. 26, 2013
 Hunger clock countdown continues for Coloradans – Oct. 28, 2013
Passage of House nutrition-only farm bill, $40B SNAP cuts – Sept. 20, 2013
Hunger Through My Lens launches – July 31, 2013
Grants awarded to launch Hunger Through My Lens – July 25, 2013
House Farm Bill defeated, prevents devastating SNAP cuts – June 20, 2013
Summer food program available to kids and teens in Colorado – June 3, 2013
 Gov. Hickenlooper signs ‘Breakfast After the Bell’ – May 15, 2013
Hunger Free Colorado launches a new kind of food truck – May 7, 2013
CDE accepting applications for summer food sites and sponsors – April 2, 2013
Six schools crowned champions of statewide breakfast challenge – March 6, 2013
 Awarded $25K grant to further anti-hunger work in state – Feb. 25, 2013

2012
Colorado high schools competing to be breakfast champions  – Nov. 29, 2012
Champions of Colorado School Breakfast Challenge announced – Nov. 13, 2012
Burlington, Wray crowned champions of Breakfast Challenge – Nov. 13, 2012
West Grand School District Champion of School Breakfast Challenge– Nov. 8, 201
Ridgway School District Champion of School Breakfast Challenge– Nov. 8, 2012
One of three finalists nationwide for $50,000 philanthropy award – Oct. 25, 2012
 Hunger-free champions convened on solutions for Colorado – Oct. 5, 2012
Hunger Free Colorado Summit to address solutions for state – Oct. 2, 2012
Hunger Free Colorado appoints four new board members – July 23, 2012
Free, nutritious meals available for kids and teens this summer – June 29, 2012