NEW POLL: COLORADO VOTERS CARE ABOUT HUNGER
According to a new statewide voter poll from Hunger Free Colorado, there is overwhelming, widespread support to address hunger and fund programs like food stamps, federally known as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program or SNAP.
Hunger remains an important issue, and Colorado voters believe more should be done by the government. Not only are voters willing to invest in an efficient, effective government, but they want taxpayer dollars to solve real problems and support Coloradans who are trying to weather one of life’s unexpected storms.
TAKING ACTION IN WASHINGTON, D.C.
Some of our team members recently traveled to our nation’s Capital for the 2017 National Anti-Hunger Policy Conference, hosted by Food Research and Action Center and Feeding America, as well as to meet with Colorado’s Members of Congress during an advocacy day on the Hill.
NEW FOOD STAMP IMPACT REPORTS RELEASED
One year after the release of the first-ever Food Stamp Impact Reports, Colorado counties have measurably improved enrollment for eligible residents, but Colorado still ranks 45th nationally for access in the program.
Our new reports detail the efficiency and effectiveness of the state-supervised, county-administered program, federally known as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program or SNAP. View the new data and proposed solutions to continue the positive momentum.
FOOD STAMP ACCESS IN SKI RESORT COUNTIES
‘Tis the season for powder days and tourists hitting the slopes. But what about those residing and working in Colorado ski resort communities who are struggling to make ends meet and put healthy food on their tables?
Our new report looks at food stamp access, including trends, barriers and opportunities in the four ski resort counties of Eagle, Pitkin, Routt and Summit.