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For the Hungry

Hunger doesn’t discriminate between county lines. That’s why Feeding Colorado works as a team to make sure our state and federal legislators understand the issues of Coloradans facing hunger. We and our partner agencies are on the front lines of hunger. We hear the stories. We understand the struggles. And we are committed to finding solutions. We want our lawmakers to understand hunger and food insecurity issues and how they can help.


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Feeding Colorado License Plate

Imagine a world where parents don’t have to suffer silently when faced with impossible choices. No one should ever have to choose between paying a hospital bill and providing a meal for their children, or between the electric bill and food. The reality is that one in four children living in Colorado are at risk of hunger today. Join Feeding Colorado by signing an online petition to create an ‘Imagine” license plate to raise funds to fight hunger in Colorado. We must show support from 3,000 registered Colorado vehicle owners in order to apply to the State of Colorado. Help us get there!

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State Efforts

At the state level, Feeding Colorado has supported efforts to make Colorado’s SNAP application easier to understand and fill out.

We joined forces to pass HR 1119, a bi-partisan supported tax incentive for farmers and ranchers to encourage donations of surplus food.

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Federal Efforts

On the federal level, Feeding Colorado continues to reach out to our senators and congressional representatives, taking them on tours of our facilities and showing them our programs.

We’ve supported efforts to make the farm bill friendlier for hungry families and seniors by fighting with our sister Feeding America food banks across the U.S. to preserve funding for important programs like The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) and the Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP).

We work to ensure Child Nutrition Authorization continues to fund federal programs like school and summer meals so kids in Colorado are nourished.

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How You Can Help

We need informed and concerned citizens to help us continue to make a difference with our advocacy efforts. Your local Feeding Colorado food bank is the best place to find information regarding local, state and federal issues affecting your community. We appreciate everyone who joins us and reaches out to their elected officials, helping us spread the word. It takes all of us, working together, to make sure the voices of our hungry neighbors are heard.