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FOOD BANK FOR LARIMER COUNTY RECEIVES $10,000 FROM FEEDING AMERICA & THE RED NOSE DAY FUND

Fort Collins, CO — November 6, 2017 — The Food Bank for Larimer County announced today that it has received a grant from Feeding America courtesy of the Red Nose Day Fund in the amount of $10,000. The Food Bank provides food to more than 37,500 individuals each year through several hunger-relief programs, including Food Share, Food Link and Kids Cafe. Last year alone, the Food Bank distributed more than 9.2 million pounds of food in Larimer County.

The Feeding America and Red Nose Day Fund grant will provide more than 3,200 meals and snacks through the Food Bank’s Kids Cafe program. Kids Cafe provides nutritious meals and snacks after school and during the summer at sites throughout Larimer County.

“This grant from Feeding America and the Red Nose Day Fund is critical to ensuring that the Food Bank will continue to serve children in Larimer County through programs like Kids Cafe,” said Food Bank CEO Amy Pezzani.

About Food Bank for Larimer County
Founded in 1984, the Food Bank for Larimer County is the county’s only Feeding America clearinghouse for donated food. In 2016, the Food Bank provided enough food for 7.72 million meals through a variety of hunger-relief programs, including Food Share, Community Kitchen and Food Link. Food Share is a client-choice, fresh food pantry with locations in Fort Collins and Loveland that provides food to income qualifying individuals up to two times per week.

More than 37,500 Larimer County residents received assistance through the Food Bank’s programs and partners last year. The Community Kitchen prepared meals and snacks for children through Kids Cafe and for seniors through a partnership with Volunteers of America. Additionally, the Food Link program provided food to nearly 90 non-profit organizations, including food pantries, soup kitchens and domestic violence shelters. For more information, visit foodbanklarimer.org.

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FOOD BANK FOR LARIMER COUNTY RECEIVES $32,000 FROM WALMART FOUNDATION & COLORADO STATE GIVING ADVISORY COUNCIL

Fort Collins, CO — Sept. 29, 2017 — The Food Bank for Larimer County announced today that it has received a $32,000 Walmart Foundation grant to support its Kids Cafe program. The Food Bank for Larimer County provides food to more than 37,500 individuals each year through several hunger-relief programs, including Food Share, Food Link and Kids Cafe.

The Walmart Foundation grant, in partnership with the Colorado State Giving Advisory Council, will provide more than 10,200 meals and snacks to through our Kids Cafe program. Kids Cafe provides nutritious meals and snacks after school and during the summer at sites throughout Larimer County.

“This grant from the Walmart Foundation is a tremendous benefit to the Food Bank for Larimer County and our Kids Cafe program,” said Food Bank CEO Amy Pezzani. “Our retail partners are at the core of what we do, and Walmart – through food donations and its grant process – helps the Food Bank continue its mission of providing nutritious food to those in need.

About Food Bank for Larimer County
Founded in 1984, the Food Bank for Larimer County is the county’s only Feeding America clearinghouse for donated food. In 2016, the Food Bank provided enough food for 7.72 million meals through a variety of hunger-relief programs, including Food Share, Community Kitchen and Food Link. Food Share is a client-choice, fresh food pantry with locations in Fort Collins and Loveland that provides food to income qualifying individuals up to two times per week.

More than 37,500 Larimer County residents received assistance through the Food Bank’s programs and partners last year. The Community Kitchen prepared meals and snacks for children through Kids Cafe and for seniors through a partnership with Volunteers of America. Additionally, the Food Link program provided food to nearly 90 non-profit organizations, including food pantries, soup kitchens and domestic violence shelters. For more information, visit foodbanklarimer.org.

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FOOD BANK FOR LARIMER COUNTY RECEIVES MORE THAN $11,000 FROM FEEDING AMERICA & PRICEWATERHOUSECOOPERS

Fort Collins, CO — June 30, 2017 — The Food Bank for Larimer County announced today that it has received a generous grant from Feeding America courtesy of the PwC (PricewaterhouseCoopers) Charitable Foundation, Inc. in the amount of $11,250. The Food Bank for Larimer County provides food to more than 37,500 individuals each year through several hunger-relief programs, including Food Share, Food Link and Kids Cafe.

The Feeding America and PwC Charitable Foundation grant will provide more than 3,600 meals and snacks through the Food Bank’s Kids Cafe program. Kids Cafe provides nutritious meals and snacks after school and during the summer at sites throughout Larimer County.

“This grant will enable the Food Bank to continue to pursue our vision of a hunger-free Larimer County,” said Food Bank CEO Amy Pezzani.

About Food Bank for Larimer County
Founded in 1984, the Food Bank for Larimer County is the county’s only Feeding America clearinghouse for donated food. In 2016, the Food Bank provided enough food for 7.72 million meals through a variety of hunger-relief programs, including Food Share, Community Kitchen and Food Link. Food Share is a client-choice, fresh food pantry with locations in Fort Collins and Loveland that provides food to income qualifying individuals up to two times per week.

More than 37,500 Larimer County residents received assistance through the Food Bank’s programs and partners last year. The Community Kitchen prepared meals and snacks for children through Kids Cafe and for seniors through a partnership with Volunteers of America. Additionally, the Food Link program provided food to nearly 90 non-profit organizations, including food pantries, soup kitchens and domestic violence shelters. For more information, visit foodbanklarimer.org.

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