LOVELAND, COLO — Nov. 28, 2022 —The Food Bank for Larimer County received an $18,000 grant from United Way of Larimer County. These funds will help to support the Food Bank’s Fresh Food Share program, which distributes free groceries to families and individuals who need food assistance.
United Way awarded a total of $355,822 in Community Impact Grants to 21 local nonprofits, including the Food Bank.
At the Food Bank, one donated dollar provides two meals’ worth of food to those facing food insecurity. This generous contribution from United Way will provide the equivalent of 36,000 meals’ worth of food.
“The funds provided by United Way will help so many of our clients facing food insecurity,” said Food Bank for Larimer County CEO Amy Pezzani. “We’re grateful that United Way is a partner in helping to bring a variety of fresh, nutritious food to those who’ve turned to us for support.”
About the Community Impact Grant
The Community Impact Grant seeks to provide funds to a number of local nonprofits, faith-based organizations and public school districts. The grant supports nonprofits with a variety of causes, including food security, kindergarten readiness, housing stability and more.
A nine-member volunteer Community Impact Committee determined which nonprofits to award grant funds to. Their decision was then approved by a Board of Directors.
United Way of Larimer County is a nonprofit that leads philanthropic efforts by using a collaborative approach to provide resources to individuals, organizations, and businesses.