Join Us to Feed Utah 2024

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On March 16th, faith-based congregations, organizations, and residents across Utah are teaming up with Utah Food Bank for the third annual statewide Feed Utah to support our mission of Fighting Hunger Statewide. This food drive is crucial to help restock quickly emptying shelves, and we are asking for everyone’s help!

It’s easy to get involved! Be on the lookout for red and white door hangers at your home this week.  Fill any bag or box with non-perishable food donations and leave them near your front door before 9 a.m. on Saturday, March 16th, for pick-up. Most-needed food items include canned meats (beef stew, chili), peanut butter, boxed meals, chili, and canned fruits and vegetables.

Your donations will be picked up by local volunteers and church organizations starting at 9 a.m. Saturday and delivered to Utah Food Bank and partner agencies.

Drop-off locations include Utah Food Bank’s Salt Lake, Springville, Blanding, and St. George warehouses, all Macey’s Grocery and Lin’s locations throughout Utah, and participating pantry locations. For all Feed Utah donation drop-off site locations, please click HERE.

Governor Spencer Cox has officially declared March 16, 2024, as “Feed Utah Day” to raise awareness of this crucial cause.

“Think about your children’s classroom with maybe 25 students, and the idea that potentially three of them will struggle with hunger throughout the week. And it’s unacceptable,” said Gov. Spencer Cox.

Your contributions will help feed the estimated 317,000 Utahns and 1 in 10 Utah kids facing food insecurity.

Here’s how you can help:

  • Leave your donations outside your front door by 9:00 a.m. on March 16th.
  • Most-needed items include canned meats, peanut butter, boxed meals, and canned fruits and vegetables. Remember, donated items should be non-perishable, commercially packaged, nutritious, and please, no glass items.
  • Scan the QR code on the door hangers to donate funds or do so directly online HERE.
  • Sign up to volunteer to help receive food donations on March 16th  HERE.

Ginette Bott, President & CEO of Utah Food Bank, emphasizes the ongoing need for support as we prepare for one of the hungriest summers yet.

Your participation matters. Let’s show our support for our neighbors who are unsure of where their next meal will come from. Together, we can make Feed Utah 2024 a huge success! For further information, click HERE.