Distributed 11.7 MILLION pounds of food
Of that, 7.3 MILLION pounds was fresh produce, dairy and meat. That’s 62% of our total distribution!
Last year, volunteers gave 55,000 volunteer hours equivalent to 26 full time staff members
Senior Feeding Program
27,527 Everyday Eats boxes were distributed through the Senior Feeding Program
Emergency Food Boxes
36,020 Emergency Food Boxes distributed
52% of households visited us for food boxes only 1 or 2 times
Nonprofit Agency Partners
We have 70 active agency partners.
$2,692,969 is the amount we saved our agency partners in food cost
We distributed 995,623 pounds to agencies
Kids Cafe and Summer Feeding
53,484 meals and snacks served at Kids Cafe sites
61,148 meals and snacks served through Summer Feeding
In total, that’s 114,632 meals and snacks served to children
63,371 backpacks were filled and distributed by Weld Food Bank and our nonprofit agency partners
School Food Pantry
The School Food Pantry program was accessed 508 times last year.
School Food Pantries are in: Greeley, LaSalle, and Platteville.
Mobile Food Pantry
2 MILLION pounds of food was distributed through 214 distributions across Weld County.
Farms to Families
Last year, we served 8,496 individuals, including 3,775 children through Farms to Families.
OVERALL HUNGER STATS:
1 in 5 people and 1 in 4 children in Weld County struggle with hunger. That’s 68,000 of our neighbors (22,000 children) who will find themselves needing food assistance this year.
Weld County families need income more than two and a half times the federal poverty level to make ends meet. (via Colorado Center on Law & Policy and the University of Washington circa 2018)
For every $1 donated Weld Food Bank can provide 3 meals