Facts and Figures 2017

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Food Distribution
Distributed 13.9 MILLION pounds of food
Of that, 8.1 MILLION pounds was fresh produce, dairy and meat.

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Volunteers
We had 55,000 volunteer hours equivalent to 26 full time staff members

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Senior Outreach Program
33,800 nutritional food packages were distributed through the Senior Outreach Program

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Emergency Food Boxes
35,385 Emergency Food Boxes distributed (22% increase over the last two years)
71% of households visited us for food boxes only 1 or 2 times

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Nonprofit Agency Partners
We have 82 active agency partners.
$1,955,040 is the amount we saved our agency partners in food cost
We distributed 1,218,134 pounds to agencies

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Kids Cafe and Summer Feeding
61,274 meals and snacks served at Kids Cafe sites
40,172 meals served through Summer Feeding during the FISCAL YEAR
Total we served 101,446 meals to children

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Backpacks
34,987 backpacks were filled and distributed by Weld Food Bank and our nonprofit agency partners

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School Food Pantry
The School Food Pantry program was accessed 5,336 times last year.
School Food Pantries are in: Mead, Milliken, Dacono, Windsor, Fort Lupton, Gilcrest, Kersey, Galeton and Greeley-Evans District 6 Administration.

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Mobile Food Pantry
2.3 MILLION pounds of food was distributed through 222 distributions across Weld County.

OVERALL HUNGER STATS:

1 in 5 people in Weld County are hungry

1 in 4 children in Weld County are hungry

Approximately 58,000 individuals a year access our direct service programs and nonprofit agency partners

For every $1 donated Weld Food Bank can provide 5 meals