Distributed 12.4 MILLION pounds of food
Of that, 7.5 MILLION pounds was fresh produce, dairy and meat. That’s 60% of our total distribution!
Last year, 5,500 volunteers gave 56,000 volunteer hours equivalent to 27 full time staff members
Senior Feeding Program
19,874 Everyday Eats boxes were distributed through the Senior Feeding Program in Weld County
Emergency Food Program
56,594 Emergency Food packages distributed
53% of households visited us for emergency food assistance only 1 or 2 times
Nonprofit Agency Partners
We have 72 active agency partners.
$2.8 million is the amount we saved our agency partners in food cost
We distributed 1,150,266 pounds to agencies
Kids Cafe and Summer Feeding
73,851 meals and snacks served at Kids Cafe sites
75,337 meals and snacks served through Summer Feeding
In total, that’s 149,188 meals and snacks served to children
70,767 backpacks were filled and distributed by Weld Food Bank and our nonprofit agency partners
School Food Pantry
The School Food Pantry program was accessed 3,045 times last year.
School Food Pantries are in: Evans, Greeley, LaSalle, and Milliken.
Mobile Food Pantry
2.5 MILLION pounds of food was distributed through 216 distributions across Weld County.
Farms to Families
Last year, we served 12,819 individuals, including 5,310 children through Farms to Families.
OVERALL HUNGER STATS:
1 in 4 people and 1 in 3 children in Weld County struggle with hunger. That’s 88,000 of our neighbors (26,000 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