According to Feeding America statistics, 533,650 people face hunger in Colorado, 129,900 of whom are children. This means 1 in 10 of her children and 1 in 10 of her children face hunger every day in the state. On the other hand, ReFED A national non-profit organization dedicated to reducing food loss and waste estimates that 30-40% of the food our nation produces goes uneaten each year.
Taya Jay speaks with co-director Rita Hennigan and collection and food systems coordinator Abby Anderson. applet colorado About partnerships with local farms to collect surplus food and distribute it across the state.
shepherd hand Montrose served more than 104,000 people last year. Kathy Nast talks to Shepherd’s Hand President Gary Martinez about why the organization started feeding people and the impact their organization has had on the hungry and homeless .