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Host a Food Drive—Stop Hunger in Our Community

Host a Food Drive—Stop Hunger in Our Community

The pandemic is having an immense impact on the food insecurity rate among adults and children in our community. What does that mean? It means that more than 16 percent of Utahns don’t have enough food to lead a healthy life, compared to 11 percent in 2018. It means...

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There’s Still Time to Get Your Hands Dirty

There’s Still Time to Get Your Hands Dirty

Tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, green beans, peppers, squash, carrots, beets, zucchini—these veggies and more are growing in gardens all over. Garden season is officially underway, and people everywhere are patiently watching their plants grow and flower.  It’s not too...

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Remember, There Is No Shame in Asking for Help

Remember, There Is No Shame in Asking for Help

Since the COVID-19 pandemic took hold of the US in March, more and more people are in need of help. In April, the unemployment rate rose 10.3 percent, bringing the total rate to 14.7 percent. That was the biggest over-the-month increase and the highest rate since the...

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Social Capital Curbs Poverty in Utah Valley

Social Capital Curbs Poverty in Utah Valley

Local Circles Program Recognized for Success In 2019, participants in the Circles initiative at Community Action Services and Food Bank decreased their debt and opened savings accounts. They also reduced or eliminated public assistance, and increased their income. Six...

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