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To Our Valued Clients and Volunteers

To Our Valued Clients and Volunteers

In light of the current COVID-19 outbreak, we have altered some of our processes and procedures, effective immediately. We ask that you please adhere to these changes and know they have been put in place to protect everyone during this critical time.  Changes in...

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Spring Cleaning: Don’t Forget the Pantry

Spring Cleaning: Don’t Forget the Pantry

Spring cleaning is an annual ritual for many people. They clean windows inside and out, shampoo rugs, polish hardware, dust everything, wax furniture and floors, wipe down walls, clean out the fridge, and so much more. When you’re going through your spring clean...

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New Name, Same Goal

New Name, Same Goal

Feed Utah 2020 food drive replaces Scouting for Food Spring is synonymous with renewal and rebirth, evident as the world again blossoms with color and life. This year, a rebirth is coming to a long-standing food drive tradition, and Community Action Services and Food...

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Volunteer Spotlight: Mary Agrelius Davis

Volunteer Spotlight: Mary Agrelius Davis

Mary Agrelius Davis has a motto: “Pay it forward.” It’s not just a saying for her, or an occasional thing, though. She’s made it a habit. Every week, Davis helps people navigate the food pantry at Community Action Services and Food Bank in Provo. She’s also an Ally,...

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Want a Better Life? Be Kind

Want a Better Life? Be Kind

What does kindness mean to you? Kindness, by definition, involves being generous, friendly, and considerate. But it also has real benefits for the person being kind, from physical to mental well-being.  "We all seek a path to happiness," said Dr. Waguih William IsHak,...

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Food Bank vs. Food Pantry: What’s the difference?

Food Bank vs. Food Pantry: What’s the difference?

In 2019, Community Action Services and Food Bank received 3,438,592 pounds of food donations. We distributed 3,425,528 pounds of food to people in need—10,614 families and 26,784 individuals. We also supplied backpacks full of food for weekends to 40,832 elementary...

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Nonprofits Need Cash As Well As Cans

Nonprofits Need Cash As Well As Cans

It’s that time of year when canned food drives pop up here and there — everywhere! You’ve probably seen a bin for donations at the grocery store. Local kids have probably come to your door. Your children’s elementary school might be having a contest between classes to...

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BYU, UVU unite in food drive rivalry

BYU, UVU unite in food drive rivalry

Help Us Fill Our Shelves With #ValleyUnited In Utah County, there are more than 73,600 people every day who don’t have access to enough food for a healthy life, including one in seven children. These people often have to decide between food and housing or medicine....

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