Giving Tuesday

  • December 1, 2020
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This Giving Tuesday, we celebrate our volunteers who have graciously dedicated themselves to ensuring there’s access to fresh, nutritious food for all people in Blaine County. Sadly, to honor health and safety measures through the COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve had to pause our volunteer program to limit contact with one

COVID-19 Emergency Response Donors

  • May 27, 2020
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Since the COVID-19 outbreak hit town and increased the need for emergency food threefold, you stepped up to ensure everyone in our community has the food they need to persevere. A million times thanks to the businesses, individuals, and groups who have donated to our emergency response. *COVID-19 Gifts

From the Field: April

  • April 10, 2020
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Lynea Petty, food production manager, and our farm team have been hard at work to ensure The Hunger Coalition will still be able to provide harvest fresh food to local families this summer despite the COVID-19 outbreak. She shares her wisdom below to help us all cultivate a healthy harvest this year. From

August Newsletter

  • August 17, 2019
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Dear Friends, With just two weeks and $3,783 left in our $50,000 Matching Gift Challenge, we need you.  Our community is up against the odds. We have the eighth highest food costs in the nation, the ninth greatest wealth inequality, and wages have actually dropped in the last 10 years when

March Newsletter

  • March 15, 2019
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We each have our own fingerprint in the kitchen.Some of us throw ingredients together with abandon while others measure everything down to the quarter teaspoon. No one’s favorite meal is exactly the same and each cook excels in something different. When we come together to make a meal however, we

February Newsletter

  • February 8, 2019
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  What the kitchen means to us varies from person to person, place to place. Last month, our friends at the Sun Valley Center for the Arts inspired us to reflect on our experience in the kitchen as a part of their Kitchen as Home Exhibit. The kitchen is a loaded

November Newsletter 2018

  • November 17, 2018
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  In a community as close in proximity as we are in spirit, we share a commitment to look out for one another. This sense of community shared by the people of Blaine County is especially important when the going gets tough. Because of challenges like the high cost of living

October Newsletter 2018

  • October 25, 2018
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Sometimes you’ve got to turn your world on its head to see what’s underneath. Our staff felt a bit disoriented in the days following Dr. Robin DiAngelo’s presentations. As a racial justice trainer, she challenged our understanding of our institutions and explained how we play to them. It wasn’t particularly uplifting, nor

August Newsletter

  • August 24, 2018
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You can’t throw food at hunger and expect poverty to disappear. The Hunger Coalition has re-imagined the solution to food insecurity to reach further than the traditional food assistance model – one where a box of macaroni is expected to cure complex societal ills. One glaring ill is the injustice faced by

July Newsletter 2018

  • July 17, 2018
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What does food mean to you? For all of us, food means survival and for many, great joy. It’s essential to good health and connects us as people. It’s beautiful in its simplicity and yet, the issues surrounding food are maddeningly complex. The underlying causes of hunger go beyond an