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Food Banks vs. Food Pantries … What’s the Difference?

Have you ever wondered what the actual difference is between a food bank and a food pantry? People assume that there is no difference because they share the same goals. However, there are many differences between the two in their day-to-day operations, and this article will break down the similarities and differences between the two.…
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2015 Gobble Gobble Give Canned Food Drive

The 2015 Gobble Gobble Give Canned Food Drive began on October 30th and will end on November 25th. Our goal is to raise 50,000 lbs. of food which equals 41,666 meals. K2TV, Albertson’s and Hilltop National Bank are the premiere sponsors for this event. Together they work tirelessly to bring about hunger awareness throughout the…
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Totes of Hope

There are hundreds of children in Wyoming who rely on the Totes of Hope Program. This program works in conjunction with after-school programs to ensure that children at risk of hunger have access to enough food to get them through weekends when they lack access to school meal programs. Each Friday during the school year,…
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Grocery Rescue

We work with local grocers, including Albertsons, King Sooper, Walmart, Sam’s Club, Target, Loaf N’ Jug, Natural Grocers, Smiths, Bimbos, and City Market to deliver fresh perishable food directly to our agencies. 

This means milk, yogurt, cheese, meat, deli items and fresh produce can help the hungry instead of ending up in landfills. 

To ensure…
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National School Lunch Program (NSLP)

The National School Lunch Program is a federally assisted meal program operating in public and nonprofit private schools and residential child care institutions. It provides nutritionally balanced, low-cost or free lunches to children each school day. The program was established under the National School Lunch Act, signed by President Harry Truman in 1946.
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The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP)

TEFAP is a federally and state funded program designed to distribute food commodities, also known as USDA foods. The Wyoming Department of Family Services has been designated by the Governor as the State distributing agency under the Code of Federal Regulations, allowing Wyoming to receive, store, distribute and account for food commodities provided to Wyoming…
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Fighting Hunger Feeding Hope

Fighting Hunger Feeding Hope is our central distribution program, providing food and essentials to more than 143 hunger-relief programs throughout the state of Wyoming. Reliable access to sufficient food is an essential element in building strong and vibrant communities, stable family units, a willing well-educated workforce, and fosters independent living for the elderly. Hunger relief…
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Shanna Harris

Executive Director Shanna Harris has lived across Wyoming. She was born in Cheyenne and reared in Goshen County. She attended school in Torrington and graduated from the University of Wyoming with a Bachelor of Science in Education, eventually earning a master’s degree in public administration. After working as the Public Safety Information Systems Manager for…
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Chris Meddleton

A former store manager of a national home improvement big box store, Operations Manager Chris Meddleton relocated to Wyoming in 2012 and started working for the Wyoming Food Bank of the Rockies Sept. 3, 2013. He is a member of the Wyoming Trucking Association’s Council of Safety Supervisors and a graduate of the Code of…
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