Meals of Hope Colorado
Mary Ann O’Rourke
I am so excited to bring the Meals of Hope program to Colorado. Food insecurity is becoming more and more of an issue for my neighbors. The cost of living here is high, and inflation is just making it worse. Even my neighbors with steady jobs sometimes can’t make their paychecks stretch far enough to afford healthy food.
It can be so overwhelming to look around, see the need, and not know how to help. That’s not an excuse for me any longer – Meals of Hope has shown me a way to not just look for the helpers, but to BE a helper.
If we work together as a community, we can end hunger in Colorado. I KNOW we can. Won’t you join me in my commitment to pack 1,000,000 meals in 2023?
If not me and you, then who? If not now, then when?
Join me, friends. This effort will require me AND you. And the time is now. Let’s do this.
Learn how you can help us pack one million meals in Colorado in 2023!
Meal Packing Events
Did you know there are people going hungry right in your own community? Did you also know that there’s a fun, interactive way to help them? Hosting a meal packing event is a great way to get involved in your community and have some fun while providing real help to people in need. These events are perfect for school groups, religious organizations, corporations, and any other group looking to increase their local profile while providing an important service to the community.
What Is Meals of Hope?
Meals of Hope is a nonprofit organization 501(c)(3) that is committed to bringing people together to fight the hunger epidemic. Founded in 2007, Meals of Hope has packed over 80 million meals that have been donated to communities in need across the nation and around the world. By hosting meal packing events across the country, and operating 15 food pantries in Southwest Florida, Meals of Hope has a local and global reach. With over 30,000 volunteers and a staff of 18, Meals of Hope is only getting started in our efforts to end hunger once and for all. We hope you’ll join us!
Who You Help
Millions of people across the country are facing food insecurity right now. It doesn’t matter your zip code, the need for the services that Meals of Hope provides is overwhelming everywhere you look.
This is what makes Meals of Hope so special. Our meal packing events send meals directly to your community, or they can be sent to other places in dire need. If you’re ready to host a meal packing event, where you choose to help is up to you. We can only promise that you’re going to be making a big difference no matter where the meals are delivered.
We’re also a tremendous presence in Southwest Florida. Our mobile food pantries and afterschool programs serve communities in Southwest Florida, and we would love your support. If you’re ready to volunteer or become a sponsor, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us.
Our Impact Continues to Grow
Over 80 million meals packed in the last 15 years
Ready to Get Involved?
Reach out to learn more about hosting a meal packing event in your community or to make a direct contribution.
We are AIB certified
Through Meals of Hope, you’re providing nutritious and much needed quality food to hungry families. Because we are AIB Certified, our food is held to The American Institute of Baking International’s stringent standards, which require organizations to use best practices for food handling and distribution. In fact, we were awarded the “Recognition of High Achievement” by AIB for scoring in the top 90% of all food facilities — and we look forward to continuing to make food safety a top priority!
Find out what the media has to say about Meals of Hope and our mission to reduce food insecurity
The Butterfly Effect
Let’s do one good thing each and every day and trust that we can change the future – for good.
113,216 meals and counting….
Since our kickoff in May, our community in Colorado has packed 114,216 meals together to benefit our local area food banks and food pantries. Our goal is 1,000,000 for 2023. Does your organization want to have a team building event that also does immense good for our...
Wherever Hunger Rises, So Can We
It was inspiring to see how Meals of Hope and the Food Bank of the Rockies can work together to combat food insecurity and provide meals to those who need it most.
Make a Donation
Don’t have time, but want to help support the fight against food insecurity? Monthly or single donations are welcome through our secure PayPal donation page!