How does weekend food affect families and children ?  We have 12 programs in Jefferson County who are dedicated to bringing weekend food to children and families.  Most programs do regular evaluations of the success or areas of growth needed to shape programs for excellence.  University of Illinois Urbana did a study for Feeding America.  Feeding America is the Hunger in America organization that is the steering wheel for spokes of Regional Food Banks who Read More
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We follow all USDA guidelines for food safety. This is especially true in regards to shelf stable foods and dates on cans and packages.  If you are a school liaison or family who gets these foods weekly this free mobile app can help you feel safe and informed. The FoodKeeper contains food safety and storage advice to help your shoppers maintain freshness and quality of foods. There are two ways to help shoppers utilize The Read More
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We are Proud to announce that Jeffco Eats is a member of the amazing PUSH program with Food Bank of the Rockies. We are also Agency Express members and Totes for Hope program providers. We live to PUSH PRODUCE. We exist to allow greater access to fresh fruits and vegetables for our school children and their families. Colleen Daszkiewicz,Agency Relations Representative, Food Bank of the Rockies is doing amazing work to increase access to fresh Read More
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“A mom cried last week when we got her weekend food from Jeffco Eats” Slowing down every now and then is a good habit. Summer is a time to have some specials moments of fun. Fun can mean many things to many people. The hundreds of volunteers at Jeffco Eats every week bring smiles or tears to children and families. Together we can eradicate weekend hunger for 4000 children. We were asked by New Life Read More
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The Story Behind JeffcoEats Help support our local efforts In Jefferson County Colorado  By Barbara Moore From Section 8 low income housing compexes to trailer parks to swimming pools in low income neighborhoods to summer camps. If we heard about a possibility we pursued them to put food insecurity on hold to some degree.  We gave produce and shelf stable substantial food bags to snacks.  If you serve 11 weeks in summer versus having a Read More
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