Hunger Awareness

Hunger Awareness

Hunger Awareness Hunger awareness month is over, but hunger is not. Listen to KAFM Community Radio’s interview with Mesa County Department of Human Services, Michelle Trujillo, and Western Colorado Community Foundation, Anne Wenzel to learn more about the...
Mesa County Blueprint to End Hunger Released

Mesa County Blueprint to End Hunger Released

From the Sentinel article by Sam Klomhaus: The Mesa County Hunger Alliance and the Western Colorado Community Foundation celebrated the release of the Mesa County Blueprint to End Hunger on Thursday. Anne Wenzel, president and CEO of the Western Colorado Community...
#GJStrong – Grants for Hunger Relief

#GJStrong – Grants for Hunger Relief

On January 20, 2021, the City of Grand Junction allocated $250,000 in funds for Hunger Relief to help Grand Junction nonprofits respond to the sustained increase in demand for food assistance resulting from the extended economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. See...
Colorado State University Article on Hunger

Colorado State University Article on Hunger

Colorado State University Article By Nancy Lofholm | Photography by Alec Jacobson The sun was starting to crank from bake to broil on a Sunday morning in August, as a gang of wagon-pulling volunteers headed into a vegetable plot at Colorado State University’s Western...
Lunch and Learn – Resiliance

Lunch and Learn – Resiliance

Head over to enjoy a complimentary ‘lunch and learn’ at the Mesa County Department of Human Services at 12:00 pm, June 20th. While you eat, you will learn about the upcoming Fall program Resilience: Skills and Support for Helping Professionals. This...