CORONAVIRUS: STRONGER TOGETHER

Utah Food Drive Collects Over 1 Million Pounds Of Food

Mar 22, 2021, 5:33 PM | Updated: 10:34 pm
Donations for the statewide Feed Utah Food Drive are collected in Eagle Mountain. (Becky Jones)...
Donations for the statewide Feed Utah Food Drive are collected in Eagle Mountain. (Becky Jones)
(Becky Jones)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – The Utah Food Bank estimated Utahns donated more than 1 million pounds of food over the weekend.

Thousands of volunteers all across Utah gathered food from the doorstops of residents on Saturday.

In all, the Feed Utah campaign set up 160 collection sites scattered throughout the state.

Thousands Donate To Statewide Feed Utah Food Drive

The Utah Food Bank said the need for food help in the past year has increased by about 165,000 people due to the pandemic.

A news release said the Feed Utah food drive was a powerful collective of religions, communities and other organizations that were delivered to Utah Food Bank and another 203 partners statewide.

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Utah Food Drive Collects Over 1 Million Pounds Of Food