News

  • 12-20-2017
    This summer Utahns Against Hunger (UAH) provided funding to 25 farmers markets and farm stand to participate in the statewide SNAP-match produce incentive program, Double Up Food Bucks (DUFB). During the 2017 market season the Double Up program had over 5,600 transactions, with more than $70,000 in SNAP sales and $46,000 in DUFB incentives redeemed for fresh Utah produce – a twenty percent increase over 2016.
  • 12-20-2017
    Utahns Against Hunger echoes the concerns of the Food Research & Action Center about the impact the tax reform bill will have on vulnerable Americans.
  • 11-3-2017
    In the mad rush to achieve a legislative win with tax reform, Congress is overlooking some critical issues. In Utahns Against Hunger’s opinion, chief among them is the impact that tax reform will have on programs serving low-wage Utahns, middle income families, and children.
  • 9-18-2017
    On Tuesday, September 12, the U.S. Census Bureau released the Income and Poverty in the United States: 2016 report.
  • 9-14-2017
    Can you survive on $4.20 a day? The SNAP Challenge seeks to give participants a glimpse into the struggles faced by millions of low-income Americans who are trying to put food on their tables, said Gina Cornia of Utahns Against Hunger.
  • 9-12-2017
    Nearly 112,000 Utah households struggled with food insecurity — limited or uncertain access to enough food — in 2016, according to a report released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Economic Research Service.