Fighting Food Insecurity

HUNGER IMPACTS OUR COMMUNITY


1 in 10

Coloradans struggle with hunger, not always having enough money to buy food.

1 in 8

Coloradans struggle financially, living below the federal poverty line.

1 in 7

Coloradans may not always know when or where they will get their next meal.*




Through our weekly outreach of 1CaniCan, Woodmen ACTS helps to support several local food pantries. This includes serving families within our own church community experiencing the harsh reality of food insecurity. Your donations help provide food distribution for greater access to food resources across our city.


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Food Donations

Through Woodmen's weekly donations we are able to FEED MANY FOLKS through out the community.

At Woodmen, our goal is to collect 2,500 non-perishable food and toiletry items each week to serve the less fortunate in our city.

Donation List

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Mobile Kitchen

The Mobile Kitchen is a 30-foot towable, fully licensed commercial kitchen capable of feeding 400 people per hour.

The Kitchen is active every season from May-October and serves in various locations throughout Colorado Springs. We can also deploy the Kitchen in times of natural disaster to serve people in need locally or in other states.

The team is full for the 2019 season.

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Grill for the master

The grill is a towable 9-foot grill that can feed 300 people per hour and is also active every season from May-October.

We can use this grill in a variety of locations and events and it can also be deployed in times of natural disaster.

The team is full for the 2019 season.

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Snacks and Packs

backpacks filled with food for kids to have the essentials for feeding their children for the weekend.

ACTS Packs partners with local schools to provide weekly backpacks filled with food for kids to take home for the weekend. ACTS Snacks provides nutritious snacks for children who come to school hungry or for snack time in the classroom.

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* MORE ON THE NUMBERS

Nearly 1 in 10 Coloradans (10.3%) struggle with hunger, not always having enough money to buy food. (U.S. Department of Agriculture, Household Food Security in the United Statesin 2016, September 2017)

Nearly 1 in 8 Coloradans (12.2%) struggle financially, living below the federal poverty line. This includes more than 1 in 8 kids (13%) with those under the age of 5 most likely to live in poverty. (U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey: Poverty, December 2017)

Nearly 1 in 7 Colorado kids (14%) may not always know when or where they will get their next meal. (Colorado Children’s Campaign, 2018 KIDS COUNT in Colorado!, March 2018)

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