UCHEALTH AND MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL ARE WORKING TOGETHER DURING ALL-STAR WEEK TO HELP FIGHT HUNGER IN COLORADO. THEY ARE RAISING MONEY FOR "FEEDING COLORADO"... THE GROUP OF FIVE FEEDING AMERICA FOOD BANKS IN OUR STATE.
WE'RE GETTING A CLOSER LOOK AT THE FIGHT TO END HUNGER... WITH FEEDING COLORADO BOARD MEMBER KIM DA SILVA ON OUR LIVE LINE.
--Feeding Colorado, an association of the five Feeding America food banks in the state, provides meals to Coloradans in need through direct service programs and a network of Hunger Relief Partners. The organization provided 116 million meals last year while enhancing food resources and coordinating advocacy efforts across the state.
--UCHealth and Major League Baseball (MLB) are partnering for this year’s MLB All-Star Week to engage the local community and raise money for Feeding Colorado.
-- Homers to fight hunger. Donations from UCHealth to Feeding Colorado will be tallied as part of the Celebrity Softball Game, taking place on Sunday, July 11, through home runs during the game. All celebrity participants will have an opportunity to lend a hand in fighting hunger in Colorado.
--UCHealth encourages the community to visit uchealth.org/allstar to make a donation to Feeding Colorado