Colorado's Food Banks continue to see need rise

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

DENVER, Colo. (KKCO) - Last year, the food banks saw a 25 percent increase in food given out statewide. The Denver Post reports that the five major groups distributed good to more than 1,600 partner agencies in all 64 counties in Colorado.

A Federal Report released this week says 17.7 million households nationwide didn't have enough food last year in Colorado, 12.2 percent of the households were considered "food insecure."

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