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  • Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!!

    Happy Holidays from Utah Crisis Food Response!! We just want to thank you all for your kindness and support for the community throughout 2020. It has no doubt been a rough year for everyone, but your compassion and care is so greatly appreciated. Every week we hear back from clients who are so grateful for the help they are receiving and could not get by without it. Many are home bound, physically handicap, have little support around them, and are suffering financially. We envision more need and expansion in 2021. The effects from COVID will be felt for a long time and we intend to be around for the long haul. We ask for your continued support and charity as we all try to better help those most hurting at this time. We are grateful for all of you! Sincerely, Utah Crisis Food Response Team

  • Weekly Newsletter: Thanksgiving Service Dinners

    Weekly Newsletter: November 6th “October 17th: Day of Service” On Saturday, October 17th we partnered with the Utah Chapter of The Daughters of the American Revolution to deliver surprise pizzas and packaged vegetables to 23 different households in Utah County. We want to thank all the volunteers that came out and participated from our organization as well as from DAR. The participation was fantastic and the households we delivered to were very grateful. THANKSGIVING SERVICE OPPORTUNITY Delivering Thanksgiving Dinners *This is going to need lots of participation and coordination so if you have time please consider helping out Activity #1: Food Drive-Saturday, November 21st 9am-11am On Saturday, November 21st from 9am-11am at 1600 900 E, Provo, UT 84604 (LDS Church Parking Lot) we will be holding a food drive for Thanksgiving Dinner items. Please bring any boxed stuffing, canned cranberries, canned green beans, instant mashed potatoes, or pumpkin pies to the LDS Church parking lot listed above. We will have volunteers there packaging the items into boxes to prepare them for delivery. Activity #2: Deliveries-Saturday, November 21st at 12pm We want this activity to be unique and individual for those who participate. If you would like to assist in making deliveries, we encourage you to do the following: Think of a family in your neighborhood, religious community, school, etc who is struggling and could use a delivered Thanksgiving Dinner If you don’t know anyone off the top of your head, that is ok. We encourage you to reach out to religious leaders, school principals, and community leaders to identify a family Ideally, these leaders have connections with families who are struggling and can reach out to them on your behalf. Once you have identified a family (whether by you or by a community leader) you can contact them and let them know what time you will make the delivery (Saturday, November 21st around 12pm) Then, please email info@utahcrisisfoodresponse.com to let us know that you will be participating. Please include your name, the family you are delivering to, as well as their address and phone number Then, on Saturday, November 21st at 12pm, please come to 1600 900 E, Provo, UT 84604 (LDS Church Parking Lot) and pick up your food box that will be packaged for you to take There will be a “Turkey Ticket” in each food box. This will allow you to go to a local grocery store (specifics forthcoming) and pick up a Turkey that we have pre-purchased. You will then deliver the turkey and food box to the households We also encourage you to let the households know about our organization/programs if they need future assistance https://www.utahcrisisfoodresponse.com/assistance *You can also participate in both programs **We are strongly encouraging you to think of someone in your area and make this event as personal as possible. If you try and cannot find anyone, we do have clients that you could deliver these dinners to. If this is the case, please email info@utahcrisisfoodresponse.com and let us know.

  • October 7th Weekly Newsletter: Chalk the Walk, Day of Service

    Weekly Newsletter: October 7 Chalk the Walk Event We would like to thank all who came and participated in our “Chalk the Walk” Event at the Orem City Park two weekends ago. We had several fantastic participants who created some masterpiece chalk art under the themes of Charity, Love, and Kindness. Our first place winner won $100 and other prizes were given out for style and creativity. We loved seeing members of the community come together in a socially distant and safe environment to enjoy the beautiful weather and spread kindness. “Day of Service” Surprise Pizza Deliveries When: October 17th at Noon Where: Across Utah County What: We have partnered with a local organization “Daughters of the American Revolution” to participate in a day of service on October 17th. Our organization will purchase pizzas for dozens of our existing clients across Utah County. All we ask is for volunteers to go to the designated pizza shop on October 17th and deliver to an address that we will give you. If you would like to participate, please text 801-598-3993 and we can get you specific information. If you can’t make it that day, please consider contributing money to our cause to help pay for service activities like this in the future and keep us up and running. https://www.utahcrisisfoodresponse.com/donate Many of these people cannot afford hot food and rarely get the opportunity to enjoy pizza. Most live off food pantry items and have been greatly affected by the global pandemic. We feel this will be a great way to put smiles on the faces of struggling families and individuals. GROUP UPDATES 501(c)(3) Status: We are now officially recognized as a non-profit entity by the State of Utah. We are working hard to complete official tax-exempt status. We will play the waiting game with the IRS and should be completely established and tax-exempt over the course of the next several months. Thank you all for your service and support. Growth: In the last month, our volunteers have made 52 deliveries to 31 different households. We are so happy that we are expanding to better meet the needs of those in the State of Utah. We anticipate much more to come and are excited to serve with you!

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  • Delivery Request | Utah Valley Covid Rescue

    DELIVERY REQUEST Provide the information below. Please indicate if you have any special requests (i.e. food stamps, specific brands, specific store) We will have a volunteer reach out to you to confirm your delivery. Delivery will be placed by the door for a contactless delivery, after being sanitized. info@utahcrisisfoodresponse.com 8015983993 # of people in household 1-3 4-6 7+ arrow&v Type of payment Venmo Apple Pay Credit Card Check arrow&v Submit Thanks for submitting! We will have a volunteer contact you about your delivery Please leave this field empty.

  • FOOD BOX DELIVERY | Utah Valley Covid Re

    FOOD BOX DELIVERY REQUEST Provide the information below. We will have a volunteer reach out to you to confirm your delivery. Food box delivery will be placed by the door for a contactless delivery, after being sanitized. info@utahcrisisfoodresponse.com 8015983993 # of people in household 1-3 4-6 7+ arrow&v (SALT LAKE COUNTY ONLY): Would you like to sign up for weekly food boxes? Do you need baby products? Do you need feminine products? Submit Thanks for submitting! We will have a volunteer contact you about your delivery Please leave this field empty.

  • Grocery Delivery | Utah Valley Covid Rescue

    Request Help UTAH CRISIS FOOD RESPONSE Free Food Assistance and Delivery I'm blind and can't make out an online delivery. I'm so grateful there is a group where I can give a grocery list over the phone to, and will be taken care of." I am elderly and recently had an abdominal surgery and can't drive. Thank you for the service you provide. When I get better I hope to serve and return the favor." ABOUT US The affects of COVID-19 have impacted everyone. Our organization started as a response to the global pandemic to provide food and economic relief to those needing it most. We provide 3 services to help alleviate some of the pain and suffering. 1) Free Food Box Delivery 2) Free Grocery Delivery 3) Financial Assistance ​ ​ Request Help VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITES See how you can volunteer for the organization Volunteer REQUEST HELP Groceries/supplies delivered to your door free of charge. Request Help Donate See how you can donate to help fund the continuation of the organization. Donate

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