Hunger Relief & Nutrition

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One in six children in Colorado face hunger every day, and the percentage of adults with diabetes in Colorado has doubled since 1990. The Denver Inner City Parish is committed to fighting hunger and poor nutrition comprehensively. Healthy meals are provided to those in need through our Food Pantry and Totes of Hope programs, and education on healthy cooking is addressed in our Cooking Matters classes, which focus on cooking nutritiously and with dietary restrictions like diabetes. 75% of our programs, including those not centered around food distribution, have integrated food components. These include:

Denver Inner City Parish is a distinguished contributor to ending hunger and homelessness in Denver. In November 2017, DICP was recognized as such in the City and County of Denver's official Proclamation No. 17-1290, "In Recognition of 2017 National Hunger and Homeless Awareness Week in the Denver Metro Area."

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