Colorado Food Cluster Fighting To Keep Feeding Children As Program Nears End

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Colorado Food Cluster Fighting To Keep Feeding Children As Program Nears End

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Colorado Food Cluster Fighting To Keep Feeding Children As Program Nears End

Food security for thousands of Colorado kids is at risk as pandemic era programs come to an end.

Colorado Food Cluster was formedto help kids get food as schools shut down in 2020, but the failure to extend waivers means the service that delivers seven meals, or a full week’s worth of dinners, in a box to front doors will stop this week.“In a traditional setting folks would have to go to a school or nonprofit to get meals at a certain time. Now we can actually provide that home delivery model straight to the kids home for that accessibility piece,” said Dom Barrera who helped found Colorado Food Cluster.

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“In a traditional setting folks would have to go to a school or nonprofit to get meals at a certain time. Now we can actually provide that home delivery model straight to the kids home for that accessibility piece,” said Dom Barrera who helped found Colorado Food Cluster. His rotating menu of hoagies (which earned a spot on our list of Philly’s best ) goes way beyond the tried-and-true classics, taking inspiration from different parts of Italy and his experiences growing up. (credit: CBS) The program uses community drivers for about 2,000 deliveries each day. These include restrictions put in place by Russia and its ally, Belarus, along with Indonesia's ban on palm oil exports and China's prohibition on . At its height, the program was offering meals to 12,000 kids with about 4,000 on a waiting list. He watched his mom, grandmother, aunts, and great aunts prepare spreads of polenta, ravioli, tortellini, thimbles of espresso, and more, all of which shaped his love for Italian food and culture. Pandemic era waivers allowed the program to operate, as opposed to kids needing to be in school to receive food. McDonald's said its employees will still be paid until the transaction closes and that"employees have future employment with any potential buyer.

“Over 4 million meals have been delivered in the last year and a half. But while Rocconi calls Philly “ ,” his love of Philly’s Italian food goes well beyond the iconic hoagie. Goughary hasn't seen this level of export controls in her 15 years in the industry. So huge impact,” Barrera said. “We’ve done pretty well at creating a model that allows for good nutritious meals to be delivered and that’s one less thing that the families need to worry about. Here’s the best Italian food in Philly, according to Rocconi.” “When my daughter comes home from school she’s excited and happy because it gives her a chance to eat something different,” said Rose Ramos, a mom of four who uses the program. Boxes are packed with seven meals, snacks, and milk. I come for the Forza Azzurri, but I stay for aperitivo hour where the Aperol Spritz is made just right. McDonald's opened the doors of its first restaurant in Moscow on Jan.

(credit: CBS) “Financially it would be devastating to lose,” said Ramos. “The program is a great way to support our school age children throughout Colorado and it does help families that really need support with food.g.” The Colorado Department of Education says 279 food distribution sites around the state may not operate this summer because area eligibility waivers are also ending. Some have applied to continue offering services. Make it an affogato with dark chocolate gelato. Colorado Food Cluster has tried to continue operating but will need state and federal agencies to pivot away from the waiver program and approve it as a demonstration project. "There was a really visible crack in the Iron Curtain," she said Monday.

“There’s so many other families out there that could use this resource,” Barrera said. Hunger Free Colorado for people struggling with food security. Jeff Todd Jeff Todd joined the CBS4 team in 2011 in the Mountain Newsroom. Since 2015 he's been working across the Front Range in the Denver headquarters. .4 billion.