In Larimer County, one in ten residents has received assistance from the food bank in the past year. That may seem counter-intuitive, given that --by most measures -- the economy appears to be improving.
Boston-based indie folk/bluegrass band Joy Kills Sorrow will headline KUNC’s Tuna Fish & Peanut Butter concert, benefiting the Food Bank for Larimer County and the Weld Food Bank.
Several programs that provide free lunches over the summer to kids from low-income families are expanding their services.
The Front Range Rally will highlight local craft breweries and food trucks all the while raising money for the Food Bank for Larimer County.
Colorado’s unemployment rate ticked up in July to match the national average of 8.3 percent. It’s another sign the economy still isn’t bouncing back as fast as people are hoping.