Tackle Hunger Food Drive Win Against Food Insecurity


September 21, 2023

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Above: Governor Mark Gordon, First Lady Jennie Gordon, Maria Klein, "Pistol Pete", Lee Shannon at the University of Wyoming football game.

CHEYENNE, WYO – More than 21,500 pounds of food were donated to Wyoming anti-hunger organizations through the Tackle Hunger Food Drive. The food drive was a partnership between Wyoming First Lady Jennie Gordon's Wyoming Hunger Initiative, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Wyoming (BCBSWY), Ridley's Family Markets, and the University of Wyoming to fight food insecurity. This is the third year for Tackle Hunger, which collected approximately 24,000 pounds of food in the previous two food drives.

In addition to the nonperishable items donated across the state, and in support of Hunger Action Month,...

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