Stories

Our Impact

Since its inception, the Nourish to Flourish Initiative has provided thousands of nutritional and delicious meals that address religious, cultural, and dietary needs to communities in need.

Here are their stories.

From Our Service Partners

This partnership with Pulp Lifestyle Kitchen is providing an incredible new addition to the standard food distribution.

— LeAnn Saldivar

President/CEO

Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Salt Lake

The meals are healthy, they are warm, it is also very easy to deliver to each family. Usually food is gone within 20 minutes because there are just that many people requesting food on a regular basis.

— German Ochoa

Prevention Program Facilitator

SLC Youth Services

“We feel very lucky and privileged that we get to offer meals that are fresh and whole, real food. It is one thing to have food, it is another thing to have good quality food.”

— Erik O’Brien

Youth Facilitator

Youth City

It is so much more than just food. It shows that we are all in this together and that if you need support, your neighbors and your community are going to be there for you.

— Jaimie Dunn

Head of Operations

Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Salt Lake

This partnership ensures that the meals are healthy, delicious and nutritious which are all things that we want when offering food to our community.

— Edward Lopez

Community Engagement Coordinator

Promise South Salt Lake

The partnership we have with Pulp Lifestyle Kitchen has been really valuable. It is burden that is lifted for the parents and kids, and it lets me know that the kids are getting good meals.

— Ken Perko

Associate Division Director

Youth City

Children really are our future. They are the most important thing we have and a doable way of showing that is giving them the healthy food they need.

— Erik O’Brien

Youth Facilitator

Youth City

We really appreciated getting these healthy meals out to our families, who might not otherwise be able to afford the freshness and quality of food that is provided.

— Danielle Lata

After School Program Manager

SLC Youth Services

“That’s so good! I just want to say thank you.”

Meal Recipient

Photo Courtesy of Promise South Salt Lake

More Stories from our Partners

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Promise South Salt Lake

Provides dynamic, highly specialized community and out-of-school-time programming with academic and prevention focus at 14 neighborhood centers throughout the city.

Salt Lake County Youth Services

Provides children, youth, and families in crisis with immediate safety, shelter, and support—and has been in operation for over 40 years.

Youth City

Fosters positive youth development in Salt Lake City, by providing out of school opportunities for social, emotional, skills, character, and citizenship development in an inclusive and caring environment.

Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Salt Lake

Offers positive alternatives to children who may be surrounded by negative influences, showing them how to live successful and productive lives.

Trio Cafe

An Italian neighborhood restaurant nestled in the East Bench of downtown Salt Lake City that serves rustic, unpretentious Italian plates including wood-fired pizzas presented in a sleek space.

Pulp Lifestyle Kitchen

A local restaurant chain serving healthy, delicious and affordable meals for every diet—including a vegan and gluten-free menu, smoothies, organic cold-pressed juices and more!

Diversion Eatery

An all-American food concept serving popular favorites, cocktails, and microbrews in a family-friendly environment in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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