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Summer Food Service Program

When school lets out, many children who rely on meals provided by school go hungry. The Summer Food Service Program ensures children have access to nutritious meals when school is not in session. In 2018, the Summer Food Service Program provided more than 1.5 million nutritious meals and snacks to…

Taxes and The Off-Season

Here are a few things you should know and what to expect when filing after the tax deadline. If you owe additional taxes, it is most beneficial to pay in full as timely as possible to avoid additional penalties and interest. There are options if you cannot pay, and the…

June News

2-1-1 Talks - RSVP by June 19th! June 19th is the last day to register for 2-1-1 Talks! Join us and other Utah social service providers in learning better ways to get and give help. The first annual summit is designed to inform, connect, and empower professionals and volunteers who work tirelessly to…

Proposed Changes to the Official Poverty Measure

The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) is accepting comments on the proposal to change the way the federal poverty measure is adjusted for inflation. The official poverty measure was first created in the 1960s by Mollie Orshansky who proposed poverty thresholds relate to the cost of food: any family earning…

Join Us On June 25th For Our Next Poverty Simulation

On Tuesday, June 25th CAP Utah will host a Poverty Simulation. The Community Action Poverty Simulation experience is designed to help participants begin to understand what it might be like to live in a typical low-income family trying to survive from month to month. The object of the Poverty Simulation is…

May News

Community Action Month! May is Community Action month! This month, we celebrate the achievements of the families we serve as well as our volunteers, board members, and staff throughout our network of agencies. Community Action month gives us the chance to highlight the impact of our services all over the state.  The…