– Emergency Food Network

EFN FY 2016

End of Year Report

Five County Association of Governments

Emergency Food Network (EFN) funding through the Utah Department of Workforce Services – Housing and Community Development increased the capacity of rural pantries in Beaver, Milford, Panguitch, Escalante, Big Water, Long Valley (Orderville), and Kanab helping low-income and homeless communities in rural areas avert hunger and find resources to move towards self-sufficiency.

EFN funding comprised approximately 9.75% of the budget for these pantries and is directly responsible for helping 67 households / 154 individual receive 481 food boxes. The average cost per household was $140.68. The service cost per food box is $19.55.  The total poundage distributed as a result of capacity-building projects is 37,345.77 lbs. of food.

 

EFN Outcomes
  Households Individuals Food Boxes
Garfield County  
Escalante 6 15 42
Panguitch 17 42 98
Total 23 57 140
   
Beaver County  
Beaver 16 37 130
Milford 13 33 129
Total 29 70 259
   
Kane County  
Big Water 2 3 8
Kanab 12 21 62
Long Valley 2 3 12
Total 15 27 82
   
   
Five County EFN Total 67 154 481