Making Ends Meet

When working full-time isn't enough

A workshop to learn about the realities of living on a minimum wage

Every person in our community needs nutritious food to thrive. While people in Santa Fe are working hard to provide for themselves and their families, over 15,000 people in Santa Fe County are struggling with food insecurity. Across all nine counties served by The Food Depot, 12% of the population—over 33,000 people—can not afford the food they need to live an active, healthy life.
A Cost-of-Living CrisisJoin The Food Depot in a 90 minute class to discover more about poverty in Santa Fe, the reality of costs, and how to advocate for a more food-secure future.During the session, participants will explore the life of a family of four living in the Santa Fe Metropolitan Area and seek to understand how a family with two adults working full-time minimum wage jobs still struggles to make ends meet.

A workshop to learn about the realities of living on a minimum wage

Every person in our community needs nutritious food to thrive. While people in Santa Fe are working hard to provide for themselves and their families, over 15,000 people in Santa Fe County are struggling with food insecurity. Across all nine counties served by The Food Depot, 12% of the population—over 33,000 people—can not afford the food they need to live an active, healthy life.

A Cost-of-Living CrisisJoin The Food Depot in a 90 minute class to discover more about poverty in Santa Fe, the reality of costs, and how to advocate for a more food-secure future.During the session, participants will explore the life of a family of four living in the Santa Fe Metropolitan Area and seek to understand how a family with two adults working full-time minimum wage jobs still struggles to make ends meet.

Interested in a workshop?

Making Ends Meet is held the first Wednesday of the month at The Food Depot warehouse in Santa Fe. For individuals interested in the class, sign up through this Google Form. For community groups or businesses who want to schedule a workshop, please reach out to media@thefooddepot.org.

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Workshop Schedule and Details

An RSVP is required for any Making Ends Meet class. Individuals can attend the regular workshop held for members of the public on the first Wednesday of each month at The Food Depot warehouse, in person. RSVP REQUIRED.

Upcoming Dates.Each class runs from 5:30 to 7:30 PM at 1222 Siler Road in Santa Fe, NM. A simple sandwich dinner will be provided to attendees.

Wednesday, June 5th from 5:30 to 7:30 PMWednesday, July 3rd from 5:30 to 7:30 PMWednesday, August 7th from 5:30 to 7:30 PM

Workshops are also available to schedule for community groups and businesses.

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Making Ends Meet Workshop Description (PDF)

Making Ends Meet Flyer (PDF)

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Interested in a Workshop?

Making Ends Meet is held the first Wednesday of the month at The Food Depot warehouse in Santa Fe. For community groups or businesses who want to schedule a workshop, please reach out to The Food Depot.

Each class runs from 5:30 to 7:30 PM at 1222 Siler Road in Santa Fe, NM. A simple sandwich dinner will be provided to attendees.

Sign up for Making Ends Meet

Description of Making Ends Meet (PDF)

Flyer: Making Ends Meet (PDF)

Contact The Food Depot about Making Ends Meet