Thank you Boulder for choosing to invest in healthy families by taxing unhealthy sugary beverages. This November, vote to keep taxed funds working in our community.
Read editorials on the sugary drink tax from Dr Eric Harker, Lindsey Loberg of Boulder Food Rescue, Heidi March of Meals on Wheels, and Jeff Zayach, Director of Boulder County Public Health
Where have the first year of tax funds been spent?
This piece by Inside Boulder News and this video from 9news show some of the work that the tax funds have paid for. Information on the Health Equity Fund is here, and applications and recipients for 2017 and 2018 are here. Applications for 2019 funds closed on August 10, 2018.
What are we doing now that the measure has passed?
Healthy Boulder Kids is focused on making sure that the tax is implemented well and that the received funds go where voters intended.
Where should the funds be spent?
You can help guide the funds! Click here to see information on joining the Health Equity Advisory Committee and recommend how the City of Boulder should spend soda tax funds.