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We have one belief:
No one should go hungry.

Every day, we provide food to our partner agencies across Southern Colorado to serve our neighbors in need because well-fed communities are better for us all.

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Our vision is a hunger-free Southern Colorado.

            At Care and Share Food Bank, our core purpose is to bridge the gap between hunger and abundance. Our mission is to provide food, partnering opportunities, and education to fight hunger and food insecurity in Southern Colorado. Our vision is a hunger-free Southern Colorado.

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  • Beau, Colorado Springs, CO

    Beau, a 4th grader at Queen Palmer Elementary, knows that it’s hard to focus or have energy when he’s hungry. “My tummy speaks to me and says, ‘feed me, feed me, feed me,’ and it never stops and it’s annoying,” he told us.

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  • Deyarira, Pueblo, CO

    Care and Share had the pleasure of meeting two-year-old Deyarira and her older brother at one of our Mobile Food Pantry distributions. While they found a green patch of grass to sit on and enjoy their free lunch, their aunt, Alvina, picked out fresh produce to take home.

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  • Carl, Alamosa, CO

    Carl has been going to our partner food pantry, the Foodbank Network of the San Luis Valley, for the past four years. Each time, he brings along his joyful sidekick: his grandson, five-year-old Zachary.

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  • Carol and Don Snodgrass, Colorado Springs, CO

    Carol and Don Snodgrass are still working hard even though they're retired. For the past four years, Don has been volunteering at Care and Share Food Bank, where Carol has joined him for the last two.

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  • Chef Jay Gust, Colorado Springs, CO

    Chef Jay Gust lets his passion for food shine through in all that he does. He says that cooking is an expression of his soul, and he is constantly thinking of ways to create unique food combinations that will result in culinary masterpieces.

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  • Deb Ray, Colorado Springs, CO

    Deb Ray has been volunteering at Care and Share Food Bank since 2013. She remembers seeing a segment on the local news about a Care and Share food drive.

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  • Harriett, Lamar, CO

    Harriett has lived in Prowers County for about 20 years. It wasn't until recently that she, her husband, and their five kids started receiving help from our partner food pantry, Sparrow House Ministries.

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  • Jamey Ciesielski, Colorado Springs, CO

    Care and Share’s mission is close to Jamey’s heart. His degree is in Sports Management, so he knows that “you are not healthy if your mind and body don’t work.”

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  • Jorja and Family, Colorado Springs, CO

    Last summer, Jorja and her husband opened their hearts to five foster care children. They welcomed these children into their home to give them an opportunity to reach their full potential. With her growing family, Jorja also had a growing food budget.

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  • Mary, Gunnison, CO

    Mary volunteers at the Gunnison Country Food Pantry during Senior Day. She helps many of her neighbors access food that they otherwise wouldn’t be able to afford. People, she says, that “have been hard working all their lives and they didn’t have the ways to save for retirement that there is now.”

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  • Peggy, Dolores, CO

    Peggy and her husband Matt have full custody of their five-year old great grandson, Julian. They took Julian into their home when he was just 18 months old, and Matt was 78.

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  • Xander, Colorado Springs, CO

    "When I get those food bags, they're really heavy, and that heaviness is love."

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  • Beau
  • Deyarira
  • Carl
  • Carol and Don Snodgrass
  • Chef Jay Gust
  • Deb Ray
  • Harriett
  • Jamey Ciesielski
  • Jorja and Family
  • Mary
  • Peggy
  • Xander


provides fresh produce through a Mobile Food Pantry to 50 neighbors in need


provides a weekly food-filled backpack to a child for the school year


will help stock 10 families cupboards for a month

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Upcoming Events

Take A Turkey To Work Day
November 22, 2019

This holiday season, take part in a Thanksgiving tradition that helps give everyone in Southern Colorado something to be thankful for. . . Take a Turkey to Work Day.

Harvest of Love
October 28, 2019

The Harvest of Love food drive is held the first three weeks in November.

December 03, 2019

#GivingTuesday is the global day of giving. By supporting Care and Share Food Bank, you will be providing meals for the one in eight Southern Coloradans struggling with hunger.

Colorado Gives Day
December 10, 2019

Colorado Gives Day is an annual statewide movement, celebrating and increasing philanthropy through online giving. This campaign features a $1 Million Incentive Fund. If we receive 10% of the total donations made on Colorado Gives Day, we’ll get 10% of the $1 Million Incentive Fund.

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Holiday Care Drive
November 01, 2019

Host a food drive, fund drive or online campaign to raise resources for Care and Share Food Bank this holiday season.

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