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During COVID-19,
No one should go hungry.

Even in the face of challenges, 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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Meet Scout, Emerie, and Ryder - the owners of Lohak Lemonade. Yesterday, they dedicated all proceeds raised from their lemonade sales to help feed our neighbors struggling with hunger. The grand total? $650!

Thank you, Lohak Lemonade, for having generous hearts and caring for our community! Because of you, we'll be able to provide 5,200 meals to families in need.
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We want to give a big thank you to Fort Carson's 1st Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment for collecting and donating more than 2,500 pounds of food for our neighbors in need. We are grateful for your service and support! ... See MoreSee Less

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We are overwhelmed by the amount of support we've received from the community. Thank you to everyone who has donated food for our neighbors in need. As a friendly reminder, the sliding glass doors at the southern end of our building are open for donation drop offs. We have friendly volunteers and team members who are happy to assist! ... See MoreSee Less

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