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The people and places that make it all possible.

Feeding people can only happen when we all come together with the same mission in mind.  For a complete list of those who see the need and take action, check out our Annual Report

Volunteers give us something precious every day: their time.  They roll up their sleeves and take action in the most tangible ways possible.  They know that every can they sort or bag they pack means they’ve made someone’s life a little brighter.

Meal Sites and Food Pantries are on the front line of hunger relief .  Without them, we’d be unable to accomplish our work.  Soup kitchens, pantries, and shelters provide hope to those in need every day. Whether dishing out lunch to 600 people each day, or serving six families in the church once a month, Partner Agencies make the world a better place.

Foundations and service organizations, like Pikes Peak United Way,  provide us with grant funds to ensure that we can run our programs, buy food, and teach people about nutrition.  Their support also ensures that we can pay employees, put gas in the trucks, and keep the lights on. All essentials in the fight against hunger.

Corporate sponsors support special events, provide grants for programs, hold fundraising activities, and offer matching funds for their employees who also believe in the fight against hunger. These leaders understand that business thrives when we all have the food we need every day and our community is at its best. 

The generosity of individuals makes our work possible all year long.  These investors see a need to take action and to be part of the solution. They know that no matter the size of their gift, it will make a difference to a friend, a senior, a child, or a family facing hunger.

Feeding America, the nation’s leading charity in the fight against hunger, provides us with food, grant opportunities, marketing support, and many other resources through their vast network of connections.  They provide food for more than 37 million low-income people in the United States every year!

Federal programs are essential in getting more food to more people in more places.  This partnership allows us to provide food to children, seniors, and people living in extreme poverty. 

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Congratulations to the Hunger’s Hope Award 2016 honorees!
“Our Hunger’s Hope Award 2016 honorees were selected for their extraordinary accomplishments. They have demonstrated engagement in Care and Share’s work to secure support for people at risk of hunger throughout Southern Colorado, shown exemplary leadership and commitment. Each honoree has a proven record of exceptional generosity through giving or garnering financial support for the Care and Share mission.” Lynne Telford, President and CEO of Care and Share Food Bank

Care and Share Food Bank is pleased to announce the honorees for the Fourth Annual Hunger’s Hope Awards 2016. The honorees were recognized at an awards presentation on February 23rd.

Click  here to view a video highlighting this years nominees

For the Hunger’s Hope Awards 2016, we honored:

Ryan, Pat, and Doug Haug
Their house party theme for 2015 was Hunger Bites. Guests provided 516 pounds of food and raised $725, the equivalent to 6,230 meals.

Audrey and Randy Woodard
Understanding the purchasing power of a dollar, they donated 1,580 pounds of food, the equivalent to 1,317 meals.

Ent Credit Union
Ent grants funding towards our Children’s Nutrition Initiative programs, sponsoring Recipe for Hope, hosting an annual CARE Drive , Take a Turkey to Work Day – helping us to provide a Thanksgiving to our neighbors in need.

Kaiser Permanente
Through a wide range of support of Share Our Strength Cooking Matters nutrition education classes, sponsoring Recipe for Hope and Drive Out Hunger, CARE Drive, volunteering for MLK Jr. Day of Service, and standing with us in our Within Reach plan - we are grateful for Kaiser Permanente’s sharing in our one belief: no one should go hungry.

Walmart has provided grants for food and food program implementation throughout our 31 county service area.  These gifts, ranging from $100 to $100,000 have made nearly 2 million meals possible for food insecure people in Southern Colorado.

Patty Jewett Neighborhood Food Project
Creating a simple, door-to-door food collection system - the Patty Jewett Neighborhood Food Project collected more than 1,700 pounds of food the equivalent of nearly 1,500 meals in 2015.

Brenda Gilliam has collected and donated food of more than 2,100 pounds – the equivalent of 1,800 meals.

Congratulations to the Hunger’s Hope Award 2016 honorees!

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