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Food Pantry Updates and Closures

Food Pantry Updates and Temporary Closures for Southern Colorado

May 26, 2020

Of our 267 partners in 31 counties of Southern Colorado, the vast majority are still open and working hard to serve our neighbors. You can look up their status at careandshare.org/FindFood. We highly recommend you contact them directly for the […]

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Giving Tuesday Now

Giving Tuesday WOW!

May 12, 2020

Care and Share joined in the world-wide #GivingTuesdayNow effort on May 5th. We are moved by the community rallying behind us, totaling over $43,000 in donations for the day. Launched by GivingTuesday as an emergency response to the unprecedented need caused by […]

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Thank you Southern Colorado!

May 12, 2020

On April 30th, our friends at KRDO hosted an all-day fundraising drive to benefit Care and Share. We are so grateful for the way in which the community responded. In just 24 hours, Southern Colorado donated over $108,000! We are […]

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Care and Share launches its first Mobile Market

May 11, 2020

The Mobile Market is like a grocer on wheels, designed to take food directly into neighborhoods that have high concentrations of need.

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How to wear a mask

Masks: Latest COVID-19 Volunteer Policy Updates

April 21, 2020

We want to make sure we are in communication with you all about the efforts that we’re taking here at Care and Share Food Bank around COVID-19. We offer an essential service to the Southern Colorado community and we need […]

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Essential baby supplies delivered to Colorado from FEMA

April 14, 2020

Care and Share is grateful for this donation and will continue to funnel it, along with essential food resources, through our partner agency network. These essential supplies will go to families who are experiencing poverty and not able to find […]

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COVID-19 School Food Programs (Updated for Pueblo D-70)

April 14, 2020

REPRINTED FROM KKTV-11. Please visit their page for the latest updates and check in directly with your school district to confirm locations and dates. Last updated 04/14/2020 12:45 PM. Academy School District 20Students under 18 can pick up a “brunch” […]

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Emergency Senior Food Bags

Announcing El Paso County Emergency Senior Food Delivery Collaboration

April 1, 2020

We’re delighted to be part of a community collaboration with The Salvation Army, Crossfire Ministries, Silver Key, COSILoveYou, and Pikes Peak United Way’s 2-1-1 helpline during the month of April, 2020. Our organizational collaboration developed from the awareness that vulnerable […]

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Nutritious Food is essential

Emergency Food Programs are Essential Services

March 25, 2020

Access to nutritious food is fundamental to the health of Coloradans, so grocery stores and hunger relief programs will continue to operate throughout the state. In an effort to protect public health and contain the impact of COVID-19, Governor Polis […]

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West Elementary School

Family Food Assistance Through El Paso County Schools

March 17, 2020

The Gazette reported yesterday (March 16) that more than 20 locations are giving away meals over lunch hours with varying times. Families can pick up free bags of groceries for household use at some schools as identified in the link […]

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March 17 Care and Share Food Bank’s COVID-19 Response

March 17, 2020

March 17, 2020 Care and Share Food Bank is operational and hard at work responding to the needs of the community impacted by COVID-19. As Southern Colorado’s trusted expert in large scale food acquisition and distribution, Care and Share is […]

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School Closure Response: Call for Emergency Volunteers

March 13, 2020

Help us Pack Food for Kids Calling volunteers ages 16 and up! Care and Share needs your help today, Friday March 13, 1-3:30 p.m. Spring Break across the Pikes Peak region has been unexpectedly extended and the kids who rely […]

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