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2019 Thanksgiving Boxes and Other Community Programs

November 25, 2019

Listed by Zip Codes and Agency Partners 80814 – Little Chapel Food Pantry Process/Deadline: There is no deadline to sign up, but if you have never been there before you must register before getting the box. Families or individuals need […]

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Mobile Food Pantry distributions: Rescuing 380,000 lbs of Food

November 5, 2019

Calling volunteers and neighbors in need! We’re holding two large Mobile Food Pantry distributions outside both our Colorado Springs and Pueblo facilities this Saturday, November 9th and next Saturday, November 16th from 12-4 p.m. Care and Share has two big […]

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Pumpkins for Pigs

November 4, 2019

Do you have leftover pumpkins sitting on your porch? Pigs love pumpkins!  We’re working with three local farmers: Heritage Belle Farms, Vogl Homestead, and Viresco Farms to collect pumpkins for their animals, mainly pigs. Pumpkins must be natural — without […]

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HungerIs Campaign

September 1, 2019

Safeway Foundation, You’re Awesome! When you visit Southern Colorado Safeway stores during the month of September, you’ll see signs about the Hunger Is fundraiser and get an option to donate at checkout. Here’s a not-so-well-kept secret: Care and Share Food […]

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Enterprise Zone status expiring December 31, 2019

August 27, 2019

There’s still time to make an Enterprise Zone contribution in 2019 but you must act soon! Please note: CHECKS MUST BE POSTMARKED BY DECEMBER 31, 2019 TO BE ELIGIBLE For more than a decade, Care and Share has had the […]

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Working to Eliminate Summer Hunger

July 8, 2019

July 8, 2019 Every kid deserves the freedom of just being a kid—especially over summer vacation! But when a child is hungry, they face grown-up worries that  robs them of that chance. During the school year, over 88,000 children throughout […]

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Building Pathways for a Better Community

July 8, 2019

July 8, 2019 This spring and summer, Seth Hodson generously volunteered to renovate Care and Share’s hillside orchard pathways as part of the volunteer work he does for the Eagle Scouts. Over the course of five months, Seth planned the […]

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Crisis Response

July 3, 2019

July 3, 2019 When disaster strikes, Care and Share is at the ready to make sure hunger does not further complicate a community crisis. We focus on getting nutritious food to those in crisis – purchasing and transporting much-needed items […]

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Success for Stamp Out Hunger 2019!

June 17, 2019

June 17, 2019 Hi Care and Share friends, We are so excited to give you an update on how we did on the Stamp Out Hunger food drive! The food donations have been weighed and sorted by our wonderful volunteers, […]

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A Thanks to Community Champions, DAWSON.

June 10, 2019

June 10, 2019 We want to give a shout out to one of our Community Champions we are thankful for; DAWSON! DAWSON values giving back to their community and spreading aloha across the globe. From the first moment DAWSON came […]

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Fight Hunger. Spark Change. Campaign Is Back!

April 26, 2019

The “Fight Hunger. Spark Change.” campaign is officially back! Last year, you helped us raise nearly 1.2 million meals by simply shopping at Walmart and donating at the register. We couldn’t believe it. This year, we’re upping our goal to […]

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Honoring Our 2018 Community Champions!

April 25, 2019

On April 24th, we had a wonderful time celebrating and recognizing our 2018 Community Champions, which consists of outstanding donors (food and funds) and volunteers! Their generous support makes it possible for us to serve more than 150,000 neighbors in […]

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