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Meet Brittany, our new volunteer engagement manager

May 25, 2021

Hi I’m Brittany Smith and I am so excited to join Care and Share Food Bank as the Volunteer Engagement Manager. I bring with me several years of experience in the local non-profit arena and have fallen in love with […]

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Food Donor Spotlight: Canadian Element NORAD

May 13, 2021

Every month, Kelsie Brace, a Master Corporal for the Canadian Army, and Min Lee, a Sailor First Class for the Royal Canadian Navy, stop by our Distribution Center in Colorado Springs to drop off food donations. Both Kelsie and Min […]

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Here’s to The Next Chapter: A Message from Brenda

March 23, 2021

Dear friends and volunteers, Over these past few months, I have worked alongside some of the most passionate, intelligent, resilient people I have ever met. Thanks to the community of Care and Share, I have learned to be a better […]

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Joan Selman joins Care and Share as Major Gifts Director

March 18, 2021

Care and Share Food Bank for Southern Colorado is excited to welcome a new team member, Joan Selman, as our Major Gifts Director. Selman has 22 years of experience in fundraising, most recently at Pikes Peak Hospice. Joan has been […]

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Volunteers come together to serve neighbors on 2021 MLK Day of Service

January 26, 2021

On Monday, January 18th, Care and Share Food Bank for Southern Colorado honored Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy by making it a “day on,” instead of a day-off. 60 volunteers came together on this annual day of service to […]

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Meet our new Packing and Sorting Coordinator: Monica Wiedrick

October 27, 2020

Monica Wiedrick is a Colorado Springs native and has lived in Colorado for forty years, off and on. “My dad served and retired from the Army, so I had a chance to travel quite a bit. I spent a lot […]

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Meet our new Volunteer Engagement Manager

July 21, 2020

My name is Brenda Spector and I am the new Volunteer Engagement Manager at Care and Share. It’s so great to e-meet you! Volunteers like you are vital to our mission. The time, knowledge, experience, and compassion you give not […]

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Pueblo: New Care and Share Food Pantry Coming to East Side

June 25, 2020

We are thrilled to announce that we will be opening a Food Pantry to serve neighbors in need on the east side of Pueblo. The plan is part of our overall strategic direction, which includes initiating a Pantry Network across […]

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Adieu from Eric Pizana

June 11, 2020

Hello, friends! For the past year I have been attending graduate school to become a school counselor. Working with youth has always been my passion, and I have known I wanted to be a school counselor since high school. It […]

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Meeting the needs of Southern Coloradans facing hunger

June 9, 2020

At Care and Share Food Bank, we have always known that it takes a robust community of support to address hunger in Southern Colorado. As we navigate the new reality of life with COVID-19, we have been especially inspired by […]

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Coronavirus Food Assistance Program

June 9, 2020

Across the country, media outlets have highlighted COVID-19’s impact on the nation’s agriculture. Hard-working farmers, who typically grow and source products for the food-service industry, were left with excess food as restaurants closed, and impossible decisions for disposing of it. […]

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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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