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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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Empty Stocking Fund

2019-2020 Empty Stocking Fund Provides Over 1 Million Meals!

February 18, 2020

We’re delighted to announce that the 2019-2020 Empty Stocking Fund has helped us provide over 1,050,000 meals to neighbors in need! The Gazette-El Pomar Foundation Empty Stocking Fund transforms lives across the Pikes Peak Region. Care and Share Food Bank […]

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ReFund CO

ReFUND Colorado

January 14, 2020

In the past, Colorado taxpayers had a list of about 20 organizations to which they could donate their tax refund. This year taxpayers have the option to write in an organization of their choice. If you’re filing state taxes in Colorado, […]

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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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