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Recipe for Hope 2019: Xander’s Speech

March 8, 2019

    March 8, 2019 Xander, a second grader in Colorado Springs, spoke in front of a crowd of more than 1,200 people at Care and Share Food Bank’s Recipe for Hope 2019 luncheon on Thursday, March 7. He emphasized […]

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How we Responded to the Government Shutdown

February 12, 2019

February 12, 2019 Care and Share recently ramped up food distribution in response to the government shutdown. Individuals who were not accustomed to navigating food insecurity suddenly found themselves experiencing uncertainty about when they would next receive a paycheck. Families […]

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Empty Stocking Fund Helps Care and Share Provide Nearly 1 Million Meals

February 7, 2019

  February 7, 2019 The Gazette Charities-El Pomar Foundation Empty Stocking Fund truly transforms lives, and in so many different ways! Care and Share Food Bank is proud to be one of several non-profits in El Paso County to receive […]

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10th Anniversary of our Building

January 8, 2019

January 9, 2019 Care and Share’s location on Preamble Point offers capacity, community, and critical response. As we celebrate our 10th Anniversary in this building, we are reflecting upon accomplishments that were made possible because of our amazing facility. CAPACITY […]

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Care and Share 101

December 31, 2018

December 31, 2018 Hello, Care and Share friends! Our team at Care and Share Food Bank wants to wish you a happy new year! We’re excited to kick off 2019 and continue our work in the fight against hunger in […]

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The Result of our First Holiday Mobile Food Distribution

December 11, 2018

December 4, 2018 Hi friends of Care and Share! We want to give an update on a special Mobile Food Pantry we held at our Colorado Springs distribution center on November 30th. You might have heard about it on the […]

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Colorado Gives Day – 500K Meals Challenge

November 29, 2018

November 29, 2018 Colorado Gives Day is on December 4! This year, we are asking you to join us in a special challenge – raising 500,000 meals for families and kids facing hunger in Southern Colorado. CLICK HERE SCHEDULE YOUR […]

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How Walmart is Helping us Provide Healthy Meals to Kids and Families Across Southern Colorado

November 29, 2018

We often say that Care and Share Food Bank is part of the community and belongs to the community. We truly believe that! We would not be able to feed more than 150,000 neighbors in need across Southern Colorado without […]

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Thank you, Hewlett Packard Enterprise!

November 26, 2018

November 26, 201 Happy Monday, Care and Share friends! We hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday. We want to give a shoutout to an organization and new partnership that we are thankful for, and that is Hewlett Packard Enterprise! […]

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Take a Turkey to Work Day Results

November 21, 2018

Hi, friends of Care and Share! This year’s Take a Turkey to Work Day event was a great success! We are still beaming from the amount of support we received. On November 16, we had a goal to collect 2,500 frozen […]

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Staff Highlight: Kelly

November 12, 2018

Q: What is your job at Care and Share, and how long have you worked here? I’ve been at Care and Share for 2 years. I started out as the part-time SNAP Analyst and am currently the full-time SNAP Coordinator […]

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Halloween at Care and Share

October 31, 2018

Good afternoon friends of Care and Share! Here at the food bank, we really get into Halloween. We had our annual Halloween costume contest.                                 […]

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