Care and Share Engages Southern Colorado in Listening Sessions

Written by Steven Williams, Program Director From February to April, Care and Share hosted three dynamic listening sessions across our service area. At the heart of these gatherings was a shared mission—to amplify the voices of our neighbors and glean invaluable insights into their experiences accessing our network. Thanks to the generous support of Feeding […]

Revitalized and Rolling: The Mobile Market Rises Again

Written by Steven Williams, Program Director In January 2024, Care and Share embraced the opportunity for growth and adaptation, aligning our operations and programming with the evolving needs of our community and the economy. Recognizing the shifting landscape, we made the strategic decision to prioritize shifting resources from our Mobile Market program, ensuring continued service […]

Agency Newsletter May 2024

Agency Newsletter – May 2024 Wholesale Purchasing Program Update We are excited to share that we are one step closer to launching the Wholesale Purchasing Program. More details will be in the June newsletter. We do know that we will begin to order food at the start of our new fiscal year, July 1st. We […]

Agency Newsletter April 2024

Agency Newsletter – April 2024 Care and Share Food Bank to Host Children’s Nutrition Initiative (CNI) Round Table Care and Share will be hosting a roundtable with stakeholders that include students, teachers, funders, and community leaders across our services area to discuss the successes and opportunities of our programs, as well as what can be […]

Agency Newsletter March 2024

Agency Newsletter – March 2024 Our March Partner Agency Coalition Meeting with One Colorado is March 20th! One Colorado will join us for Part 2 of One Colorado’s LGBTQ+ Workshop for People Working in Food Systems on March 20th at 9:00 a.m. This training dives deeper into gender identity, provides some additional tools around Spanish […]

Services Insights Updates February 2024

First off, we want to introduce Barbara Roeckel, our new Service Insights Coordinator! Drop her an email at to say hi or ask any questions about SIMC (Service Insights on MealConnect)! Congratulations to the 51 individuals from 27 partner agencies who have completed SIMC training and thank you all for your survey responses! This […]

Veterans Helping Veterans | Tony’s Story

Earlier this fall, we partnered with Mt. Carmel Veteran Services for their annual Patriot Day event, which provided over 400 food boxes and other essential items for veterans and active-duty service members. It was there that we met Tony, a Vietnam veteran who now volunteers his time giving back to his fellow service men and […]

Springs Food Pantry and First Church of the Nazarene Join Forces

Towards the end of 2023, Springs Food Pantry was facing a very difficult situation. After serving the community from their West Side location for over six years, director Linda Carroll was forced to pack up the pantry and find a new home due to issues with the building. Thankfully—in the eleventh hour—she prevailed. Colorado Springs […]

Agency Newsletter February 2024

Agency Newsletter – February 2024 New Regions Announced We have reconfigured our service area to best serve each of our valued partners. See the new map and list of those regions. What you should know moving forward is that your regional manager is here to support your work in the communities you serve every day! […]