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Kimberly

For Kimberly, a wife and mother of three boys, food means family, and she considers feeding her family an expression of love. After spending 26 years as missionaries in Russia, a change in laws unexpectedly forced Kimberly and her husband […]

Beau

Beau, a 4th grader at Queen Palmer Elementary, knows that it’s hard to focus or have energy when he’s hungry. “My tummy speaks to me and says, ‘feed me, feed me, feed me,’ and it never stops and it’s annoying,” […]

Ingrid

Food means a lot to Ingrid. She knows the importance of having access to enough nutritious meals because she still remembers what it felt like to be hungry. Growing up in Germany, there were days when her parents didn’t have […]

Carl

Carl has been visiting our partner food pantry, the Foodbank Network of the San Luis Valley, for the past four years. Each time, he brings along his joyful sidekick: his grandson, five-year-old Zachary. “He loves coming here. He acts like […]

Deyarira

Care and Share had the pleasure of meeting two-year-old Deyarira and her older brother at one of our Mobile Food Pantry distributions. While they found a green patch of grass to sit on and enjoy their free lunch, their aunt, […]

Harriett

Harriett has lived in Prowers County for about 20 years. It wasn’t until recently that she, her husband, and their five kids started receiving help from Care and Share’s partner food pantry in their neighborhood, Sparrow House Ministries. She said […]

Charity

Charity and her husband are loving parents to five kids. While trying to recover from the recession, Charity’s husband decided to go back to grad school to finish his degree and be equipped for a job with a sustainable income. […]

Cyndi

Cyndi and her husband are loving parents to five boys. When they moved to Colorado a few years ago, she was excited for the new adventure. “We thought we had everything planned out,” Cyndi said. “You know, all the I’s […]

Katie

As a single mom of two kids, Katie admits that she sometimes skips meals just to be sure her children can have food. “There’s been a lot of times where I have felt I haven’t had enough food to feed […]

Xander

“When I get those food bags, they’re really heavy, and that heaviness is love.” Xander is a soon-to-be second grader who loves recess, superheroes, and eating “lots and lots of cereal.” He says food, and having enough of it, makes […]