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SCHEELS, an employee-owned all sports retailer, will open its doors in Colorado Springs in March 2021. The SCHEELS team has remained busy during this time by volunteering for local non-profits, including Care and Share. They also give back to the […]

Monica Jessen

Monica Jessen has been a long-time supporter of Care and Share Food Bank for Southern Colorado. She began volunteering along with her two young children in 1990. “I wanted to instill in my boys the belief of giving back to […]


The success of Care and Share Food Bank for Southern Colorado is in large part thanks to our dedicated volunteers. One of those devoted volunteers is Cynthia (Cindy) Tamsett. Cindy has been a volunteer for three years and is fully […]

Marcia Rendon

Marcia has been volunteering at Care and Share since she moved to the area in 2017. “I was very involved with Food Bank of the Rockies,” explains Marcia, “and once I relocated to Colorado Springs, I quickly found Care and […]

Larry Paulson

Larry remains active, happy, and busy every week. He has been volunteering with Care and Share Food Bank for Southern Colorado for seven years. “I believe strongly in the mission – that no one should go hungry.” Larry is committed […]

Switchbacks FC

The Switchbacks FC are a team and family who prides themselves on being involved in the Colorado Springs community. When the COVID-19 pandemic led to an increase need for volunteers at Care and Share, The Switchbacks team stepped up. Cody […]


The YMCA team has been volunteering regularly at Care and Share Food Bank since the onset of COVID-19. Shannon Rauen, YMCA’s Director of Development and Planned Giving, recognized that although their centers were closed during the pandemic, they still had […]

Donna Apgar

Donna Apgar has been volunteering at Care and Share since 2016. Her involvement first began when she volunteered as part of a group for one of our Mobile Food Pantry distributions. Donna enjoyed it so much that she became a […]


Peggy Hector, a loyal Care and Share volunteer, doesn’t shy away from working hard. After Peggy retired, she was a caretaker for her mother until she passed. “Then I needed something useful to do… So I wanted to do some […]


Barbara, a resident of Colorado Springs since 2004, was motivated to volunteer at Care and Share Food Bank after she heard about the programs we offer and how valuable the organization is within the community.  Her main role as a […]