Local food drive for residents displaced by High Park fire
Care and Share hosts one-day food drive
In response to the High Park fire near Ft. Collins, Colorado, Care and Share Food Bank for Southern Colorado, will be conducting a one-day food drive on Tuesday, June 19 from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. at their warehouse which is located ½ mile east on Constitution Ave. from Powers Blvd at 2605 Preamble Point.
All food that is collected during this one day food drive will immediately be sent to their sister food bank, Food Bank of Larimer County. The food will be given to people who have been displaced as a result of the fire.
Care and Share Food Bank is currently seeking the following items from our community:
- Canned meals (i.e. chili and soup)
- Boxed meals (i.e. macaroni and cheese and tuna helper)
- Canned meat (i.e. tuna or chicken)
- Spaghetti sauce and noodles
- Peanut butter and Jelly
- Pet food will also be accepted
"Care and Share Food Bank is very happy to be able to give the Colorado Springs community a way to help our neighbors to the north," says Lynne Telford, CEO. Volunteers will be on site all day Tuesday collecting food and money.
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