Whereas we cannot see one another in particular person for this yr’s 9Cares Colorado Shares meals drive, there’s nonetheless a possibility to assist our neighbors in want.
DENVER — The thirty ninth annual 9Cares Colorado Shares meals drive continues the autumn custom of serving to our neighbors in want.
Meals Financial institution of the Rockies mentioned it has seen an amazing improve in want for meals help in Colorado and Wyoming because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
One in eight Coloradans face meals insecurity and one in seven Colorado youngsters don’t know the place they’ll discover their subsequent meal.
The price of groceries has risen 4.6% since September 2020, in response to knowledge launched in October 2021 by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
> Donate now to 9Cares Colorado Shares
Funds donated to Meals Financial institution of the Rockies assist present meals for households dealing with starvation in 30 Colorado counties, together with metro Denver, the Japanese Plains, and the Western Slope.
Meals Financial institution of the Rockies is at the moment distributing sufficient meals to supply greater than 180,000 meals per day. To this point in 2021, the group has distributed over 73 million kilos of meals, the equal of over 60 million meals.
A $1 donation to Meals Financial institution of the Rockies will present 4 meals.
Methods to donate
- Donate at FoodBankRockies.org/9Cares
- Textual content 9Cares to 303-871-1491
- Donations could be made on the register at taking part King Soopers shops
- Checks made out to Meals Financial institution of the Rockies could be mailed to:
Meals Financial institution of the Rockies
Attn: Growth/9Cares Colorado Shares
10700 E. forty fifth Avenue
Denver, CO 80239
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