Care and Share giving away 380,000 pounds of food at mobile distribution events

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Care and Share Food Bank of southern Colorado serves an area stretching over 31 counties. _ Mike Byrum -- FOX21 News_77051

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Care and Share Food Bank will supply more than 1,000 southern Colorado families with nutritious food at four mobile distribution events this month.

The events are:

  • This Saturday from 12-4 p.m. at the Colorado Springs facility at 2605 Preamble Point
  • This Saturday from 12-4 p.m. at the Pueblo facility at 100 Greenhorn Drive
  • Next Saturday, November 16, from 12-4 p.m. at the Colorado Springs facility at 2605 Preamble Point
  • Next Saturday, November 16, from 12-4 p.m. at the Pueblo facility at 100 Greenhorn Drive

Care and Share said they have 380,000 pounds of food to distribute, which is more than previous distribution events. Families and individuals will be supplied with fresh produce and staple items, such as apples, grapes, oranges, milk, frozen meals, beans, and peanut butter.

Here’s what you need to know if you’re attending one of the events:

  • Care and Share will be distributing food starting exactly at 12 p.m. Neighbors will not be allowed to arrive early. There will be plenty of food.
  • It is a drive-thru style distribution. Volunteers and staff will load food directly into cars.
  • Neighbors will be asked several self-declared questions upon arrival, such as household size and income eligibility.
  • Care and Share encourages people to come both weekends.

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