LIFT-UP October food distribution dates, times and sites announced
LIFT-UP is continuing to distribute food to those in need during October at drive-through sites in Carbondale, Glenwood Springs, New Castle, Parachute, Rifle and DeBeque.
Distributions will be one day a week in each community, rotating each week between mid-afternoon (2-4 p.m.) and early evening (5-7 p.m.). Starting Oct. 19, distributions will occur from noon to 2 p.m. at all sites to adjust for shorter daylight hours and cooler temperatures.
Pre-packed food bags, along with fresh staples, will be delivered at the following loactions and times on the following schedule:
Carbondale — Third Street Center, Mondays/lunes: 10/5 (2-4 p.m.), 10/12 (5-7 p.m.) 10/19 and 26 (12-2 p.m.)
Parachute — 201 E. First Street, Tuesdays/martes: 10/6 (2-4 p.m.), 10/13 (5-7 p.m.), 10/20 and 27 (12-2 p.m.)
New Castle — Cristo La Roca, 880 Castle Valley Blvd.: Wednesdays/miercoles 10/7 (2-4 p.m.), 10/14 (5-7 p.m.), 10/21 and 28 (12-2 p.m.)
Glenwood Springs— Glenwood Church of Christ, 260 Soccer Field Rd.: Thursday/jueves 10/1 (5-7 p.m.), 10/8 (2-4 p.m.), 10/15 (2-4 p.m.), 10/22 and 29 (12-2 p.m.)
DeBeque — Community Center Parking Lot: Thursday/jueves 10/15 (noon – 2 p.m.)
Rifle — Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints: Fridays/viernes 10/2 (5-7 p.m.), 10/9 (2-4 p.m.), 10/16 (2-4 p.m.), 10/23 and 30 (12-2 p.m.)
Aspen — LIFT-UP is working in partnership with Pitkin County to re-open the Aspen brick & mortar pantry location. Details are in process.
Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, LIFT-UP has provided additional food to individuals and families in need at drive-through sites while the regular food pantries have been closed.
During September, LIFT-UP distributed more than 1,600 non-perishable food bags through drive-through mobile pantries.
Fresh produce and meat have also been provided, as available, through the Grocery Rescue and the Farm to Food Pantry programs. Bags have non-perishable staples include canned, bagged and boxed food.
For a comprehensive overview of the Farm to Food Pantry program, visit https://www.liftup.org/farm-to-food-pantry
Individual donations of fresh produce and non-perishable items can also be dropped off to any of LIFT-UP’s food distribution sites a half hour to 15 minutes before distribution begins.
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