Holiday food drives |

Holiday food drives

Community Banks of Colorado will sponsor the Colorado Food Banks Association (CFBA) as its statewide Community Touch Partner this November and December.CFBA is an umbrella organization for the five major food banks across the state of Colorado, which distribute food to more than 1,500 nonprofits.Through these food banks,supplies reach people in need through food pantries, day care centers, battered womens shelters, soup kitchens, residential treatment centers, senior and youth programs.Beginning Nov. 1, re-usable Community Banks of Colorado grocery bags can be picked up at all locations. Please consider picking up a few extra non-perishable food items when you go grocery shopping, bring them back to the bank, and they will be delivered to LIFT-UP.Please contact Michele Diamond at 945-7035 with questions.

New Hopeful Heart, a nonprofit organization benefiting people in recovery from mental health issues, is taking food donations of nonparishables and canned goods for the less fortunate, and also for baskets which will be given away for the holidays. Please drop off donations from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays at 1217 Howard Ave., behind the Garfield County Fairgrounds next to Richs Upholstery in Rifle.Questions may be directed to 625- 761.

The Demon football game LIFT-UP food drive will be held at the upcoming semi-final Glenwood football game at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 22 at Stubler Memorial Field in Glenwood Springs.For more information, call Lynette Brickell at 945-8450 or Ann Denney at 945-9109.

The New Castle Cub Scout Pack 221 and Scout Troop 221 remind New Castle citizens who have received plastic bags to fill them with non-perishable items and leave them on their doorstep by 9 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 22 for the scouts to pick up.

Harlan & Mastro Real Estate, 51241 Highway 6 in Glenwood Springs has been designated an additional LIFT-UP food drive location. Drop-off times are 2-5 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays.For more Information, contact Annie Olson at 319-1927.

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