One in seven Coloradoans worry about where they will find their next meal. In an attempt to help, Arc Thrift Stores and 7News have kicked off the 14th Annual “Feed Colorado” Food Drive.
Denver, CO (PRWEB) April 01, 2014
One in seven Coloradoans worry about where they will find their next meal. Nearly half of these individuals are children. In an attempt to help, Arc Thrift Stores and 7News have kicked off the 14th Annual “Feed Colorado” Food Drive.
Food collected April 1 – May 15 will be distributed to 75 food banks and shelters around the state. Items needed include non-perishable food such as rice, beans, pasta, peanut butter, canned goods (veggies and fruit), soup, cereal and juice.
There are three easy ways to donate:
1. Call 303-283-JANE (inside the Denver-metro area) or 1-800-283-2721 (outside of the Denver-metro area) to schedule a free pick-up.
2. Visit http://www.ArcFeedColorado.com for drop-off locations: 7News, Steve Casey’s Four Seasons RV, Left Hand Brewing, Avocet Communications, Jammin 101.5, Caution Brewing Company, JACK 101.1, Hogshead Brewing and arc Thrift Stores.
3. Schedule a pickup online at: http://www.arcthrift.net.
About arc Thrift Stores:
As one of Colorado’s largest social enterprises, Arc Thrift Stores operate 22 thrift stores and 10 “donation stations” throughout Colorado. Arc Thrift Stores provides funding to arc Chapters, which in turn provide advocacy for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Arc Thrift Stores is one of the largest employers of individuals with developmental disabilities in the state of Colorado. http://www.arcthrift.org.
Volunteers of America is a national, nonprofit faith-based organization that is dedicated to helping those in need rebuild their lives and reach their full potential. In Colorado, VOA administers 30 different human service programs in addition to subsidized housing and health care. To learn more about the Volunteers of America, visit http://www.voacolorado.org.
7NEWS is owned and operated by the E.W. Scripps Company, a diverse 133-year-old media enterprise with interests in television stations, newspapers and local news and information Web sites. For a full listing of Scripps media companies and their associated Web sites, visit http://www.Scripps.com/.