There are people in Colorado who go hungry because of a loss of job, illness, or another reason often beyond their control.

9Cares Colorado Shares is a way that you can help. It’s a food drive. In addition to collecting food, we also collect online financial donations.

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To make an online donation: http://bit.ly/2holGoy

Money collected is used to purchase foods requested by local food banks and pantries.

By making a financial gift, you are helping feed families in need.