More than 316,000 pounds of food collected at 9Cares Colorado Shares

We gathered 316,000 pounds of food this Saturday - and there are more options to give!

KUSA - The generosity of 9NEWS viewers will go a long way to help those in need.

On Saturday at all of our locations across the region we collected 316,330 pounds of food during 9Cares Colorado Shares.

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About 200,000 pounds was collected at our 5 metro area locations alone. Those donations will go to our partner, Food Bank of the Rockies.

If you were unable to make it you can still help out by donating online here : http://bit.ly/2holGoy

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

You can also still drop off new or used coats to our partner Coats for Colorado at any Dependable Cleaners location through the end of November.

New or gently used toys are still being accepted by the Denver Santa Claus Shop through December 5. They can be dropped off at Denver Mattress locations or Larry H Miller car dealerships.

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Clothing donations are accepted all year long at ARC Thrift store locations.

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