Please join us at the Gardens on Havana at Havana and Idaho on Saturday, Oct. 27 from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. 9NEWS reporters will be collecting donations in Aurora. You can meet Jace Larson, Will Ripley, Jeremy Jojola and Anastasiya Bolton.

We also have 30 remote sites throughout Colorado. We are collecting non-perishable food, clothing and toys. The food will go to 125 food banks, the clothing will go to ARC and Goodwill Thrift Stores and the toys will go to the Santa Claus Shops. We also collect cash and checks make out to 9Cares Colorado Shares at each location.

If you can't make it on Oct. 27, you can donate online here

Money collected will be used to purchase food later in the year when the need is great.

We hope to see you on Saturday, Oct. 27.