As we all know the Coronavirus has impacted every corner of our community in many ways. Life as we know it, will
As we all know the Coronavirus has impacted every corner of our community in many ways. Life as we know it, will never go back to the way things were. We are working and living very different during this global pandemic. Many of our neighbors are experiencing MAJOR hardships due to job loss and business shutdowns. The SMDRA Charities and Community Involvement Committee (CCIC) would like to help our neighbors by hosting several drive-thru food drives to collect food and other essentials to help our neighbors.
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DATE: October 15, 2020
LOCATION: South Metro Denver REALTOR Association Parking Lot
TIME: 10:00am to 1:00pm
CHARITY: Integrated Family Community Services
You don’t even have to get out of your car, CCIC members will be present to collect your generous donations to help our neighbors make sure they have provisions to feed their families, during this tough period in our history.
ABOUT INTEGRATED FAMILY COMMUNITY SERVICES
Integrated Family Community Services (IFCS) is an emergency food provider and are called upon by Food Bank of the Rockies often. IFCS can accommodate 1000’s of pounds of food at a time and have a rented refrigerated/freezer storage unit. They have a link on their website called onecanfeed.org where you can make a monetary donation. At this time, they are serving 16x’s the amount of people as before COVID-19. IFCS serves a 50 mile radius from their location, but will not turn anyone away that shows up in person asking for food, at this point they will serve anyone in Colorado. On average, they serve 3,200 people a month. They are in need of hygiene and paper products ie., rubbing alcohol, hand soap, toilet paper, etc. They will accept shelf stable items and kid friendly food like boxed mac and cheese, non-condensed soup, all non perishable foods. They will also accept gift cards to Kings Soopers, Walmart, Target, Safeway etc. They have a special relationship with Kroger/King Soopers where they can buy more with less, so gift cards there are more valuable.
IDEAS OF ITEMS TO DONATE
Items for donation should be non-perishable items canned beans, dry beans, peanut butter, or other nut butters , rolled oats, canned fruit, canned vegetables, soups, canned tuna, canned chicken, brown rice, quinoa, nuts, seeds, shelf stable milk and milk substitutes, pasta, pasta sauce, popcorn kernels, canned stews, apple sauce, cold cereals, olive or canola oil, canned tomatoes, dried fruits, honey, chicken, beef and vegetable broths and stock. Also consider donating personal hygiene items such as travel-size shampoo and conditioner, shower gel, deodorant, toothbrushes, etc.
(Thursday) 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
South Metro Denver REALTOR Association - Racine
6436 South Racine Circle