Feeding Children is a Work of Heart

How one school district is working to end childhood hunger The past two years have been a crash course in crisis response. With unprecedented circumstances came a sweeping effort from our medical community, government institutions, and non-profit sector to keep families and businesses afloat. From this incredible response, one unexpected player emerged holding ...

2022-05-06T10:26:11-06:00May 6, 2022|Impact Stories|

Relax Your “Hurry-Up”

Written by Susanne Menge for Community Food Share. You can also watch our interview with Susanne by clicking here. I never imagined I would be on the receiving end of Community Food Share. On a warm summer day in 2021, I awoke with a sense of foreboding. Instead of looking forward to ...

2022-02-03T14:57:09-07:00February 3, 2022|Impact Stories|

Supporting Others Through Art and Joy

Debbie Noel is the author of Drop In With Debbie, a blog published on the City of Longmont website that tells the stories of interesting and inspiring folks who are over the age of 50. She brings understanding and relevance to our lives through her words. Debbie has a long career serving others. She has ...

2021-12-03T11:06:10-07:00December 3, 2021|Impact Stories|

From Surviving to Thriving

Residents keep Elder Share distribution afloat Fear and isolation are effects of the pandemic we’ve all had to navigate, but for many of our older neighbors, fear swelled to terror while isolation threatened their health. Here in Boulder, residents at Golden West Senior Living remained connected through one of the best connectors ...

2021-11-08T14:32:59-07:00November 8, 2021|Impact Stories|

This Is Our Story

Heather picks up groceries for her family from our onsite pantry every week. When asked if she would be interested in sharing her story with others, she enthusiastically agreed, and asked if she could write it down herself. The next week, she brought this letter with her to the food bank to share her ...

2021-08-06T15:39:03-06:00August 6, 2021|Impact Stories|

The Hope to Move Forward

One visit to Feeding Families helped Halley pull through. On a summer day in 2019, Halley sorted grapefruits in our warehouse, volunteering alongside co-workers. Like all of us, she had no idea what 2020 would bring. Like many of our participants, she never thought she’d turn to Community Food Share for help. ...

2021-05-26T17:01:06-06:00May 26, 2021|Impact Stories|

An Unforeseen Intermission

Tober, local musician and dad, adjusts to the rhythms of a COVID-19 world. In early 2020, Tober was in the process of launching a band. On top of music lessons and gigs, this percussionist, keyboardist, and composer had his eyes set on making his own name. Then, the pandemic struck, and Tober’s calling hit ...

2021-02-04T11:48:53-07:00February 4, 2021|Impact Stories|