Hunger Hurts 2017-04-04T14:53:52+00:00

APRIL 7-9, 2017 

The Times-Call and Colorado Hometown Weekly invite you to participate in the 29th Annual Hunger Hurts the Whole Community Food Drive to benefit Community Food Share. The food, funds, and time donated during this event will help Community Food Share distribute 9.3 million meals this year!

How to Participate

Donate Food: Purchase or drop off non-perishable food items at participating grocery stores

Donate Funds: Give at

Donate Time: Sign up to volunteer as a store greeter or driver (see purple buttons below)

Sign up to Volunteer

Store Greeters

WHAT: Store Greeters are stationed at the entrances of participating grocery stores, encouraging shoppers to purchase and donate food items. This is a great opportunity for groups and families, as well as individuals!

WHEN: Shifts are 2.5 hours long, between 9:00 AM and 7:00 PM, Friday, April 7 through Sunday, April 9.


WHAT: Volunteer drivers transport food donations between participating grocery stores and our warehouse in Louisville.

WHEN: Four-hour and two-hour shifts available Friday, April 7 through Sunday, April 9. Choose from 9:00 AM-1:00 PM; 1:00-5:00 PM; and 5:00-7:00 PM.

Driver routes are organized by location:

Route 1 | North Longmont

  • King Soopers: 2255 Main Street, Longmont

  • King Soopers: 1611 Pace Street, Longmont

  • Safeway: 1630 Pace Street, Longmont

  • Safeway: 1632 Hover Street, Longmont

Route 2 | South Longmont

  • Lucky’s Market: 700 Ken Pratt Boulevard, Longmont

  • Safeway: 1050 Ken Pratt Boulevard, Longmont

  • King Soopers: 995 S. Hover Road, Longmont

  • Sprouts Farmers Market: 1101 S. Hover Road, Longmont

Route 3 | Louisville and Lafayette

  • King Soopers: 1375 S. Boulder Road, Louisville

  • Alfalfa’s: 785 E. South Boulder Road, Louisville

  • Sprouts Farmers Market: 555 W. South Boulder Road, Lafayette

Route 4 | Niwot, Gunbarrel, and Lafayette

  • King Soopers: 480 N. Highway 287, Lafayette

  • Niwot Market: 7980 Niwot Road, Niwot

  • King Soopers: 6550 Lookout Road, Gunbarrel

Returning volunteers: 

to Volgistics to select shifts

Volunteers new to CFS:

Complete our Food Drive Volunteer Application

Are you a returning volunteer, but you don’t know how to sign-in and select shifts? Click here for a visual reminder.

Other questions about volunteering for the food drive?
Email or call us at (303) 652-3663.

Already signed up? Check out the store greeter instructions and driver instructions.

Participating Grocery Stores

We have participating grocery stores in Gunbarrel, Lafayette, Longmont, Louisville, Lyons, and Niwot. Zoom in and out to find a store near you!

Most Needed Food Items

  • Nut Butters
  • Soups & Stews
  • Cereal & Oatmeal
  • Canned Tuna & Chicken
  • Baby Food & Formula (Not Expired)
  • Beans (Canned or Dry)
  • Canned Fruits
  • Canned Vegetables
  • Pasta & Sauce
  • Rice

Thank you to our generous sponsors