Care and Share hosts food drive for Wetmore fire

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Care and Share Food Bank of Southern Colorado is holding a one-day food drive for victims of the Wetmore fire, now burning outside Pueblo.

The drive is being held today, until 4 p.m. at the nonprofit’s Pueblo warehouse at 100 Greenhorn Drive.

All food that is collected will help Care and Share partner agencies serving those affected by the fire.

Care and Share Food Bank is seeking the following items: canned meals, boxed meals, canned meat, spaghetti sauce and noodles and peanut butter and jelly.

“Care and Share Food Bank is very happy to be able to give the community a way to help our neighbors,” said Lynne Telford, CEO of the nonprofit.

Care and Share is the largest nonprofit hunger relief agency in southern Colorado. Acting as a distribution hub, Care and Share works with about 300 nonprofits to reach 100,000 people in 31 counties in southern Colorado.