Stories

Fighting Food Waste on Earth Day & Everyday

Fighting Food Waste on Earth Day & Everyday

Earth Day is an annual event held on April 22 to show support of protecting our planet and to think about the ways each of us can make a difference. What does this have to do with food? Well, each day in the United States approximately one pound of food per person is...

Local Couple Gives to FACE the Hunger Challenge

Local Couple Gives to FACE the Hunger Challenge

Meet the McCulloughs who helped us reach our FACE the Hunger fundraising goal When Ed and Jane McCullough hear a call for help, they respond. In late March, the couple received an email from the Storehouse and learned that the need for food, boxes, and cleaning...

Hams for Hunger! Thanks to Albertsons Market and Hormel Foods

Hams for Hunger! Thanks to Albertsons Market and Hormel Foods

On March 16, the Storehouse was very grateful to get 423 hams from Albertsons Market and Hormel. The gift was part of Hormel's Hams for Hunger campaign. These hams will be given to Storehouse families over the next couple of weeks leading up to the Easter holiday....

Sisters Give Stimulus Check & Bonus

Sisters Give Stimulus Check & Bonus

In difficult times it is nice to share heartwarming stories like this one, where two sisters gave their stimulus check and a work bonus to help the Storehouse. First, we want to sincerely thank Stephanie and Kate Dawson for thinking of the Storehouse and of people in...

Pedal for the Pantry Raises Funds for Storehouse

Pedal for the Pantry Raises Funds for Storehouse

Kassi Nelson took to her bike this past autum to “Pedal for the Pantry” and raise money for the Storehouse. We love it when friends of our organization decide to do something clever and fun to support the food pantry. Pedal for the Pantry is a great example.  ...

FACE the Hunger Challenge Starts February 14

FACE the Hunger Challenge Starts February 14

Sandia Area Federal Credit Union is teaming up with the Storehouse on the FACE the Hunger Challenge starting February 14, 2021. FACE stands for “Feeding Area Children Everyday”. The goal is to raise funds and awareness about the ongoing need to fight hunger in our...

Client Shares Creative Recipes on YouTube

Client Shares Creative Recipes on YouTube

Jason Lolis, a longtime Storehouse client, shares his stories, recipes, and cooking tips on YouTube. Jason is an avid cook who uses his Storehouse groceries in creative ways in the kitchen. We recently spoke with him to learn more about his experiences and his cooking...

Local Churches Helped with Staffing

Local Churches Helped with Staffing

When a simple update on the work of Storehouse became a spiritual call to action, local churches helped with staffing at the Storehouse to make sure we could continue to feed local families. We know there are a lot of negative stories in the news. So, it is wonderful...

One for 5 IPA: Good Beer for a Great Cause

One for 5 IPA: Good Beer for a Great Cause

The One for 5 collaboration beer got its name from the fact that one dollar donated to the Storehouse provides 5 meals to people in need. Some of our favorite local brewers came together to craft a delicious One for 5 IPA to support the Storehouse this year. Our One...

4 Million Meals Donated by Albertsons Market

4 Million Meals Donated by Albertsons Market

With their latest check for our golf tournament and tons of food that they have provided over the years, our records show that Albertsons Market has just passed the 4 million mark for meals donated to the Storehouse New Mexico food pantry. Travis Chaney, regional vice...

Volunteers Needed to Pack Food Boxes

Volunteers Needed to Pack Food Boxes

Volunteers are needed at the Storehouse to help pack food boxes for people in need. Do you have the time and want to help? Then, consider volunteering at the Storehouse this winter. We need your help to meet the increased demand for food. We are working hard to serve...

LDS Church Volunteers and Donations

LDS Church Volunteers and Donations

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, informally known as the LDS Church, is one of the organizations that has been a huge support the food pantry this year. Of course, faith-based groups have been a big part of the Storehouse, from our founding on through...