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Donate Food or Collect Food – We Need it Now!

Donate Food or Collect Food – We Need it Now!

Shelf stable foods of all kinds are needed at the Storehouse right now. The shelves in the Storehouse are showing more space that we are used to. We usually have large bins full of canned goods, soups, and shelf stable foods. Today, as we look, there are lots of empty...

Groups Can Help the Storehouse

Groups Can Help the Storehouse

The Boy Scouts are one of the groups that hosted their own food drive for the Storehouse this year. For health and safety reasons, we are still unable to have groups of volunteers at the Storehouse food pantry. That said, we still get a lot of calls and emails from...

Hot Rods for Hunger Will Benefit the Storehouse

Hot Rods for Hunger Will Benefit the Storehouse

The Storehouse is always looking for new ways to reach the community and raise money to feed local families. New events can be a fun and exciting way to raise awareness about hunger. So, when our Board Chair, Nathan Sanchez and his fellow car club member Ashlee...

Oasis in a Food Desert: the Storehouse

Oasis in a Food Desert: the Storehouse

When it comes to hunger, food deserts are a concern appearing on more and more people’s radar. And we at the Storehouse are working to be an oasis in that desert. What is a Food Desert? Simply put, food deserts are areas that lack easy access to fresh, healthy food....

Leftovers Safety Tips

Leftovers Safety Tips

Lots of families gather for meals for Easter and other major holidays. After all, food brings people together. They share memories. They enjoy favorite foods created by family and friends. Traditions are carried through food, too. The flip side of larger gatherings is...

Local Resources: Utilities Assistance

Local Resources: Utilities Assistance

There are now 40,000 customers in New Mexico behind on paying their electric bills. Water and other utilities can also be a struggle. The Storehouse supports people in this kind of tough economic situation. As a result, in addition to the food we provide, we like to...

Thanks a Million (Meals) Sandia Area!

Thanks a Million (Meals) Sandia Area!

In 2021, Sandia Area Federal Credit Union teamed up with Storehouse on two FACE the Hunger Challenges. FACE stands for “Feeding Area Children Everyday”. The goal was to raise funds and awareness about the ongoing need to fight hunger in our community. Generous gifts...

Rising Food Prices Can Be a Triple Threat to Food Pantries

Rising Food Prices Can Be a Triple Threat to Food Pantries

Food prices continue to rise in the United States. According to experts, this is largely happening due to supply chain issues and the pandemic. Inflation is higher than it has been in years. The price of groceries has risen steadily during the last two years,...

Soup Month is Every Month at the Storehouse

Soup Month is Every Month at the Storehouse

January is National Soup Month and the Storehouse has been celebrating by sharing soup recipes on our social media channels all month long. Of course, soup is such a healthy, convenient, and satisfying food no matter what month it is. That's why soup month is every...

Storehouse Founders: Celebrating Titus & Charlotte Scholl

Storehouse Founders: Celebrating Titus & Charlotte Scholl

Twenty years ago this month, on December 10, 2001, Reverend Titus Scholl passed away in Freemont, Nebraska. In remembrance of his impact on hunger in New Mexico, the Storehouse wanted to pause to recognize and celebrate his work and his life. They played a role in...

Tips for Handling Rising Food Prices

Tips for Handling Rising Food Prices

Check the price per ounce to make sure you are getting the best deal. It's not your imagination. Thanks to supply chain issues that have been happening throughout the pandemic, food prices are rising. Price increases have been more apparent on items like chicken and...

Take Action: It’s Hunger Action Month!

Take Action: It’s Hunger Action Month!

September is Hunger Action Month, a national focus encouraging people to pay attention and support the cause of fighting hunger in the United States. Of course, the Storehouse fights hunger all year long. After all, hunger is a long-standing and important issue in New...

One for 5 Beer Collaboration Helps Fight Hunger

One for 5 Beer Collaboration Helps Fight Hunger

September is Hunger Action Month. Three local craft breweries have taken action to help fight hunger in New Mexico and raise money for the Storehouse. Steel Bender Brewyard, Sierra Blanca Brewing Company, and Second Street Brewery collaborated to brew a special beer:...

Double Up Food Bucks at Local Farmers’ Markets

Double Up Food Bucks at Local Farmers’ Markets

Fresh fruits and vegetables are an important part of a nutritious diet. In fact, according to the Harvard School of public health, a diet rich in vegetables and fruits has lots of benefits. It can lower blood pressure, reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke,...