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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,...

Albertsons Market Teams: Our Hunger Hero

Albertsons Market Teams: Our Hunger Hero

From April 28 until May 10, 2021, Albertsons Market cashiers asked customers to consider ‘rounding up’ their grocery bills to donate to the Storehouse. Some customers would round up to the next dollar or even add an extra $5 or $10 to their total. Thanks to all of the...

Izzy to Lead 2021 ABQ Grub Crawl

Izzy to Lead 2021 ABQ Grub Crawl

Learn how her grandfather inspired her to give back Volunteer Izzy Thomas and her Gampy, Ben Romero. Izzy Thomas is a longtime supporter, volunteer, and friend of the Storehouse. She began as a volunteer as a high school student. Then, her larger philanthropy efforts...

June is National Fresh Fruits & Vegetables Month

June is National Fresh Fruits & Vegetables Month

The Storehouse works hard to provide fresh fruits and vegetables year-round to local families. After all, they are healthy and filling and good for snacks and well as meals. To highlight that aspect of our work at the food pantry, we are sharing information about...

Hot Rods for Hunger Car Show to Benefit the Storehouse

Hot Rods for Hunger Car Show to 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, came up with an idea for the Hot Rods for...

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...