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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,...

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 philanthropic...

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.  ...