Stories

Operations Changes Due to COVID19

Operations Changes Due to COVID19

The COVID-19 pandemic came into our lives this past month like an unwelcome guest, and brought with it new risks and challenges for the Storehouse. The past few weeks have been a whirlwind of learning. When the the New Mexico Department of Health reported the first...

Thank You Sandia Area Federal Credit Union for Giving to Storehouse

Thank You Sandia Area Federal Credit Union for Giving to Storehouse

At Storehouse we often talk about the ‘3 Ways to Give’ that best support our efforts – food drives, donations, and volunteerism. Of course, we count on the generous corporations that help us feed hungry families. This month we want to highlight Sandia Area Federal...

T-Mobile Supports the Storehouse Inside and Out

T-Mobile Supports the Storehouse Inside and Out

This year the Storehouse is thankful to continue our partnership with T-Mobile and their dedicated and giving employees. Their generous donations in 2019 included over 3,200 pounds of food and $1,000 worth of hygiene items that the Storehouse provides to people who...

ABQ Involved Supports the Storehouse

ABQ Involved Supports the Storehouse

ABQ Involved is an innovative and helpful philanthropic group here in our community. The Storehouse is happy to be a beneficiary of their grants and volunteer efforts. Most recently, ABQ Involved supported Storehouse New Mexico with a $2,500 grant that produced 12,500...

Giving Thanks for Our Wonderful Volunteers

Giving Thanks for Our Wonderful Volunteers

The Storehouse could not feed the thousands of people we serve each month without the volunteers who give their time to support our mission. With only a handful of staff, we rely on the dedication of our volunteers who help with many tasks necessary to keep our doors...

A Full Table: Thank You to Albertsons Market

A Full Table: Thank You to Albertsons Market

Albertsons Market is a major supporter of the Storehouse all year round, and this holiday season is no different. In addition to a shopping cart full of healthy, fresh produce and other cooking staples, families also received a plump turkey and stuffing to complete...

“Orange” You Looking Forward to Giving Tuesday?

“Orange” You Looking Forward to Giving Tuesday?

Giving Tuesday is a global day of charity, which kicks off the traditional holiday giving season. It’s celebrated annually on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving. So it’s Black Friday, Cyber Monday then Giving Tuesday. This year, Giving Tuesday is December 3. The...

One for 5 Pale Ale: A Collaboration Beer

One for 5 Pale Ale: A Collaboration Beer

Three local breweries have come together to help the Storehouse feed local families. Our special One for 5 Pale Ale is being canned and ready to distribute across New Mexico. All the proceeds benefit the Storehouse.  A huge thanks goes out to Steel Bender...

UNM Spring Storm Helps the Storehouse

UNM Spring Storm Helps the Storehouse

Every spring, University of New Mexico students, faculty, and staff band together for a day full of community service, creating a “storm” of Lobos who work to help nonprofits all over town. This annual event offers a fun way of giving back to Albuquerque through a...

Join Izzy’s Hike for Hunger

Join Izzy’s Hike for Hunger

For three summers and counting, Izzy Thomas, a caring young woman, has hiked hundreds of miles to help raise money and awareness to fight hunger in New Mexico. This year, you can support her efforts or form your own hiking team to help the Storehouse. Every dollar...

Gonzo Rucking to the Rescue with Peanut Butter

Gonzo Rucking to the Rescue with Peanut Butter

When most people think of a food drive, we think of the holiday season. They also think of our usual turquoise Storehouse bins out at local businesses or churches that we pick up with our truck.  During summer, kids are home from school, donations are low, and...

Hello Summer, Goodbye Hunger!

Hello Summer, Goodbye Hunger!

Summer is our busiest season at the Storehouse. When kids are home, families often have extra childcare expenses, increased utility costs, reduced work hours, and other financial obligations to manage. When a family’s pantry and refrigerator are empty, the Storehouse...

Pressing Needs: Peanut Butter & Diapers

Pressing Needs: Peanut Butter & Diapers

We currently need a couple of important items at the Storehouse: peanut butter and baby diapers. Both are valued by our clients and our shelves are running low. With your help we can continue to provide these essentials. Peanut butter is a staple in any household...

Providing Food While Getting Fit

Brad Tausan and Tripp Bennett started “rucking” in 2016. If you’re not familiar with it, GoRuck is a team building endurance event based on Special Operations training. You work together as a team to complete missions wearing a rucksack or backpack with weights...