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D60 & Care and Share Food Bank team up to support the community

Posted at 6:11 PM, Mar 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-23 17:05:26-04

PUEBLO — Two local groups are teaming up to make sure Pueblo students and their families don't starve during the outbreak of COVID-19.

District 60, like many other schools in Colorado, had to close its door due to the coronavirus, but Care and Share Food Bank has given the district more than a thousand boxes full of food to distribute.

"We feed our school children Monday through Thursday and with schools being closed they don't have that access to our food and it's very important and it helps families it feeds hungry children," Suzan Perryman, D60 Nutrition Services Coordinator.

Both D60 and Pueblo County schools will stop giving free meals next week since that is when spring break usually is. The following week, the program will re-start again for both school districts.