COLORADO SPRINGS, CO — It might not feel like the holiday season yet, but many non-profits are already beginning their donation drives for the holiday season.
Silver Key Senior Services in Colorado Springs is preparing for its annual "Bountiful bags" food drive. Running from October 1st through November 1st the drive will assist Silver Key in providing seniors in need with a Thanksgiving meal.
They say they will need as many donations as they can get this year. While most of their food comes from food pantries. Supply chain issues are putting a cramp in the delivery of some of the staples for a thanksgiving meal.
"Monetary donations are great, 'cause we can also go out to the market and purchase the items, but again, we really need all the different things that we're looking for. So this would be the cranberry sauce, the yams, the mashed potatoes, green beans, all the things that you would think about for a complete thanksgiving meal."
Below is a list of the items that Silver Key is asking people to donate.
Their goal is to provide meals to thirteen hundred seniors this Thanksgiving. If you want to donate to Silver Key, you can drop off food items at several locations around Colorado Springs.
Each month Silver Key Services helps around 2000 seniors in the Colorado Springs community.
If you would like to make a monetary donation you can do so here.
Drop off your non-perishable food items between October 1 and November 1 at the following locations:
- Silver Key Food Pantry: 1605 S. Murray Blvd., Mon-Fri, 9 am - 4 pm
- The Promenade Shops at Briargate: 1885 Briargate Pkwy, Suite 503 (Drop off your donation at The Management Office, between Pottery Barn and Paper Source. Office hours are Mon-Fri 8 am-5pm)
- Scheels: 1226 Interquest Pkwy (Donations welcome during hours of operation, see customer service desk)
- King Soopers 3250 Centennial Blvd: (Donations welcome during all hours of operation)
- King Soopers Ridgeview Marketplace: 6030 Stetson Hills Blvd(Donations welcome during hours of operation)
- King Soopers Marketplace at Briargate: 9225 N Union Blvd (Donations welcome during all hours of operation)
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