LIFT-UP Food Drive in Silt

September 16, 2010

economy, food drive, LIFT-UP, oil shale, Silt

LIFT-UP needs our help to meet the needs of hundreds of individuals and families in and around Silt. Please reach out to those in need by filling a grocery bag (or box) with non-perishable food items, such as:

Spaghetti Sauce
Peanut Butter
Macaroni and Cheese
Ramen Noodles
Canned Fruit
Canned Tomatoes
Canned Vegetables
Dry or Canned Milk
Canned Meats

LIFT-UP will pick up the grocery bags in Silt on Wednesday, September 22, 2010, between 6:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.

Please leave your full grocery bag at the end of your driveway. Attach the flyer, if you have one, or label your bag LIFT-UP. If you don’t have a driveway, leave the grocery bag at the end of your sidewalk, path, or curb. Make sure it’s near the street for quick and easy pick-up.

LIFT-UP is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing essential humanitarian assistance in the communities they serve. LIFT-UP has offices and food pantries in Carbondale, Glenwood Springs, New Castle, Rifle, and Parachute.

LIFT-UP was formed in 1982, when our region fell on hard times after the downturn in the oil and shale industries. Many people found themselves out of work, with no way to feed their families. Local churches, businesses, and concerned citizens joined together to start LIFT-UP, which stand for Life Interfaith Team on Unemployment and Poverty. The needs continued, and with a reliable channel of assistance now in place, LIFT-UP continues to operate and meet those needs.

For more information –
LIFT-UP Website
LIFT-UP Office: 970.945.2005

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