How One Busy Food Bank Welcomes All Who Want to Help

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The Care and Share Food Bank for Southern Colorado has seen increasing local interest in helping the hungry.

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The Care and Share Food Bank for Southern Colorado has seen increasing local interest in helping the hungry.

The challenge:

The Care and Share Food Bank for Southern Colorado, which has about 40 employees, must figure out how to best deploy an increasing number of people who want to volunteer because they see hunger rising.

The numbers:

The amount of food the group delivered in Southern Colorado grew from 11.5 million pounds in fiscal year 2009 to 18.6 million pounds in fiscal year 2013. The number of volunteers also rose—from