Santa Fe County 6th Annual Neighbor to Neighbor Food Drive

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September 8, 2017

Santa Fe County 6th Annual Neighbor to Neighbor Food Drive
Benefiting The Food Depot
Now - Saturday, September 16, 2017

Hunger is a growing crisis in Northern New Mexico. It is often hidden, but it affects one of every five people and one of every four children in our state.

What to Do: Fill a bag or two with non-perishable food items (see below for most-needed items). You can bring your bags to one of the Santa Fe County pick-up sites listed below by noon on Friday, September 15, 2017. You may also bring your bags to the La Cienega Community Center between 9 am and noon on Saturday, September 16, 2017.

Santa Fe County donation drop-off sites:

Drop off sites available from today through noon on September 15, 2017 at the following locations:

Pojoaque Regional Fire Station: 17919 US 84/285, Santa Fe NM 87506
Drop offs between 9 am and 5 pm daily

Santa Cruz Senior Center: 155A Camino De Quintana, Santa Cruz, NM 87567
Drop offs between 9 am and 5 pm, Monday through Friday

El Rancho Senior Center: 394 County Road 84, El Rancho, NM 87506
Drop offs between 9 am and 5 pm, Monday through Friday

Eldorado Locations

  • The Agora Market: 7 Ave Vista Grande, Santa Fe, NM 87508
  • The Agora Pet Store: 7 Avenida Vista Grande # B5, Santa Fe, NM 87508
  • La Tienda: 7 Caliente Road, B-17, Santa Fe, NM 87508
  • The Library: 14 Avenida Torreon, Santa Fe, NM 87508
  • Max Coll Corridor Community Center: 1 Hacienda Loop, Santa Fe, NM 87508

Tesuque Location
Tesuque Elementary: 1555 Bishops Lodge Rd, Santa Fe, NM 87506

Drop off site available from today through noon on September 16, 2017 at the following locations:

Rancho Viejo Fire Station: 37 Rancho Viejo Blvd, Santa Fe, NM 87508
Drop offs between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm daily

One day drop off event on Saturday September 16, 2017
La Cienega Community Center: 136 Camino San Jose (CR 50-A), La Cienega NM
Drop offs between 9 am and noon on Saturday, September 16, 2017

All the donated food and items will be picked up by a Food Depot truck. If you have questions, please call Linda Wilder Flatt at 474-8028 or Mona Ruark at The Food Depot at 471-1633 x 112

Most Needed Food Items:
• Peanut Butter, Canned Tuna, Salmon & Meats
• Milk, Dried or Evaporated
• Canned Fruits & Vegetables Soups, Canned & Dried Nuts and Seeds Beans, Canned & Dried Pantry Staples: Flour, Cornmeal, Spices Infant Formula & Baby Food

Needed Household and Pet Food:
• Hygiene Products
• Dish Soap
• Deodorant Toothpaste, Toothbrushes Shampoo & Conditioner Toilet Paper, Disposable Diapers
• Dry or Canned Dog Food/Dry or Canned Cat Food

Please Note: The following items CANNOT be accepted by The Food Depot: perishable and frozen foods, home-cooked and home-canned foods (such as jams and jellies), bulk foods that you packed, and opened packages of food.

Monetary donations by check are also gratefully accepted (Make checks out to The Food Depot, put your neighborhood name on the check and mail to: The Food Depot, 1222 A Siler Rd. Santa Fe, NM, 87507. You will receive a receipt). Each $1 donated = 5 lbs. of food and provide four meals!