FORT COLLINS, Colorado. – With the holiday season approaching, Colorado State Athletics and Republic Services have teamed up to host a campus food drive during the Air Force soccer game on November 13.
All donations will go directly to the Larimer County Food Bank as well as the CSU Mobile Pantry.
The food campaign comes amid a general shortage of supplies that has pushed up the prices of some food products this holiday season. With regional food insecurity already on the rise, every donation goes handy in ensuring that residents of Larimer County don’t have to worry about whether or how they will eat their meals together as the colder weather approaches. .
“We are extremely grateful for CSU’s enthusiastic participation in the fight against hunger this year,” said Amy Pezzani, CEO of the Larimer County Food Bank. “We know that some CSU students themselves experience food insecurity. It’s inspiring to see the rams working not only to care for their own, but also to support their neighbors in Larimer County. “
Ram fans are encouraged to donate non-perishable food items to one of the Republic Services carts in the parking and tailgating areas.
“We are proud to have the opportunity to partner with CSU and the Larimer County Food Bank,” said Tom Maxwell, General Manager of Republic Services Northern Colorado. “Supporting this Rams for Hunger event is a positive way to bring attention to the food shortage in our community and give back to families in need. At this event, we will engage our employees, customers and the community to come together to be part of the solution. Go rams! “
Fans who cannot bring food to campus can also donate directly to the Larimer County Food Bank by scanning the QR code on each donation site or by visiting their donation page HERE.