Food bank adds distribution site, seeks volunteers

Food Bank of the Rockies Western Slope (FBRWS) based in Grand Junction has added a mobile pantry distribution site as well as volunteer opportunities for the summer.

Mobile pantry distributions are scheduled for 8 to 10 a.m. the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month at Sherwood Park in Grand Junction.

Food Bank of the Rockies Western Slope also seeks volunteers to help distribute food.

A variety of shifts are available to offer volunteer opportunities for high school and college students as well as adults, businesses, nonprofit groups, service clubs and youth groups.

Volunteers need to be at least 10 years old and with a parent or guardian to volunteer.  Those who are 16 years old and older can volunteer on their own.

So far in 2023, Food Bank of the Rockies Western Slope has distributed more than 3.5 million pounds of food. Volunteers have donated more than 4,800 hours.

For more information about mobile pantries or volunteering, visit