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Center Food Bank Opens

Even amidst this pandemic chaos, La Puente is proud to announce, thanks to the hard work of volunteers, on April 29, Center Food Bank had its grand opening.

A Rural Leader Responds to the Crisis

La Puente's Executive Director, Lance Cheslock, was interviewed by Dan Parks of the Chronicle of Philanthropy. Read about the hardships and triumphs La Puente has experienced during the COVID-19 crisis.

Community Takes on Hunger

La Puente’s Hunger Education Week is coming to a close. It will end on Sunday, the last day to take the CROP Walk Challenge. Despite the current pandemic, Hunger Education Week has been a [...]

Fill The Van Needs Drive

COVID is showing us we are #strongertogether. Support our community, by supporting our food bank. The event will take place Wednesday, April 29th at the corner of 6th and State, in the parking lot by the Alamosa Food Bank from 10 am to 6 pm. Volunteers will be stationed by the iconic green van to accept donations and take pledges to volunteer with local hunger relief efforts.

CROP Walk Challenge

During COVID, La Puente believes we need community and support; so, we are not canceling CROP Hunger Walk, we’re going virtual! Will you take the challenge?

Fight Hunger During COVID & Beyond

This year’s Hunger Education Week events look much different than events in the past, but still, hold the same amazing opportunities to help others. Rather than cancel this annual education series due to COVID, the La Puente staff believe we can all benefit from the support and education this event provides to the community. 

We Did It, Together!

La Puente thanks the SLV & Beyond for their support or our Food Bank Network & the "Buy a Semi Food Campaign." In fact, our community responded so quickly to our plea that the paint our “semi-meter” didn’t even get to dry before we had already reached our initial goal.

Volunteer to Support La Puente

La Puente is proud to serve on the front lines during the pandemic. However, we can’t do it alone! We are asking for community volunteers to help with our services including sack meals and food delivery. Protective gear will be provided for all volunteers.

COVID-19 Emergency Community Services

As an essential service, La Puente is offering COVID-19 Community Emergency Services such as street outreach, sack meals, public showers, financial assistance, emergency food delivery, and more.