Updated: 12/18/2013 - The Salvation Army needs your help! The Salvation Army says a donor who had pledged to donate 500 turkeys to The Salvation Army for their Christmas food bags has canceled. The Salvation Army is now in great need of at least 350 turkeys, whole chickens or hams before their Christmas food bag distribution to over 450 families on Saturday, December 21. If The Salvation Army does not collect enough meat, they will have to withhold food from their regular weekly food distribution to compensate. If you are able to help, bring a meat product to The Salvation Army at 908 Yuma Street in Colorado Springs between 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.
Posted: 12/10/2013 - Yauk's Specialty Meats of Windsor, Colorado has recalled some 90,000 pounds of various meat and poultry products. Inspectors found that it was being produced under insanitary conditions, including rodent activity in the production, storage and retail areas of the property. The products were sold under several brand names. Details are at the link below.
Updated: 12/04/2013 - A judge has released the 911 calls from the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting last year. You can hear them by clicking here. He ultimately decided it was important for the public to understand how the crisis was handled. Please be aware that some of the recordings may be graphic.
Updated: 12/02/2013 - Tips from OSU to protect food & family: When reheating leftovers, move food out of plastic containers The plastic can burn and chemicals can leach into your food Turkey should be good in the fridge for 3-4 days. Stuffing and gravy should already be gone - discard those dishes and casseroles within 1-2 days
Posted: 11/29/2013 - Show your support for this local non-profit that raises awareness and funds for the advancement of neonatal healthcare and well-being. The Newborn Hope annual Luncheon and Fashion Show are coming up on December 13th, from 11am-2pm at the Broadmoor. Click on the link for more info.
Updated: 11/26/2013 - Help the victims of the Black Forest Fire have a merry holiday season by being a part of this effort! Donate Christmas decorations, cooking/baking utensils, dishes,flatware and more! Donations can be new or gently used. Bring your goods to the Sundance Mountain Athletic Center at 1808 Woodmoor Dr in Monument. Volunteers will be there to accept your donations from 10am-3pm on Tuesday, Nov. 26th, Wednesday, Nov. 27th and Friday, Nov. 29th.
Posted: 11/25/2013 - You can drop off turkeys at any Panera Monday until closing. Or most of the day Tuesday at Care and Share from 8-5pm. Turkeys must be frozen, not thawed or fresh. Care and Share address: 2605 Preamble Point, Colorado Springs You can also text "turkey" to 41010 and that will donate $10. That $10 will be added to you next cellphone bill. It will provide one turkey to a family in need. You can text up to 5 times a day.