HOW THE COMMUNITY CAN HELP


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  • Tax deductible donations can be made to the Conifer Rotary Foundation, PO Box 1430, Conifer CO 80433, with a notation: for the Back Pack Project. Your donation purchases the food we need for feeding hungry school children.


  • Volunteer drivers are needed to pick up food in Denver and bring it to St. Laurence Episcopal Church, Conifer, for distribution. Food Bank of the Rockies provides a training session.


  • Other volunteer drivers are needed to deliver food to the Deer Creek Elementary and Elk Creek Elementary schools from St. Laurence Episcopal Church, Conifer, and to deliver filled food bags to the remaining schools.


  • Volunteers to pack food bags at Deer Creek Elementary School in Bailey and Elk Creek Elementary School in Conifer. This generally takes about 30 minutes each week on the day before the school weekend. Volunteer drivers then take filled food bags to Fitzsimmons Middle School in Bailey, and to Elk Creek Elementary, West Jefferson Elementary and West Jefferson Middle schools in Conifer.