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City Gift Card Drive for Community Members Experiencing Hunger and Homelessness

The gift card drive will take place Wednesday, Nov. 1 through Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017

On Oct. 17, Boulder City Council declared Nov. 11 through 19, 2017 “Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week” for the City of Boulder. The declaration urges all residents to speak up and take actions to end homelessness and hunger within the community. In conjunction with the declaration, the city is kicking off a community-wide gift card donation drive to help families, children, seniors and others in need this holiday season.

The gift card drive will take place Wednesday, Nov. 1 through Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017. Community members are asked to consider donating gift cards from supermarkets, grocers and variety stores which will be given to local nonprofits that help families and individuals get the food and basic necessities they need.

Gift cards may be dropped off at 11 city facilities:

  • North Boulder Recreation Center
  • NoBo Corner Library
  • East Boulder Recreation Center
  • Boulder Police Department
  • Meadows Branch Library
  • Municipal Building
  • Human Services Spruce Building
  • Main Library
  • South Boulder Recreation Center
  • George Reynolds Branch Library
  • West Boulder Senior Center

More information on the gift card drive can be found at https://bouldercolorado.gov/giving.

Published: October 30, 2017

Media Contacts:
Betty Kilsdonk, Deputy Director of Human Services, 303-441-4365
Zach McGee, Media Relations, 303-441-2339

 

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