How You Can Help
Taos Feeds Taos will distribute food baskets to over 1100 needy Taos county families during this holiday season. This is only possible with your help. We ask for donations of non-perishable foods and for cash donations to purchase hams, fruits and vegetables. We also ask for volunteers to help fill boxes. Your support is appreciated.

Volunteer!
Strong backs are needed December 15 through 19 to help sort donated food and to fill and distribute boxes. All activities will happen at the National Guard Armory on the road to Country Club and UNM Klauer Campus, 1145 State Road 570 in Llano Quemado.
Choose a time to help...

For questions about volunteering, please call or text Linda Knief at 575-770-4758.

Saturday, December 15 , 1:00-4:00pm
Tape Boxes and set staging area, sort donated food

Monday, December 17 , 11:00am-4:00pm
Sort Donated Food, pick-up donated food from all schools and other locations

Tuesday, December 18 , 10:00am until we are done
Sort donated food, pick up food from grocery store(s) Prep staging area

Wednesday, December 19 , 10:00am until we are done
Fill Boxes, LUNCH! (provided), complete filling boxes, prepare outlying area boxes on pallets and prep for loading

Download a printer-friendly PDF of the 2018 Volunteer Schedule.


Non-Perishable Food Donations
Drop off canned and packaged foods at any Taos business displaying the Taos Feeds Taos Donate Here signs between Thanksgiving Day and mid-December, or at the National Guard Armory. Please check back soon for specific dates and drop-off details. Each Taos Feeds Taos box will contain these non-perishable foods:

5 lbs. Sugar
5 lbs. Flour
2 lb. Bag Rice
26 oz. Box Salt
2 lb. Bag of Dry Pinto Beans
12 oz. Spaghetti Pasta
24 oz. Canned Spaghetti Sauce
1 lb. Dry Lentils
13 oz. Ground Canned Coffee
Boxed Macaroni and Cheese
Box Saltine Crackers

Box Stove Top Stuffing
2 lb. Bag of Cookies (any flavor)
1 lb. Bag of Candy (any flavor)
12 oz. Canned Evaporated Milk (unsweetened)
18 oz. Box Dry Oatmeal
12.8 oz. Box of Dry Cereal (any flavor)
Box of Pie Crust Mix
15 oz. Can Pumpkin
15 oz. Canned Peaches
15 oz. Canned Pears

15 oz. Canned Peas
15 oz. Canned Green Beans
15 oz. Canned Corn
15 oz. Canned Yams
16 oz. Canned Cranberry Sauce
10 oz. Can Chicken Noodle Soup
10 oz. Can Tomato Soup
6 oz. Can Tuna Fish
16 oz. Jar (plastic) Peanut Butter
12 oz. Package Dry Posole
8 oz. Package Dry Red Chili

Our Eleventh Annual Food Drive and Benefit show by local band Last to Know will be held Friday, November 30th at the Taos Mesa Brewing Mothership. Special guests Good Grief. Doors at 7:00. Admission to the show is free with five cans of food or other non-perishable items.

When are Boxes Distributed?
Boxes will be distributed Thursday and Friday, December 20 and 21.

Questa / Cerro
Harvest Church, Thursday, December 20, 1:00-4:00pm

Taos
National Guard Armory, Thursday, December 20, 9:00am-5:00pm
and Friday, Dec. 21, 8:00am-noon


Amalia / Costilla
RCCLA Offices, Friday, December 21, 8:00am-noon

Penasco
El Centro de Comunidad, Friday, December 21, 8:00am-noon


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