Vail All the Love hosts food drive |

Vail All the Love hosts food drive

Daily staff reportnewsroom@vaildaily.comVail, CO Colorado

VAIL, Colorado The town of Vail, Vail Mountain and local merchants will host the Vail All The Love Food Drive, beginning this Sunday in Colorado, in conjunction with The Denver Post, Colorado Ski & Golf, Alice 105.9 FM and King Soopers. The drive will benefit Food Bank of the Rockies and the Vail Valley Salvation Army. Food Bank of the Rockies and our member agencies are experiencing unprecedented demand in recent months, Kevin Seggelke, president and CEO of Food Bank of the Rockies. On average, we are seeing a 20 percent increase in the need for food assistance, but some agencies have seen their demand more than double.Salvation Army volunteers will collect non-perishable food donations at the top of the Vail Village parking garage, Sunday through Tuesday, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. In the Denver area, non-perishable food items can be dropped off Sunday through Feb. 28 at any King Soopers store in the Vail All The Love Food Drive donation bins. Or, cash donations can be made at the register; King Soopers card holders will be automatically entered in the sweepstakes when they donate $5, $10, $15 or $20. Food donations can also be made at Colorado Ski & Golf locations in Aurora, Littleton or Arvada on Feb. 27, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. or Saturday, Feb. 28, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Donors will be registered in a sweepstakes for one of many prizes, including lodging and lift packages and more.

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