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Alamosa Food Bank receives much needed Thanksgiving surprise

Posted: Wednesday, Nov 21st, 2012

Dellís Insurance employees are ready to deliver bags of food to the Food Bank

ALAMOSA ó The Alamosa Food Bank, located at 513 Sixth Street in Alamosa, was pleasantly surprised with a truckload of food donated by Dellís Insurance Agency, Inc.ís employees and clients.

Tuesday the 20th, at 7:55 a.m.: In the cool morning sunshine, the employees of Dellís Insurance Agency, Inc. loaded up with bags full of donated food destined for the Food Bank Network of the San Luis Valley. What couldnít be carried was placed in the back of a truck. Fully loaded they headed off walking from the Dellís Insurance office, located at 510 Bell Ave. in Alamosa, East along Sixth Street to the Food Bank at 513 6th Ave. There they met up with the truck loaded with food and helped unload it onto the Food Bankís shelves.

ďOur employees and local clients donated much needed food for the food bank - it was fantastic!Ē said Julie Chacon, coordinator of the food drive for Dellís Insurance, ďPlus we enjoyed a nice brisk walk for our Dellís Insurance Fun & Fit Wellness Program. Itís all for a great cause and everyone really enjoyed it.Ē

The food bank can always use othersí help too, especially around the holidays. To make a food donation stop by the food bank at 513 Sixth Street in Alamosa or for additional information contact the food bank by phone: 719-589-4567 or email: foodbank.lapuente@gmail.com.

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