Stories

ABQ Involved Supports the Storehouse

ABQ Involved Supports the Storehouse

ABQ Involved supports Storehouse New Mexico with a $2,500 grant that produced 12,500 meals to feed the hungry. ABQ Involved collects donations from members, a process they began dating back to 2013. The Storehouse was awarded in March as one of three grant finalists...

Giving Thanks for Our Wonderful Volunteers

Giving Thanks for Our Wonderful Volunteers

The Storehouse could not feed the thousands of people we serve each month without the volunteers who give their time to support our mission. With only a handful of staff, we rely on the dedication of our volunteers who help with many tasks necessary to keep our doors...

A Full Table: Thank You to Albertsons Market

A Full Table: Thank You to Albertsons Market

Albertsons Market is a major supporter of the Storehouse all year round, and this holiday season is no different. In addition to a shopping cart full of healthy, fresh produce and other cooking staples, families also received a plump turkey and stuffing to complete...

“Orange” You Looking Forward to Giving Tuesday?

“Orange” You Looking Forward to Giving Tuesday?

Giving Tuesday is a global day of charity, which kicks off the traditional holiday giving season. It’s celebrated annually on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving. So it’s Black Friday, Cyber Monday then Giving Tuesday. This year, Giving Tuesday is December 3. The...

One for 5 Pale Ale: A Collaboration Beer

One for 5 Pale Ale: A Collaboration Beer

Three local breweries have come together to help the Storehouse feed local families. Our special One for 5 Pale Ale is being canned and ready to distribute across New Mexico. All the proceeds benefit the Storehouse.  A huge thanks goes out to Steel Bender...

UNM Spring Storm Helps the Storehouse

UNM Spring Storm Helps the Storehouse

Every spring, University of New Mexico students, faculty, and staff band together for a day full of community service, creating a “storm” of Lobos who work to help nonprofits all over town. This annual event offers a fun way of giving back to Albuquerque through a...

Join Izzy’s Hike for Hunger

Join Izzy’s Hike for Hunger

For three summers and counting, Izzy Thomas, a caring young woman, has hiked hundreds of miles to help raise money and awareness to fight hunger in New Mexico. This year, you can support her efforts or form your own hiking team to help the Storehouse. Every dollar...

Gonzo Rucking to the Rescue with Peanut Butter

Gonzo Rucking to the Rescue with Peanut Butter

When most people think of a food drive, we think of the holiday season. They also think of our usual turquoise Storehouse bins out at local businesses or churches that we pick up with our truck.  During summer, kids are home from school, donations are low, and...

Hello Summer, Goodbye Hunger!

Hello Summer, Goodbye Hunger!

Summer is our busiest season at the Storehouse. When kids are home, families often have extra childcare expenses, increased utility costs, reduced work hours, and other financial obligations to manage. When a family’s pantry and refrigerator are empty, the Storehouse...

Pressing Needs: Peanut Butter & Diapers

Pressing Needs: Peanut Butter & Diapers

We currently need a couple of important items at the Storehouse: peanut butter and baby diapers. Both are valued by our clients and our shelves are running low. With your help we can continue to provide these essentials. Peanut butter is a staple in any household...

Providing Food While Getting Fit

Brad Tausan and Tripp Bennett started “rucking” in 2016. If you’re not familiar with it, GoRuck is a team building endurance event based on Special Operations training. You work together as a team to complete missions wearing a rucksack or backpack with weights...

Volunteer at the Storehouse this Winter

Volunteer at the Storehouse this Winter

The Storehouse has just a handful of staff members so we greatly rely on volunteers to feed local families. Volunteers stock our shelves, sort donated food, and help people go through our grocery lines to select food for their families. If you’re coming by yourself or...

The Storehouse Loves Our Volunteers: Meet Paul

The Storehouse has just a handful of staff memebers, and we would not be able to continue our mission to fight hunger without the dedication of our wonderful volunteers. Paul is just one of our dedicated volunteers who donate their personal time to feed hungry people....