Stories

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

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

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!

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

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

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....

Hops for Hunger and Take a Pint Out of Hunger

Albuquerque is quickly becoming known nationwide for the great breweries that are popping up throughout our city, but they do more than produce great beer. There is a heartfelt philanthropic side to these brewers. During this year’s Hunger Action Month activities at...

New Work with Greek Church is Providing Hot Meals

Though the Storehouse is a food pantry, like a free grocery store to people who need our support, we have recently begun working with the St. George Greek Orthodox Church and Adelante Development Center to host and distribute a hot meal for people in need. Though all...

New Heater & Operations Needs at the Storehouse

Every day brings challenges to the Storehouse, above and beyond the people that come through our doors looking for food. We have been hit with some unexpected bills this winter including having to replace a heater for around $2,400. It was important to fix it as...

Duck, Duck, Goose: Demonstrating Hunger to Children

Every month the Storehouse does outreach or has volunteers from various schools in our community. We feel it is important work, with so many children going hungry, to let kids know they are not alone in their struggles and that help is available. Our team also wants...

Storehouse Mobile Pantry Serves Valencia County

Storehouse New Mexico, U.S. Bank, and Adelante joined together in late August to provide food to Valencia County families. Together the three organizations provided food to 130 people in need in just a few hours including fresh produce, meats, cereals, peanut butter,...