Volunteers wanted to help paint new food bank

Courier photo by John Waters La Puente is looking for volunteers to help paint the interior of the former Anencio’s Market located on State Avenue in Alamosa, that will soon open as Food Bank Alamosa.

ALAMOSA —La Puente Home, Inc. is nearing the completion and grand opening of the new Food Bank Alamosa, formerly Atencio’s Food Market, located on the corner of 8th and State Avenue.

“We are now at the stage of painting the interior walls, and are looking for people from all over the San Luis Valley to leave their mark,” officials stated. “The dates we are painting start Tuesday, April 23, and run through Sunday, May 5, including weekends. Our goal is to have over 200 people of all ages participating in the finishing of the Food Bank.”

Painters of all skill levels are welcome. Be a part of this project that benefits the residents of the Alamosa area as well as the Food Bank Network of the San Luis Valley, and contact David Schneider, Volunteer Coordination at 719-587-3499 or [email protected], or Claire Kennis, Volunteer Coordination at [email protected].

All businesses, churches, civic organizations, group of friends, are welcome to join in the fun.