Families get a helping hand

Food distribution centers are becoming more important to Carbon County


September 15, 2022

Mike Armstrong

Food Bank of the Rockies truck deliveries have all the dry goods packaged in boxes when residents come by to pick up the food at the Hanna Recreation Center

Living in Carbon County is getting more expensive. Housing in the Valley, Rawlins and now even northern Carbon County, which for several decades has been considered cheap for housing, keeps on rising.

In the past couple years food prices have shot up. There are many factors why this has happened but whatever the reasons, some residents are struggling to feed their families.

Fortunately there is some relief to help residents out in these times of uncertainty.

A food pantry opened on July 28 in Medicine Bow.

It is open three days a week: Monday 10 a.m until 1 p.m., Wednesday 2 p.m. to 5 p....

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