Alpine Bank to Collect Donations for Black Forest Fire Victims

Colorado National Guard members assist with bambi-bucket support at the Black Forest Fire.

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO) -- In support of the hundreds of victims of the devastating Black Forest fire, Alpine Bank will host a food drive to collect donations for their benefit. Contributions can be dropped off at any Alpine Bank location through July 10th.

Items needed include: water, sports drinks, canned and boxed meals, soup, cereal, peanut butter, snacks, and canned fruits and vegetables. After July 10th, collected donations will be delivered to the Salvation Army and the Care and Share food bank in Colorado Springs for distribution to Black Forest fire victims.

Alpine Bank is a $2.4 billion dollar, employee-owned organization chartered in 1973 with headquarters in Glenwood Springs, Colorado. With 36 western and southwestern Colorado banking offices, Alpine Bank employs over 500 local people and serves more than 130,000 customers with retail, business, trust, asset management, mortgage, and electronic banking services.

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