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We kicked off 2017 with couple trips up to the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota.

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In January our staff and a volunteer delivered pallets of food from our natural food sponsors to supply the ongoing ‘Bring Nutrition Home’ Backpack Program at Isna Wica Owayawa (Loneman Elementary School). This program provides every student with a bag full of nutritious food and snacks every Friday. With help of some of the elementary students, we were able unload the truck and stock the supply room for the entire spring semester.

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This past weekend our staff returned to Pine Ridge to host a one day free store in the district of Manderson. The free store included many donations from individuals and sponsors including new and used household goods, bedding and bathroom items, clothing, jackets, shoes, toys, books, and food. Free store patrons are provided with one large bag to fill with whatever items they wish. With an abundance of intensely low income living conditions throughout the reservation, operating a free store enables individuals to obtain much needed supplies and warm clothing, especially helpful during an extreme winter season.

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We thank everyone who has continued to donate to our cause over the years so we can maintain these programs. If you are in the Colorado area and wish to contribute used goods and clothing for upcoming free stores, please contact us at support@consciousalliance.org or call our office at 720-406-7871 to coordinate dropping off or a pick up.
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November 13, 2018

Originally published by the Westword, November 6, 2018 by Ben Weise Boulder-based EDM duo Big Gigantic has announced that A Big Gigantic Difference Foundation will donate upwards of $50,000 to Boulder-based hunger relief and youth empowerment nonprofit Conscious Alliance. An additional $20,000 worth of proceeds from Big Gigantic’s upcoming December 6 concert at Ophelia’s Electric Soapbox is expected to be donated to […]

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October 16, 2018

Natural and organic meat pioneer donates 5,000 packages of breakfast sausage directly to Pine Ridge schools to help fill protein gap for kids This week, natural and organic meat company Applegate kicks off its partnership with hunger relief and youth empowerment organization Conscious Alliance, with an inaugural donation of 5,000 packages of natural, protein-rich breakfast […]

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June 14, 2018

Every year we are so excited to literally plant seeds (and starts) of healthy produce for Pine Ridge School and families in need on the Reservation. With only one-full-service grocery store on the Reservation, gardens are a much-needed way to provide healthy nourishment and gardens are great at boosting all-around well-being. Last week, we replanted […]

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June 04, 2018

Come enjoy a private event benefitting Conscious Alliance at the MacMillan Estate featuring live music by The Conscious Alliance All-Stars, dinner by Blackbelly & Santo, open bar by Arcana, including beer wine and spirits, an exclusive silent auction and more.

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May 31, 2018

Conscious Alliance expands in 2018 with new volunteer opportunities and natural food partnerships Hunger relief and youth empowerment organization Conscious Alliance announces today a major achievement for all fighting hunger in the U.S.: The Boulder-based nonprofit, thanks to volunteers, music fans, natural food brands, musicians and artists all over the country, has served three million […]

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