SALIDA, Colo. (CBS4) – Next week, Monarch Mountain in southern Colorado will be accepting food donations in exchange for some fun.

On Monday, Dec. 14, those who donate two non-perishable food items will get a lift ticket to Monarch for the day. It begins at 8 a.m., and food can be dropped at the bottom of the main stairs and at the tunnel entrance. Cash donations will also be accepted.

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All donated food items will go to The Grainery Ministries in Salida. One lift ticket will be given per person and must be used on Dec. 14.

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