AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) – Thanks to the generosity of Coloradans, this year’s Fill the Mayflower event is a success!

The collected food donations totaled nearly 3,000 pounds of food which will help military families in need.

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This is the 12th year for Homefront Heroes’ Fill the Mayflower collection event.

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The food will be delivered to Buckley Air Force Base next week.