By Danielle Chavira

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (CBS4) – Dick’s Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City hosted a drive-thru, pop-up food bank. It was an effort to help struggling families.

The Denver nonprofit We Don’t Waste teamed up with King Soopers to give families a variety of fresh food.

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Most of the families heard about the event from their children’s school. One mother told CBS4 it really helped.

“I’m not working, the only person who’s working is my husband. So this is a huge help for my family and I can tell it’s not just for me, it’s for a lot of people.”

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We Don’t Waste hosts about six to eight markets a month which serve thousands of people.

Danielle Chavira