Thanks to everyone who donated in 2020!
In February 2020, residents and community members donated more than 5,000 pounds of peanut butter, jelly and other non-perishable food items. The city distributed donated items to the Adams County Food Bank and the FISH of Commerce City Food Bank at Our Savior Lutheran Church.
Help Commerce City Spread the Love
Each February since 2008, Commerce City's Spread the Love food drive has encouraged residents to donate peanut butter and jelly for local food banks. The period after the holiday season often finds food banks receiving fewer donations at a time when food is in high demand. Peanut butter and jelly sandwiches are high in protein and easy for kids to make without adult supervision, making Spread the Love an ideal way to donate and help food banks bridge this seasonal gap.
Donations of peanut butter and jelly are accepted throughout February at the following drop-off locations:
- Commerce City Civic Center, 7887 E. 60th Ave.
- Bison Ridge Recreation Center, 13905 E. 112th Ave.
- Eagle Pointe Recreation Center and Active Adult Center, 6060 E. Parkway Dr.
Cram the Cruiser
The Commerce City Police Department partners with local retailers each year for "Cram the Cruiser" events to support the city's Spread the Love food drive.
Officers park police vehicles near the entrance of grocery stores in the city and encourage shoppers to fill them with peanut butter and jelly donations. The 2020 event was held on Saturday, Feb. 22 at King Soopers and Walmart locations in the city.