Sharing Ministries Food Bank in Montrose serves five counties on the Western Slope. Since the start of the pandemic last year, the food bank has seen a 32% increase in new client visits. For KVNF, Laura Palmisano speaks to Sharing Ministries Director Oneda Doyle about how the nonprofit is coping.
Laura joined KVNF in 2014. She was the news director for two years and now works as a freelance reporter covering Colorado's Western Slope. Laura is an award-winning journalist with work recognized by the Society of Professional Journalists, Colorado Broadcasters Association, and RTDNA. In 2015, she was a fellow for the Institute for Justice & Journalism. Her fellowship project, a three-part series on the Karen refugee community in Delta, Colorado, received a regional Edward R. Murrow Award.