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Conscious Alliance is a national 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization committed to supporting communities in crisis through hunger relief and youth empowerment

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An archive of news, events, festivals and shows where ‘Art That Feeds’ Food Drives have taken place.

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8th Annual Holiday Meal Delivery

This Thanksgiving Season we will be hosting our 8th Annual Holiday Meal Delivery, taking place November 17-20, 2011. Last year, Conscious Alliance distributed over 10,000 holiday meal boxes to Native American households on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota and the Northern Cheyenne Reservation in Montana.
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A Word With Artist Robert Marx

Throughout the years, Conscious Alliance has worked with many different talented artists. One of the most common contributors is Robert Marx, who has dedicated his time and artistic abilities to create over sixty unique posters for Conscious Alliance since 2003. Robert Marx heard about Conscious Alliance about a year before becoming an active artist for […]
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Alabama Tornado Relief

April 29, 2011 – Earlier today, Conscious Alliance donated a truck loaded with food to Tuscaloosa, Alabama in response to the recent tornado destruction in the area. We partnered with our friends US Foodservice, who are wholesale food distributors in Montgomery, Alabama. We ordered a load of food to be promptly shipped to the West […]
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April Food Delivery to Pine Ridge

In April, the Conscious Alliance team, accompanied by Advisory Board member Mike Bank and his family, made a trip up to Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota in a fully loaded twenty-two foot Penske truck. We carried with us over 4000 pounds of food that was donated by our generous community at Food Drives at recent music events, along with a plethora of clothing and other donated items.
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‘Art That Feeds’ Youth Workshops

Conscious Alliance is initiating a series of art workshops for native and non-native youth, beginning in the Boulder/Denver area. The youth will spend a day exploring their imagination and producing their own unique artwork under the guidance of an 'Art That Feeds' artist.
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Big Gigantic Will Donate Over $70,000 to Conscious Alliance

Originally published by the Westword, November 6, 2018 by Ben Weise Boulder-based EDM duo Big Gigantic has announced that A Big Gigantic Difference Foundation will donate upwards of $50,000 to Boulder-based hunger relief and youth empowerment nonprofit Conscious Alliance. An additional $20,000 worth of proceeds from Big Gigantic’s upcoming December 6 concert at Ophelia’s Electric Soapbox is expected to be donated to […]
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Buffalo Heart Concert Thank You

“I was blown away, literally left speechless,” exclaimed Nina Tedone, one of the many Colorado residents that recently had the pleasure of attending the Buffalo Heart Concert at the Boulder Theater on April 30th. For the second year in a row, Elephant Revival helped plan this annual event that is a Conscious Alliance benefit for […]
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Coming of Age Gathering Video

In October 2011, Conscious Alliance sponsored a Coming of Age Gathering, held by Yellowbird, Inc, an American Native non-profit organization. The Gathering took place at one of the most beautiful and sacred sites for the Northern Cheyenne: Bear Butte, in South Dakota. 10 males and 10 females from the Northern Cheyenne Reservation participated in the gathering, with elders, speakers, and presenters guiding and chaperoning the youth while at Bear Butte.
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Delivery Produce Co. Kicks Off Our STS9 Food Drive

Delivery Produce Company, an organic fruit and vegetable delivery service, is donating 500 lbs. of organic produce to kick off the Conscious Alliance ‘Art That Feeds’ Food Drive at the STS9 ‘Great Cycle Spectacle’ shows at the Congress Theater in Chicago on January 20th and 21st, 2012.
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Economy’s Toll on Food Banks

According to Feeding America—the nation’s leading domestic hunger-relief charity—the demand for food relief has risen 40% in the past four years.  The sluggish economy has taken a toll on people around the country, and many Americans, whether or not they have a job, are struggling to put food on their tables. In May 2011, 45.8 […]
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Fort Robinson Run: An Inspiring Journey

On January 8th-14th, Conscious Alliance will be joining our community partners Yellow Bird Inc. to sponsor the Fort Robinson Spiritual Outbreak Run, a 400-mile journey from Fort Robinson, Nebraska to Busby, Montana. The run was created as a way for Northern Cheyenne youth to pay homage to their ancestors that broke out of Fort Robinson on January 9, 1879. Most of them were killed at this time, but a few survived and made it to their homeland, the Powder River country in Southeastern Montana and the current location of the Northern Cheyenne Reservation.
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Happy Thanksgiving! Holiday Meal Recap 2011

Due to your overwhelming support, Conscious Alliance was able to send teams to both the Northern Cheyenne and Pine Ridge Reservations this past weekend to distribute a truck full of healthy food to each community. Collectively we distributed upwards of 7,000 meals to the reservations!
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Hunger Isn’t Seasonal…

Help us eradicate hunger in the U.S. by becoming a member of Conscious Alliance today! Meet Pine Ridge, South Dakota… Imagine living in a community of 30,000 people on a piece of land the size of Connecticut. But what makes this different is there is only one full-service grocery store for the entire area. For […]
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Internship Opportunities: Now Available!

CONSCIOUS ALLIANCE INTERN DESCRIPTION Location: Boulder, Colorado Start Date: Late August  Our internship program offers a unique and exciting opportunity to be involved in hunger relief from a non-profit perspective. In  addition to our local Boulder Colorado base, we have an outreach that extends nationwide. We expect our interns to be proactive, hard working, and passionate about the […]
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It’s Garden Time!

Every year we are so excited to literally plant seeds (and starts) of healthy produce for Pine Ridge School and families in need on the Reservation. With only one-full-service grocery store on the Reservation, gardens are a much-needed way to provide healthy nourishment and gardens are great at boosting all-around well-being. Last week, we replanted […]
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January Food Delivery – Boulder Food Share – A Fan Blog

Rest assured however because the Conscious Alliance ‘Art That Feeds’ campaign keeps on giving no matter what time of year, thanks in large part to the amazing generosity of our fans and friends like you. As a friend of Conscious Alliance since it’s early inception, I am proud to be a part of this community that gives of itself every day of the year in so many various ways.
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Justin’s Nut Butter Helps Feed the Hungry

This December, not only can you enjoy the Maple Almond, Honey Peanut and Chocolate Hazelnut flavors of Justin’s delicious nut butter, you can also play your part in our efforts to alleviate hunger. Justin’s will be donating $1 from every jar of nut butter sold at Whole Foods Markets nationwide to Conscious Alliance throughout the […]
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Kurt Redeker – Interdimensional Artist

We want to give you the opportunity to learn a little bit more about our artists and what they’re up to in our new series of artist profiles. The first artist we would like to introduce is Kurt Redeker, master digital visionary artist and owner of Knew Conscious Gallery in downtown Denver.
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Kyle’s Brew Fest & More!

  Conscious Alliance Presents: KYLE’S BREW FEST SATURDAY, JULY 23 BOULDER BEER CO. – BOULDER, COLORADO 30+ BREWERIES 60+ CRAFT BEERS   After selling-out 2010’s inaugural Kyle’s Brew Fest, String Cheese Incident keyboardist Kyle Hollingsworth will host his second annual charity beer festival and concert on Saturday, July 23, benefiting Conscious Alliance. For year two […]
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Lakota Drum Workshop Video

In 2011, Conscious Alliance began sponsoring a drum workshop on Pine Ridge Reservation. The workshop is designed as a four-week program for 4th – 8th graders, and travels to multiple schools around the reservation throughout the year. Participants of the workshop learn the traditional Lakota way of making a hand drum.
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Mountain Standard Time Joins the Fight Against Hunger

Since our inception in 2002, dozens of musicians and bands have joined Conscious Alliance to help fight hunger across the United States. One such band is the bluegrass group Mountain Standard Time. Nick Dunbar, the mandolin player in Mountain Standard Time, took a moment out of his busy schedule to talk to us about Mountain Standard Time’s […]
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Our Volunteer of the Year

There’s nothing more rewarding about working with Conscious Alliance than making the trip to the reservation and delivering the donations. Following Sting Cheese Incident’s Winter Carnival, Justin Levy and Jenny Mueller will be driving to Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota. Thanks to all of our donors and volunteers, we will have quite a load […]
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Over 37,000 Meals Distributed in Summer 2011

CONSCIOUS ALLIANCE DISTRIBUTES OVER 37,000 MEALS IN SUMMER 2011 BOULDER, Colorado (August 22, 2011) – Conscious Alliance, a national 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization committed to hunger relief, has once again had an extremely successful summer on the road. Traveling from coast to coast, the organization was able to bring food to communities in need across the […]
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Phish Colorado

Conscious Alliance will play host to an ‘Art That Feeds’ Food Drive at Phish‘s upcoming Labor Day Weekend shows at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City, Colorado on August 31st, September 1st and 2nd. The first 800 patrons who donate 20 non-perishable food items will receive a FREE set of 4 Limited Edition commemorative […]
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Prints For A Cause

We are so grateful and excited to announce that we have teamed up again with our good friend and long time supporter, Mitch Kline, founder and photographer of Prints For A Cause.
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Sonic Bloom 2012 Benefiting Conscious Alliance

3-Day passes at the $150 tier are going quickly and will move to the $175 tier soon! SONIC BLOOM is an intimate boutique festival with very limited capacity, so don't sleep on getting your tickets in advance if you are planning on attending this year!
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The Longest Walk

Conscious Alliance was recently a proud supporter of ‘The Longest Walk’ as it entered Pine Ridge Reservation on March 31st. The Longest Walk is a 5000+ mile walk across America from Portland, Oregon to Washington, DC. The Longest Walk was created to bring awareness to diabetes, and to demonstrate how this disease can be fought […]
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Together, Volunteers Make it Happen

Conscious Alliance would not be where we are today without the help of our volunteers all across the states. Many volunteers, including Riley Finnigan, Adrienne Beck and myself, April Morris, have dedicated much of our time and efforts to Conscious Alliance. Together we have contributed greatly to the success of our organization. Riley Finnigan, who […]
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Winter Carnival Food Drive

With Winter Carnival quickly approaching, it is important for us to recognize the String Cheese Incident, one of our longest and most dedicated supporters. It is hard to say where Conscious Alliance would be without the support of this all-star band comprised of mandolinist/violinist Michael Kang, guitarist Billy Nershi, bassist Keith Moseley, pianist Kyle Hollingsworth, drummer/percussionist […]
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