ECHO FOOD DRIVE

ECHO
Economic Council Helping Others Inc.
401 South Commercial Avenue
Farmington, NM 87401
(505) 326-3770

Monday - Thursday
7:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. & 12:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
➠ http://echoinc.org/

The Economic Council Helping Others Inc., dba ECHO Inc. has been incorporated since 1967 as a 501-c-3 non-profit. This "Community Action Agency" administers numerous programs throughout the northern half of New Mexico. Some of the programs include:
  • • Utility Assistance
  • • Eye Care
  • • Car Repair
  • • Diaper Kits
  • • School Supplies
  • • Emergency Rent Assistance
  • • Funeral Expense Assistance
  • • Backpack for Kids
  • • Free Food ofr Seniors
  • • Emergency Food Assistance Program
  • Annually there is a competition between the Aztec, Bloomfield, Farmington, and San Juan County for the collection and donation of food for the annual food drive held near the end of year for the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays. This competition has been going on since 2010. The annual winner gets to keep Mr. Potato Head for the year!
    Mr Potato Head

    Annual Food Drive Competition

    2017 # Employees Pounds Collected Pounds / Employee

    TOTAL


    1,820


    15,642


    8.6

    City of AztecMr. Potato Head 86 1,960 22.79
    City of Bloomfield 76 520 6.84
    City of Farmington 971 1,913 1.97
    San Juan County 687 11,249 16.37

    2016 # Employees Pounds Collected Pounds / Employee

    TOTAL


    1,618


    14,459


    8.9

    City of AztecMr. Potato Head 81 1,591 19.6
    City of Bloomfield 81 765 9.4
    City of Farmington 763 2,998 3.9
    San Juan County 693 9,105 13.1

    2015 # Employees Pounds Collected Pounds / Employee

    TOTAL


    888


    12,024


    13.5

    City of AztecMr. Potato Head 100 3,083 30.8
    City of Bloomfield 94 944 10.0
    San Juan County 694 7,997 11.5

    2014 # Employees Pounds Collected Pounds / Employee

    TOTAL


    848


    23,497


    27.7

    City of AztecMr. Potato Head 80 5,441 68.0
    City of Bloomfield 94 1,581 16.8
    San Juan County 674 16,475 24.4

    2013 # Employees Pounds Collected Pounds / Employee

    TOTAL


    865


    23,727


    27.4

    City of AztecMr. Potato Head 80 5,005 62.6
    City of Bloomfield 94 1,265 13.5
    San Juan County 691 17,457 25.3

    2012 # Employees Pounds Collected Pounds / Employee

    TOTAL


    867


    21,842


    25.2

    City of Aztec 103 2,569 24.9
    City of Bloomfield 96 2,030 21.1
    San Juan CountyMr. Potato Head 668 17,243 25.8

    2011 # Employees Pounds Collected Pounds / Employee

    TOTAL


    1,890


    16,367


    8.7

    City of Aztec 100 1,522 15.2
    City of Bloomfield 136 1,390 10.2
    City of Farmington 940 1,466 1.6
    San Juan CountyMr. Potato Head 714 11,988 16.8

    2010 # Employees Pounds Collected Pounds / Employee

    TOTAL


    1,817


    6,495


    3.6

    City of AztecMr. Potato Head 107 924 8.6
    City of Bloomfield 133 776 5.8
    City of Farmington 919 1,378 1.5
    San Juan County 658 3,417 5.2