A severe thunderstorm Friday destroyed food donations stored at a Colorado Springs non-profit. Care and Share Food Bank says water leaked into the building during the storm, damaging a sizable portion of their food stockpile. (Courtesy of KKTV)

Torrential rain during Friday's severe thunderstorm damaged both the structure and food donations at the Care and Share food bank in Colorado Springs, a spokeswoman said.

Among the damages at the facility on the city's East side were office spaces, the cooler and freezer, and mobile food donations, spokeswoman Joanna Wise said.

"Luckily, as we gathered today, we were able to get other food put together to replace some of the food bags" and were able to move forward with mobile distribution, she said Monday.

The damage will be assessed this week. The organization was already set to be closed for inventory this week, Wise said.

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