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Food Banks and Assistance Program

LOCAL FOOD BANKS AND PANTRIES (click link for details)

Adams County  Emergency Food Bank 720-878-3563 

7111 E. 56th Ave.,  Commerce City 

Open Wednesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.  Serves Adams County residents. Photo ID and  proof of Adams County residency required.  Clients can go weekly for perishables and  monthly for staple food items.

Amazing Grace  Community Church 303-280-0444 

541 E. 99th Pl., Thornton 

Open Monday-Wednesday, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. or  by appointment. Serves Thornton ZIP Codes  80221, 80229, 80233, 80234, 80260, 80614.  Photo ID and proof of residency required.  Residents call also adopt a row in the  “Amazing Meadows” community garden. Call  for additional information. 

Good Shepherd   Presbyterian Church 303-452-5478 

10785 Melody Dr.,  Northglenn food-bank-2 

Open Tuesday-Friday, 10-11:45 a.m. and by  appointment only the first Thursday evening  of the month at 6:30 p.m. Serves Thornton ZIP  Codes 80260 and 80234. Photo ID, proof of  address, and a verification of total household  income required. 

Growing Home  303-426-0430 

3489 W. 72nd Ave. #112,  Westminster programs-services 

Open Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.  Serves families with children under the age  of 18. Photo ID of the person establishing the  account and ID for all household members  required. Families may receive food one time  per month. 

Holy Cross Pantry  (Neighbor Outreach of  Colorado) 


9371 Wigham St., Thornton 

Open the third Thursday of each month at  3 p.m. Serves all in need. 

Immaculate Heart of  Mary Food Bank 303-452-2041 

11426 Pearl St., Northglenn outreach/foodbank 

Open Monday, Wednesday, and Friday  9-11:30 a.m. Serves those living within the  boundaries of I-25 east to Quebec Street,  104th Avenue north to 160th Avenue.  Clients must live within service boundaries  or be a registered member of Immaculate  Heart of Mary Church. Photo ID and current  proof of address required. A one-time  emergency food bag may be given to those  living outside the service boundaries and  anyone in need may take bread from the  bread room one time per week. 

North Suburban Mobile  Food Pantry  303-371-9250 

9065 Grant St., Thornton 

Open every 3rd Thursday of the month.  Distribution is from 1-2 p.m. Arrive no later  than 1:30 p.m. They offer fresh produce,  dairy, bread, and other nutrition items  to anyone with a self-declared need for  assistance. Dress in appropriate clothing for  outdoor distribution. Bring reusable bags,  boxes, carts, etc. to carry your food. Park  on NW corner of Grant Street and Russell  Boulevard. 

Northglenn  Christian Church  303-452-3787 

1800 E. 105th Pl.,  Northglenn 

Open Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10-11:45 a.m.  Serves those living within the boundaries  of Washington Street east to Riverdale Road  and 84th Avenue north to 160th Avenue.  Photo ID with current address required. 

Regis University Food  Pantry (Neighbor  Outreach of Colorado) 720-938-4304 

500 E. 84th Ave., Thornton 

Open the first Thursday of each month at  3 p.m. Serves all in need.  

Servicios de la Raza  Food Bank  303-458-5851  

3131 W. 14th Ave., Denver 

 Food pantry is available to anyone who  needs it by appointment on Wednesdays  and Fridays. Tailored emergency food  baskets are also available. Call to schedule  an appointment.

The Senior Hub  Food Pantry 303-426-4408 

9025 Grant St. #150,  Thornton 

Serves Adams County residents 55+ by  appointment. Income guidelines apply.  Emergency food is also available for residents  under 55.  

Thornton  Community  Food Bank 303-287-7268  

8990 York St.

Open Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 1-3 p.m.  and the second Wednesday of the month from  6-8 p.m. Serves ZIP Code 80229. Photo ID and  proof of current address required. 

Thornton  Thrive Church 303-428-9535 

2820 W. 92nd Ave.,  Federal Heights 

Serves all in need. Photo ID required. Open  Fridays, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Free dinner every  Saturday from 4-6 p.m. 

Westminster  Presbyterian Church 303-429-8508,  

3990 W. 74th Ave.,  Westminster

Open Monday-Friday, 3-3:30 p.m. Clients are  provided three days of food for each family  member once a month. Serves the area from  I-25 west to Sheridan Boulevard and 52nd  Avenue north to 144th Avenue. Photo ID and  proof of residency is required.

Westminster United  Methodist Church 303-429-1569 

3585 W. 76th Ave.,  Westminster 

Open Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 12:30- 4 p.m. Clients can receive food once per month. 

Free community dinner on first Thursday of  the month at 5 p.m. Serves Thornton ZIP Code  80260, all Westminster ZIP Codes, and Denver  ZIP Code 80221. Photo ID and proof of current  address required. 

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FREE AND LOW-COST COMMUNITY MEALS Amazing Grace Community Church 303-919-4662  

541 E. 99th Pl., Thornton

“Dinner for a Dollar” at 5:30 p.m. No one will be  turned away for lack of funds. 

Advent Lutheran Church  303-428-7501 

7979 Mead St. , Westminster  

Free community meal from 5:30-7 p.m. each  month.  

Westminster Presbyterian Church 303-429-8508 

3990 W. 74th Ave., Westminster 

Free community meal from 5:30-7 p.m. each  month. 

Westminster United Methodist Church  303-429-1569 

3585 W. 76th Ave., Westminster 

Free community meal from 5:30-7 p.m. each  month. 

Adams County SNAP  and WIC Enrollment  303-227-2700 

11860 Pecos St.,  Westminster 

Food For Hope 720-593-0940 

Call or visit the Adams County Human Services  office or log onto the Colorado PEAK website  to complete an application for assistance. Open  Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. 

Provides Adams County students in need, from  select schools, with a bag of healthy food on  weekends during the school year.

Adams 12:  720-972-4123 

Mapleton:  303-853-1117 

Brighton 27J: 303-655-2986 

Adams 14:  303-853-7929 

Hunger Free  Colorado 

Toll Free: 855-855-4626 Local: 720-382-2920 Meals on Wheels 303-426-4408

Project Angel Heart 303-830-0202 Thornton  

Community Center  Meal and Snack  Programs 303-255-7830 

2211 Eppinger Blvd.,  Thornton 

Thornton  Community Gardens 303-955-6609 

Thornton Active  Adult Center Lunch  Program 303-255-7850 

9471 Dorothy Blvd.,  Thornton 

Contact your school district for more  information and applications for the free and  reduced breakfast, lunch, after school snacks,  and summer lunch programs. 

Refers people to food assistance programs  throughout the state. They can also provide  assistance in applying for food stamps. 

Lunch is delivered Monday-Friday to  homebound seniors aged 70+ in Adams County.  Meal price is based on age and income. 

Delivers free meals to people dealing with a life threatening illness. 

Provides a free summertime breakfast program  and year-round free after-school snack program  for children and youth ages 2-18. Also, families  

with children under 18 are provided a free bag  of staple foods to through the Totes for Hope  program. 

Grow your own produce at a community  garden. Tom Rapp of the Adams County  Community Gardens Co-op can help you find  a garden close to you or tell you how to start a  community garden. 

Lunch is offered Monday-Friday at 12 p.m.  Reservations are required by 4 p.m. the business  day before you would like to visit. Call or check  the website for prices and menu.