Client Resources

Bienvenidos Food Pantry

Open Thursdays   CLOSED August 30th 
(Except 3rd Thursday of the month)
11 am to noon & 4 pm to 5:30 pm
3810 Pecos Street Denver, CO 80211
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Policies

Upcoming Closings:  August 30th

Parking is available at 39th and Pecos St. on food bank days only.

Wheelchair or disabled access: Please let someone know in front that you need assistance and we’ll accommodate you.

We are closed for most major holidays and we are closed the last week if there are five Thursdays in a month. We are open the first 3 Thursdays in November and December. Please check our Facebook page or call 303-433-6328 for closings.

Mobile Pantry

Third Thursday of the month
(January through October)
10:30 am to noon
4747 West Colfax, Denver 80204 (VFW parking lot)
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Our Mobile Pantry is usually in the parking lot of the VFW. If the weather is bad, we’ll be inside the VFW Hall.

Note: Mobile Pantry is closed for the months of November and December. Please check our Facebook page or call 303-433-6328 for closings.

If you need help on any of the weeks we are closed please call the Hunger Free Hotline at (855) 855-4626 (toll-free) for other food pantries available that week.


Policies

  • All are welcome! Anyone may use our pantry for up to 4 visits regardless of your location. No documentation required.
  • You may use the food bank each week we are open if you live in the following zip codes:
    • 80211, 80212, 80204 or 80221
    • You may request an extension from the Food Bank Director in person if needed.
    • For information about other pantries in your area call: 720-382-2920
  • To use our pantry weekly please provide the following:
    • A recent piece of official mail with current address (example: Xcel, utility or phone Bill, official housing letter).
    • Picture ID: (passports, Mexican or other ID’s are all OK
  • We serve by household (those living within the same address)
    • You must show proof of separate legal apartments for those living within the same address to be listed as a separate household.
  • Larger families may receive additional food (proof of family size may be required)
  • Program intake form (English)
  • Program intake form (Español)
  • Hours flyer & poster download

Other Services Offered

Pet food – We partner with Colorado Pet Pantry to provide pet food the first Thursday of the month from 11 am to noon. Pet food is offered for clients with existing pets only.

USDA Commodities – We are an authorized agency of The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP). Clients may receive USDA food once a month and must meet TEFAP requirements. TEFAP nondiscrimination policy.

SNAP (food stamps) sign up assistance – Clients can meet with an authorized SNAP representative to sign up for food benefits and other assistance. (A collaborative program with Hunger Free Colorado.) For SNAP assistance locations click here.

Diapers and baby foodWeeCycle of North Denver provides diapers for our clients with babies. Please bring your baby’s birth certificate (you may receive diapers once per month.)

Personal Hygiene – Feminine products are also available through a collaborative program with I Support the Girls International.

Additional resources

For Other Food pantries and Food Stamp assistance call: 720-382-2920 (Hunger Free Hotline)

For all other assistance call 211 or go to www.unitedwaydenver.org.


TEFAP Nondiscrimination statement

TEFAP Nondiscrimination statement

In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, and reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity. (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs.)

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the responsible State or local Agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information is available in languages other than English.

To file a complaint alleging discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, AD-3027, found online at http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, or at any USDA office or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

Mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;

Fax: (202) 690-7442; or

Email: program.intake@usda.gov

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.