Free food pantries, groceries and soup kitchens in Pueblo County.
Struggling families in Pueblo County Colorado can turn to a local food bank, soup kitchen or pantry near them for support. The locations try to assist everyone from the community and not turn anyone away. Based on factors such as income and other criteria, pantries may offer a free box of food or groceries as well as hygiene supplies. Or low income families in Pueblo can get free Christmas or Thanksgiving meals. Find details below as well as a phone number at the bottom of the page for more free food programs.
Whether it is a church or government agency, staff at these centers want to feed the needy. Most of the food type programs in Pueblo County Colorado will also refer the client to long term support, which may be SNAP food stamps application, Meals on Wheels or WIC vouchers. Of particular focus is on assisting the senior citizens and vulnerable children of the area.
So whether it is a box of canned groceries or fresh fruits, the main locations in the area are below. Many of the Pueblo Colorado pantries are open daily - today. Call or stop by a food bank for hours and to apply for services. Some even offer direct financial aid for other household expenses.
Luv in Action Love, Unity & Visions
Address is 1044 Spruce St, Pueblo, CO 81004. Call 719-542-0549
The food bank is open by appointment only. Boxes of groceries may have non-perishable food, fruits, dairy products, and more.
Bessemer Food Pantry
215 Canal St, Pueblo, CO. Dial 719-564-1138
This pantry only covers the zip code of 81004 and surrounding towns and is open a couple days per month.
Cooperative Care Center
Address is 326 W. 8th St., Pueblo, CO 81003. Dial 719-543-7484
They operate an emergency food pantry. There may also be other basic needs available at the charity, such as clothing.
Location is 401 S Prairie Ave, Pueblo, CO 81005. Call 719-543-3656
The programs include a food pantry, Christmas meals, and back to school supplies. The location may also have financial help or vouchers for groceries. Staff can also help families apply for SNAP food stamps. There are also free Thanksgiving turkey dinners in Pueblo County, perishable food, and hot meals.
Full Force Ministries
Location is 1101 Cedar St, Pueblo, CO 81004. Telephone - 719-304-6592
Based on donations, the pantry may have peanut butter; instant milk; ensure for seniors, UHT 2-percent milk; applesauce; pasts; hamburger helper; rice and more. The charity also has volunteers to direct clients to resources.
Praise Assembly of God
2000 Troy Ave, Pueblo, Colorado 81001. Main number is 719-544-9486
RMSER Empowerment Center
Location is 330 Lake Ave, Pueblo, CO 81004. Call (800) 748-2074
Everything from job programs to emergency food stamps, free boxes of groceries and other support is offered.
Center Toward Self-Reliance
Appointments are needed. The food pantry is at 901 W 8th St, Pueblo, CO 81003. Call 719-546-1271
Sunny Side Market Pueblo
Location is 1230 E 8th St, Pueblo, Colorado 81001. Call (719) 621-6380
This is a free client choice food pantry.
Pueblo County Department of Human Services
2631 East 4th Street, Pueblo, CO 81001. Dial 719-583-6199
Residents can apply for government aid such as Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), WIC vouchers for free baby formula, free school lunches and more. There are also cash aid programs, applications for the disabled and other social services.
The Avenue Church
Location is 3030 Thatcher Ave, Pueblo, Colorado 81005. Phone - (719) 561-1512
Victory Life Ministries
Address: 2315 Sprague Avenue, Pueblo, Colorado, 81004. Dial 719-320-1930
Resources range from snacks for students to small holiday gifts, meals, and a free food bank.
Mt Carmel Veteran Center of Pueblo
They only help veterans and their families. 1925 E Orman Ave, Pueblo, Colorado 81004. Main number is (719) 309-4719.
Veterans in Pueblo County can use the free food pantry. Find groceries, personal hygiene supplies like soap or detergent, toilet paper and more. There is also help with applying for VA benefits, USDA food programs grants and more.
Ecumenical Church of Pueblo West
Main address is 434 South Conquistador Avenue, Pueblo, CO. Phone - 719-547-3088
get everything from free meals, boxes of canned groceries, snacks, and more. There are also free holiday food boxes, some clothing items and other goods.
Agape Fellowship Church
611 Broadway Ave., Pueblo, CO, 81004. Dial 719-542-1411
A mobile food pantry is also on site and can deliver to the elderly and disabled.
Pueblo County Senior Link - Agency on Aging
230 N. Union Ave, Pueblo, Colorado, 81003. Call 719-583-6611
The SeniorLink Service can offer Meals on Wheels and other help to the elderly. They even arrange visitors during the holidays.
Wayside Cross Gospel Rescue Mission
Main address is 728 West 4th Street, Pueblo, Colorado, 81003. Phone - 719-545-5744 or 719-544-4000
Bemont Baptist Church
Main address is 1401 Jerry Murphy Rd.
Pueblo, Colorado, 81001
This charity also is part of Care and Share.
Lynn Gardens Baptist Church
Location is 3804 W. Pueblo Blvd.
Pueblo, CO, 81005
Valley Community Church
4253 Mercantile St
Colorado City, CO, 81019
Care and Share - Commodity Food Program
Location is 2631 E. 4th Street
Pueblo, CO, 81001
Process applications for Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants & Children (WIC) as well as SNAP food stamps.
Solid Rock Full Gospel
Address is 4027 Club Manor Dr.
Pueblo, CO, 81008
Pueblo Soup Kitchen
Main address is 422 West 7th Street
Pueblo, Colorado, 81003
The non-profit has a center for hungry and unemployed Pueblo County residents to stop in for a hot noon lunch meal. Staff also serve a light breakfast consisting of juice, milk, coffee & pastries.
Pueblo Community Soup Kitchen also has a second site. The number is 719-543-7484, and location is 326 West 8th Street, Pueblo, CO, 81003.
Pueblo City-County Health Department-Community Gardens
Address is 101 W. 9th Street
Pueblo, CO, 81003
Assists students and other struggling individuals.
635 West Corona Ave. Suite 209
Pueblo, CO, 81004
Programs include an emergency food bank, clinic for dental hygiene, information on grants for bills, and other support.
Senior Resource Development Agency - Avondale Center
Main address is 405 2nd Street, Avondale
Congregate meals for the elderly, transportation, and workshops in Medicare and other aid is offered.
Additional food programs in Pueblo County Colorado
For other pantry locations, dial 719-528-1247 or 303.371.9250. Clients can also learn about state and federal programs, such as WIC or surplus USDA commodities, that can be applied to. Or find free food banks, Meals on Wheels near you or other support.