Hunger Free Colorado: Anyone who might need help locating food can call the Food Resource Hotline, 855.855.4626, Monday–Friday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. The Food Resource Hotline keeps all information confidential and has bilingual staff ready to help Coloradans find food and nutrition resources in their community, as well as provide assistance for applying to federal nutrition programs such as SNAP. They also provide a wonderful food resources webpage that lists information regarding school meals near you, SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program), WIC, and food pantries. You can text FOOD or COMIDA to 877-877 and receive food distribution locations for kids 18 and under or view the website map.
|Benefits Finder: Benefits.gov is an online resource to help you find federal benefits you may be eligible for in the United States.|
|Colorado COVID-19 Emergency Hunger Relief Fund: This relief fund was created in response to urgent food access and nutritional needs that are emerging in the community as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Applications may be submitted by mutual aid groups, community cooperatives, non-profit organizations, membership organizations, for-profit organizations, schools, school districts, local governments, food producers or aggregators, business owners, or a combination of the above. Our goal is to be fast and flexible in this emergency response to community needs. To check if applications are being accepted at this time, and if your organization is eligible, visit this link.|
|COVID-19 Information: The COVID-19 situation is rapidly evolving. This page will be updated as new information, resources, and essential services updates are made available.|
|Emergency COVID Food and Hunger Relief Fund: Nonprofits, churches, businesses and community organizations are eligible to apply. Grants are reviewed within 7 days and ask can be up to $25,000. The Fund acknowledges that emergency situations compound the impact of social and economic inequities within communities. Therefore, this Fund will provide flexible resources to entities working to support the food and nutritional needs of communities who are disproportionately impacted by COVID-19 and the economic consequences of the outbreak. The Fund is designed to strengthen work already happening in our communities and to increase the capacity of local organizations to respond to emerging needs. Click here for more information.|
|Mile High United Way - 211: Provides assistance with finding a variety of resources including a list of emergency/short-term/long-term shelters, food, transportation, and utility assistance. Serves all counties. Call 211 to get in contact with a Mile High United Way representative, or text your zip code to 898211 (message and data rates apply) to be connected.|
|Quick Guide: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic - Purchase and Distribution of Food using FEMA Public Assistance|