Become a Member

Make a financial contribution by registering as a member! Membership supports our mission and our programs, keeps you “in the know” through our monthly member email, and provides you with voting privileges at our annual meeting in October.

Make a financial contribution to our Food Programs

These funds will directly support our food programs, such as the Emergency Food Pantry, Weekend Food Progra, and Thanksgiving Giveaway. 

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Donate fresh, frozen, or non-perishable food.

If you are interested in donating fresh, frozen or non-perishable food, you can do so at our office (2823 Fairfax St). You can also donate non-perishable items at Bikes Together (2825 Fairfax St) the Park Hill Branch of Denver Public Library (4705 Montview Blvd) or Cake Crumbs (2216 Kearney St) during their regular business hours.

We have several refrigerators and freezers. If you plan to donate a large quantity of items that need to be refrigerated or frozen, please contact us first so we can make sure we have room.

If you are interested in hosting a food or fund drive, please review our Hosting a Food Drive document for more information.


What to Donate

We accept any and all frozen, fresh or non-perishable items that are unopened and have not expired. However, there are certain items our clients prefer.

Vegetables – All types of canned and fresh vegetables. Some favorites include spinach,  corn, tomatoes, and potatoes.

Fruit – All types. We frequently run out of cans and jars of fruit.

Protein – Canned meats (salmon, spam, chicken, sardines, Vienna sausages, turkey, and tuna), black eyed peas, peanut butter and canned beans.

Packaged Meals and Soups – Tuna/hamburger helper, rice meals (in either bags or boxes), hearty soups, pasta/rice sides, and ramen.

Carbohydrates – Rice, potatoes, cereal, and pasta. 

Other – Coffee, tea, Ensure, flour, jelly, condiments, olive oil, vegetable oil, salt, pepper.

Hygiene – Chapstick, baby wipes, toothbrushes, lotion, and other hygeine products.

Household – Toilet paper, paper towels, and cleaning supplies. We accept opened and partially used cleaning products, but please do not give us mostly empty bottles.

Bags– Reusable, paper, and plastic grocery bags for our clients to use.

For the Weekend Food Program (Kids) – Individually wrapped cereal bars and granola bars, individual fruit cups and applesauce, small boxes of raisins, boxes of individual servings of instant oatmeal, individual cereal bowls, fruit snacks.