Feeding Colorado is the collaborative effort of the 5 Feeding America food banks that serve Colorado and Wyoming to coordinate and enhance food resources, ensuring food insecure Coloradans have access to healthy, fresh foods. Together, the 5 food banks provide food to all of Colorado and Wyoming and distribute food to more than 1,300 non-profit agencies statewide. These agencies include other non-profits such as food pantries, soup kitchens, shelters, daycare centers, along with senior and youth programs that serve all members of our communities. Last year, the 5 food banks distributed a combined 123 million pounds of food to our neighbors.
We’re five food banks working together to bring in food from across the country, state and region.
We bring in the food; we and our volunteers sort, warehouse and distribute the food in our designated counties.
Our partner agencies and programs share food with our neighbors facing hunger.
Each food bank serves a geographic region of the state and tailors their programs to fit their community. Several of the Colorado food banks provide direct services to those in need. These programs include mobile food pantries, hot meals and snacks for children after school and over the summer, backpacks of food for children on the weekends, emergency food boxes, food pantries, older adult programs, Cooking Matters classes, and SNAP outreach. To extend their reach, the 5 food banks also distribute food through non-profit hunger relief agency partners which include local soup kitchens, food pantries, shelters, older adult and youth programs, and other organizations that work to feed people facing hunger.