Avondale, CO
Food Pantries

Food pantries give free food to local residents. There are 5 food pantries in the Avondale area.

Coupons.com

1 Miles Away

Avondale , CO 81022

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Coupons.com is a free web service that allows users in Avondale, CO to print coupons for savings on brand name food and general purpose items they use every day. Coupons can be printed on your computer and redeemed at any local grocery store. This service stretches a family's food budget with real savings; making your food dollar go farther. There is no fee for this service and no registration is necessary.

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Requires internet connection and printer.

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Reduced cost food in Avondale , CO.

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Avondale , CO



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Care And Share Food Bank For Southern Colorado

50 Miles Away

2605 Preamble Point
Colorado Springs, CO 80915
(719) 528-1247

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Franciscan Sister Dominique Pisciotta established Care and Share more than 35 yrs ago as a referral agency to coordinate food distribution. Some of the programs that Care and Share provide are:Food Pantries MULTIPLE LOCATIONS. SEE WEBSITE FOR MORE INFOEmergency good pantries (open to general public) See website for locations. Soup kitchens and feeding sitesNon-emergency food pantries that are not open to general public but rather serve a specifically designated group of clients.,



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Colorado Springs Ecumenical Social Ministries, Inc.

50 Miles Away

201 North Weber St
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
(719) 228-6781

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In response to the Gospel, ESM promotes self-sufficiency and restores dignity by providing food, medicine, housing, job placement, educational programs, and spiritual encouragement.

emergency food and Federal commodities program



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Care And Share, Inc.

50 Miles Away

2605 Preamble Pt
Colorado Springs, CO 80915
(719) 434-4675

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Their mission is to "bridge the gap between hunger and abundance" in southern Colorado.

A Mobile Food Pantry can transport up to 16,000 pounds of food. A typical mobile pantry distributionlasts two hours and provides 100 to 150 families with nutritious food to help them make ends meet, as well as access to information about nutrition, food stamps, social and other services in the area.Program:Send Hunger PackingBudget: $242,175Category: Food, Agriculture & NutritionPopulation Served: Program Description: The Send Hunger Packing Program provides food to chronically hungry school children from low-income households who are at risk of hunger over the weekend when free school meals are unavailable. Every Friday afternoon students on the program are discretely given a bag of food to tuck into their backpacks or backpack of food (depending on the program) for the weekend. Each food pack provides enough food for an entire weekend.Program:Healthy Kids ClubBudget: $127,864Category: Food, Agriculture & NutritionPopulation Served: Program Description: Care and Share partners with afterschool programs to provide nutritious snacks for at-risk children.  There are currently sites in El Paso, Pueblo, and Teller countiesProgram:GardenBudget: $38,259Category: Food, Agriculture & NutritionPopulation Served: Program Description: The crop and community garden hosts eight plots, herb gardens, cherry and apricot trees (selected specifically for colder climates) and seedless grapes growing up the pergola.  Community gardeners are able to adopt plots and grow for themselves while also giving a percentage of their harvest to Care and Share food pantries.  The garden was first planted in 2009.



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Catholic Charities Of Colorado Springs, Inc.

50 Miles Away

228 N Cascade Ave
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
(719) 866-6440

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In response to Jesus Christ’s call to affirm the value and dignity of each human life, to build solidarity within the community, and to advocate for justice for the poor and vulnerable, Catholic Charities of Central Colorado humbly engages in the ministry of charity for those in both economic and spiritual poverty so that all – staff, volunteers, and clients – may fully achieve their God-given potential.    

Provides a daily hot nutritious meal to anyone in need every day of the year.  Serves an average of 575 meals per day.Program:Marian House Proverty Reduction ProgramsBudget: $775,885Category: Human ServicesPopulation Served: Poor/Economically Disadvantaged, Indigent, General Program Description: Consists of 3 programs: Marian House Life Support, Marian House Community Outreach, Marian House Client Services. Provides material goods to include food, baby food, formula, diapers, clothing, blankets, household goods, etc.  Also provides support, information, referrals, and case management services.Program:Family Immigration ServicesBudget: $187,599Category: EducationPopulation Served: Immigrants/Newcomers/Refugees Program Description: Provides English as a Second Language classes (ESL) and naturalization and immigration services.  In ESL classes, students are also exposed to culture, skills and information pertinent to life in the United States.  Childcare is provided to children of their students.  They also offer consultation and case management on applications for citizenship, legal permanent residency, and petitions for family reunification.  Services help immigrant and refugee families to navigate the complex legal immigration system.Program:Life ConnectionsBudget: $363,428Category: Human ServicesPopulation Served: Female Children ( 5 - 14 years) Program Description: Provides licensed and accredited child placement services, pregnancy counseling, pre-natal nurturing classes, family counseling.  Includes free pregnancy tests, infant massage instruction, childbirth education class, waiting families support groups, post adoption support, search and reunification, Project Rachel support groups.    



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