FOOD ASSISTANCE

There are many resources for Fremont County residents in need of food assistance.

  •  The Pantry of Fremont
    614 Yale Place
    Cañon City, CO 81212
    (719) 458-9252

    The Pantry of Fremont is dedicated to serving our community and providing food assistance to anyone in need without discrimination of any kind. The Pantry does not perform any type of income qualification. We are open for food pick-ups by appointment on Tuesdays 3:00pm-6:00pm, Wednesdays 10:00am-1:00pm and Saturdays 10:00am-1:00pm. Each family may pick-up food twice per month. Our mission is “zero hunger/zero waste” so you pick up only those items you desire from our inventory list. We will pick, pack, and place your items in your vehicle and get you in and moving within 15 minutes. No lines. No waiting.
    Our focus will be on fresh, locally-acquired produce, dairy, and breads along with meats in portions suitable for smaller spaces. Ramp and wheelchair access available.

  • Mercy Today Ministries
    1336 Elm Avenue
    Cañon City, CO  81212
    Email: MercyToday2@aol.com
    Phone: (719) 276-9242
    Mercy Today Ministries offers a free Tuesday lunch at noon. The Emergency Food Bank is on Tuesdays, from 10:00 am – 1:00 pm. We are also able to provide some assistance with clothing and household needs, as well as assistance with prescriptions and other emergency needs as we have funds. Mercy provides numerous services to prison inmates, both incarcerated and newly released. We are always looking for dedicated volunteers. Prayers, financial gifts, food, clothing, or other donations gladly accepted and deeply appreciated. We welcome your visit and any inquiries!

Warehouse and Food Pantry Open Monday – Thursday from 9am – 3:30pm. Donations welcome Monday – Friday from 9am –3:30pm.

Mobile Food Pantry on the 2nd Friday of each month from 11am – noon at Mountain View Church—200 Justice Center Road, Canon City, CO 81212.

Senior Food Boxes for those over 60 distributed on the 3rd Friday of each month from 11am – 2pm. Registration is required, please call 719.275.0593 for details.

  • Fremont County TEFAP
    (The Emergency Food Assistance Program)

    3224 Independence Rd
    Cañon City, CO  81212
    (719) 275-4191
  • My Neighbor’s Cupboard
    409 S. Broadway
    Penrose, CO  81240

    By utilizing and bringing together community resources, My Neighbor’s Cupboard will provide food, household, and other necessary assistance to individuals, families, and communities. Our goal is to ensure no one goes without a basic need. Visit our Facebook page HERE or our website HERE for more information.

  • Manna House
    208 W Main Street
    Florence, CO
    (719) 784-1955
  • Seventh Day Adventist Community Center

    3180 E Main St

    Cañon City, CO 81212
    (719) 275-2808

    Hours of Operation EFP: Tues 9am-12pm

  • First United Methodist Church
    801 Main St
    Cañon City, CO 81212
    (719) 275-0681

    Food Pantry: 2nd & 4th Thurs of each month Service Area: 81212