FOOD ASSISTANCE

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

  • The Pantry of Fremont
    629 N Harrison St
    Cañon City, CO 81212
    (719) 458-9252
    Distributes food boxes from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m the second and fourth Tuesday of each month.
  • Mercy Today Ministries
    320 N 16th St.
    Cañon City, CO  81212
    Located in First Christian Church
    Email: MercyToday2@aol.com
    For more information contact Becky Rollins (719) 276-9242
    Free meal every Tuesday at Noon
    Food Bank every Tuesday 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    You must bring a valid ID and social security card for each household member
  • Crosses for Losses/My Neighbor’s Pantry
    409 S. Broadway.
    Penrose, CO  81240
    By utilizing and bringing together community resources Crosses for Losses 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.
  • Loaves and Fishes Ministry of Fremont County
    241 Justice Center Rd
    Cañon City, CO 81212
    Phone: (719) 275-0953
    Families and individuals can receive one food box a month. Boxes are based on family size and contain enough food to feed a family for at least three days. Staples, which consist of dry beans, rice, flour and pasta, are available weekly. Bread, produce, and dairy products are distributed whenever available. Each month over 21,000 pounds of food are given away.
  • Fremont County TEFAP
    (The Emergency Food Assistance Program)

    3224 Independence Rd
    Cañon City, CO  81212
    (719) 275-4191
  • 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