• SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) provides nutrition benefits to supplement the food budget of needy families so they can purchase healthy food and move towards self-sufficiency.
  • SNAP-Ed (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education) provides nutrition education for SNAP recipients. SNAP-Ed teaches participants how to buy and prepare healthy foods on a budget, motivates people to increase physical activity, and make positive and healthy changes in the environments where families live.
  • The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) is a federally funded U.S. Department of Agriculture program that provides USDA foods to low-income households.
  • Colorado P-EBT are debit cards that are issued to provide additional funds for families to buy food when schools are out of session.
  • The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) provides nutrition education, breastfeeding support, healthy food, health referrals and other services free of charge to Colorado families who qualify.
  • Hunger Free Colorado Food Finder is where you’ll find information on community resources, food and nutrition programs, and other public benefits designed to support you and your loved ones in your local area! This resource can help find local Food Pantries, Soup Kitchens, and Congregate Meal sites (including Summer Meals sites which provide no cost meals and snacks to children during the summer months and long school vacations).
  • 211 Colorado is another resource to search for Emergency Food, Community Meals, and Special Nutrition Needs by Location.
  • Project Angel Heart (PAH) prepares and delivers medically tailored meals to people living with life-threatening illnesses free of charge. PAH delivers within a 640-square mile region of metropolitan Denver (within the E-470/C-470 loop border and west into Golden) and a 164-square mile region in Colorado Springs. They also ship meals to rural Coloradans eligible to receive meals.
  • Everyday Eats (also known as Commodity Supplemental Food Program) where participants can pick up a monthly package of cereal, canned goods and dairy with plenty of low-sodium, diabetic-friendly options to make nutritious, complete meals. Eligibility includes age of 60 years or older, Colorado Resident, as well as must meet income guidelines.
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