Frequently Asked Questions About Getting Food

If you are in need of food today and aren’t sure where to go, Community Food Share can help. Call us at (303) 652-3663, or visit our Food Finder Map to find a resource near you.

  • Feeding Families onsite food pantry for individuals, families, and anyone else in need. Find out more.
  • Elder Share for eligible seniors at various locations in Boulder and Broomfield Counties. Find out more.
  • Mobile pantries for individuals and families. Mobile pantries are located at various outdoor locations on specific days and times. Find out more.
  • Referrals to food resources throughout Boulder and Broomfield Counties. Call Community Food Share at (303) 652-3663 or use our Food Finder Map to find a meal program or food pantry near you.

We unfortunately do not have the capacity to offer a delivery service; however, if you are homebound, the following resources may be helpful to you:

  • Via Mobility is temporarily offering to pick up groceries from Community Food Share’s programs, and deliver them to you at home. Please note that this is limited to residents of Boulder and Broomfield Counties. You do not need to qualify for Via’s services to access this option. You must coordinate this delivery service directly with Via: call (303) 447-2848, and press 0 to speak with their receptionist.
  • Meals on Wheels offers meal delivery. To find the program serving your neighborhood, click here.
  • RTD’s Access-a-Ride is offering grocery pick-up service during the COVID-19 emergency, free of charge to their customers’ homes — including groceries from Community Food Share’s onsite and mobile pantries. For information on Access-a-Ride, visit the website.
  • Carry-Out Caravan by Cultivate offers assistance with grocery ordering, purchasing, and delivering for Boulder County residents, ages 60+ (note: they may expand their service area soon). For details, click here.

Individuals who choose to visit our onsite pantry can select which items they would like to take home based on the items we have available that day.

We unfortunately cannot offer customizations at our mobile pantries or Elder Share sites at the moment; you will receive a box of pre-packed food.

In addition to Community Food Share’s programs, as well as other food pantries and meal programs normally available in our community, each school district is offering free meals to families. Click below for information by district:

Our current offering contains a variety of items (including fresh produce) that your household should be able to consume, including those with dietary restrictions.

Use our Food Finder Map to find a meal program or food pantry near you.

If you live outside of Boulder County or Broomfield County, you can use this tool to find your local food bank.

Yes, you are welcome to come to Community Food Share AND use other community resources. You can search for other charitable organizations with our Food Finder Map.

No, shopping at Community Food Share will not impact your SNAP benefits in any way.

Looking for FAQs about a particular program?

The following webpages include additional FAQs about the programs we offer:

Onsite Food Pantry

For individuals and families

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Senior Food Program

For older adults

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