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Where is Community Ministry located?

Community Ministry food, clothing bank and offices are located at 1755 S. Zuni. This is about 8 blocks East of Federal Blvd. and two blocks North of Jewell.

What are the food bank hours?

The Food Bank is open Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., and Tuesday from 2-4:30 p.m. Participants must arrive 30 minutes prior to closing to receive services.

How many times can I come to the food bank?

People 54 and under may come SIX (6) time per year. People 55 and over may come once every 30 days.

Can I come two weeks in a row?

No, you must WAIT 30 DAYS between visits.

What information do I need to receive food?

For EVERY VISIT you must provide PICTURE IDENTIFICATION and something with PROOF OF RESIDENCE such as a telephone bill, a public service bill or something that has the address of where you live now that is postmarked within the last 30 days.

How often can I come if I am a senior citizen?

People 55 or older may come once a month. They must have identification and proof of address.

How often can I come if I am disabled?

The same rules apply as for everyone else unless you are 55 or over.

Do you have boundaries?

Yes, we serve families and individuals that live in the 80219, 80223, 80236 and 80227 (Denver County) zip codes. We serve the following zip codes: 80219, 80223, 80236, and Denver County 80227.

What if I don't live in that area?

Call the Hunger Free Hot line at 720-382-2920 and you will be referred to a food bank in your area.

When is the clothing bank open?

The clothing bank is open on Thursdays from 9:00 a.m. to noon. Last client is admitted at 11:30.

Does the clothing bank have adult clothes?

No, the clothing bank only carries clothing for children 12 and under.

Do you have gas vouchers or bus tokens?


Do you help with utilities?

After you have received a letter of determination from LEAP, if you live in our stated zip code area and have not received other EOC (Energy Outreach Colorado) Funding you may call 303-934-0469 for an appointment.

Do you provide rent or other financial assistance?


I would like to volunteer at Community Ministry. How do I get started?

Call 303-935-3428 and leave your name, number and days you would be interested in volunteering. Also leave information on any special areas of interest you have such as working in the food bank, clothing bank, translating, office work etc. One of the staff members will call you and set up a time to take you for a tour and to interview you.

How can I donate money to Community Ministry?

Monetary donations may be made to Community Ministry.

Please write checks payable to:
Community Ministry
1755 S. Zuni St.
Denver, CO 80223

You are now able to donate to our ministry, online. Donate Now!

What is the Commodities program?

The Commodity program helps people 60 and over that live in Denver County.

Commodites hours:  1 st and 2 nd Friday,   9-11

What information is needed to apply for Commodities?

To apply or recertify you will need the following information:

When can I get Commodities food from the Community Ministry location?

Commodities are distributed on the 1st and 2nd Fridays only from 9:00 - 11:00 a.m. For other distribution locations and times call 303-375-8081.

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