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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 2:00 p.m., and Tuesday from 2-5 p.m. Participants must arrive 30 minutes prior to closing to receive services.

How many times can I come to the food bank?

You may come FOUR (4) times per year.

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 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.

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 South of 6th Avenue, West of Broadway, and Southwest to the Denver City limits. We serve the following zip codes: 80219, 80223, 80236, and Denvers portion of 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?

No.

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?

No.

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 families with children age six and under, who are not on WIC and 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:

Verification of birth for children up to six years old and proof of address.

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

Commodities are distributed on Fridays only from 10 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. For other distribution locations and times call 303-375-8081.

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