Food bank in downtown Boulder Provides the following services to persons in need living in Boulder: provides a food package once a month to any individual or family in need; distributes government food commodities on a monthly basis; helps locate and provide the necessary identification for persons needing to obtain necessary services; offers hospitality and informal support counseling in a non-sectarian manner by staff; and educates the community as to the needs of the poor.
To ensure that people in Boulder & Broomfield Counties, Colorado are food secure. Priority results: Food insecure individuals have access to nutritious foodFood insecure individuals are informed about how to access food from federal & local government, and non-profit programsCollection & distribution of food to those in need occur in an effective and efficient manner CFS distributes food at no charge to over 50 human service agencies located in their service area, such as emergency assistance centers, shelters, church food pantries, low income housing, and centers serving low-income children, disabled persons and seniors. Community Food Share also delivers the orders at no charge. Approximately 75% of the inventory is distributed through the agencies. The agencies undergo annual monitoring to ensure food safety standards are met.Program:Direct Distribution ProgramsBudget: $3,162,097Category: Food, Agriculture & NutritionPopulation Served: Poor/Economically Disadvantaged, Indigent, General
Program Description: CFS operates direct distribution programs targeting those in poverty. Feeding Familes serves families with children in school who are enrolled in the free-lunch program. Elder Share serves very low-income seniors. Mobile Pantry delivers food on Saturdays to low-income areas. They also provide Emergency Food Boxes to anyone who comes to their door in need.