Denver Area Organizations Helping Those In Need

As COVID-19, also known as coronavirus, continues to sweep through the country, major cities are shutting down as a way to mitigate the quickly spreading illness. Local Denver businesses, restaurants, bars and residents are now are now finding themselves with no job.

Here are some local business’ that may offer support or are need of volunteers.

As things shift with the current situation, make sure to check each organization for specific updates.


Denver Urban Ministries (DenUM)

Address – 1717 E Colfax Ave

Denver, Colorado, 80218

Phone number – (303) 355-4896

Food is distributed, and get help in applying for various social service programs. Social workers can help clients apply for financial aid, or benefits such as Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program or WIC. There are also meals on wheels for seniors in Denver, snacks for children, and more. More information on free food from Denver Urban Ministries.


Bienvenidos Food Bank

Location – 2224 W 32nd Ave,

Denver, CO, 80211

Dial – (303) 433-6328


His Love Fellowship

910 Kalamath St.

Denver, Colorado, 80204


Salvation Army (Denver)

Phone number is (303) 295-3366

The Salvation Army is one of the leading charity organizations in the Denver Colorado area. Call them for free food, access to a thrift store, clothing, holiday meals, and other forms of aid. Limited financial help may be offered too for housing or energy bills. There may also be free personal hygiene items or household cleaning goods.


ACS Community LIFT

Location – 5045 W 1st Ave

Denver, CO, 80219

Main phone number – (303) 935-7386


Volunteers of America

Address – 2877 Lawrence St.

Denver, CO, 80205

Dial – (303) 295-2165

The homeless can get a hot meal and information on public aid. They also offer referrals to emergency food banks.


Saint Mary Magdalene – Saint Vincent de Paul Society

2771 Zenobia St.

Denver, Colorado, 80212

(303) 477-4533

An organization of local churches and religious organizations. Can offer food, clothing, monetary help, and general case management. Other items may be personal hygiene goods, emergency boxes of groceries, baby formula, and more. Free Thanksgiving or holiday meals may be served by the churches too.


ACTS Resource Center

2450 Clay St.

Denver, CO, 80211

Crossroads of the Rockies

Address – 2707 W Mississippi

Denver, CO, 80219

Telephone number – (303) 922-8772


Food Pantry and Clothing Bank – Saint Anthony of Padua – Saint Vincent de Paul Society

Location is – 3801 W Ohio Ave.

Denver, Colorado, 80219

Phone number – (303) 935-2431

A clothing closet, food bank, and thrift store are all on site, among other resources.


Jewish Family Service of Colorado

Location – 3201 S Tamarac Dr.

Denver, CO, 80231

Call the center at (720) 248-4716 for hours. Helps regardless of religion.


Denver Inner City Parish

1212 Mariposa Street

Denver, CO 80204


Our food pantry hours are Wednesdays and Fridays from 9-12 and Saturdays from 9-1. Clients need to bring their ID, and can visit once every two weeks. We have no zip code or income restrictions.


Metropolitan Community Church of the Rockies

Church address – 960 Clarkson St.

Denver, Colorado, 80218

Phone number – (303) 860-1819

Boxes of food, paper products, and surplus commodities may be offered.


Rising Star Missionary Baptist Church

Location is 1500 S Dayton St.

Denver, CO, 80247

Phone number for church – (303) 752-0546


Redeemed Ones Outreach Ministries

Address: 1425 Florence St.

Aurora, CO, 80010

Dial the center at 303-574-3347

There may be help for senior citizens and the low income in Denver County. A goal is to prevent hunger and feed the low income.


Servicios de la Raza, Inc.

The main location is 4055 Tejon St.

Denver, Colorado, 80211

Telephone: (303) 458-5851


Disability Center for Independent Living, Inc.

4821 E 38th Ave,

Denver, Colorado, 80207


Lurdine’s Cupboard and Resource Ministry, Inc.

3205 Adams St.

Denver, CO, 80205

A number of services, resources, and assistance programs for the low income, unemployed, and others who need assistance during a difficult period. The non-profit can help people apply for government benefits too. These are just a few of the options offered. Also get information on resources such as SNAP food stamps, summer meals, and get more information on government food assistance.


Denver Indian Center

4407 Morrison Rd,

Denver, CO, 80219

(303) 936-2688 Ext 111


Good Shepherd – Saint Vincent de Paul Society

(303) 322-7706 Ext. 1027

Call for information of their on site food pantry. Other assistance may be provided too, such as limited financial aid (as funding allows), clothing, case management, and consultations.


Power Invasion Ministries

Address – 455 South Platte River Drive,

Denver, Colorado, 80223

Dial – (303) 455-5622

One free bag of emergency food may be passed out in Denver. There may also be Christmas meals or small gifts for the elderly or children as well as single moms.


Senior Support Services

Address is 846 E 18th Ave

Denver, Colorado, 80218

Phone number – (303) 832-1622 Ext 208

Home delivered meals for seniors, perishable items, and other support. Resources are focused on Denver area senior citizens.


Sharing and Caring Ministries

Address is 3739 Downing St.

Denver, Colorado, 80205

Emergency food and more is offered. This may be rice, peanut butter, fruits, and other items.


Christ’s Body Ministries

Address is 16th and Marion

Denver, Colorado, 80203

People of all backgrounds and religions can get food, groceries, and support.


Metro CareRing

Address is 1100 E 18th Ave

Denver, CO, 80203

Main phone number – (303) 860-7200


Macedonia Baptist Church

3240 Adams St

Denver, CO, 80207

Phone – (303) 377-8821

Offers meals, food, groceries, and case management to the needy and low income in the community.


Senior Assistance Center

Food bank address – 2839 W 44th Ave

Denver, CO, 80211

Dial – (303) 455-9642

Other low income senior program and people over 60 years of age. Call them for information on a wide variety of food assistance programs and other help, such as medications, housing, and medications.


Senior High Rise Food Bank

2611 S Decatur St (Senior High Rise Food Bank)

Denver, Colorado, 80219


Denver Hunger Free Hotline

Call (720) 382-2920

Referrals are made to local food pantries as well as public assistance. Learn about formula for infants from WIC, food stamps, and much more. Or get help in applying for SNAP food stamps, which are for very low income families.


Front Range Seniors

Address is 1200 El Paso Blvd.

Denver, Colorado, 80221

Call (303) 371-9250 for hours that food is distributed to the needy.


Denver Rescue Mission

2544 Champa St

Denver, CO, 80205

Main: (303) 294-9961

Not only may there be hot meals or lunches for those in poverty and homeless, but shelter is arranged too.


Redeemer Lutheran Church

3330 W Nevada Pl (Adams County Food Distribution Center)

Denver, CO, 80219


Scott United Methodist Church

Address of church – 2880 Garfield St.

Denver, CO, 80205

Free food can be offered in a crisis.


Twin Parishes

Location is 3360 Humboldt St (Twin Parishes-Central),

Denver, Colorado, 80205

Telephone – (303) 371-9250


Light of the World Roman Catholic Church

Main office is at 10316 W Bowles

Littleton, CO 80127

Call (303) 371-925 for hours.

A mobile food pantry is run.


Metropolitan Community Church of the Rockies

Phone number is (303) 860-1819

960 Clarkson St,

Denver, Colorado, 80218

The church offers shelter, hot meals, and free food.


Greater Park Hill Community, Inc.

Location is 2823 Fairfax St.

Denver, CO, 80207

Phone number – (303) 388-0918

A local community center. Holiday meals, food, baby formula, and more.


Southwest Improvement Council

Address: 1000 S Lowell Blvd.

Denver, Colorado, 80219

Phone: (303) 934-2268


Volunteers of America

Address: 2620 Larimer St.

Denver, CO, 80205

Main phone number: (303) 297-0408

Many volunteers provide resources to the working poor, senior citizens, and others who need help in the Denver area. Food and groceries are distributed too.


Denver Department of Human Services

Location of main office – 3815 Steele St.

Denver, CO, 80205

Phone number – (720) 944-3666

The local government agency for Denver County. Can help people apply for food stamps, WIC, and government commodity programs. Also learn about housing resources like section 8, LIHEAP energy assistance, and clothing closets.


Senior Answers and Services, Inc.

Main address: 3006 E Colfax Ave

Denver, Colorado, 80206

Telephone: (303) 333-3482

The non-profit operates Meals on Wheels in the city of Denver. Frozen or fresh food is delivered to senior citizens or the homebound. Congregate meals are also served.


Saint Vincent de Paul Society

1530 Logan St.

Denver, Colorado, 80203

Tele: (303) 831-7010

Numerous churches offer emergency food boxes. Holiday meals may be provided too, including at Thanksgiving as well as Christmas.


Families in Denver can also call 303-371-9250 for more information on food programs. There are many other charities and churches that run pantries or soup kitchens, as well as resources such as the TEFAP Emergency Food Assistance Program or free school lunches for children in Denver.

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