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Call to Action: Address Hunger and Food Insecurity in New Mexico

Dear New Mexicans,

The need for emergency food has hit a real crisis across New Mexico. Our children are the hungriest in the nation pre-pandemic and the situation is getting desperate for families, food banks, and food pantries statewide.  

The emergency food providers count on volunteers to achieve their missions. Most of those volunteers throughout the state are retirees and our elders are at particularly high-risk of illness rights now. Our emergency food programs throughout the state have pantries closing because of lack of volunteers. Food banks and pantries are practicing social distancing to keep volunteers, staff, and the community safe as they distribute food to hungry people.  Providers report 40-200% increases in families/individuals using services. We can all be a part of the solution.

 

1.      Volunteer (if you're healthy and able).

2.      Donate personal protective equipment (gloves and masks) to keep volunteers and the public healthy as food is shared.

3.      Donate boxes and bags.  Many emergency food providers have gone to drive through food distribution to limit contact and respond t the increased number of people using these community supports.

4.      Donate cleaning supplies. Shelters and pantries maintain high standards of cleanliness and safety but hoarding of cleaning supplies means that they cannot buy these needed items.

5.      Please give monetary donations to food banks and pantries to purchase large quantities of food and cover mileage and supplies to distribute food. Consider giving locally as well as finding a rural, frontier or Tribal community program to support as they have been particularly hard hit and experience food deserts during normal times.

 

6.      Help your neighbors. You can practice social distancing and continue to reach out to neighbors/community members who may be unable to leave their home and offer help with the basics.  You can call ahead and drop off needed items in their driveways. We all have something to offer each other.

Connect with our Emergency Food Providers

Roadrunner Food Bank provides food to the pantries in your community and in many other counties throughout the state. Call 505.247.2052 or email info@rrfb.org.  Donate to Roadrunner Food Bank.

Food Pantries in Bernalillo County – Call First as the situation is rapidly changing.

Organization Name and Phone Number

Alamosa Health and Social Services Center

(505) 836-8800

 

Bernadette's Pantry

(505) 298-7557

 

Calvary Church Albuquerque

(505) 344-0880

Cathedral of St. John

(505) 247-1581

Church of God New Mexico

(505) 889-2939

CNM Mobile Food Pantry

(505) 224-4000 x53332

Comida Buena Food Pantry

(505) 262-6599

East Central Health and Social Services Center

(505) 767-5700

East Gate Church

(505) 296-7875

East Mountain Food Pantry

(505) 228-9593

First Bilingual Baptist Church

(505) 247-4781

First Unitarian Church

(505) 884-1801

Glory Christian Fellowship

(505) 275-9623

God's Warehouse

(505) 234-4251

God's Warehouse

(505) 242-3530

Grant Chapel A.M.E. Church

(505) 293-1300

Harvest Fellowship

(505) 899-0594

Heaven Bound Ministries

(505) 343-0544

Highland Baptist Church

(505) 256-1682

Holy Family Catholic Church

(505) 842-5426

Iglesia de Dios Pentecostal MI

505-247-2052

Iglesia Triunfante de Jesucristo

505-247-2052

John Marshall Health and Social Services Center

(505) 848-1345

Joshua's Vineyard

505-266-9828

La Mesa Presbyterian Church

(505) 247-2052

Liferoots Church

505-345-3836

Living Word Christian Outreach

(505) 873-8655

Los Griegos Health and Social Services Center

(505) 761-4050

Sandia Church of the Nazarene

505-881-0267 

Montgomery Church of Christ

(505) 884-7926

New Beginnings Church

(505) 883-9079

New Mexico Dream Center

(505) 900-3833

Newsoul Church

(505) 831-5365

Pajarito Mesa Community Church of the Nazarene

(505) 702-1736

Praise and Worship Center

505-261-6241

Rio Grande Food Project

(505) 831-3778

Sacred Word Church

(505) 433-4814

San Jose Parish

(505) 242-3658

Second Presbyterian Church

(505) 242-8005

Silver Horizons New Mexico, Inc.

(505) 884-3881

South Albuquerque Cooperative Ministry (SACM)

(505) 877-0632

St. John XXIII Catholic Community

(505) 293-0376

St. John's United Methodist Church - Albuquerque

(505) 883-9717

St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church

(505) 345-8147

St. Vincent de Paul - Albuquerque Clearinghouse

(505) 346-1500 

Steelbridge Resource Center

(505) 554-2780

Storehouse New Mexico

(505) 842-6491

Templo Roca de Salvacion

(505) 907-9084

The Salvation Army

(505) 355-0401

Triumph Centre at Bethel

(505) 822-8553

Valley Gospel Tabernacle

505-877-4890

Veterans Integration Centers (VIC) - Albuquerque

(505) 265-0512

 

Food Pantries in Valencia County – Call First

Belen Area Food Pantry

505-358-0862

 

Belen First Assembly of God

(505) 864-4117

 

Belen MainStreet Partnership

505-864-8091 

 

Christian Family Fellowship COG

(505) 463-3498

 

Los Lunas First Baptist Church

505-247-2052

 

Midwest NM Community Action Program (CAP)

(505) 865-9697

 

Peralta Memorial UMC

505-247-2052

 

If you have questions about other needs, you can search on the FREE SHARE New Mexico resource Directory at sharenm.org.

Wishing you safety, health, and the power of knowing we're in this together,

The team at New Mexico First and Share New Mexico

Claudia Risner

- NM Senate District 19 -

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Tijeras, NM 87059
risnerforastrongernm@gmail.com

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