Food Resources

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Food for Thought Denver is providing Powersacks at all DPS Grab-and-Go sites, every Friday until circumstances change. Each Powersack will contain enough non-perishable food for a family of four for two days. These sacks are available for anyone in need, not just for our DPS students.

These are the two Grab-and-Go Sites in SE Denver:

Place Bridge
7125 Cherry Creek N Dr
Monday through Friday
11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Shoemaker
3333 S Havana St
Monday throughFriday
11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Tasty Food Covid-19 Schedule

Tasty Food meals are free and for youth between the ages of 1-18. No ID or registration required. View Tasty Food location details.

Food Resource Hotline

Food Resource Hotline at 855-855-4626.

The statewide Food Resource Hotline is a bilingual toll-free number that connects Coloradans to needed food and nutrition resources. It is a free “one-stop” resource that offers geographically-based referrals to both public and private food assistance programs across the state.

Food Bank of the Rockies

Food Bank of the Rockies serves 30 Colorado counties, locate the nearest food pantry to you.

Emergency Partners – Food Bank of the Rockies

View a list of food pantries to find the closest locations to Ellis Elementary that have extended their hours or opened due to the COVID-19 crisis. Call the phone numbers listed or visit the website provided for the most up to date information about these locations.

Community Resource Guide

DPS’ Homeless Education Network (HEN) encourages individuals to review the available resources listed within the Resource Directory. Individuals can call 2-1-1 at any time for resource assistance from United Way. View the HEN Community Resource Guide.