Helping America's Most Vulnerable

Food and Nutrition Services

feeding children, adults and seniors

We believe no one should go hungry.

Volunteers of America has several different nutrition and food programs designed to assist individuals with their nutritional needs, families with emergency food, and food pantries and soup kitchens with staples, fresh produce, dairy, and baked goods. 

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  • City Harvest Food Bank

    The City Harvest food program collects perishable and non-perishable donated foods and distributes to over 70 community pantries and foodbanks serving low income families and the homeless throughout the Denver Metropolitan Area.

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    Congregate Dining Centers

    Volunteers of America's Seniors’ Nutrition Program provides nutritious meals, access to community resources and positive social interaction at Congregate Dining Centers.

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  • Gilpin & Clear Creek Services

    Volunteers of America's Gilpin/Clear Creek Transportation Program provides transportation and meal services for residents of Gilpin and Clear Creek Counties who are 60 years of age and older.

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    Market Meal Program

    Volunteers of America's Market Meal Program is an initiative created to feed homebound seniors who do not require daily home delivered meal visits.

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  • Meals on Wheels

    Volunteers of America's Meals on Wheels Program serves Adams, Arapahoe, Clear Creek, Denver, Douglas, Gilpin, Jefferson and Larimer counties. Each meal consists of an entrée and accompaniments such as vegetables, fruits, breads, milk, etc.

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  • The Mission

    The Mission is a daytime shelter which provides clients with food, clothing, job training, employment assistance, spiritual guidance, referrals and a safe place for relaxation and refreshment.

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Other Helpful Services

  • Meals on Wheels Kitchen

    Our large, modern Michael Kern Kitchen allows us to provide a greater volume of nutritious meals - safely and economically - for more vulnerable and malnourished older adults than would otherwise be possible.

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  • Nutrition Education

    Nutrition Education is a vital part of the Volunteers of America Meals on Wheels and Congregate Dining Center Programs. In addition to healthy meals, nutrition education is an integral part of a healthy lifestyle.

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  • Senior Resources

    Additional service locations and helpful links.

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In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, religious creed, disability, age, political beliefs, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.htm..., and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

(1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue,
SW Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;
(2) fax: (202) 690-7442;or
(3) email: program.intake@usda.gov. This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

Las agencias estatales o locales de SNAP y FDPIR, y sus beneficiarios secundarios, deben publicar el siguiente Aviso de No Discriminación:

De conformidad con la Ley Federal de Derechos Civiles y los reglamentos y políticas de derechos civiles del Departamento de Agricultura de los EE. UU. (USDA, por sus siglas en inglés), se prohíbe que el USDA, sus agencias, oficinas, empleados e instituciones que participan o administran programas del USDA discriminen sobre la base de raza, color, nacionalidad, sexo, credo religioso, discapacidad, edad, creencias políticas, o en represalia o venganza por actividades previas de derechos civiles en algún programa o actividad realizados o financiados por el USDA.

Las personas con discapacidades que necesiten medios alternativos para la comunicación de la información del programa (por ejemplo, sistema Braille, letras grandes, cintas de audio, lenguaje de señas americano, etc.), deben ponerse en contacto con la agencia (estatal o local) en la que solicitaron los beneficios. Las personas sordas, con dificultades de audición o con discapacidades del habla pueden comunicarse con el USDA por medio del Federal Relay Service [Servicio Federal de Retransmisión] llamando al (800) 877-8339. Además, la información del programa se puede proporcionar en otros idiomas.

Para presentar una denuncia de discriminación, complete el Formulario de Denuncia de Discriminación del Programa del USDA, (AD-3027) que está disponible en línea en: http://www.ocio.usda.gov/sites/default/files/docs/2012/Spanish_Form_508_Compliant_6_8_12_0.pdf. y en cualquier oficina del USDA, o bien escriba una carta dirigida al USDA e incluya en la carta toda la información solicitada en el formulario. Para solicitar una copia del formulario de denuncia, llame al (866) 632-9992. Haga llegar su formulario lleno o carta al USDA por:

(1) correo: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;
(2) fax: (202) 690-7442; o
(3) correo electrónico: program.intake@usda.gov.
Esta institución es un proveedor que ofrece igualdad de oportunidades.

  • $50

    provides 9 weekend meals for one home-bound senior

  • $35

    provides five days of Volunteers of America Meals-On-Wheels for a home-bound senior