Besides our Mission where we offer the soup kitchen (around 8:30-9:30 breakfast mon-fri and 12-1pm lunch every day) and the food pantry on weekdays (8:30-1:30) , we also have many other fine organizations offering food in the Grant County area.
The Grant County Food Pantry: A project of the Volunteer Center and Silver City Food Co-op. 501 E. 13th St. Silver City. 575-388-2988
Food pantry is on the first Saturday of each month from 10am-12pm and on the last Wednesday of each month from 4pm-6pm.
They also offer mobile food pantries in Santa Clara and Gila and assist with food for seniors and children.
St. Francis Associates: The Newman Center. 914 W. 13th St. Silver City. 575-538-3662
Food pantry is every Monday at 4pm. They also provide cash assistance for rent, utilities, bus passes and prescription drugs.
Mimbres Valley Health Action League: Mimbres Valley Roundup Lodge, 94 Acklin Hill Rd. 575-574-7674
Mobile Food Pantry second Wednesday of each month from 12 pm-2pm.
St. Vincent De Paul Catholic Church: 414 Bayard St. Silver City. 575-538-9373
Their food pantry is open Mon-Thurs 9 am-11:30 am and 1 pm-4 pm. They take applications to help with utilities on Tuesdays from 1 pm-2 pm.
Christian Challenge: Corner of College Ave and B St. Silver City
Lunch for $1 or free to WNMU students with no money every Wednesday from 12pm-1pm during the school year
Silver City Senior Center: 205 W. Victoria St Silver City. 575-388-2545
Lunch Monday through Friday from 11:30am-1pm for $2.25 for seniors. Reservations in advance preferred. They also have a Meals on Wheels program available for homebound Seniors.
Silver City Public Schools Summer Lunch Program: 2570 N. Silver St. Silver City. 575-956-2024
Free lunches available for children 1-18 years old. Adult meal cost is $2.50.
Lunches are served at Gough Park, Public Library, Recreation Center, Stout Cafeteria, Virginia Street Park Community Garden and Tyrone between the hours of about 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Starting about June 2nd and running until about July 25th.
Also free breakfast is served at the Recreation Center and Stout Cafeteria.
Dept of Health WIC Program: 2610 N. Silver St. Silver City. 575-388-9353
Coupons for food for those with infants (milk, cheese, eggs, beans, cereal, frozen juice and baby formula).
They also provide nutrition education, information on breastfeeding and have breast pumps available for loan.
6th Street School Mobile Food Pantry: 1st Monday of each month from September-May between 2 and 4 pm for parents of 6th Street School children (at the school) Gospel Mission 388-5071
Senior Citizens Mobile Food Pantry: 3rd Wednesday of each month from 2-4PM at the Knights Of Columbus Hall (1602 N. Swan St) for any senior in Grant County 55 and over who really needs food. Gospel Mission 388-5071
Hurley Elementary Food Pantry: 3rd Wednesday of each month at the Hurley Elementary School between 12 and 2 pm Gospel Mission 388-5071
Times and dates for all programs are subject to change. Please call each organization for specific details and qualifications.
(If you are listed here, please contact us with any changes or additions)
… And courtesy of Michele Giese from the Health Department, here is a small printable card handout for other resources in Grant County that you can print out and hand out to the homeless or others who may need your help.
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