Information on the Food Pantry and additional food resources for the CNM community.

CNM Food Pantry in Need of Volunteers

Help stock and distribute fresh produce and canned goods to students every Wednesday during the Summer Term.

Volunteer shifts are available on Wednesdays in the morning and afternoon.

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Food Pantry

The CNM Foundation funds CNM's food pantry that provides food to CNM students.

Any CNM student in need is encouraged to stop by and pick up a bag of fresh fruits, vegetables, and non-perishable items. Students just need a CNM ID and can fill out an intake form when they arrive. 

Shelves of the food pantry filled with non-perishable food items.

Fruits and vegetables are provided by MoGro. Non-perishables are provided by Road Runner Food Bank.

Location, Hours, and Contact

Main Campus
Student Resource Center Library
Hours: Wednesdays, 3 p.m. - 6 p.m. 

South Valley Campus 
SV II Room 198
Hours: Thursdays, 12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Westside Campus 
MJG Cafe, 100-A
Hours: Thursdays, Noon - 1 p.m.

Personal Hygiene Donations

We are currently accepting donations for personal hygiene items.

 The Food Pantry is currently in need of:

  • Toothbrushes/Toothpaste
  • Floss
  • Bar Soap
  • Travel-sized Shampoo Bottles
  • Deodorant
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Feminine Hygiene Products

Donations are accepted Monday - Friday at the Main Campus Library front desk during the SRC building’s open hours. We ask that donations be individually packaged. No used items will be accepted.

Monetary donations to CNM’s Feeding Families Fund can be made through the CNM Foundation.

Additional Food Resources

Organization/Contact Services/Comments Phone            

Albuquerque Indian Center

Monthly food commodity distribution, community feeds, summer breakfast/lunch program, food and hygiene boxes

(505) 268-1751

(505) 268-5770

Albuquerque Meals on Wheels

Home delivered meals for the elderly, home-bound, convalescing, and disabled and their pets (also treats, toys, bedding and basic vet care for pets). Can accommodate special diets. Some fees apply. Possibility of free meals with income verification and medical necessity.

(505) 823-8060

(505) 823-8064

A Roadrunner Food Bank

Has several food assistance programs. Makes referrals throughout the State. Site offers links and phone numbers to several agencies (SNAP Outreach, WIC, summer food service.


(505) 247-2052

Las Cruces

(575) 323-4390

Baptist Church Food Pantry

(no website)

Free food boxes year round. First come first serve basis. No income verification needed, but need ID and proof of residence. Every Saturday from 7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. (Closed the 1st Saturday of the month)

(505) 247-4781

Belen Area Food Pantry

Tuesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. - noon

(505) 358-0862

Bethel Comm Storehouse

Moriarty and Greater Estancia Valley-food pantry for seniors, disabled individuals, travelers, and others in need. Also provides clothing, housewares, some baby provisions.

(505) 832-6642

City of Albuquerque Health and Social Services Food Assistance Program

Commodity food boxes, emergency food boxes. Run through the Health and Social Services Centers located in various Albuquerque communities (see web link for phone numbers)


Department of Senior Affairs (City of Albuquerque)

Provides meals at senior centers throughout Bernalillo County. Home-delivered meals available to eligible residents age 60+ who cannot participate at a senior center. Contributions requested.

(505) 764-6400

Echo Inc - Commodity Supplemental Food Program

For residents 60+ who are low-income.Distributes to many New Mexico locations; offices in Albuquerque, Farmington. 

 (505) 242-6777 for Gallup, Albuquerque, Arroyo Seco, Belen Bernalillo, Estancia, Grants, Jemez, Las Vegas, Medanles, Mora, Pecos, Penasco, Questa, Ribera, Santa Fe, Santa Rosa, Socorro, and Taos.

(505) 326-3770 for Chama, Farmington, Dulce, Coyote, Gallup, Cuba, Bloomfield, Blanco, Aztec, Shiprock, Crownpoint, and Nageezi.

First Baptist Church of Los Lunas 

Serves Los Lunas only-requires proof of residency and 2 IDs-limited number of food baskets

(505) 865-7957

First United Methodist Church

We currently serve free, hot food every week: Breakfast on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. and Lunch on Sunday from 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.


(505) 243-5646

Food Stamps (SNAP)


(800) 432-6217

People Helping People

Food and clothing distributed once a month, usually on third Saturday, in Rio Rancho. See website for details.

(505) 615-1951

PET FOOD: Animal Humane of NM Pet Food Bank

Distributes free pet food to low-income pet owners with spayed or neutered pets; see website for hours (usually Sunday and Wednesday, 10 a.m. - noon) Free pet food now available for pickup Thursday and Sunday.

(505) 255-5523

Rio Grande Food Project

Usual hours are Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m. - noon, to pick up food. Need photo ID for adults and birth cert or school enroll. form for children

(505) 831-3778

Silver Horizons

60+, food distribution, minor home repairs and retrofits, utility assistance

(505) 884-3881

St Felix Pantry

Rio Rancho, Bernalillo. Distributes food, clothing and household items. See website for hours and location.

(505) 891-8075

St Michael and All Angels Pantry

Food pantry. Grocery bags will feed family of 4 for up to a month. Also offers limited emergency food boxes.

(505) 345-8147


Free food and clothing in a retail shopping environment.  Requires a NM ID or license for all adults, birth or baptismal certificate or school enrollment proof for children.  Provides food boxes for pick up as an alternative to shopping the store. Also has pet food pantry.                  

(505) 842-6491

St. Vincent de Paul

Food pantries in several locations throughout NM. Visit the website for a list of locations.

(505) 346-1500

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