Gunnison Country Food Pantry touches many lives in the Gunnison Valley each year.
Gunnison Country Food Pantry (GCFP) became a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization in 2006. GCFP maintains two part-time staff and has over 100 active volunteers.
During 2020, the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic, 1,580 households asked for food assistance.
An analysis of the households served revealed:
- 68% received food at the Gunnison Pantry during Open Hours. 6.3% received food at the Greater Somerset Food Pantry. 5.6% received deliveries of food. 6.2% received food through Western’s Pop-Up Pantries.
- A total of 3,606 people received food assistance. 65% were Adults 18-59. 9% were Adults 60+. 26% were Children 0-17.
- 65% of households served were in Gunnison. 19% were in Unincorporated Gunnison County. 10% were in Crested Butte and Mt. Crested Butte.
- The 1,580 households asked for food assistance 7,241 times.