A mother and child shopping at Gunnison Country Food Pantry.

Am I Eligible?

Gunnison Country Food Pantry provides low-barrier access to food assistance for those in need.

Eligibility Information


The Pantry follows the income eligibility guidelines from Care and Share Food Bank of Southern Colorado; however, the Pantry takes into consideration extenuating circumstances, life can be hard, and we believe you! Whether it is short term or long-term assistance, the Pantry is here to be everyone’s safety net.

What We Do: Gunnison Country Food Pantry provides low-barrier access to food assistance for those in need. There is no proof of income, residency, citizenship, or identity required to utilize any of the Pantry’s programs. The only requirement for No Cost Groceries is holding an up-to-date application with the Pantry.

How Do I Sign Up: You may sign up online via the Client Inquiry Form. When you arrive at the Pantry for your first visit, a volunteer will check you in and get you set up for shopping! You may also sign up in-person at the Pantry.

What Can I Expect at My First Visit: We recognize it can be challenging to ask for food assistance, and the Pantry serves everyone who is brave enough to ask for help. The Pantry requires no documentation to Shop the Pantry, therefore you only need to bring a reusable shopping bag or two for your visit.

Team of volunteers unloads racks of bread at the Pantry.

2024 Income Eligibility Guidelines

For each additional family member, add:

Maximum Weekly Household Income:

Maximum Monthly Household Income:

Maximum Annual Household Income:

If it appears that your need could be long-term, contact the Gunnison County Department of Health and Human Services to learn more about federal assistance programs. Health and Human Services can be reached Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 970-641-3244, you can visit their office at 225 N. Pine St. in Gunnison, or visit their website.


This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.