Who We Serve
Gunnison Country Food Pantry (GCFP) became a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization in 2006. GCFP maintains two part time staff and has over 50 active volunteers. Together, we provide food assistance to more than 1200 households per year.
In 2017, the Pantry served more than 2,650 people, more than 6,165 times. That’s an average of five visits per year, per household.
An average of 228 households per month participated in our Monthly Shopping Experience. An additional monthly average of 284 households utilized our Lobby Shopping Experience.
Approximately 20% of the people we serve are seniors (60+), 55% are adults (18-59), and 25% are children (0-17).
Additionally, 80% of the people we serve reside within the city limits of Gunnison, 15% reside in unincorporated Gunnison County, 4% reside in either Crested Butte or Mt. Crested Butte, and 1% are from outside the county.