Food Assistance

If you or someone you know needs help with food, please contact us. We’ll provide information to connect you to help in your community.

  • Visit this web link, enter your zip code in the white box and hit GO. A list of locations we supply food to in your area will come up.
  • Email or  Be sure to include the zip code of where you live so we can quickly reply to you.
  • Call our food assistance line at 505.349.5340. Note: we are experiencing issues with our food assistance line.  If you have trouble reaching us, please send an email or use our online tool for immediate help.

On Monday, November 25, Roadrunner Food Bank will host several holiday mobile food pantry distributions in Albuquerque and south of Las Cruces.  Details on each distribution are below:

Albuquerque Distributions

Albuquerque Distributions Starting at 8:30 am

  • Alamosa Health and Social Services Center – 6900 Gonzales Rd. SW
  • Cesar Chavez Community Center – 7505 Kathryn Ave SE

Albuquerque Distributions Starting at 10 am

  • Sagebrush Church – 6440 Coors Blvd NW
  • Paul’s Lutheran Church – 1100 Indian School Rd. NE

Anthony, NM Distribution

St. Anthony’s Church at 224 Lincoln St. in Anthony, NM starts at 2 pm

Additional Information:

  • The food distributed will not be holiday specific. Our goal is to provide groceries to people in need to free up their spending for other needs.
  • The distributions will be held outside. Please dress accordingly (layers are good, comfortable closed toe shoes, hats, gloves, etc.)
  • We anticipate serving 100-200 families at each distribution. There is no need to show up hours early and wait outside in the cold.

Letter Carriers Food Drive Set for Sat., Nov. 16

Thank you to everyone who donated food on Sat., Nov. 16 during the annual Letter Carriers Food Drive.  Your efforts contributed 180,000 pounds of food for people struggling with hunger all across our state. If you missed the event and would still like to donate food, there is always time to help out.

Donate Food at Any of These Locations:

  • Post Offices will accept food donations the week after the food drive
  • Our Year-Round Drop Off Locations in Albuquerque –
  • Roadrunner Food Bank during business hours: Mon. – Fri. from 8 am to 4 pm or on Saturday from 8 am to 2 pm.
  • A hunger-relief food bank partner in your community – enter your zip code in the white box on this website link and hit GO for a list of partners in your area to come up.

We’ll also need the helping hands of volunteers to continue to sort through food donations the community donated.  If you’d like to register for a time to volunteer, call 505.349.8841 or visit to register online.

Thanks for taking action and making it a difference for families, children, seniors and adults struggling with hunger!

A special thanks to the following partners for helping raise awareness about the food drive:  KOB TVSmithsMagic 99.5 92.3 KRST93.3 KOBFM and Clear Channel Outdoor. We appreciate your support!

Wells Fargo Matches Your Support

As part of a national hunger-relief campaign, Wells Fargo is providing a matching gift to Feeding America foods banks like Roadrunner Food Bank through Dec. 31.

Your support can be matched up to $25,000 per affiliated Feeding America food bank and up to $5,000 per individual donor. To ensure your gift is matched, please consider giving in two ways.

  • Online—donations made through a special online giving page will be matched dollar for dollar based on your New Mexico address and zip code. Visit:
  • Wells Fargo ATM’s—make a donation at any Wells Fargo ATM near you!

Any donation made in New Mexico will be forwarded back to us via Feeding America in the spring.

Thank you for participating and doubling the impact of your generosity by joining in this special matching gift opportunity! Thank you for making a difference in the lives of 70,000 neighbors in need who count on our charitable hunger network for food assistance each week!


Souper Bowl 2020

Join us for Souper Bowl 2020. It’s a perfect event for all “foodies.” The annual soup and dessert event brings 1,200+ people into our warehouse to enjoy the wonderful creations from local restaurants. Every year 40 restaurants participate.

Event Date: Saturday, January 25

Time: 11 am to 2 pm

Address: 5840 Office Blvd NE (at Roadrunner Food Bank)

Guests of Souper Bowl sample food to their heart’s content, vote for and select our People’s Choice winners by submitting a ballot, and have a chance to win prizes from our raffle including tickets on Southwest Airlines. Live music will entertain guests throughout the event too!

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When buying tickets online, please note:

  • Your Souper Bowl ticket purchase qualifies the ticket buyer for a FREE magazine subscription to Albuquerque the Magazine.  To receive your FREE subscription, be sure to check the box, “Yes, I’d like a free subscription to Albuquerque the Magazine,” when prompted. Checking that box allows us to provide your contact information to Albuquerque the Magazine to receive your future free subscription.
  • You will receive separate email messages. One with a receipt showing your total purchase and a separate email message with each ticket you purchased.
  • By using the “Edit Ticket Holder” button, you can send an email with the digital ticket purchased to anyone with a valid email address. It is not required to use this option.
  • If you did not use the “Edit Ticket Holder” button when buying tickets, please have your guests enter the event together.
  • All guests should check in at Will Call the day of the event.
  • Your digital tickets serve as your entry ticket into the event. Please use your digital tickets and/or name to check in at Will Call. Physical tickets WILL NOT be mailed out using our online ticket purchasing system.


Souper Bowl Sponsors - Website


Fall Campaign to Solve Hunger

Join our Fall Campaign to Solve Hunger through the end of the year.  Your efforts help us ensure food is available in our warehouse well into 2019.  We invite you to contribute to our mission in a way that works for you, your family, or group.  From donating food items, to giving money, or volunteering, each gift helps us solve hunger.

  • Give Funds
    • We stretch your giving.  For every $1 gift, we are able to distribute 5 meals in communities across the state.  Imagine the impact your $25 gift has by providing 125 meals!  Donate through this link to help today! Or call 505.349.8909 to make a gift over the phone.
    • Smith’s hosts “Round Up for Hunger” as part of their Zero Hunger Zero Waste Campaign for food banks from Nov. 18 – Feb. 2.  Your donation at Smith’s Food and Drug Stores helps provide critical meals in New Mexico!
  • Give Food
    • On Sat., Nov. 16, we encourage you to participate in the annual Letter Carriers Food Drive.  Simply fill a bag with non-perishable food and leave it near your mailbox.
    • If you are hosting a food drive in your school, faith community or business, visit our food drive web page for helpful food drive tips.
    • Contact or call 505.349.8909 with any questions.
  • Give Time – Your gift of time ensures we can prep food being sent out to communities across the state.  Sign up for a 2-hour shift or more using our online appointment scheduling system.  Visit our volunteer page for volunteer hours, and information about bringing children to volunteer.

There are lots of other ways to get involved and help this holiday season.  Sign up to receive updates by email here or read our Roadrunner Roundup newsletter for more ways to get involved. Thanks for continuing to help us solve hunger for the 70,000 people in our state struggling to put food on the table.

A special thanks to the following partners for helping raise awareness about how to get involved with us this giving season:

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Mattress Campaign Helps Solve Hunger

American Home Furniture and Mattress is taking action to help solve hunger this fall. Between now and December 1st, a purchase of mattress will generate a donation back to Roadrunner Food Bank.

  • A $25 donation will be made by American Home for any mattress valued at $999 to $1,999
  • A $50 donation for any mattress valued at $2,000 and up

And, American Home will enter you to win your mattress for free. Every week between now and December, American Home will give away a mattress.

Visit their website for more details.

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