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Food Assistance

Do you need help with food?  Please use our food assistance line to receive help from Roadrunner Food Bank and our network of partner agencies.  As a state largest food bank, we serve as a distribution center and provide food to about 500 partner agencies across the state which includes food pantries, soup kitchens, shelters and other hunger-relief programs.

Call us for Help with Food Assistance

When you call our food assistance line, we will provide contact information for three partner agencies we work with in your area.  Be sure to have paper and a pen or pencil ready when you call.  You’ll need to know your zip code too!

Call for food assistance: 505-349-5340 or 575.523.4390

You can also use our “Search for Help” feature on our website.  Enter your zip code and a list of agencies will appear including the day and time they distribute food.

Click here for Online Food Assistance Help

Roadrunner Food Bank Mobile Food Pantry

Roadrunner Food Bank will be hosting two Mobile Food Pantries on Thursday, December 20th, one in Albuquerque and the second in Las Cruces. If you are in need of food assistance, please feel free to visit us at the following locations:

  • Mobile Food Pantry in Albuquerque
    • Location: Alamosa Community Center
    • Address: 6900 Gonzales Rd. SW, Albuquerque, NM 87121 (Corner of Coors and Gonzales)
    • Time: Distribution will start at 10:00am
  • Mobile Food Pantry in Las Cruces
    • Location: Peace Lutheran Church
    • Address: 1701 Missouri Ave., Las Cruces, NM 88001
    • Time: Distribution will start at 10:00am

**Important Information: 

  • The food distributed will not be holiday specific. Our goal is to provide general groceries to clients to free up their spending for other needed things. 
  • The distributions will be held outside. Please dress accordingly (layers are good, comfortable closed toe shoes, hats, gloves, etc.) 
  • We are bringing a lot of food. There is no need to show up hours early and wait outside in the cold.

Tips About Food Assistance

  • After you have received the names and contact information for one or more of our partner agencies, be sure to call each before going to receive food
  • Confirm the dates and times of the distribution when you call our partners
  • You may be required to bring a photo ID, or paperwork showing you live in the zip code of the agency you want to visit
  • Bring bags or boxes to place any food items in.  Our agencies may not have boxes or bags to place food in.
  • Arrange transportation in advance.  Our agencies do not have enough volunteers or staff to deliver food to your home. Seniors, the disabled, the medically frail or those on Medicaid may be able to qualify for a reduced fare or no cost transportation through the:

Other Resources and Services in New Mexico

Roadrunner Food Bank recognizes that if you need help with food, you may also need help in other ways too.  Below is a list of additional resources in New Mexico you may want to contact:

Contact Roadrunner Food Bank of New Mexico for more information about food assistance in your community.


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