Help Stamp Out Hunger!
Stamp Out Hunger is back and Roadrunner Food Bank needs YOU, New Mexico!!
Why? Compared to pre-pandemic figures, the cost of food, fuel and freight has gone up more than 100% for the food bank. Hunger rates and need remains much higher than pre-pandemic levels. You can help children, seniors and families with food this summer by Stamping Out Hunger!
How YOU can help:
STAMP OUT HUNGER:
WHEN: Saturday, May 14th
WHERE: Albuquerque, Rio Rancho, Santa Fe
Las Cruces & Deming
WHAT TO DO:
Leave bags of non-perishable food at your mailbox before your letter carrier arrives with the mail. Your letter carrier will pick up your donation for Roadrunner Food Bank. Post office box customers may bring food donations right to their post office.
Canned Fruits and Vegetables
Canned Meats and Fish
Canned Beans and Soup
Peanut Butter or similar products
Jarred items like Pasta Sauce
Pasta, Rice, Beans, etc.
Any unopened food item from your food pantry you’d like to donate
OTHER WAYS TO HELP:
A $1 donation helps provide up to 5 meals in communities across New Mexico.
ONLINE donation: Click HERE
CALL 505.349.8909 (during business hours)
TEXT to give: 505.933.7732. Remember to use the area code.
Include the gift amount in the text portion. A “giving page” gets pushed back to your cell phone to complete the gift online.
BRING FOOD to Roadrunner Food Bank: 5840 Office Blvd NE, near Jefferson and I-25.
Any/all food donations are accepted at the Roadrunner Food Bank M-F from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. or Saturday, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. (on May 14, please bring your donation to a post office as staff and volunteers will be at post offices for the food drive instead of the food bank).
IF YOU OR SOMEONE YOU KNOW NEEDS HELP WITH FOOD:
ONLINE FOOD ASSISTANCE HELP
Click HERE and scroll down to the map. Enter your zip code in the “Search by Name or Zip Code” and a map of food locations near you will come up. Click the site you wish to visit for more details with hours, dates/times, etc. Rural communities please expand your search to 25 or 50 miles.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Prior to visiting the location, it is important you call first for any additional restrictions in place.
CALL FOR FOOD ASSISTANCE
Call Roadrunner Food Bank: 505.349.5340 M-F from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Please have a pen and sheet of paper handy for notes.
GET HELP APPLYING FOR PUBLIC BENEFITS LIKE SNAP
Those interested in applying for public benefits like SNAP can go through the food bank. Our team of staff and volunteers are trained to help people apply right over the phone.
Dial during business hours toll free: 844.684.6268 or complete the online form HERE and we’ll schedule a time to connect with you.