Aurora Cell Meals Pantry in downtown Aurora in August 2020

The Aurora Mobile Food Pantry has distributed more than 320,000 free meals to Aurora residents since May 20.

AURORA, Colorado – The city of Aurora announced that Aurora’s mobile pantry will continue in downtown Aurora every week through August 26th.

Distribution begins every Wednesday in August at 10 a.m. in downtown Aurora and continues until all food has been distributed.

All Aurora households are eligible, and emergency food kits are also available for people with homelessness. Community members are encouraged to use the Alameda Avenue and South Crystal Street entrances to access the mobile pantry.

Since launching May 20, the pantry has provided food to more than 21,000 parishioners, totaling 300,000 pounds of food or 320,000 meals.

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Foods vary from week to week but include ready-made meals, canned foods and boxes, cereals, fresh produce and dairy products, juice and protein such as eggs, fish, turkey and chicken. On average, the food provided to each household is enough to feed a family of four for five days, according to the city of Aurora.

The Aurora Mobile Food Pantry is a partnership between the city, Aurora Interfaith Community Services, and several other organizations.

To learn more or to make a donation to support the Aurora Mobile Food Pantry, visit this link or call 303-739-7281.

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