Click on the links below to view the FAQ answers.
Where can I send my donation?
Do you accept food donations?
Your donation is greatly
appreciated and helps serve so many members of our
community. You can donate online HERE
or by mailing a check to the community cupboard at P.O
Box 999, WP 80866.
Do you accept other types of
We are happy to accept
food donations! Foods must be unopened and within
expiration. We take:
- Dry Food
- Canned Food
- Refrigerated Food
- Frozen Food
-We are always in need of
donations for your furry friends! We offer pet food
for cats and dogs to our clients . We also are in need
of toiletries and diapers of all sizes.
How do I volunteer?
Please call us at
719-687-3663 for more information! We always welcome
What are your scheduled closures for
What is your policy for inclement
Please see below:
- Monday, February 18, 2019
- Wednesday, March 6, 2019
- Friday, April 19, 2019
- Monday, April 22, 2019
- Monday, May 27, 2019
- Monday, September 2 2019
- Friday, November 29, 2019
- December 24th - January 6th, 2020
We typically follow the
Woodland Park School District. However, our outreach
also extends to Park County, Ute Pass, and all of
Teller County – including Victor and Cripple Creek. We
watch the weather closely for the safety of all
clients and volunteers. We will post on KKTV, KRDO and
FOX 21 when we will be closing, a minimum of 3 hours
before scheduled opening.
What are your hours of operation?
We are open Monday,
Wednesday and Friday for free distribution from 9:30 -
Do I need to be a resident of Teller
County to receive help?
We serve Teller county,
Park county, and Ute Pass communities. However, feel
free to contact us at 719-687-3663 – we are ALWAYS
here to help.
What do I need to bring to receive
The Community Cupboard
has been serving our communities since 1978. We ask
you to bring and valid ID and proof of residence for
anyone in the household. For additional information,
please contact us at 719-687-3663.
How often can I receive food
We are an emergency
food pantry providing 5-7 days worth of food. You can
receive assistance once every 4 weeks. However, you
can come in to receive free bread at any time.
What if I cannot wait the four
Please contact us at
719-687-3663. The Community Cupboard strongly believes
in our mission and that no one should go hungry. There
should always be food on the table.
Do you offer financial assistance?
Do you offer any other type of
No, we do not offer
financial assistance. However, we do have access to
resources that do, and are happy to share them with
We are happy to offer
additional assistance in the following areas:
Employment assistance, resume assistance, budget
shopping, cooking on $4 a day, getting the most from
your tax return, Thanksgiving and Christmas food
boxes, and Please Tell Santa My Name campaign.
What will I receive in my
Thanksgiving and Christmas Holiday boxes?
dinner boxes will have all the makings of a
traditional Thanksgiving dinner. Your Christmas
holiday box has all the makings of a full Christmas
dinner down to cookies for Santa Claus.
What is your Please Tell Santa
My Name Campaign?
Our Christmas giveaway
campaign launched 18 years ago and we offer parents
the opportunity to sign up for Christmas Toys to place
under the Christmas tree for children, from newborn to
18 years old. Each child will receive 3 items or 3