Food Assistance for Students

CNM is pleased to announce that through Federal funding, we are able to offer food assistance funding. Funding will be awarded randomly to students who apply for a weekly drawing.

Eligibility Requirements

  • You must be enrolled in at least 3 credit hours or be enrolled in a non-credit program at CNM.
  • CNM must be your home school if a consortium agreement is in place.
  • To remain eligible, you will need to reapply each week.


  • If you are selected to receive funding for the week, we will provide a $50 minimum award.
  • We encourage you to set up direct deposit.


Students will be selected on Tuesday of each week. Students will be notified by text and/or email on Wednesday if they have been selected.

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Additional Food Resources

Organization/Contact Services/Comments Phone            

Albuquerque Indian Center

Monthly food commodity distribution, community feeds, summer breakfast/lunch program, food and hygiene boxes

(505) 268-1751

(505) 268-5770

Albuquerque Meals on Wheels

Home delivered meals for the elderly, home-bound, convalescing, and disabled and their pets (also treats, toys, bedding and basic vet care for pets). Can accommodate special diets. Some fees apply. Possibility of free meals with income verification and medical necessity.

(505) 823-8060

(505) 823-8064

A Roadrunner Food Bank

Has several food assistance programs. Makes referrals throughout the State. Site offers links and phone numbers to several agencies (SNAP Outreach, WIC, summer food service.


(505) 247-2052

Las Cruces

(575) 323-4390

Baptist Church Food Pantry

(no website)

Free food boxes year round. First come first serve basis. No income verification needed, but need ID and proof of residence. Every Saturday from 7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. (Closed the 1st Saturday of the month)

(505) 247-4781

Belen Area Food Pantry

Tuesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. - noon

(505) 358-0862

Bethel Comm Storehouse

Moriarty and Greater Estancia Valley-food pantry for seniors, disabled individuals, travelers, and others in need. Also provides clothing, housewares, some baby provisions.

(505) 832-6642

City of Albuquerque Health and Social Services Food Assistance Program

Commodity food boxes, emergency food boxes. Run through the Health and Social Services Centers located in various Albuquerque communities (see web link for phone numbers)


Department of Senior Affairs (City of Albuquerque)

Provides meals at senior centers throughout Bernalillo County. Home-delivered meals available to eligible residents age 60+ who cannot participate at a senior center. Contributions requested.

(505) 764-6400

Echo Inc - Commodity Supplemental Food Program

For residents 60+ who are low-income.Distributes to many New Mexico locations; offices in Albuquerque, Farmington. 

 (505) 242-6777 for Gallup, Albuquerque, Arroyo Seco, Belen Bernalillo, Estancia, Grants, Jemez, Las Vegas, Medanles, Mora, Pecos, Penasco, Questa, Ribera, Santa Fe, Santa Rosa, Socorro, and Taos.

(505) 326-3770 for Chama, Farmington, Dulce, Coyote, Gallup, Cuba, Bloomfield, Blanco, Aztec, Shiprock, Crownpoint, and Nageezi.

First Baptist Church of Los Lunas 

Serves Los Lunas only-requires proof of residency and 2 IDs-limited number of food baskets

(505) 865-7957

First United Methodist Church

We currently serve free, hot food every week: Breakfast on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. and Lunch on Sunday from 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.


(505) 243-5646

Food Stamps (SNAP)


(800) 432-6217

People Helping People

Food and clothing distributed once a month, usually on third Saturday, in Rio Rancho. See website for details.

(505) 615-1951

PET FOOD: Animal Humane of NM Pet Food Bank

Distributes free pet food to low-income pet owners with spayed or neutered pets; see website for hours (usually Sunday and Wednesday, 10 a.m. - noon) Free pet food now available for pickup Thursday and Sunday.

(505) 255-5523

Rio Grande Food Project

Usual hours are Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m. - noon, to pick up food. Need photo ID for adults and birth cert or school enroll. form for children

(505) 831-3778

Silver Horizons

60+, food distribution, minor home repairs and retrofits, utility assistance

(505) 884-3881

St Felix Pantry

Rio Rancho, Bernalillo. Distributes food, clothing and household items. See website for hours and location.

(505) 891-8075

St Michael and All Angels Pantry

Food pantry. Grocery bags will feed family of 4 for up to a month. Also offers limited emergency food boxes.

(505) 345-8147


Free food and clothing in a retail shopping environment.  Requires a NM ID or license for all adults, birth or baptismal certificate or school enrollment proof for children.  Provides food boxes for pick up as an alternative to shopping the store. Also has pet food pantry.                  

(505) 842-6491

Storehouse West

Distributes perishable and non-perishable food and hygiene items to Sandoval County residents. Located in Rio Rancho.

(505) 892-2077

St. Vincent de Paul

Food pantries in several locations throughout NM. Visit the website for a list of locations.

(505) 346-1500


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