Rio Grande Food Project

Mailing Address: PO Box 66498, Albuquerque, NM 87193
County of Location: Bernalillo
Phone: (505) 831-3778
NTEE Code: K- Agriculture, Food, Nutrition
Mission Statement:

The Food Project serves the most vulnerable in the community by providing the entire household a week’s worth of food once every month.

Primary Programs:

The Rio Grande Food Project provides emergency food to the most vulnerable in the Albuquerque metro area. We are the second largest food pantry in the city (the largest on Albuquerque's west side). The agency is open Mon, Wed, Fri 10-2 and Sat 9-12. Food boxes are distributed according the number of persons in the household and include commodities, fresh produce/bread, dry, canned and frozen food. We serve the most vulnerable in our community including children (35%), the elderly (15%) and adults living with food insecurities (50%). More than 75% of our clients are racial ethnic minorities.

Populations Served: All Populations
Counties Served: Bernalillo, Sandoval, Valencia
Year Founded:


Annual Budget: $250,000 - $499,999
Personnel: 1 to 5 FTE
Executive Director:

Ariel Herring

Accepts inquiries: Accepts inquiries about volunteering, Accepts inquiries about board member positions
Nonprofit Status: Has 501(c)(3) nonprofit status from the IRS, Is registered as a Nonprofit Corporation with the State of New Mexico
Types of Services Offered: Direct Services


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