Food Pantry

If you (or know someone) who is struggling to get food on the table, the VIC can help. We know that hunger can affect one's health and each year, we help over 2,000 Veteran families and families in the Community with USDA approved food boxes.

To be eligible for a monthly food box you must reside in the 87123 zip code area or be a Veteran, Surviving Spouse of a Veteran, or National Guard / Reserves.

Food Pantry Distribution Location:
13032 Central Ave SE
Albuquerque, NM 87123
Phone: 505-296-0800
Food is distributed once a month per household

Distribution Hours

Mondays: 10:00 am-2:00 pm (Veterans, widows/widowers of Veterans, National Guard/Reserves, and Community members who reside in the 87123 zip code)

Fridays: 10:00 am-2:00 pm (Veterans, widows/widowers of Veterans, National Guard/Reserves only)

Telephone Number: 505-296-0800

Note: The VIC observes the following Holidays: New Year's Day, Presidents Day, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Day After Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day

The Food Pantry may close early or be closed on days not specified due to Staff Training or weather related. We strive to publicize our closings far in advance as possible through our Social Media channels and signage throughout the Food Pantry.

Acceptable Documentation for Verification

Community: Current lease or utility bill with address in the 87123 zip code and State Identification card.

Veterans: VA Card or DD214 and State Identification card.

Widows/ Widowers of Veterans: Veteran's DD214 and state identification.

National Guard / Reserves: CAC Identification or DD214.


You can pre-register to use the VIC's Food Pantry using the Client enrollment portal at the Roadrunner Food Bank website under the Client Registration - Link2Feed tab. If you are unable to physically register at the VIC Food Pantry, you can pre-register and designate someone to pick up on your behalf with their ID number or name. Registration is really easy.

Please note: Commodity Food boxes contain products from the USDA, and may contain different items depending on what is available at the Roadrunner Food Bank.

In accordance with federal law and US Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discrimination on the basis of race color national origin sex age or disability. To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Adjudication 1400 Independence Avenue Southwest, Washington, DC. 20250 - 9410. Or call toll free (866) 632-9992 (Voice).

Individuals who are hearing impaired or have speech disabilities, may contact USDA through the Federal Relay service at (800) 877-8339 (English) or 800-845-6136 (Spanish). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

De acuerdo con la ley federal y la política del Departamento de Agricultura de Estados Unidos esta institución prohíbe la discriminación por motivos de raza color edad sexo origen nacional o discapacidad. Para presentar una queja por discriminación, escriba a USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights 1400 Independence Avenue Southwest, Washington, DC. 20250 - 9410 O llame gratis al (866) 632-9992 (voz).

Los individuos que son sordos o tienen discapacidades del habla, pueden comunicarse con el USDA a través del Servicio de Retransmisión Federal al (800) 877-8339 (Inglés) o 800-845-6136 (Español) USDA es un proveedor de igualdad de oportunidades.