Everyday Eats

Everyday Eats

Everyday Eats, formerly known as EverGreen Boxes™, provides nutritious food to income-qualifying individuals at least 60 years of age, with the goal of improving health by providing key nutrients.

Also known as the Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP), Everyday Eats is administered at the federal level by the USDA. Food Bank of the Rockies and Food Bank of Wyoming are proud to offer the Everyday Eats Program at no cost to qualifying Colorado and Wyoming residents each month.

Need knows no age, which is why Food Bank of the Rockies and Food Bank of Wyoming distribute food through Everyday Eats to qualifying Colorado and Wyoming residents aged 60+ throughout 28 counties in Colorado and eight counties in Wyoming. We are proud to offer home delivery for clients in the counties of Adams, Arapahoe, Denver, Douglas, and Jefferson counties in Colorado, and Natrona county in Wyoming.

35 pounds of nourishing food in each box
130+ distribution locations across Colorado
8 distribution locations across Wyoming
Nearly 6,000 boxes distributed on average per month
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Everyday Eats by the Numbers for Fiscal Year 2023

Everyday Eats boxes are available every month at no cost to income-qualifying Colorado and Wyoming residents at least 60 years of age.

“I’m 94 years old and after my husband died, I didn’t get his social security check anymore. The food I receive monthly from this program helps me eat well.”

Ramona – Everyday Eats client

Amy has macular degeneration and shared that she “lives right on the edge” when it comes to her budget. “The food I receive from Food Bank of the Rockies’ monthly Everyday Eats box really helps,” she said.

Amy – Everyday Eats client

FAQs

Everyday Eats boxes are available at no cost on a monthly basis to Colorado and Wyoming residents aged 60+ who meet the income eligibility requirements. Individuals whose household income falls at or below 130% of the Federal Poverty Income Guidelines are eligible.

First, complete the Everyday Eats application. (Click here for a Spanish-language version of the application). Then, bring your completed form to one of our participating Agency Partners. You may search for the pantry closest to you using our Find Food tool and selecting Everyday Eats under “Program Type.” If you are unable to deliver your completed form to a food pantry, you may also email your completed form to everydayeats@foodbankrockies.org. Or you may mail a copy of your application to our Nome Street Distribution Center at: Food Bank of the Rockies 3900 Nome St., Unit T Denver, CO 80239

Each Everyday Eats box contains about 35 pounds of shelf-stable food items, such as cereal, rice or pasta, protein (such as tuna or chicken), shelf-stable milk, canned fruits and vegetables, plant-based protein (such as peanut butter or canned beans), and tomato or fruit juice. A two-pound block of refrigerated cheese comes alongside the box. Two easy recipes incorporating box items are also included, along with a newsletter covering various health and nutrition topics. Recipes and newsletters are printed in English and Spanish for Colorado recipients, and English for Wyoming recipients.

In Colorado, boxes can be picked up at 139 community-based locations in 28 counties. Home delivery is available in Adams, Arapahoe, Denver, Douglas, and Jefferson counties. For home delivery, contact our delivery coordinator at (720) 738-9674 Ext 9674. Please leave a message. Se habla Español.

In Wyoming, boxes can be picked up at eight community-based locations. Home delivery is also available in Natrona County.

To find a distribution near you in Colorado, visit our Find Food locator. To find food near you in Wyoming, contact us at 307-265-2172 or email smaxwell@wyomingfoodbank.org.

Everyday Eats boxes are pre-built boxes, so contents cannot be modified prior to pick-up or delivery.

Yes. Our volunteers can load your box in your car for you at any of our pick-up sites.

For assistance with home deliveries in Colorado, please request help ahead of time with our delivery coordinator at 720-738-9674 Ext 9674. Please leave a message. Se habla Español.

For assistance with home deliveries in Natrona County, Wyoming, please call 307-265-2172.

In Colorado, please bring a photo ID or Proof of Colorado residence, such as a piece of mail with your name and address. Proof of income and citizenship is not required.

In Wyoming, please bring a state ID, such as a driver’s license. Proof of income is not required.

Everyday Eats is primarily funded at the federal level by the Food and Nutrition Service, an agency of the USDA. Food Bank of the Rockies and Food Bank of Wyoming occasionally add purchased products to the boxes as well.

Yes. Food Bank of the Rockies and Food Bank of Wyoming have proxy systems that allow a client to have someone pick up food on their behalf.

In Colorado, fill out the form below and have both individuals sign. The form will be active for one year from signing.

English form

El documento en Español

In Wyoming, please designate your proxy on the application form.

Please find more information about Everyday Eats in Colorado here and in Wyoming here.

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