If you know someone 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.
13032 Central Ave SE
Albuquerque, NM 87123
Food is distributed once a month per household
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 as far in advance as possible through our Social Media channels and signage throughout the Food Pantry.
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.
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 civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.
Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.
To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, which can be obtained online at: https://www.usda.gov/sites/default/files/documents/USDA-OASCR%20P-Complaint-Form-0508-0002-508-11-28-17Fax2Mail.pdf, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to USDA by:
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or
(833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.