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welcome to the

Colorado food cluster

sign up

Fill out our short sign-up form to initiate deliveries. Sign up as many students as you need to! Students 3-18 are eligible.

safe delivery

We bring your students' free meal boxes right to your door with safe, contactless deliveries. We'll drop off their boxes once a week.

free, healthy meals

Freeze the meals when they arrive and reheat when your students are ready to enjoy them!

cancel anytime

You can cancel or reduce deliveries for your family at any time- just let us know by contacting our customer support line or submitting a request through our website.

How It Works

OUR MISSION

Colorado Food Cluster supports growing minds with healthy, free food. We believe that delivering fresh meals can help students learn, grow, and reach their fullest potential! We've brought thousands of meal boxes to students throughout the Denver area and are excited to deliver many more!

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What's in each box?

seven healthy breakfasts and lunches

a snack assortment

milk and juice

preparation instructions

More questions?

How do I sign up?


Fill out our quick sign-up form and we'll get your students' meal box deliveries started right away! Your students' meal box deliveries should begin 1-2 weeks after you enroll in the program.




Is this program really free?


Yes! Our meal boxes are free to any student 18 and under. We don't require any proof of income or FRL- we just need some basic information about you and your student to start your free deliveries!




Where do you deliver?


We currently deliver within 20 miles of Metro Denver, Fort Lupton, and Greeley, and are expanding our range to include the Boulder area soon! Our program is growing to new areas, so please check back soon if we don't currently deliver to your area.




What comes in the boxes? What's on the menu?


Each box seven breakfasts, seven lunches, and fourteen snacks! Milk and orange juice are also included. We post all of our meals' nutrition and allergy information on our wesbite, along with the monthly menu!




What dietary restrictions can you accomodate?


We can provide vegetarian boxes by request- just let us know at the time of enrollment! Unfortunately, we can't customize boxes or meet other dietary restrictions (at this time).




Who runs this program? Is it a nonprofit?


We're a coalition project with lots of different partners. This project is made possible through philanthropy, community partners, and the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) through Food and Nutrition Services within the USDA. The Colorado Food Cluster is supported by four core organizations: -Denver Food Rescue (Fiscal Sponsor) -Bondadosa (Technology and Delivery Partner) -Revolution Foods (Food Preparation Partner) -The P.E.A.C.E Collective (School and Community Partners) The Colorado Food Cluster is not a registered non-profit with the state of Colorado. Denver Food Rescue serves as our 501c3 fiscal sponsor. All contributions to Denver Food Rescue are fully tax-deductible. If you have additional questions about donations please email CFC@bondadosa.org.




How can other organizations partner with Colorado Food Cluster?


We'd love to connect with you! Please fill out our quick partner information form on our partnership page to get started.





Founding Team

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Bondadosa

Founded in 2017, Bondadosa is a social enterprise that harnesses the power of Colorado's community of producers, growers, and small businesses. We serve as the front line in the fight against food injustice by utilizing technology to build a better distribution network. We also support emerging startups focused on agriculture and sustainable transportation.

Disclaimer: Colorado food Cluster has been diligent in ensuring participants are ONLY receiving the designated CACFP or SFSP meals served by the Colorado Food Cluster from one program state provider. It is the recipient's responsibility to communicate participation in other agencies' meal programs authorized under the Russel B. Richard National School Lunch Act and disenroll in the program implemented by the Colorado Food Cluster.