HOURS during this unusual time… Because of COVID 19 and orders to stay safer at home by the governor, we have decided to change our hours for the time being to further protect our volunteers as well.

  • Monday – 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • Tuesday thru Friday – 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
  • Saturday – 9:00 – noon

Please note: the pantry will be closed on Friday, September 5th through Monday, September 7th to allow our volunteers to enjoy the Labor Day weekend.


MOBILE FOOD INFORMATION …(3rd Fridays of the month) SENIOR COMMODITIES Supplemental Food Program INFORMATION (first of the month)  

DURING this unusual time, please drive to the east door and the food distribution will be handed out to you.


Fresh Start will be providing food for our community beginning  Saturday, August 8th from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm.  If you are in need of food, please come and pick up from this organization that will also be providing food.  They will be distributing that in front of the panty.  We welcome them in helping us provide even more needed food for our community.  Look for additional dates that they will be at the Pantry.

Our Pantry is once again accepting small donations.  Please call to see if there is room for your donations before bringing them to the pantry.  Thank you so much for your generous donations.


  • monetary donations accepted at all times
  • small girls’ clothing
  • coats and jackets all sizes
  • mens’ shirts and pants
  • jeans all sizes
  • sweaters,  jackets and coats for adults and children
  • bed linen (sheets, blankets, etc)
  • pots and pans
  • dishes
  • household small appliances
  • small children toys 
  • canned and boxed food items for our emergency food area

If you are wanting to donate items, just bring those items during our business hours.  We just ask that you do not leave those donations outside the front door as it creates a hazard for us and violates the town ordinance.

The month of AUGUST Recipes…

A New Way to Donate

If you shop on Amazon,  you can also donate to our Eastern Plains Community Pantry.  Be sure to use  smile.amazon.com  Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the charitable organization of your choice.  Support your charitable organization by starting your shopping at smile.amazon.com

  Volunteers are the key to the success of the Eastern Plains Community Pantry (EPCP).  You can make that real difference in helping serve the people of our community.  


Our Pantry continues to serve more families in need.  This past month we served over 1,400 people.  We have 29 volunteers that donated 730 hours during the month of February.     If you or you know of someone who would love to volunteer in any way, just drop by the pantry to let us know or call us 719-347-3062.  












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