Temporary Return to Drive Thru Food Distribution

Do to the recent increase in Covid Cases the Cupboard has decided to return a drive thru type of distribution starting Friday January 7th. Most of you know the routine. You must enter the parking lot from the Yosemite St. entrance and form two lines of vehicles stopping where directed. There will be two check-in volunteers that will motion you forward when they are ready. The volunteers  will be in contact with the inside check-in team and record your visit in our computer system. Please have your id or client numbers available to  show the volunteer. A number will be written on your windshield which will correspond to your inside cart that will be in the process of being loaded.  The cart will be brought out to your vehicle. Please have...

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COVENANT CUPBOARD HOLIDAY SCHEDULE FOR 2021

Thanksgiving: Turkey Distribution Day is Friday Nov. 19th   NOTE: THE CUPBOARD WILL START AT 12:30 PM THAT DAY Note:  Turkey of the proper size availability of the proper size may be difficult to come by this year. If turkeys are not available a King Soopers gift card will be distributed in place of turkeys. Note:  Turkeys (or gift cards) are available only for registered clients New clients must be registered by Nov. 12th to receive a turkey on Nov. 19th. New clients registering on Nov. 19th may return or call (303 8802660) at 3:30 pm to verify availability to pick up one of the remaining turkeys. Friday Nov. 26th. A limited distributions for 1pm to 3pm, no registration desk. Clients will enter in groups of 10 as they arrive. (no random...

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Please Update Your Record with US

As we return to indoor distribution with more choice for our guests, we would like to update everyone’s records.  Please note that your income must meet federal guidelines to receive food on a regular basis.  These numbers are posted at the check in desk. Your weekly signature as we return to indoor distribution is your verification that you are eligible. It is helpful for our holiday planning if we have correct birthdates for children.  We would also like to know if the number of people in your household has increased or decreased. Please review your records in our computer when you are talking to the check-in volunteer.   ПОЖАЛУЙСТА, ОБНОВИТЕ СВОИ ЗАПИСИ! Поскольку мы возвращаемся к распределению продуктов внутри помещений и...

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COVENANT CUPBOARD SERVICE DOG POLICY

Although Church facilities are specifically exempt from Service Dog regulations it is the policy of the Covenant Cupboard to allow these animals on site during food distributions if they are true Service animals.  No animal will be allowed on site if it exhibits vicious or uncontrollable behavior. We WILL be asking the following two questions allowed by the ADA act regarding service animals: Where it is not obvious that the dog is a service animal, staff may ask only two specific questions: (1) is the dog a service animal required because of a disability? and (2) what work or task has the dog been trained to perform? Staff are not allowed to request any documentation for the dog, require that the dog demonstrate its task, or inquire about...

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The “Unlucky Client” Change

A client suggested change to the entry number lottery system. Are you an “Unlucky Client” when it comes to getting your number at 1pm? This is for you! The “Unlucky Client” change to our random number entrance system: 1. This change applies only to those clients who receive numbers at the 1pm opening of the food pantry doors. 2. The random number you receive upon entry at 1pm will be recorded in our computer when your number is called and you sign in. 3. If you receive an unlucky number (a number in the highest 1/3 given out at 1pm), on three (3) consecutive visits, you are declared an “Unlucky Client.” a. You will be given a “Free Pass” which will allow you to come to the desk on your next visit and check-in before we start calling...

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Covenant Cupboard Non-Discrimination Statement

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech...

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TAKING A NUMBER AT 1PM

Only 1 member of any registered household may take a number when entering. Under Covenant Cupboard policy, any household violating this procedure will be denied service for a period of up to three months. Sólo 1 miembro de cualquier hogar registrado puede tomar un número al entrar. Bajo la política Pacto Alacena, cualquier hogar que viola este procedimiento se le negará el servicio por un período de hasta tres meses. Только 1 член любого зарегистрированного дома может принять ряд войти. Пакт Шкаф соответствии с политикой, любой ЭСТА домой Нарушает Эта процедура будет отказано в обслуживании в течение до трех...

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Car Pool Rules

Attention all Cupboard Clients:  When carpooling, individual client households who wish to be served together must each take one of the random numbers given upon entering. When the higher number is called, both clients will report to the check-in desk, each must present their own number. Both numbers must be brought to the check-in desk in order to be served. Also:  Only 1 member of any registered household may take a number when entering. Under Covenant Cupboard policy, households violating this procedure may be denied service. Atención a todos los clientes Armario : Cuando uso compartido del coche , los hogares individuales de los clientes que deseen ser servido juntos deben tener cada uno de los números aleatorios da al pasar . Cuando...

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