In July 2016
240 households
received assistance!
66 seniors received Senior Supplemental Groceries!
Over 14,000 lbs
of food DONATED!
We need your help!  Tri-Lakes Cares is participating in a study by The Charity Defense Council to find out how the public thinks about the way non-profits work and compete in the economy. You can help by watching an 18-minute TED Talk by Dan Pallotta and then answering a very brief survey afterwards. Your response will help us understand how the public views the non-profit sector.  Please follow this link and help us today! TED Talk and Survey

After completing the survey, we would love for you to drop us a line directly and share your thoughts on the video and how you view the economics of non-profits. Leave us a note on our Facebook page or at

October 5, 2016! Click here to learn more!


Tri-Lakes Cares is a community based, volunteer supported resource center whose purpose is to improve people’s lives through emergency, self-sufficiency and relief programs. Since 1984 we have been meeting our client’s most basic needs while helping them move towards self-sufficiency. As the only food pantry and human services organization located in and serving the Tri-Lakes region of Northern El Paso County, we are a critical resource for those in need. Check out our new informational video below!

New Client Video!

Tri-Lakes Cares presents a new client video, allowing you to get to know some of our clients and the ways in which TLC can help.

Hear how Amy’s future story changed for herself and her family by her participation in Tri-Lakes Cares’ Getting Ahead program.

Upcoming Events!

Fun ways to get out in the community and
support Tri-Lakes Cares too!

August 28: Tri-MOOR Triathlon

September 19: Tri-Lakes Lions Golf Tournament Info and Registration Form

September 27: Poverty Simulator

October 5: Monument Hill Kiwanis Empty Bowls & Silent Auction

Client Events

September 12: Client Appreciation

Hangers to Hutches

Extended Shop Hours:

Monday through Saturday

10 am to 6 pm

Donation Center Hours:

Monday through Saturday

10 am to 4:30 pm