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Bernalillo County and Silver Horizons will offer free groceries to low-income senior citizens (60+) at two drive-thru grocery pickup opportunities in Bernalillo County.     The drive-thru grocery pickup opportunities are from 10 a.m. to noon as follows: 

  • Monday, Dec. 21 – Rio Bravo Senior Center parking lot, 3910 Isleta Blvd SW (map)
  • Tuesday, Dec. 22 – Sherriff’s Posse Outdoor Facility, 10308 2nd St NW (map)

Organizers are following strict protocols to prevent the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). Food will be pre-packed in boxes and staff will be wearing masks and gloves and maintaining social distance. Seniors picking up food should not arrive before 9:30 a.m., must wear masks, stay in line, and remain in their vehicle at all times. Workers will put a food box directly into seniors’ vehicles.For more information call 505-468-7650.