Ways you can donate for free (or almost free!)



The Range cafe

Round it up, New Mexico!

We are proud to announce our partnership with New Mexican favorites, The Range Cafe, Standard Diner, and The Freight House Kitchen + Tap! When you go eat at The Range, you can now “round up” your bill to help feed your hungry neighbors. Click any of the restaurant names listed above to view their menu and to find a location near you!


See what’s possible with a little change.

Cheerful is a free app that lets you give your spare change to Meals on Wheels of Albuquerque. Link your debit card or bank account and Cheerful will round up your purchases to the nearest dollar, sending the difference to us. You can also set a limit on how much or how little spare change to donate each month!

How to sign up:

  1. CLICK HERE to visit our Cheerful Giving Page (or search for “Meals on Wheels of Albuquerque” on their homepage)
  2. Choose “Spare Change” to link your bank account or debit card

You shop. Amazon gives!

AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know. Same products, same prices, same service. Sign up and Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible purchases to Meals on Wheels. Make sure you’re visiting smile.amazon.com when shopping!

How to sign up:

  1. CLICK HERE to select Meals on Wheels of Albuquerque as your charity of choice (*NOTE: We are listed as “Albuquerque Meals on Wheels” when searching by name)


Grocery Shop ’til You Drop!

Smith’s Inspiring Donations makes fundraising easy by donating to Meals on Wheels of Albuquerque based on the shopping you do every day. Once you link your FREE PlusCard (shopper’s card) card to us, all you have to do is shop at Smith’s and swipe your card!

How to sign up:

  1. CLICK HERE to sign in to (or sign up for) an account
  2. Search for: Meals on Wheels of Albuquerque (make sure the “View by type” drop-down menu is set to “All”)
  3. Click “Enroll”


Join BBVA Compass and show your love with a logo debit card!

Support Meals on Wheels of Albuquerque, by doing something you do every day—use your debit card for purchases. For each qualifying transaction you make with a Meals on Wheels BBVA Compass Visa® Debit Card, we will receive 0.25% of the amount of purchase. The checking account is FREE, and they often run various specials where you can earn free money just for signing up!

How to sign up:

  1. Click here to email Rodolpho Rivera, our customer support specialist, to sign up for a BBVA Compass account
  2. If you already bank with BBVA Compass, simply tell your banker to update your account with our Affinity Code (listed below). You can also do this by calling 1-800-COMPASS.
  3. Affinity name: Albuquerque Meals on Wheels; Affinity code: 132757