Chicago Students Donating Summer Time

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Hey kids, does your school offer classes that teach you about giving back in your community?  Check out what this school out of Chicago is doing!  We think it would awesome if kids talked to their schools about doing something like this.   Read the Chicago Tribute article HERE.  

Kung Food Fighters Tour and Give Back!

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When we launched the Kung Food Fighters Kids Club a couple months back, we had no idea how many amazingly awesome kids would pop out of the wood work.  A couple weeks ago, we hosted a private tour for club members and their families, followed by a delicious breakfast provided by our in-house chef.   20 kiddos and their parents …

9 Cares and King Soopers Brings Hope – All Year Round

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Last week, we were blessed with yet another outpouring of generosity through 9Cares Colorado Shares and King Soopers.  Coloradans came forward to fight hunger and donated over 14,000 pounds of food and purchased boxes which provided an additional 130,000 pound of food through our friends at King Soopers!  This past Thursday, over 100 hunger relief agency partners lined up at …

Faces of Food Bank: Shar

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Shar can be found in the midst of our inner warehouse office space.  She’s responsible for the overall coordination, responses and filing of incoming/outgoing documents and correspondence in our Nutrition Network.  Shar also performs site reviews as needed.  You can find her reading, knitting, singing and hanging out with her family and grandkids outside the office.  She’s proud to be …

Car Seats for ALL Kids

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We’re sharing the following story from a past Facebook post from Denver Public School’s AmeriCorp page.  What a cool story from a little girl who used her personal situation to help others!  Kids, what can YOU do to use your experiences to help others?     Children’s Advisory Network shared Denver Public Schools AmeriCorps‘s photo. The Power of One         …

Keeping Those Kids Busy

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Summer is FULL of options to keep our kids active and whine free.  Here are a few resources we found through Macaroni Kid – Highlands Ranch.  They have tons of fun info you can take advantage of via their Facebook page.    Join Michaels for its Passport to Imagination summer craft classes for kids from June 17 through Aug. 2. …

Jayci’s Wreaths for Heroes

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Taken from an e-newsletter from GenerationOn. Check out their awesome site!  It’ll inspire you to get involved in your community.   Jayci Elaine Derby, a seventh grader from San Antonio, TX is the generationOn Excellence in Service and Leadership Award winner for May 2013. She first became involved in service at the age of 11 when her family went to Fort …

Birthday Bags

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Check out what Denver resident, Claire, did to make birthdays a little sweeter for Colorado kids in need.  You’re a super hero Claire!  A little effort goes such a long way!  

Garage Sale to Fight Hunger

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Check out this cool story from our friends at Hunger Free Colorado! Kids just like you can make a HUGE difference!      Seven-year-old TJ is passionate about ending hunger and decided to hold a garage sale to raise money for Hunger Free Colorado. He collected $121.71, which he dropped off at our offices yesterday. Thank you to TJ for …

Grainger Going the Extra Mile

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We’re fortunate to work with companies who consistently exhibit their generosity and passion for fighting hunger.  Grainger is one of these companies.  We’re so grateful to partner with them year after year.  This year is no exception!  Last week, Grainger executives visited us to present a gift that will provide 120,000 meals for our neighbors in need.  How amazing is …