Medical Center of Aurora Family Day

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We often get groups who are interested in bringing families and kiddos to FBR to volunteer.  As a result, we have organized a number of Family Volunteer Days.  On Saturday, August 3rd, The Medical Center of Aurora brought an awesome group of 46 volunteers of all ages to help us pack backpacks full of schools supplies, sort reclamation food and …

A Special Day at FBR

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The people of this beautiful state have seen their share of heartache.  It’s in the difficult times that we ban together.   Residents of Aurora held a Day of Remembrance on Saturday, July 20, 2013, to mark the one-year anniversary of the move-theater shooting tragedy.  FBR was honored to be chosen by members of the city of Aurora as a volunteer …

XCEL Brings Their Energy

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On September 7th, 58 representatives from XCEL Energy filled up our warehouse, volunteering their time and talents for FBR.  They packed an outstanding 5,000 Totes of Hope for Denver area kids to take home on weekends.  These totes provide meals that kiddos might not otherwise have access to.  They also packed boxes of food that will be distributed to clients …

Generosity – to the Maxx

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August 28, a group of 13 go-getters from TJ Maxx volunteered in our reclamation area.  In addition to their donation of time, the company gifted us with a check that will provide 10,000 meals to our neighbors in need!  We love partnering with new groups who are so excited and dedicated to fighting hunger in Colorado.  Thanks TJ Maxx!  We …

2 Kids Spend their Summer Giving Back

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Check out this video.  This summer two recent high school graduates from the East Coast embarked on a journey across the country, offering a helping hand in multiple states to various volunteer organizations.  FBR was one of their stops.  They spent the day with us, volunteering in our Denver warehouse.  Pretty cool huh?  We thought so.  They not only helped …

Jordan’s Thoughts on Hunger Study Season

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For the 2013 summer, I was blessed with the task of helping Food Bank of the Rockies visit more than 80 agencies as a part of the Hunger in America 2014 survey. Every four years, Feeding America food banks across the nation survey the community members utilizing their services, either directly or through their partner agencies. The information obtained from …

Faces of Food Bank: Dex

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Dex and his friendly nature can be found in our warehouse, working as an Operations Assistant.  He’s responsible for entering all donated pounds received from major donors such as King Soopers, Target, Sam’s Club & Wal-Mart stores, as well as smaller donors & walk-ins dropping off Food Drive product.  Dex also uploads photo’s to our shopping list website which Agencies …