Paula

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We recently met a real life ray of sunshine.  Her name is Paula and she has a contagious happiness and glow about her.  Traits so many people crave. For Paula, warmth and hope are second nature.  She generously offered to share her story with us.  Her real story.  No fudging or sugar coating.  Life and choices bring about hardship and …

At-Home Dads Lend a Hand at FBR

Janie Gianotsos Newsy, Volunteer Opportunities

Our warehouse was bustling with volunteers last Friday morning and we had some special guests filling orders in our distribution area.  The National At-Home Dad Network hosted their 18th annual convention right here in Denver over the weekend. Several members came from across the country and wanted to give back while they were here. We had a chance to visit …

Hillery

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Picture this… you walk out of a routine doctor appointment with an unexpected diagnosis of prostate cancer.  Shortly after undergoing treatment for the cancer your kidneys start shutting down and you’re immediately put on dialysis three times per week.  You’re far too weak to work, let alone walk to the mailbox or drive.  In the midst of all of these …

Faces of Food Bank: Mike & Linda

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This face of food bank is a variation from the norm.  Meet Mike.  He served on the FBR board of directors for six years and made a positive impact on our organization in so many ways.  We value him as a donor of time, funds and resources!  It was awesome catching up with him and his lovely wife, Linda, at …

It All Started With a PB&J

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We sure do love innovative ideas that better the lives of our neighbors in need.  We received this email from a new friend of the food bank and wanted to share.  Be inspired.  And buy a sandwich card while you’re at it!    Dear Food Bank of the Rockies, Thanks for being so enthusiastic about my company, Food for Thoughts …

Running for 50,000 Meals!

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      Panerathon.  It’s our favorite Sunday of the Food Bank year.  Over 800 people woke up at the crack of dawn and gathered this year in an effort to fight hunger and feed their bodies with exercise and delicious food from our friends at Panera Bread.  For the 7th year in a row, we were blessed with beautiful …