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Closures in November!

Please note the changes in our order and pick up schedules in December.

FBR will be closed for any pick-ups and access to free bread and produce on December 12th, 25th – 26th, 31st, and January 1st-2nd.

Any orders that do not follow this timeline will be rejected. 

For a full calendar that includes all closure dates, click here: 2015 Agency Calendar.

 

We appreciate your patience during our closures. If you have any questions, please contact an A/R staff member at 303-371-9250 (ext. 215, 218 or 220) or relations@foodbankrockies.org.


How to Safely Repackage Bulk Foods
FBR recently published a guideline on repackaging bulk food product. You can download the SOP by clicking on the link below. This guide will advise you on safe and proper procedures for repackaging bulk food products for distribution to individual households.FBR Repacking Bulk Foods Guidelines (SOP)

Client Choice Mentorship Opportunity
Do you want to learn more about client choice pantries?  Are you interested in switching to client choice, but the transition seems too daunting?  Then you are in luck. 

Several of our client choice member agencies have agreed to mentor food pantries who are interested in learning more about client choice.  If you would like to be connected with a mentor agency, please contact Agency Relations at relations@foodbankrockies.org

Food Safety Training is  Required for All Food Bank of the Rockies Agencies.
Every agency must have at least one person trained per our requirement with Feeding America.We have a free online course available, or you may provide certification from outside the food bank to agency relations.Please contact us with questions.Take the free food safety course.
Client Choice Pantries are a Better Choice for You, Your Volunteers/Staff and Your Clients!
Hear what your peers have to say about client choice distribution.  Thank you to Community Ministries Southwest, Colorado Aids Project, Evergreen Christian Outreach, Bible Missionary Church and Joshua Ministries, some of the agencies who participated in our longer version for the agency conference and featured in this 5 minute video.If you have questions about client choice and how your pantry can make the switch, please contact relations@foodbankrockies.org.
The video below, from the Food Bank of the Southern Tier, provides some good information about client choice and why it’s a better solution.
 

Agency Orientation

Open Saturdays 2014

Delivery Schedule 2014
August 13 at 9:00 am
August 28th at 1:00pm
September 10th at 9:00 am
September 25th at 1:00 pm
October 8th at 9:00am
October 22nd at 1:00pm
November 12th at 9:00am
December 10th at 9:00am
2015
January 14th – 9:00 a.m.
January 29th – 1:00 p.m.
February 11th – 9:00 a.m.
February 26th – 1:00 p.m.
March 11th – 9:00 a.m.
March 26th – 1:00 p.m.
April 8th – 9:00 a.m.
April 23rd – 1:00 p.m.
May 13th – 9:00 a.m.
May 28th – 1:00 p.m.
June 10th – 9:00 a.m.
June 25th – 1:00 p.m.
July 8th – 9:00 a.m.
July 30th – 1:00 p.m.
August 12th – 9:00 a.m.
August 27th – 1:00 p.m.
September 9th – 9:00 a.m.
September 24th – 1:00 p.m.
October 14th – 9:00 a.m.
October 29th – 1:00 p.m.
November 11th – 9:00 a.m.
November 19th – 1:00 p.m.
December 9th – 9:00 a.m.
December 17th – 1:00 p.m.Please RSVP for your orientation session to Maria Esparza,303-375-5815,
mesparza@foodbankrockies.org
January 25 February 22 March 15 April 26 May 17 June 21 July 19 August 16 September 20 October 18 November 15 December 20

I-76 – Ft Morgan, Sterling
Eastern – Limon,  Burlington
North Eastern – Akron, Wray, Julesburg
Tri County – Kiowa, Bailey, Fairplay

Castle Rock 

Main Mountain – Kremmling, Granby

Delivery Procedures & Instructions - all delivery agencies

 

Closures 2014
May 26 – Memorial Day
May 29 & 30 – Warehouse closed for inventory
June 25-30 – Warehouse closed for year end inventory
July 4 – Independence Day
July 31 – Warehouse closed for inventory
August 29 – Warehouse closed for inventory
September 1 – Labor Day
September 30 – Warehouse closed for inventory
October 31 – Warehouse closed for inventory
November 26 – Warehouse closed for inventory
November 27 & 28 – Thanksgiving
December 25 & 26 – Christmas
December 31 – Warehouse closed for inventory