We’re Helping Seniors During Older Americans Month and Every Month!

Janie Gianotsos Newsy

Beverly suffers from cancer, lives on a fixed income and struggles to find enough money to pay for basic necessities. She receives food through one of our partner agencies and is so grateful for the nourishment to help her through the month. May is Older Americans Month. Many of the seniors we and our partner agencies help are dealing with …

Did You Know Food Bank of the Rockies is “Green”?

Janie Gianotsos Newsy

Happy Earth Day! Did you know Food Bank of the Rockies is “green”? In addition to recycling our cardboard and plastic, we recycle food! Last year we safely picked up and distributed enough food from local retailers through our Denver’s Table Food Rescue program to provide more than 8.1 million meals. Instead of filling up landfills, this nutritious food will fill the …

CHS Harvest for Hunger Helps Feed More this Year!

Janie Gianotsos Food & Fund Drive, Fund Drive, Newsy

We are amazed by the tremendous efforts of CHS Country Operations in Wray, Washington and Yuma! Through three Cajun Boil & Mouse Race events, the local business unit of CHS Country Operations raised $38,221 and with added contributions by CHS of $22,625, they raised a grand total of $60,846 as part of this year’s CHS Harvest for Hunger food and …

Remodeling to Meet the Growing Need

Janie Gianotsos Newsy

When we moved into our current location in 2006, we estimated we’d need to expand in about 15 years to keep meeting the demand.  We didn’t anticipate the Great Recession and the population growth our region is experiencing. Thanks to expanded relationships with generous local retail, wholesale and manufacturing partners, we’ve grown faster than expected to meet the increased need.  …

Congratulations Paul Berteau, 2015 Betty Van Hook Award Winner!

Janie Gianotsos Newsy

Each year, in loving memory of long-time volunteer Betty Van Hook, we select a volunteer who exemplifies outstanding commitment to our mission.  This year, we’ve selected Paul Berteau, who’s been helping out FBR since October, 1997. Paul first learned about the food bank after reading an article in Parade magazine about how important the gift of time is, particularly to …

A Whole Lotta Food!

Janie Gianotsos Newsy

Food Bank of the Rockies Get’s Food From Whole Food’s Feed 4 More! We were excited to be recipients of Whole Food’s Feed 4 More, a donation program to encourage shoppers to contribute towards the feeding of a family of four. Across the nation, Whole Foods stores and their customers have set a nationwide goal to feed one million people across …

White Crown Credit Union and their Members – White Knights Helping Us Fight Hunger!

Janie Gianotsos Food & Fund Drive, Fund Drive, Newsy

Since 2008, White Crown Credit Union and their members have partnered with Food Bank of the Rockies, making a big difference for our hungry neighbors.  The credit union spirit is about “People Helping People” – a concept White Crown truly exemplifies.  Yesterday, they contributed funds to provide 14,600 meals, bringing their lifetime total to nearly 210,000 meals for our community! …

Fighting Hunger is in the Bag!

Janie Gianotsos Newsy

We love our friends at Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage!   Not only are they saving the world one bag at a time, they’re also helping us feed hope and nourish our neighbors. Natural Grocers does not offer plastic or paper bags.  Shoppers can bring in their own bags or use recycled boxes provided by the store. Every time you …