A Perfect Day for Panerathon

Janie Gianotsos Events, Newsy

On a crisply beautiful September morning, runners laced up their shoes, some even leashed up their pups, to walk, jog, run and race through the 5 and 10K courses for this year’s Panerathon.   Kids joined Colorado Rapids mascot, Franz the Fox and Shoe Dog, the Dalmatian from Road Runner Sports, for the fun run.  Participants enjoyed face painting, games, …

Celebrating Summer Lunches with the Mayor, Miles and Ed McCaffrey

Janie Gianotsos Events, Kung Food Fighters, Newsy

School is out and summer lunches are served! Food Bank of the Rockies will be providing nutritious lunches to kids across our service area all summer. We’re supplying food for more than 70 sites, to kids who might not otherwise have enough healthy food at home. Kids munched on hamburgers or sandwiches, strawberries, sweet potato fries, salad and milk at …

Ag Day is Awesome!

Janie Gianotsos Events, Food & Fund Drive, Newsy

Yesterday, we had the pleasure of representing Feeding Colorado to celebrate Colorado Agriculture Day, aka “Ag” Day. Colorado’s diverse agriculture and food industry contributes greatly to our way of life and they are generous friends to food banks across the state. Our CEO, Kevin had the pleasure of speaking during the press conference, judging amazing culinary creations and celebrating the …

Panera Bread Gives Back

Janie Gianotsos Events, Fund Drive, Large Group Volunteering, Newsy

Panera Bread is volunteering at our warehouse today. We asked them to share a little bit about how they make a difference. We are very grateful for their partnership and look forward to providing many meals to our community because of their and their customers’ generosity! At Panera Bread®, we believe in giving back to the communities in which we …

Running for 50,000 Meals!

fbrockies Events

      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 …

Lace Up Those Running Shoes

fbrockies Events

  Hard to believe that we’re gearing up for our 7th Annual Panerathon!  Join us and our awesome friends at Panera Bread on Sunday, September 22nd, for this 5K & 10K.  It’s a great activity for competitive racers, runners, walkers and families. Enjoy the scenic views of the front range while winding your way through the challenging yet accessible course …

An Eggcelent Thursday

fbrockies Events, Newsy

Colorado egg farmers were proud to help the Easter Bunny out again this year. The seven local farms that make up the Colorado Egg Producers (CEP) Association donated more than 335,000 eggs to food banks throughout Colorado to ensure those in need had eggs in time for Easter. Of the total number of eggs, more than 280,000 were given to …

Contributions to Holiday Fund Drive for 9Cares Colorado Shares and King Soopers Make Easter Brighter

Janie Gianotsos Events, Newsy

  What a fun and busy day we’ve had at Food Bank of the Rockies!  Because of the generosity of everyone who contributed funds at King Soopers to 9Cares Colorado Shares last fall, we were able to distribute nearly 91,000 pounds of food to 95 local hunger relief agencies!  Thank you!! And another big thank you goes out to all the staff …

Fighting Hunger at the Capitol

fbrockies Events, Newsy

For the past few years, we’ve been fortunate to benefit from the generosity of some of our favorite chefs, farmer, ranchers and legislators’ generosity and talents.  On March 19th, our own Kevin Seggelke accepted a HUGE check (as you can see below) from the Colorado Ag Council downtown at the beautiful Capitol building.  We were lucky enough to sample to delectable …

Operation Free Bird

fbrockies Events, Newsy

This past Saturday, FBR was proud to take part in The 9th Annual Operation Free Bird,  put on by the Adams Country Sheriff’s Office and area Adams County Business and Community Organizations.  Over 3,600 families lined up at Rocky’s Auto on 64th Avenue and Federal Blvd. from 12noon-4pm to receive a reusable WalMart bag of food.  These 5 pound bags included Cranberry Sauce, …