Over 4 Million Meals in 2 Days!

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  The 14th Annual Dom and Jane Charity Marathon took over the airwaves on Mix 100 last week Thursday and Friday!  Dom, Jane, Jeremy and Emily dedicated 2 full days on air, fighting hunger and feeding hope for FBR.  And man were they successful!  We’re overjoyed to announce a grand total of $1,153,652 from generous listeners and corporate donors!  Unbelievable!  We’re humbled …

Serving Up a Whole Lotta Hope

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Last Tuesday, 13 Colorado hospitality organizations from the Meetings Industry of Colorado (MIC) joined forces again for the 19th Annual Serving Up Hope (SUH) Luncheon to raise more than $22,000 for FBR!  This is a favorite of ours every year.  The food is fabulous and a tremendous amount of work goes into this successful luncheon event! The SUH Luncheon includes a …

Shop O Rama 2012

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For 20 years, media rock stars from our local TV and Radio stations gather to kick off “Check Out Hunger,” hosted by our friends at Natural Grocers.  This campaign raises funds for Food Bank of the Rockies’ (FBR) Children’s programs through the FBR Nutrition Network.  Teams of two strategize how they’ll fill up their grocery carts in three minutes, not …

Healthy & Affordable Cooking Education at Food Bank

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FBR offers a range of food items to our agencies.  Many items are staples but some leave agencies wondering, “How can I best use this to serve clients or teach clients how to use this at home?”   We aim to help our agencies utilize the food received from FBR in various ways.  In early October, our friend Chef Jackson Lamb volunteered his time, alongside our own Chef …

1 million Meals for Colorado Kids

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This was the 15th year Joe and Debbie Sakic have dedicated their time and efforts to fighting childhood hunger in Colorado through FBR.  And it was our most successful year to date.  On August 23, golfers united at stunningly beautiful Sanctuary for a picture perfect day on the course.  The weather was mild with just the right amount of cloud cover and lucky for us, temperature decided …

Put On Your Running Shoes!

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Panera Bread’s sixth annual Panerathon 5K and 10K to Fight Hunger is coming up quickly! On Sunday, September 16 the event will take place at the Panera Bread in the Shops at Walnut Creek, located at 10450 Towncenter Drive in Westminster, Colorado. Races include a 5K walk/run and 10K run starting at 8:00 a.m. that wind through the Westminster Trail …

2 Weeks and Counting!

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We’ve been busy busy with all things Sakic this week!  With Joe’s celebrity golf tournament and the Joe and Debbie Sakic Bringing Hope to the Table Celebration approaching (2 weeks from today), we’ve been in event mode.  Our CEO, Kevin Seggelke was joined by presenting sponsors, RBC Wealth Management and CoBank on Channel 2’s “Colorado’s Best” on Tuesday morning.  Check out …

An Event Not to be Missed!

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Colorado has the fastest growing rate of childhood poverty in the nation. With poverty comes the reality that many Colorado kids don’t have the means to receive regular meals.  Not to mention healthy meals.  While hunger at any age is debilitating, it is especially hard on children.  We all bear the costs down the road when children aren’t nourished at …

Bruce Randolph Students in Action

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Last year marked the first annual Students in Action: Continuing the Legacy day of service for high school students at Bruce Randolph School. This year, the tradition of service continued.  Last Friday, a total of 750 students, teachers, staff members, and community volunteers went out into Denver and provided approximately 3,400 volunteer hours.  FBR was blessed with 80 volunteers as …

100 Kids, 200,000 Eggs and a Bunny…

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THANKS to Rachel Kemble for volunteering her time and talents in photographing this event.  This past Thursday, Colorado egg farmers and students hopped to help those in need by donating more than 250,000 eggs to FBR and other Colorado food banks.  Colorado Chefs and Commissioner of Agriculture, John Salazar, flipped and served omelets to honor Newlon Elementary Students who also enjoyed …