Brighton Vacation Bible School Kids Feed Hope!

Janie Gianotsos Fund Drive, Kung Food Fighters, Newsy

Who says you’re too young to make a difference? Certainly that’s not the case for students at Brighton United Methodist Church’s Vacation Bible School. VBS coordinator Deb Freidholm, shared with the students how the church participates in the Totes of Hope™ program for kids in need in the community and how it’s important to give back to families and friends …

Sister Act

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Sierra and Audrey Not wanting to be outdone by little sister Audrey, featured in this post, 7 year old Sierra, along with her sister, held a “fabulous Spring Celebration”, asking guests to bring food and fund donations to their party, even creating an invitation with Food Bank of the Rockies’ logo. The family stopped by the food bank for a …

We Love it When Kids Give Back!

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Food Bank of the Rockies was delighted to be invited to the graduation ceremony at Patterson Elementary School in Jefferson County. The 3rd graders at Patterson learned about economics and giving back. They hosted a Teddy Bear Tea.  The kids made Teddy Bears in art class and had the option of allowing their Teddy Bears to be auctioned at the …

Garrett’s Birthday Means More Meals for Hungry Families

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Kids like Garrett give us hope for the future.  For the past three years, Garrett has asked for food and fund donations on his birthday in lieu of gifts. Each year, his contribution grows almost as much as he does.  This year’s drive collected enough food and funds to provide almost 3,000 meals! Thank you Garrett for caring about others …

40,000 More Meals for the New Year Thanks to PCL Construction Denver!

Janie Gianotsos Fund Drive, Newsy

Much of Colorado’s economy is booming. But not everyone is experiencing this tremendous growth. For many in our community, earning enough to put food on the table is still a struggle. And in our service area, where oil and gas are key industries for good paying jobs, many families are experiencing lay-offs and reduced wages. FBR and our partner agencies …

Have a Stress-Free Black Friday – Give eCard Honor Gift Contributions!

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Honor Gift Contributions with eCards is an Easy-to-Give Gift that will Feed Hungry Families! Consider sending honorary contributions and holiday themed eCards to let your dear ones know you care this season. Giving an honor gift is easy! Visit our holiday contribution form online Choose your contribution amount and enter your credit card information Select your card theme Fill in a …

Michael and Virgil Biked for Backpacks!

Janie Gianotsos Fund Drive, Newsy

Michael and Virgil have strong legs. They also have big hearts. This dynamic duo pedaled from the Denver Tech Center over the mountains to Vail and back on a 5-day adventure to feed kids.  This is their second year supporting Bike for Backpacks, a cross country bike tour to raise awareness and provide food for hungry kids by supporting food …

Ardent Mills Tee’s Up to Fight Hunger

Janie Gianotsos Fund Drive, Newsy

Our friends at Ardent Mills know that people cannot live by bread alone.  Sometimes you need to raise a little dough! The largest flour miller in the U.S. has been a tremendous hunger fighting partner with Food Bank of the Rockies since their headquarters moved to Denver last year.  This year, not only did they donate food, their staff also volunteered more …