Slalom Consulting Lets Food Bank of the Rockies Do the Shopping

Janie Gianotsos Canned Food Drive, Food & Fund Drive, Fund Drive, Volunteer Opportunities

During the holidays, many businesses want to give back to their communities. Often, the first thought when wanting to help food banks is to host a traditional, non-perishable food drive. Food Bank of the Rockies accepts food drive donations and encourages people to clean out their pantries and donate unwanted but still nutritious items, especially during large food drives through …

Thank You CHS for Your Harvest for Hunger!

Janie Gianotsos Food & Fund Drive, Fund Drive, Newsy

Last week we were extremely grateful to receive a generous contribution from CHS employees, customers and partners! Everyone had a good time raising funds too. M&M Cooperative group held its first Cajun boil and mouse race in Yuma to benefit the Harvest for Hunger campaign. This event alone raised enough to provide 36,300 meals to  Food Bank of the Rockies! See photos …

Look What Four 5th Graders Can Accomplish!

Janie Gianotsos Food & Fund Drive, Fund Drive, Kung Food Fighters, Newsy

Teachers from Brown International School reached out to us with four students wanting to learn about hunger and help those in need in our community. At first the students were going to host a food drive.  After researching our website, touring our facility and learning about our Quarters for Kids campaign, part of the Kung Food Fighters® Kids Club, and how 25 cents contributed to …

#Surprisingly TCF!

Janie Gianotsos Canned Food Drive, Food & Fund Drive, Fund Drive, Newsy

  Perhaps you caught a glimpse of the TCF team popping up around town surprising people with free lunch, free coffee and more. You may also have noticed Food Bank of the Rockies barrels at TCF branches throughout Metro Denver. TCF Bank decided to make a difference in a different way last month, helping the hungry in Minneapolis, Detroit, Chicago …

Hear Jeff’s Story and Help Stamp Out Hunger!

Janie Gianotsos Canned Food Drive, Food & Fund Drive, Fund Drive, Newsy

Jeff is a letter carrier and volunteering to head up Colorado’s Branch 47 for the National Letter Carriers Association (NALC) Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive. Helping to fight hunger is important to Jeff and his enthusiasm for the drive is delightful! Jeff has taken this drive to heart because he knows first hand what it’s like to not always know where …

Fighting Hunger is Disc-y Business!

Janie Gianotsos Food & Fund Drive, Fund Drive, Newsy

Wonderful friends of the food bank for many years, Mile High Disc Golf Club visited FBR to tour our warehouse and share contributions raised over the past disc golf season.   This generous organization and its players have been giving to the food bank for a very long time, helping to fight hunger in a big way. This year, we were …

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 …

It All Started With a PB&J

fbrockies Food & Fund Drive, Newsy

We sure do love innovative ideas that better the lives of our neighbors in need.  We received this email from a new friend of the food bank and wanted to share.  Be inspired.  And buy a sandwich card while you’re at it!    Dear Food Bank of the Rockies, Thanks for being so enthusiastic about my company, Food for Thoughts …

Century Link Makes a Huge Impact

fbrockies Food & Fund Drive

Century Link recently raised 130,000 pounds of food and more than $400,000 in cash during their national food drive.  Because their donations exceeded the $1 million dollar mark, the match dollars were divided among the beneficiaries of their 2013 food drive across the country.  Food Bank of the Rockies was blessed to be included in that list!  The CenturyLink Foundation committed to …

9 Cares and King Soopers Brings Hope – All Year Round

fbrockies Food & Fund Drive, Newsy

Last week, we were blessed with yet another outpouring of generosity through 9Cares Colorado Shares and King Soopers.  Coloradans came forward to fight hunger and donated over 14,000 pounds of food and purchased boxes which provided an additional 130,000 pound of food through our friends at King Soopers!  This past Thursday, over 100 hunger relief agency partners lined up at …