Happy Trails to Olive Crawford

Janie Gianotsos Faces of Food Bank, Newsy, Volunteer Opportunities

People come into your life for a reason, a season and a lifetime.  For those who worked or volunteered with Food Bank of the Rockies anytime in the past 32 years, chances are, their lives have been touched by Olive Crawford. With both joy and sadness, on September 30, we wished Olive a bittersweet “Happy Trails” as she headed off for …

Honeymoon on 45th Avenue

Janie Gianotsos Newsy, Volunteer Opportunities

Food Bank of the Rockies enjoys many volunteers passing through Colorado from other parts of the country, but it’s not often we get to meet them on their honeymoon. Tim and Carrie-Lynn are no strangers to food banking. They met while volunteering at Greater Chicago Food Depository, a fellow Feeding America food bank. Now they’re both employed by the organization …

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 …

At-Home Dads Lend a Hand at FBR

Janie Gianotsos Newsy, Volunteer Opportunities

Our warehouse was bustling with volunteers last Friday morning and we had some special guests filling orders in our distribution area.  The National At-Home Dad Network hosted their 18th annual convention right here in Denver over the weekend. Several members came from across the country and wanted to give back while they were here. We had a chance to visit …

Medical Center of Aurora Family Day

fbrockies Large Group Volunteering, Volunteer Opportunities

We often get groups who are interested in bringing families and kiddos to FBR to volunteer.  As a result, we have organized a number of Family Volunteer Days.  On Saturday, August 3rd, The Medical Center of Aurora brought an awesome group of 46 volunteers of all ages to help us pack backpacks full of schools supplies, sort reclamation food and …

Generosity – to the Maxx

fbrockies Newsy, Volunteer Opportunities

August 28, a group of 13 go-getters from TJ Maxx volunteered in our reclamation area.  In addition to their donation of time, the company gifted us with a check that will provide 10,000 meals to our neighbors in need!  We love partnering with new groups who are so excited and dedicated to fighting hunger in Colorado.  Thanks TJ Maxx!  We …