Safeway & Albertsons Make Sure Kids Have Breakfast

Janie Gianotsos Faces of Hunger, Large Group Volunteering, Newsy

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Especially if you’re a growing kid.  This spring, Safeway and Albertsons’ Denver Division volunteered to help pack Totes of Hope® for students at Swansea Elementary to celebrate a very generous and important gift for hungry kids.  Most of the students at Swansea are on free and reduced lunch, living at or …

Look Who’s “Milling” Around Our Warehouse!

Janie Gianotsos Large Group Volunteering, Newsy

  A new group of volunteers helped us ring in Warehouse Wednesday this week.  A team of hardworking employees from the newly formed Ardent Mills sorted food, filled orders and even paired up some donated crutches. Ardent Mills, the largest flour miller in the U.S., combines the operations of ConAgra Mills and Horizon Milling, a joint venture of Cargill Inc. and CHS …

Arrow Electronics: A Bright Spark in the Fight Against Hunger!

Janie Gianotsos Large Group Volunteering, Newsy

Our friends at Arrow Electronics are no strangers to Fighting Hunger, Feeding Hope! They’ve been volunteering since 2011, sharing more than 1100 hours!  And they’ve contributed funds for nearly 222,000 meals!  It’s exciting to know this dedicated company now has corporate headquarters in Colorado. We have a group that volunteers on a regular basis and last week we had 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 …

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 …

A Special Day at FBR

fbrockies Large Group Volunteering, Newsy

The people of this beautiful state have seen their share of heartache.  It’s in the difficult times that we ban together.   Residents of Aurora held a Day of Remembrance on Saturday, July 20, 2013, to mark the one-year anniversary of the move-theater shooting tragedy.  FBR was honored to be chosen by members of the city of Aurora as a volunteer …

XCEL Brings Their Energy

fbrockies Large Group Volunteering, Newsy

On September 7th, 58 representatives from XCEL Energy filled up our warehouse, volunteering their time and talents for FBR.  They packed an outstanding 5,000 Totes of Hope for Denver area kids to take home on weekends.  These totes provide meals that kiddos might not otherwise have access to.  They also packed boxes of food that will be distributed to clients …

King Soopers & The Broncos Serve Up Hope

fbrockies Large Group Volunteering, Newsy

Last Thursday, we spent our morning with friends from King Soopers and The Denver Bronco’s at FBR’s Montbello Mobile Pantry site.  These kind folks volunteered their time to serve the line of over 300 families in need of food assistance.  They smiled, ear to ear, at every individual walking through the line and made a beautiful impact on all those interacting with them.  The staff at …