Contributions to Holiday Fund Drive for 9Cares Colorado Shares and King Soopers Make Easter Brighter

Janie Gianotsos Events, Newsy

  What a fun and busy day we’ve had at Food Bank of the Rockies!  Because of the generosity of everyone who contributed funds at King Soopers to 9Cares Colorado Shares last fall, we were able to distribute nearly 91,000 pounds of food to 95 local hunger relief agencies!  Thank you!! And another big thank you goes out to all the staff …

Fighting Hunger at the Capitol

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For the past few years, we’ve been fortunate to benefit from the generosity of some of our favorite chefs, farmer, ranchers and legislators’ generosity and talents.  On March 19th, our own Kevin Seggelke accepted a HUGE check (as you can see below) from the Colorado Ag Council downtown at the beautiful Capitol building.  We were lucky enough to sample to delectable …

Teen Magician and Humanitarian, Derek McKee Thinks Inside the Box

Janie Gianotsos Kung Food Fighters, Newsy

If you’re just now meeting Derek McKee, you’re in for a treat. Derek, a senior at Heritage High School, has been taking the magic world by storm and gets to rub elbows with famous folks like Lance Burton and David Blaine.  Travelling the world, sharing his magic and positive energy, he’s already an acclaimed, award-winning magician. But when you meet …

5th Grader Collects Quarters

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Tyler wanted to organize a lemonade stand to raise money for those in need in his community, but the weather didn’t cooperate.  Instead, he and his mom found information on Food Bank of the Rockies’ website about our friend Kate.  Have you met Kate yet?  You can meet her here!  Tyler decided to host a Quarters for Kate drive  and …

8 Year Old Biker Making A Difference

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Check out what 8 year old CJ is doing to make a difference in the world.  He’s pretty amazing and encourages other kids to use their talents and hobbies to help others.  What do YOU enjoy doing that could be a cool way to give back?   Click here for the article about CJ!

Welcome Kids!

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  Hey kids!  We’re Chop Suey and Chop Louie and we’re pumped about our new Kung Food Fighters Kids Club!  Hopefully you’re going to join us and sign up to be a Kung Food Fighter.  Did you know that one out of every seven Coloradans don’t know where their next meal is coming from?  One of four kids, just like …

Faces of Food Bank: Adena

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  Adena is responsible for working directly with our 1,000+ agency partners.  She works hard at recruiting new agencies, monitoring current agency compliance with food safety certification, coordinates product recall info and many more agency… related tasks.  You can find Adena near the agency order window in the heart of our Denver warehouse.  One of her favorite aspects of working …

Wells Fargo Advisors Making a Difference

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Food Bank of the Rockies is excited to announce a gift from our longtime friends at Wells Fargo Advisors! They recently granted FBR with $25,000 and as a result of so many recommendations from Wells Fargo Advisors, an additional $2,600 was included with that grant. One in seven Coloradans don’t know where their next meal is coming from. Over 110,000 …