Food Bank of the Rockies Hires Erin Pulling as President and CEO

Janie Gianotsos Faces of Food Bank, From Our President and CEO, Newsy

Food Bank of the Rockies is excited to announce Erin Pulling will join the organization January 14, 2019 as President and CEO. Pulling brings two decades of deep understanding around the complex issues of hunger and food insecurity from her work in the nonprofit food and nutrition field.  Her passion for community engagement and core belief that volunteers, donors and …

The Mouth-Body Connection: A Link Between Oral Health and Overall Health

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Thank you Delta Dental for Sharing this Information for our Blog! The interconnection between oral health and overall health is amazing. A professor at University of Birmingham and head of the School of Dentistry once said, “The mouth is the doorway to the body, rather than a separate organ, and is the access point for bacteria to enter the bloodstream …

Hunger isn’t Always Visible

Janie Gianotsos Faces of Hunger, Large Group Volunteering, Newsy, Thank You

We met Mark volunteering with his company at our warehouse. Looking at this tall, athletic and successful business man, you’d never guess he was hungry throughout his entire childhood. People always ask him why he didn’t play sports as a kid. He tells us he couldn’t sustain physical activity due to lack of nutrition. “I can remember getting to school …

Jess will Volunteer at 200 Feeding America Food Banks!

Janie Gianotsos Faces of Food Bank, Newsy, Thank You, Volunteer Opportunities

Meet Jess Kurti.  Jess was laid off from her job in 2012.  While she was in a good financial position, many of her coworkers weren’t.  She volunteered at her local food bank and learned that hunger was in more places than she ever expected.  She made it her mission to volunteer at all 200 Feeding America food banks!  We were …

Darden Foundation Helps Food Bank of the Rockies Provide 76,000 meals!

Janie Gianotsos Newsy, Thank You

Thank You Darden Foundation! We’re excited to announce the receipt of a $19,000 grant from The Darden Foundation to assist in our efforts of providing help to people facing hunger. The generous unrestricted grant allows FBR  to provide 76,000 meals and allocate funds in areas the community needs the most, such as mobile pantries, fresh produce purchases and food programs for …

Families Have Diapers Thanks to Sam’s Club!

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Sam’s Club Teams Up with Food Bank of the Rockies to Help Families in Need with Diapers Sam’s Club is working with Food Bank of the Rockies to help families stock their shelves with more than 1,100 cases of diapers. Nationally the company is partnering with the Feeding America® network of food banks to provide more than 40,000 boxes, or …

Thank You Ardent Mills and Sponsors!

Janie Gianotsos Food & Fund Drive, Newsy, Thank You

New single-day fundraising record makes 800,000 meals possible! We’re so grateful for our friends at  Ardent Mills, the premier flour-milling and ingredient company headquartered right here in Denver! This amazing organization joined forces with many of its vendors, suppliers and carriers to contribute $200,000 for Food Bank of the Rockies with its fourth annual Colorado charity golf tournament, held at …

Walmart’s “Fight Hunger. Spark Change.” Campaign Provides 1.2 Million Meals to Food Bank of the Rockies!

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Food Bank of the Rockies, Walmart and Feeding America® are extending their thanks to everyone who helped raise 230 million meals nationwide for families who struggle with food insecurity as part of the 5th annual “Fight Hunger. Spark Change.” Campaign this April. Because the tremendous support from our local community, more than 1.2 million meals will be distributed in Food …