Zeke

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Zeke decided in his early years that he wasn’t wanting for anything, so why not give back to those who are? Rather than stockpile the latest toys for his birthday party, he asked all his friends to donate food or money to FBR. That they did. Zeke, who’s currently growing his hair out to donate to Locks of Love, toured …

Souper Way to Fight Hunger

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As part of the nationwide NFL “Click for Cans” Promotion, Campbell’s Chunky Soup donated 1,000 cans of soup to FBR and left it to our creative discretion how to distribute it. We wanted to do something fun & interesting with this gigantic donation and knew that getting kids involved was the clear choice. The number of people in need is …

Hunger Relief…One Chicken at a Time

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What recently brought together FBR & Kroenke Sports staff, Colorado Rapids players, over 30 hunger relief organizations & a slew of dedicated volunteers? Chicken. A whole bunch of chicken. For the past 4 years Lift Up America has partnered with Tyson Foods Inc. & Kroenke Sports to help bring the gift of food to the less fortunate in Metro Denver. …

Savannah

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Hot was an understatement. But temperatures pushing 100 didn’t stop folks from coming out to the Produce and Health Fair in Northglenn this summer. Before the fair opened at 9:00 a.m., the line was already reaching beyond the block and around the corner. People were waiting for healthy food – food they could not otherwise afford. Volunteers scurried to ready …

Flashback to Sakic Celebrity Classic

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2008 proved to be another outstanding year for the Joe Sakic Celebrity Classic. This year’s sold out tournament drew Avalanche players, coaches & executives, Susie Wargin, Marc Moser, Jake Schroeder and many other generous supporters of FBR. Golfers enjoyed a gourmet breakfast before hitting the links. After the conclusion of a picture perfect day on the course, dinner & an …

Goblins and Ghouls Have a Bloody Good Time Volunteering at Food Bank of the Rockies!

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On Friday, September 26, twelve terrifying characters from area haunted houses descended on Food Bank of the Rockies to kick off the opening of their venues and promote a community food drive benefiting FBR. A green-eyed psychiatric patient, a grandpa not-so-fresh from the crypt, a scarecrow that would actually scare you, a few bloody beauties and several other horrific figures …

Ulysses

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Uly knows firsthand what it’s like to be without. He graciously tells the story of what brought him to serve on FBR’s Board of Directors in the video below. Check it out.

Joe & Debbie Sakic Bring Hope to the Table

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Fighting hunger is certainly not an easy task, but with the help from people like Joe and Debbie Sakic, our mission is made possible. On Friday, August 22nd, Joe & Debbie hosted their 11th annual event benefiting FBR. This year’s event took on a fresh look and feel. Guests enjoyed a cocktail reception, followed by a three course seated dinner …

What Do Ben Affleck & Senator Dick Durbin Have in Common?

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Excitement levels were high around FBR last week. And for good reason. Our parent organization, Feeding America, worked with the powers that be at the Democratic National Convention in organizing an event hosted by FBR that ended up drawing celebrities, politicians and over 70 members of national and local media. The main draw…Mr. Ben Affleck. Not the only draw however! …