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Take Us Out to the Ball Game

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There’s no better way to spend a 95 degree Denver day than a seat in the rock pile at Coors Field, a ball park hot dog, and camaraderie with co-workers. On July 22nd, Food Bank of the Rockies employees and their families were treated to an afternoon ball game to thank them for their dedication in the fight against hunger. …

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Dolerez, Naomi & Max

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Dolerez came to the United States 26 years ago in hopes of providing a better life for her 5 children. And that she did. One child is currently in law school and one is in the midst of obtaining a degree in social work. Between her 5 children, Dolorez has 8 grandchildren who spend time with her while their parents …

Partying with 5280 Provides 3,472 Meals

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From left: 5280’s Jena Platt & Remy Spreeuw & FBR’s Kevin Seggelke & Kristina Cordova For 15 years, 5280 Magazine has been an outlet for everything and anything Denverites could and should know about our Mile High City. Where to dine…where to shop…local talent…local people of interest…hot topics…pressing issues etc. Recently, they’ve taken on the issue of hunger as one …

A Visit From Senator Salazar

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FBR was honored to host a press conference with Senator Salazar and representatives from the Colorado Food Bank Assocation on Monday morning. The Senator spoke about the importance of the Farm Bill and spoke very highly of the work done through FBR and our sister food banks in Colorado. Kevin Seggelke, FBR’s CEO, joined Senator Salazar in packing a Commodities …

Loretta

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Loretta used to throw away food at meals. “Never did I believe that I’d be in this situation. I have college background and worked for the city for over 30 years. Retirement wasn’t supposed to bring this with it.” Her husband is on social security due to osteoporosis and most of their money has to go toward medical bills. Food …

Brandy

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Brandy is being raised by a single mom. Daycare is too expensive, so her mom had to quit her job. They sold their car due to the cost of fuel and maintenance, which means they walk where they need to go. Luckily a local food pantry is close to home. Otherwise they wouldn’t have enough food to get them through …

Commemorating 30 Years with the FBR Family

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When Food Bank of the Rockies was founded 30 years ago, the thought of distributing over 22 million pounds of food over the course of one year would have been mind boggling. In 1978, FBR was known as the Colorado Food Clearing House and operated from a 900-square-foot schoolroom in northwest Denver. Food was collected from nearby Safeway stores and …