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! …

Arely, Isabel & Githzell

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The students at Smith Elementary & Whittier Elementary in Denver don’t live in an upscale area of town. Many of them find themselves wondering where their next meal will come from. When these kids were asked to choose a charitable cause to focus their efforts on, they read books, researched and decided to focus their energy on the issue of …

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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 …