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 …

Mike

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When you see a long line of people, you assume that there’s something worthwhile at the other end. Something worth waiting for. At Holy Ghost Church downtown Denver, that something is a PB&J sandwich and a bag of cookies. And for many folks, that sandwich is definitely worth waiting for. The line-up starts at 9:30am and by the time lunch …

Comcast Cares Day 2008

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Volunteers truly make our world go round here at FBR. This year, we expect to log over 63,000 hours to volunteer time…the equivalent of 29 full-time employees! Can you imagine where we would be without these dedicated individuals, groups, corporations and students? Because of their donations of time, we can serve 4.8 million more meals to our neighbors in need …

What Do FBR & American Idol Have in Common?

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45% of the children served through FBR’s partner agencies are kids. People around the state, the country and the world for that matter have a heart for kids in need. Proof of that fact came to FBR recently in the form of a grant totaling $24,414. FBR received this grant from Charity Projects Entertainment Fund and “IDOL GIVES BACK” to …

Joe & Debbie Sakic’s Dinner to Fight Hunger is Nearly Sold Out…Reserve Your Table Today!

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Join Joe & Debbie, Title Sponsor RBC Wealth Management, Josh Blue, 9NEWS, Denver Magazine and FM Sport Radio The FAN in raising funds for Food Bank of the Rockies’ Childrens’ Programs. Joe and Debbie Sakic are hosting an elegant evening of dining, laughter and luxury auction items on August 22nd, 2008 at the Inverness Hotel and Conference Center. A Cocktail …