Congratulations Bob Kelly – 2018 Betty Van Hook Award Winner

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

Each year, we present the Betty Van Hook Memorial Award to one of Food Bank of the Rockies’ outstanding volunteers who embodies Betty’s zeal, passion and commitment to our mission. Congratulations to our 2018 award winner, Bob Kelly! Bob started volunteering at FBR ten years ago to make an impact on hungry kids and their families. You’ll find Bob helping …

A Perfect Day for Panerathon

Janie Gianotsos Events, Newsy

On a crisply beautiful September morning, runners laced up their shoes, some even leashed up their pups, to walk, jog, run and race through the 5 and 10K courses for this year’s Panerathon.   Kids joined Colorado Rapids mascot, Franz the Fox and Shoe Dog, the Dalmatian from Road Runner Sports, for the fun run.  Participants enjoyed face painting, games, …

Ag Day is Awesome!

Janie Gianotsos Events, Food & Fund Drive, Newsy

Yesterday, we had the pleasure of representing Feeding Colorado to celebrate Colorado Agriculture Day, aka “Ag” Day. Colorado’s diverse agriculture and food industry contributes greatly to our way of life and they are generous friends to food banks across the state. Our CEO, Kevin had the pleasure of speaking during the press conference, judging amazing culinary creations and celebrating the …

Panera Bread Gives Back

Janie Gianotsos Events, Fund Drive, Large Group Volunteering, Newsy

Panera Bread is volunteering at our warehouse today. We asked them to share a little bit about how they make a difference. We are very grateful for their partnership and look forward to providing many meals to our community because of their and their customers’ generosity! At Panera Bread®, we believe in giving back to the communities in which we …

Running for 50,000 Meals!

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      Panerathon.  It’s our favorite Sunday of the Food Bank year.  Over 800 people woke up at the crack of dawn and gathered this year in an effort to fight hunger and feed their bodies with exercise and delicious food from our friends at Panera Bread.  For the 7th year in a row, we were blessed with beautiful …

Lace Up Those Running Shoes

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  Hard to believe that we’re gearing up for our 7th Annual Panerathon!  Join us and our awesome friends at Panera Bread on Sunday, September 22nd, for this 5K & 10K.  It’s a great activity for competitive racers, runners, walkers and families. Enjoy the scenic views of the front range while winding your way through the challenging yet accessible course …

An Eggcelent Thursday

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Colorado egg farmers were proud to help the Easter Bunny out again this year. The seven local farms that make up the Colorado Egg Producers (CEP) Association donated more than 335,000 eggs to food banks throughout Colorado to ensure those in need had eggs in time for Easter. Of the total number of eggs, more than 280,000 were given to …

Contributions to Holiday Fund Drive for 9Cares Colorado Shares and King Soopers Make Easter Brighter

Janie Gianotsos Events, Newsy

  What a fun and busy day we’ve had at Food Bank of the Rockies!  Because of the generosity of everyone who contributed funds at King Soopers to 9Cares Colorado Shares last fall, we were able to distribute nearly 91,000 pounds of food to 95 local hunger relief agencies!  Thank you!! And another big thank you goes out to all the staff …