Healthy & Affordable Cooking Education at Food Bank

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FBR offers a range of food items to our agencies.  Many items are staples but some leave agencies wondering, “How can I best use this to serve clients or teach clients how to use this at home?”   We aim to help our agencies utilize the food received from FBR in various ways.  In early October, our friend Chef Jackson Lamb volunteered his time, alongside our own Chef …

1 million Meals for Colorado Kids

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This was the 15th year Joe and Debbie Sakic have dedicated their time and efforts to fighting childhood hunger in Colorado through FBR.  And it was our most successful year to date.  On August 23, golfers united at stunningly beautiful Sanctuary for a picture perfect day on the course.  The weather was mild with just the right amount of cloud cover and lucky for us, temperature decided …

Put On Your Running Shoes!

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Panera Bread’s sixth annual Panerathon 5K and 10K to Fight Hunger is coming up quickly! On Sunday, September 16 the event will take place at the Panera Bread in the Shops at Walnut Creek, located at 10450 Towncenter Drive in Westminster, Colorado. Races include a 5K walk/run and 10K run starting at 8:00 a.m. that wind through the Westminster Trail …

2 Weeks and Counting!

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We’ve been busy busy with all things Sakic this week!  With Joe’s celebrity golf tournament and the Joe and Debbie Sakic Bringing Hope to the Table Celebration approaching (2 weeks from today), we’ve been in event mode.  Our CEO, Kevin Seggelke was joined by presenting sponsors, RBC Wealth Management and CoBank on Channel 2’s “Colorado’s Best” on Tuesday morning.  Check out …

An Event Not to be Missed!

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Colorado has the fastest growing rate of childhood poverty in the nation. With poverty comes the reality that many Colorado kids don’t have the means to receive regular meals.  Not to mention healthy meals.  While hunger at any age is debilitating, it is especially hard on children.  We all bear the costs down the road when children aren’t nourished at …

Bruce Randolph Students in Action

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Last year marked the first annual Students in Action: Continuing the Legacy day of service for high school students at Bruce Randolph School. This year, the tradition of service continued.  Last Friday, a total of 750 students, teachers, staff members, and community volunteers went out into Denver and provided approximately 3,400 volunteer hours.  FBR was blessed with 80 volunteers as …

100 Kids, 200,000 Eggs and a Bunny…

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THANKS to Rachel Kemble for volunteering her time and talents in photographing this event.  This past Thursday, Colorado egg farmers and students hopped to help those in need by donating more than 250,000 eggs to FBR and other Colorado food banks.  Colorado Chefs and Commissioner of Agriculture, John Salazar, flipped and served omelets to honor Newlon Elementary Students who also enjoyed …

Join MasterChef Star, Jake Gandolfo, in Fighting Hunger in CO

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Check out this one of a kind, can’t miss event benefiting FBR. “Roll on over” on April 29th from 2pm-8pm to Mile High Spirits on Larimer and meet MasterChef star, Jake Gandolfo, sample food truck eats and enjoy mouth watering libations from Mile High Spirits. The fun doesn’t stop there.  Check out Denver Westword‘s informative article below and we’ll hope to see you there!Crock …

Feeding Tummies During Spring Break

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We’re blessed to have the opportunity to work with outstanding donors, volunteers, agencies, community members and foundations, all contributing to the fight against hunger. One group we’re especially grateful for this week is the Epworth Foundation. This group, full of heart and passion for Denver kids, contacted us about a Spring Break camp they organize for 500 local kids. During …

A Record Shattering $1,143,190!

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Dom and Jane and the Mix 100 crew have been blessing us with their annual Dom and Jane Charity Marathon for 13 years running.  The total of money pledged through this 2 day radioathon grows every year.  And we’re ecstatic to report that the trend continued this year…an unbelievable amount!  13 years ago, we never would have imagined raising over …