Enter the Faces of Hunger Photo Contest Today!

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In an effort to raise awareness about the reality of hunger in our community, we’ve joined forces with Denver Magazine, Channel 2 The Deuce and FOX 31 for the Faces of Hunger Photo Contest. There are hundreds of thousands of people living in our own backyard who are struggling to put food on the table. It could be your neighbor, …

Panerathon – A GREAT Way to Spend a Sunday Morning

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Mark your calendars! Panera Bread is sponsoring its 3rd Annual Panerathon 5K race in Colorado. Proceeds from race sponsorships and registration fees benefit Food Bank of the Rockies. Over 73,000 meals have been provided to neighbors in need through the success of Panerathon! Rally your friends, family, co-workers and neighbors to join us on Sunday, September 13th at the Westminster …

Stamping Out Hunger…17 Years Running!

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On May 9,2009 the 17th annual National Association of Letter Carriers Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive had letter carriers around Colorado busy! Throughout the country, letter carriers picked up food donations from mail boxes along their routes. How does the day work? We’ve laid out a brief(ish) play by play to guide you through the schedule of getting the food …

Fighting Hunger, Springsteen Style

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“The Boss” graced Denver with his legendary presence on Friday night. Those fortunate enough to find themselves at the Pepsi Center listened to hours of powerful music and generously responded to Mr. Springsteen encouraging them to donate to Food Bank of the Rockies. He said, “We’ve lived in some tough times, but this is unusual” and asked folks to donate …

Things are Hoppin’ at FBR!

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April 8th was a busy Wednesday at FBR! It’s not often that we’re served the very food that’s being donated, but yesterday that was the case. The Colorado Egg Producers donated 194,000 eggs to FBR all while cooking up fresh omelette’s for our volunteers and staff! As if that wasn’t excitement enough, the Easter Bunny showed up and took pictures …

The Perfect Sanctuary…The Finest Cuisine

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Plans are underway for the 2009 Joe Sakic Celebrity Classic and Joe & Debbie Sakic Bringing Hope to the Table Celebration! Join Joe & Debbie Sakic, Food Bank of the Rockies & 5280 Magazine for an unforgettable day of golf & an elegant evening of entertainment & fine dining. Joe Sakic Celebrity ClassicSanctuary Golf Course – August 27, 2009 Joe …

Dom & Jane = 6,887,880 Meals!

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For the past 10 years, right before Thanksgiving, MIX 100’s Dom & Jane stay on the radio 24 hours over a two day period to raise money for Food Bank of the Rockies. Their amazing dedication to fighting hunger for our neighbors in need has turned this event into one of the largest fundraisers for FBR. Through the past 10 …

Rapids Bowl for Charity

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When The Colorado Rapids moved into our Denver FBR neighborhood, we were excited about the possibility of partnering with them in the fight against hunger. We didn’t realize just how involved they would be willing to become! As you saw in a recent post, the team participated in our Tyson Chicken Lift Up America event at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park …

Friday Night with Will

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Shaking hands with and accepting a check from Will Smith. Can’t ask for much more on a random November Friday night. Will was in town this past weekend for the red carpet premier of his new movie “Seven Pounds.” When we got the call that Will and Sony Pictures wanted to incorporate FBR into the evening by donating a check …

Our Annual Media Frenzy

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What do you get when you mix local media personalities, shopping carts, a 3 minute shopping frenzy & fierce competitive drives? You get the 16th Annual Shop O Rama at Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage. To kick-off the 2008 “Check Out Hunger” program, an easy way for people to donate to children’s programs through Food Bank of the Rockies’ Nutrition …