You Can Help Fill a Truck with Produce Thanks to a Matching Gift From CoBank

Cait Barnett Food & Fund Drive, Fund Drive

September is Hunger Action Month and Food Bank of the Rockies wants to support families facing hunger by distributing more fresh, nutritious produce. Often, families struggling with finances don’t have the money to buy healthy, wholesome food. With your help we can make sure these families have access to fresh fruits and vegetables. Now through the end of September, gifts …

A Corny Tradition We Adore

Janie Gianotsos Events, Food & Fund Drive, Large Group Volunteering, Newsy, Thank You

When a community comes together, beautiful things grow! In this case, beautiful corn. Eight years ago, Mike Kosman and his family decided to share some of their land, resources and expertise to grow corn for the hungry. They reached out for support from the local community. Donations of seeds and offers from volunteers made the idea a reality – and …

Sacking Hunger Brings Families Hope!

Janie Gianotsos Food & Fund Drive, Newsy

We love it when the Broncos make sacks – especially when those sacks help feed hungry families! Today, we received a generous gift from Extraction Oil & Gas. Their “Sacking Hunger” promotion donates $1,000 for every Bronco sack. Last year’s 44 sacks will help provide 176,000 meals! Wow! Thank you Extraction Oil & Gas for helping us bring food and …

Thank You Ardent Mills and Sponsors!

Janie Gianotsos Food & Fund Drive, Newsy, Thank You

New single-day fundraising record makes 800,000 meals possible! We’re so grateful for our friends at  Ardent Mills, the premier flour-milling and ingredient company headquartered right here in Denver! This amazing organization joined forces with many of its vendors, suppliers and carriers to contribute $200,000 for Food Bank of the Rockies with its fourth annual Colorado charity golf tournament, held at …

Young Hunger Heroes Spark Change

Janie Gianotsos Food & Fund Drive, Kung Food Fighters, Newsy

It’s amazing what a group of young people can do when they come together to support the causes they care about! The Spark Change program, offered through Young Americans Center for Financial Education, allows students to give back to their communities and practice leadership. Food Bank of the Rockies was recently honored with a $500 Spark Change donation from a …

Sister Act

Janie Gianotsos Canned Food Drive, Food & Fund Drive, Fund Drive, Kung Food Fighters, Newsy

Sierra and Audrey Not wanting to be outdone by little sister Audrey, featured in this post, 7 year old Sierra, along with her sister, held a “fabulous Spring Celebration”, asking guests to bring food and fund donations to their party, even creating an invitation with Food Bank of the Rockies’ logo. The family stopped by the food bank for a …

We Love it When Kids Give Back!

Janie Gianotsos Food & Fund Drive, Fund Drive, Kung Food Fighters, Newsy

Food Bank of the Rockies was delighted to be invited to the graduation ceremony at Patterson Elementary School in Jefferson County. The 3rd graders at Patterson learned about economics and giving back. They hosted a Teddy Bear Tea.  The kids made Teddy Bears in art class and had the option of allowing their Teddy Bears to be auctioned at the …

Midas Drives Out Hunger in Denver

Janie Gianotsos Food & Fund Drive, Newsy

Food Bank of the Rockies was excited to join Midas as the local beneficiary for Midas’ hunger-fighting road trip.  For every #1Mile1Meal shared through Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, the truck drove another mile and Midas donated a meal. The stop in Denver featured free BBQ, lemonade and giveaways. And Midas is offering free oil changes at participating Midas locations for …