Hear Jeff’s Story and Help Stamp Out Hunger!

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

Jeff is a letter carrier and volunteering to head up Colorado’s Branch 47 for the National Letter Carriers Association (NALC) Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive. Helping to fight hunger is important to Jeff and his enthusiasm for the drive is delightful! Jeff has taken this drive to heart because he knows first hand what it’s like to not always know where …

Fighting Hunger is Disc-y Business!

Janie Gianotsos Food & Fund Drive, Fund Drive, Newsy

Wonderful friends of the food bank for many years, Mile High Disc Golf Club visited FBR to tour our warehouse and share contributions raised over the past disc golf season.   This generous organization and its players have been giving to the food bank for a very long time, helping to fight hunger in a big way. This year, we were …

First Graders Help the Food Bank Provide 828 Meals!

Janie Gianotsos Fund Drive, Kung Food Fighters, Newsy

Peabody Elementary first grade classes greeted us with a warm welcome last week. Over the holidays, the three classes participated in the Kung Food Fighters Kids Club’s Quarters for Kids  campaign. The students raised $207.05 which translates to 828 meals! We visited the school to pick up the coins and had a chance to talk with the students.  When asked …

Never Too Small To Fight Hunger

fbrockies Fund Drive, Kung Food Fighters, Newsy

Not long ago, one of our youngest donors stopped by to drop off a contribution and tour the food bank.  Hannah is only five, but as soon as you meet her, you immediately realize she has wisdom and compassion far beyond her years.  This caring kindergartener saved her allowance and brought in $12 to share with hungry kids.  We were …

Tom and Ed did it Again!

Janie Gianotsos Fund Drive, Newsy

One of the most enjoyable private Christmas displays you’ll ever see is located near 58th and Ward Road in Arvada.  Stop by Tom and Ed’s place during the holidays and you’ll be treated to twinkly lights moving to music and bringing lots of joy to the crowd. Tom and Ed do this purely for the love of it each year …

Lemonade, Goats and Siblings – a Perfect Combination to Fight Hunger

fbrockies Fund Drive, Kung Food Fighters, Newsy

Meet Kayla, 8 and Michael, 7, Kung Food Fighters extraordinaire! This sister and brother duo attended our Kung Food Fighters Kids Club pizza party and learned about the Quarters for Kids campaign.  They wanted to help and after brainstorming with mom, they decided to spend the day at Sloan’s Lake, offering lemonade and goat petting for donations. When they came …

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 …

40,000 More Meals, Just in Time for the Holidays!

Janie Gianotsos Fund Drive, Newsy

Jessica Rink, Corporate Social Responsibility Project Manager for Bank of America stopped by the food bank yesterday with a wonderful gift. Thanks to a grant from Bank of America Charitable Foundation, Food Bank of the Rockies will be able to provide 40,000 meals to our neighbors in need, just in time for the holidays. The grant we received is part …

Kung Food Fighters Tour and Give Back!

fbrockies Fund Drive, Kung Food Fighters, Newsy

When we launched the Kung Food Fighters Kids Club a couple months back, we had no idea how many amazingly awesome kids would pop out of the wood work.  A couple weeks ago, we hosted a private tour for club members and their families, followed by a delicious breakfast provided by our in-house chef.   20 kiddos and their parents …