Two Aurora Schools Recognize Food Bank of the Rockies

Janie Gianotsos Faces of Food Bank, Faces of Hunger, Kung Food Fighters, Newsy

We’re thrilled Boston Elementary and Paris Elementary recognized FBR and our team for the work we do to support Communities in Schools. Both elementaries partner with FBR through our Totes of Hope® weekend food program, ensuring the 280 kids in their combined programs have nourishment when school meals aren’t available. Communities In Schools works directly with schools, building relationships that …

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 …

Charlotte and Claire Bake for Hope

Janie Gianotsos Kung Food Fighters, Newsy

Sisters Charlotte and Claire wanted to help hungry kids. Together, with their mom, they baked treats and sold them to raise funds for Food Bank of the Rockies. Charlotte baked cookies and cream cookies and lemon tarts and her sister baked sugar cookies.  They came for a tour to see how their funds would help and learn a little more …

Brighton Vacation Bible School Kids Feed Hope!

Janie Gianotsos Fund Drive, Kung Food Fighters, Newsy

Who says you’re too young to make a difference? Certainly that’s not the case for students at Brighton United Methodist Church’s Vacation Bible School. VBS coordinator Deb Freidholm, shared with the students how the church participates in the Totes of Hope™ program for kids in need in the community and how it’s important to give back to families and friends …

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 …

Garrett’s Birthday Means More Meals for Hungry Families

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

Kids like Garrett give us hope for the future.  For the past three years, Garrett has asked for food and fund donations on his birthday in lieu of gifts. Each year, his contribution grows almost as much as he does.  This year’s drive collected enough food and funds to provide almost 3,000 meals! Thank you Garrett for caring about others …