Here’s the Scoop about the Food in our Distribution Centers

Janie Gianotsos Newsy

When people visit our warehouses for the first time, they are always amazed at our size and scale.  The amount of food moving through our facilities is incredible, thanks in large part to you, our volunteers! This year we set a record, distributing enough food for more than 66.5 million meals! Depending on where you volunteer, you may only see …

Safeway’s Nourishing Neighbors Campaign – Ensuring Every Child has Breakfast

Janie Gianotsos Newsy

This month, when you visit the Safeway locations listed at the bottom of this post, you’ll see signs about the Nourishing Neighbors fundraiser, get the chance to donate at checkout, and help Food Bank of the Rockies! Safeway’s Nourishing Neighbors campaign alleviates childhood hunger in local communities by raising funds to ensure that every child in our neighborhood has access …

Fresh Food for Kids and Families

Janie Gianotsos Newsy, Thank You

Support from our community provides many opportunities to feed our neighbors facing hunger. Thanks to a grant from the Joy in Childhood Foundation, we can provide fresh meals to children and families with the purchase of a food sealer. Food Bank of the Rockies strives to provide nutritious food through our programs and has worked for many years on continuously …

Feeding Children’s Bodies and Minds This Summer

Janie Gianotsos Events, Newsy, Thank You

Food Bank of the Rockies is thrilled to join with Denver7 for the second year of distributing 2,700 new Scholastic books to children who receive meals at several of our mobile pantries and groceries at select Totes of Hope® sites throughout the metro area.  Denver7’s Read to Lead program provides the children’s books free through community programs serving children in …

Raytheon Technologies Supports Food Bank of the Rockies

Janie Gianotsos Newsy

Donation is part of the company’s $5 million dollar commitment to Feeding America to support increased need for food assistance. The need for food assistance in Colorado has increased dramatically as a result of the pandemic.  To help provide food and other essentials to our neighbors in need, Raytheon Technologies has committed $5 million to Feeding America to support local food …

Thank You, Jeff Bezos

Janie Gianotsos COVID-19 Response, Newsy, Thank You

Feeding America food banks across the country, including Food Bank of the Rockies, faced unprecedented challenges when COVID-19 hit our communities hard. Food Bank of the Rockies changed our entire distribution model and with our partner agencies, doubled the amount of food we normally distribute to people in need. Many of them are seeking aid for the first time. We …

Racism has no place in our world.

Janie Gianotsos Faces of Hunger, From Our President and CEO, Newsy

Dear Friends, These are incredibly difficult times with immense challenges impacting individuals, families, communities, and our entire country. Amidst the backdrop of an already devastating pandemic that continues to unfold across our nation and the world, we were shocked and saddened to witness the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, a tragedy preceded by too many other senseless killings of …

Thursday, May 21, 2020 is Digital Red Nose Day!

Janie Gianotsos Events, Newsy

Tomorrow, May 21, is Red Nose Day. Did you know about half the food Food Bank of the Rockies distributes will feed children? We benefit from Red Nose Day and this year the event is going virtual. You can get a digital red nose by contributing to the event here. This change allows everyone to do their part to stay …

Together, we are changing lives and making a big impact on our neighbors facing food insecurity during this crisis

Cait Barnett COVID-19 Response, Newsy

Food Bank of the Rockies distributed more food to more people in the past two months than in any two-month period in our history. We’re finding ways to navigate the ever-changing landscape of this pandemic. Here’s a summary of our efforts over the past nine weeks: We temporarily changed our distribution system, creating a strategic emergency support team of food …

We are meeting this difficult time head-on!

Cait Barnett COVID-19 Response, Newsy

These are challenging times as many of our friends and neighbors face lost wages and the hard decision of how to provide for themselves and their families. Over the past few weeks our community, our partners, and our organization have persevered through unprecedented challenges. Food Bank of the Rockies has restructured the way we operate to ensure our programs and …