Ways to Help in November

Janie Gianotsos Newsy

Thanksgiving is right around the corner. We get lots of calls from people wanting to help us serve Thanksgiving dinner.  What some people don’t know about Food Bank of the Rockies is that we don’t actually serve any meals at our warehouse.  If you’ve never visited, here’s a fun video to give you and idea of how we feed our …

When it Comes to Feeding Kids, Food Bank of the Rockies doesn’t Monkey Around!

Janie Gianotsos Newsy

Imagine trying to study and only being able to focus on the pangs of hunger. Sadly, one in seven children in Colorado don’t have to imagine. They live in food insecure households, and sometimes worry where they’ll find there next meal. Food Bank of the Rockies shares almost half the food we distribute with children. It’s our mission to ensure …

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 Nationwide Foundation!

Janie Gianotsos Newsy, Thank You

Longtime supporter, Nationwide Foundation has once again stepped up to support our mission! We received a generous grant from Nationwide Foundation to help us in the way most needed the last two months of our fiscal year. This grant not only allowed us provide 140,000 meals, it also contributed to our recording setting year of distributing more than 70 million …

Mobile Pantries in Wyoming Get Help from Starbucks!

Janie Gianotsos Newsy, Thank You

Food Bank of the Rockies’ mobile pantry program is 100% donor funded. We host mobile pantries throughout the 30 Colorado counties we support as well as the entire state of Wyoming. Recently, Food Bank of the Rockies was awarded a $10,000 gift from Starbucks to support our Wyoming efforts. These funds will help fund distributions throughout the summer. Hosting mobile …

It’s Red Nose Day!

Janie Gianotsos Events, Newsy

With the generous support of millions of Americans, hundreds of celebrities, and key partners, Red Nose Day has raised nearly $150 million since launching in the U.S. in 2015. Funds raised are evenly split to support domestic and international programs that ensure children in need are safe, healthy, and educated. Food Bank of the Rockies has benefited from Red Nose …