200 Blue Shirts Join Forces in the Fight Against Hunger

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One person can make a big difference in the fight against hunger….200 people joining forces for 6 hours on a given Saturday can make a HUGE difference! This past Saturday, more than 3,000 local Comcast employees and their families and friends volunteered at more than 25 community organizations across Colorado as part of Comcast’s eighth annual “Comcast Cares Day.” This …

A Kid Who Cares

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When Kian first volunteered at FBR with his school, he enjoyed it so much, he convinced his mom to let him come help the food bank on a permanent basis. He even promised to complete his homework each afternoon before volunteering. We know when 14 year old Kian arrives on Tuesday evenings because he lights up the warehouse with his …

Toasting 18 Years of Dedicated Service

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After 18 years of dedicated service to Food Bank of the Rockies, Barbara Arko, Vice President ofDevelopment, has retired. Barbara came to FBR after a long career in Development for the Arts – her other love. She was responsible for overseeing all fundraising activities, board member recruitment and annual, capital and endowment campaigns. She also served as FBR’s interim CEO …

It Takes a Village

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Thanksgiving is less than a week away. Folks all over our city are uniting to provide food to those who can’t afford a typical turkey & stuffing meal. Working at FBR provides a pretty cool opportunity to see firsthand the donations that are coming in. Last week we welcomed a truck full of onions from Sakata Farms in Brighton into …

Zeke

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Zeke decided in his early years that he wasn’t wanting for anything, so why not give back to those who are? Rather than stockpile the latest toys for his birthday party, he asked all his friends to donate food or money to FBR. That they did. Zeke, who’s currently growing his hair out to donate to Locks of Love, toured …

What Do Ben Affleck & Senator Dick Durbin Have in Common?

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Excitement levels were high around FBR last week. And for good reason. Our parent organization, Feeding America, worked with the powers that be at the Democratic National Convention in organizing an event hosted by FBR that ended up drawing celebrities, politicians and over 70 members of national and local media. The main draw…Mr. Ben Affleck. Not the only draw however! …

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Take Us Out to the Ball Game

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There’s no better way to spend a 95 degree Denver day than a seat in the rock pile at Coors Field, a ball park hot dog, and camaraderie with co-workers. On July 22nd, Food Bank of the Rockies employees and their families were treated to an afternoon ball game to thank them for their dedication in the fight against hunger. …

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