Darden Foundation Helps Food Bank of the Rockies Provide 76,000 meals!

Janie Gianotsos Newsy, Thank You

Thank You Darden Foundation! We’re excited to announce the receipt of a $19,000 grant from The Darden Foundation to assist in our efforts of providing help to people facing hunger. The generous unrestricted grant allows FBR  to provide 76,000 meals and allocate funds in areas the community needs the most, such as mobile pantries, fresh produce purchases and food programs for …

Families Have Diapers Thanks to Sam’s Club!

Janie Gianotsos Newsy

Sam’s Club Teams Up with Food Bank of the Rockies to Help Families in Need with Diapers Sam’s Club is working with Food Bank of the Rockies to help families stock their shelves with more than 1,100 cases of diapers. Nationally the company is partnering with the Feeding America® network of food banks to provide more than 40,000 boxes, or …

Thank You Ardent Mills and Sponsors!

Janie Gianotsos Food & Fund Drive, Newsy, Thank You

New single-day fundraising record makes 800,000 meals possible! We’re so grateful for our friends at  Ardent Mills, the premier flour-milling and ingredient company headquartered right here in Denver! This amazing organization joined forces with many of its vendors, suppliers and carriers to contribute $200,000 for Food Bank of the Rockies with its fourth annual Colorado charity golf tournament, held at …

Thank You Nationwide for Providing 140,000 Meals!

Janie Gianotsos Faces of Hunger, Newsy, Thank You

Nationwide is on our side! Food Bank of the Rockies is a grateful grant recipient once again. With Nationwide’s support through a generous grant, we’re able to provide 140,000 meals to hungry families. This gift will support children like “Farrah”. Farrah attends a school in north east metro Denver where more than 95% of the students receive free and reduced …

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 …

Congratulations Bob Kelly – 2018 Betty Van Hook Award Winner

Janie Gianotsos Events, Faces of Food Bank, Newsy, Thank You, Volunteer Opportunities

Each year, we present the Betty Van Hook Memorial Award to one of Food Bank of the Rockies’ outstanding volunteers who embodies Betty’s zeal, passion and commitment to our mission. Congratulations to our 2018 award winner, Bob Kelly! Bob started volunteering at FBR ten years ago to make an impact on hungry kids and their families. You’ll find Bob helping …

Vision and a Volvo Filled with Bread Launched the Way for Colorado’s Largest Human Services Nonprofit

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

It’s astounding how a big vision and taking the first small steps to make it happen can lead to exactly what you imagine. When we began researching the food bank’s history to commemorate our 40th anniversary, we found a photocopy of a letter Governor Dick Lamm sent to Kathy Hackwith Groth, lauding her efforts to start the Colorado Food Clearing …

Kids Have Breakfast Thanks to The Albertsons Companies Foundation

Janie Gianotsos Newsy, Thank You

  Food Bank of the Rockies is excited to provide breakfast in their Totes of Hope® program. Thanks to a generous grant of $83,392 from the Albertsons Company Foundation, the food bank will be able to provide more than 58,000 breakfasts for children living with food insecurity. One in six Colorado kids doesn’t always know where they’ll find their next …

Volunteers – We’re Counting on YOU to show up!

Janie Gianotsos Large Group Volunteering, Newsy, Volunteer Opportunities

Your Presence Is Critical Have you ever been stood up for a lunch date or a meeting? You’re expecting someone to arrive but they don’t show. It’s frustrating, isn’t it? When individuals or groups schedule a volunteer shift and then they don’t show up, it’s more than just frustrating – it impacts our entire organization, our network of hunger relief …