Stories from the Shutdown

Janie Gianotsos Faces of Hunger, Newsy

                      Friday, January 18, 2019 Food Bank of the Rockies distributed food to about 200 families at mobile pantries in Denver and Lakewood. At Dick’s Sporing Goods Park, what started out as a chilly morning quickly turned into a wet, sleeting experience as volunteers helped each visitor load produce, meat …

Welcome Sue Ellen Rodwick, Western Slope Food Bank of the Rockies’ New Branch Manager

Janie Gianotsos Faces of Food Bank, Newsy, Western Slope

Sue Ellen, a Colorado native, grew up in Colorado Springs. Five years ago, she moved to Fruita and absolutely loves living on the Western Slope. The family-oriented, small town atmosphere is ideal for raising her preschool-aged son. Sue Ellen brings nonprofit experience from managing Goodwill’s Grand Junction retail store. And she brings heartfelt compassion for WSFBR’s mission too.  “When I …

Jess will Volunteer at 200 Feeding America Food Banks!

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

Meet Jess Kurti.  Jess was laid off from her job in 2012.  While she was in a good financial position, many of her coworkers weren’t.  She volunteered at her local food bank and learned that hunger was in more places than she ever expected.  She made it her mission to volunteer at all 200 Feeding America food banks!  We were …