Mission: Food Bank of the Rockies'' mission is to end hunger by efficiently procuring & distributing food & essentials to people in need through our partner agencies in metro Denver, Northern Colorado & Wyoming.
Programs: Last year Food Bank of the Rockies (FBR) distributed nearly 25 Million pounds of food to more than 1000 hunger relief programs in Metro Denver, Northern Colorado and Wyoming. FIGHTING HUNGER FEEDING HOPE - our central distribution program collects donations of food & essential items, then sorts, cleans, packages & distributes back to those in need. KIDS CAFE - served 238,000 after school meals to children at risk of hunger. TOTES of HOPE - Children - distributes totes filled with food each Friday to children who might not otherwise eate over the weekend. Totes of Hope- Seniors provides monthly food to some of our most vulnerable citizens at low-income centers. Food Rescue - last year this program collected & redistributed over 1 million pounds of prepared & perishable foods from all sectors of the hospitality & retail industry
This organization provides needed services and does it efficiently. My frequent interaction with management, staff and volunteers highlights the dedication and engagement these people have to the mission. I have volunteered in the warehouse and am currently serving as a board member.
Hardest working most caring group of people I have every dealt with in a non-profit organization. When hearing stories of the people the food has helped it make you want to work even harder for this organization.