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1 NOURISHINGNews Spring 2015 After a serious car accident, Mark found himself injured and unable to work. His family couldn t make ends meet on his wife s nursing salary alone. With mounting health bills, hungry children to feed and winter s utility bills filling the mailbox, they knew they needed to find help. And help came in the form of food from Food Bank of the Rockies. That nourishment provided not only peace of mind, but also a chance for the family to get back on their feet without going hungry. Mark believes people should give back to each other and that s why he now shares his time volunteering in our warehouse. We re glad Mark s story has a happy ending and grateful to all who help us by giving time, food and funds. 1 in 7 Coloradans are going through struggles similar to Mark s and worry where they ll find their next meal. Your gifts make more of a difference than you could imagine to hungry men, women and children in our community. Thank you for your support! Together we can solve hunger.

2 The Hands of Volunteers Touch Many Hearts! A message from Kevin Seggelke President & CEO Earl is 73, going blind and living on a fixed income. Next week, we ll deliver a box of food that will nourish him and provide some peace of mind. That box is being filled today by Jeff and his friend Justin. They needed volunteer community service credits to graduate from high school and came to Food Bank of the Rockies to earn those credits. Across the warehouse a group of women from a nearby church carefully clean and sort food rescued from local grocery stores. They re working alongside Ron, a retired postal worker who loves to help regularly in reclamation, doing the heavy lifting because he enjoys the exercise. Some of the food they sort today will feed Stacy and her three small children when they go to a local food pantry because Stacy s hours were cut back at work and she doesn t have enough money to purchase food for her family this month. And in the distribution area of the warehouse, several pairs of co-workers in matching Make a Difference t-shirts scurry with clipboards and carts, searching the rows to find needed items on partner agency s food orders. The food will help our partner agencies provide food to people in need like Paul, who is recovering from a serious illness and is unable to afford both food and medicine. Volunteers from all walks of life contributed nearly 132,000 hours of their time last year, helping us get food to the people who need it. This month we celebrate our volunteers and can t say enough about the difference they make. Volunteers not only help us in our warehouse, they also assist clients at each mobile pantry, meeting our truck to help set up and hand out food. They serve on our board, sharing their knowledge and expertise. They help us with our events. They work in our office. Without them, we d need to hire at least 63 full-time employees to get the same amount of work done. One of the best parts of my job is getting to visit with our volunteers. I look forward to walking through the warehouse and talking with them. They brighten my day and they brighten the day of so many hungry people they ll never meet. They are truly amazing! Thank you, thank you, thank you to all our wonderful volunteers! You are priceless and we are so very grateful for your gifts of time that help us fight hunger and feed hope. We appreciate you! With Gratitude, Kevin

3 Congratulations Paul Berteau, 2015 Betty Van Hook Award Winner! Each year, in loving memory of long-time volunteer Betty Van Hook, we select a volunteer who exemplifies outstanding commitment to our mission. This year, we ve selected Paul Berteau, who s been helping out FBR since October, Paul first learned about the food bank after reading an article in Parade magazine about how important the gift of time is, particularly to food banks. After volunteering with Denver s Table Food Rescue and distribution, Paul filled in for an absent volunteer in reclamation and never left. He loves working in reclamation and tells us, In my regular job as an insurance broker, there are days when I don t feel like I ve accomplished anything further at the end of the day than at the beginning. I never feel that way in reclamation and always know I ve accomplished much when my shift ends. Paul also says he enjoys helping first time volunteers, making sure they have a good experience so they ll come back. Paul drives down from the mountains an hour or more, 40 miles each way, to volunteer with us every Wednesday morning and two Saturdays a month. I have a hole in my heart if I don t get to volunteer, he says. He also gives his time to help FBR with many special events and shares his knowledge on our Operations Committee. When asked what advice he has for others thinking of volunteering he offers, Volunteering with FBR is joining a committed family with passion for what they do. And he warns us with a smile, Try it more than once. There are many opportunities and when you find the one that s right for you, it s addictive.

4 Colin works 60 hours each week. His wife now stays home with their small children because day care costs have risen to more than her paycheck. They struggle to pay the bills. Tonight, they ll have a healthy dinner and one less thing to worry about, thanks to a local pantry that depends upon Food Bank of the Rockies to help fi ll their shelves. You can help! Health issues, low wages or fi xed incomes and unexpected loss of income are just some of the many reasons our neighbors may struggle to put food on the table. Hunger knows no season for them. Be a part of FEED365, our monthly giving club. It s easy to join. Just sign up to give a minimum of $5 each month online or pledge to send us a monthly check. For the price of one fancy coffee, you could make a huge difference! We re able to turn every dollar we receive into 4 meals. With just a $5 contribution each month for the next 12 months, you could provide meals for 240 people! Learn more at Celebrating the Generosity of Colorado Agriculture! What would we eat if we didn t have agriculture? Colorado s diverse agriculture and food industry contributes greatly to our way of life and they are extremely generous friends to food banks across the state. We were honored to celebrate Colorado Agricultural Day March 18, aka Ag Day and represent Feeding Colorado at the Colorado State Capitol. We, our sister Feeding Colorado Food Banks and all the partner agencies we work with, are grateful for the wonderful contributions the agricultural community makes all year long. Because of their generosity last year, $15,574,909 in cash and in-kind contributions went a long way to help our hungry neighbors! Thank you to everyone in the agricultural community for your continued support of our efforts to fi ght hunger and feed hope!

5 Our New Neighbor, Ardent Mills is Making a Difference! Ardent Mills, the largest fl our miller in the U.S., combines the operations of ConAgra Mills and Horizon Milling, a joint venture of Cargill Inc. and CHS Inc. Our food bank has benefi ted from contributions of food and funds from these organizations for many years, so when the new venture selected Denver for its headquarters last summer, we were very excited to welcome our new neighbor. And a good neighbor they ve been indeed! Ardent Mills has shown a strong commitment to help us feed the community including contributions this year alone of volunteer time 390 hours from 130 volunteers, funds for nearly 21,000 meals and more than 38,000 pounds of food. Thank you Ardent Mills for helping us nourish the hungry in our community! We re looking forward to working together to fi ght hunger and feed hope for many years to come. An Egg-cellent Easter Celebration! Big thanks to the Colorado Egg Producers for sharing 200,000 eggs with us to make Easter a little brighter for our hungry neighbors. To kick off this generous contribution, children from Little Giants Preschool were invited to our Denver warehouse to enjoy omelets, fruit, juice and a visit from the Easter Bunny himself! We are fortunate to have this partnership with our local egg producers and very grateful for contributions made, not just at Easter, but all year long! FBR s Endowment Fund We make a living by what be get, but we make a life by what we give Winston Churchill----- For 32 years FBR has been Fighting Hunger and Feeding Hope across parts of Colorado and Wyoming. Throughout those years, our partner agencies have provided millions of meals to men, women and children in need of food assistance. As need for our services increases so does our commitment to feed those less fortunate. FBR must ensure its strength, stability and commitment to service continue for years to come. For that reason FBR s Endowment Fund was established. Managed by Denver Investments Wealth Management, FBR s Endowment Fund will guarantee our continued existence and viability in times of trouble and prosperity. Alternatives to cash gifts for our Endowment Fund include bequests. A bequest is an unique opportunity to give a caring gift that will last beyond your lifetime. Food Bank of the Rockies has been the recipient of generous bequests over the years and these gifts have enabled our friends and supporters to simultaneously enhance their personal and fi nancial objectives as well as their philanthropic wishes for Food Bank of the Rockies. If you are interested in learning more about FBR s Endowment Fund or including FBR in your estate plans, please contact Kim Ruotsala at

6 Taste of the Broncos the Ultimate Gourmet Tailgate Experience The Denver Broncos are partnering with Nationwide to host their inaugural Taste of the Broncos at Sports Authority Field at Mile High, Tuesday, June 16, from 5:30-9 p.m. Taste of the Broncos will provide patrons with tastings from 30 Colorado restaurants and opportunities to meet Broncos players, alumni, cheerleaders, Miles the Mascot as well as photo opportunities with the Lombardi Trophies. The evening will wrap up with an on-field finale with dessert and a performance by the Colorado Symphony Orchestra. Several head chefs representing their respective Colorado restaurants will be available to discuss food and drink offerings with patrons. Chef Troy Guard, owner of TAG and six other Denver restaurants will be the lead chef for the event. All ages are welcome to attend. To purchase tickets and learn more, please visit DenverBroncos.com. General admission is $200. VIP tickets are $300. All individual tickets include onsite parking. Remodeling to Meet the Growing Need When we moved into our current location in 2006, we estimated we d need to expand in about fifteen years to keep meeting the demand. We didn t anticipate the Great Recession and the population growth our region is experiencing. Thanks to expanded relationships with generous local retail, wholesale and manufacturing partners, we ve grown faster than expected to meet the increased need. Nine years later, we are faced with serious storage issues as we receive more fresh and frozen food donations and as we source more food and find more food donors to continue working to meet the need. We ve reached a critical point where we re forced to find a solution to add more space or choose to cut back on products we share with our agency partners and the programs directly serving our community, an option we didn t want to consider. Options to expand our storage capacity included moving to a larger warehouse, seeking an additional warehouse, leasing additional space or maximizing our current space. Warehouse space is at a premium in Metro Denver and while we could sell our current building easily, finding a new or additional warehouse at a price we could afford was not an option. Since we anticipate continuing to grow, leasing, our current solution, is expensive on a long-term basis. After consulting with experts, we learned that by making a few changes to the interior of our current warehouse, we could increase our storage capacity considerably. This was clearly the most cost effective option. The new lay-out will remove walls, provide more room for additional racking space to increase our current pallet storage capacity by 47% and increase refrigerated space by 228%. We ll also replace our 40 year old roof. We ll also make changes to the layout and flow of the building for easier and safer pedestrian flow for our volunteers, visitors, staff and agency shoppers. We intend to continue serving our community with minimal interruptions to food distribution and estimate the project to be complete sometime in mid-august. We re working to raise an additional $2.65 million to complete the remodel and have selected I2 Construction as our general contractor. Watch for more information and please pardon our dust as we begin remodeling work this month!

7 No Child Should Go Hungry This Summer 12 year old Ryan is already feeling anxious. Soon, he and his 8 year old sister Sara will no longer be able eat school breakfast and lunch. He waits until the other kids leave the cafeteria and fills his pockets with apples, rolls, even packets of mayonnaise. The cafeteria worker notices and asks him if he s hungry. I m not hungry now, he replied. I m trying to stock up so me and my sister will have food to eat during the summer. Ryan is one of the nearly 1 in 4 Colorado kids living in a food insecure household. Food insecurity is another way of saying these struggling families don t always have enough money to eat - maybe only at the end of the month due to parents low wages, and in some cases, maybe all summer, due to circumstances far beyond a child s control. The cafeteria worker realized the seriousness of Ryan s situation and told Ryan s family about Food Bank of the Rockies Summer Food Service Program. This summer, Ryan and Sara will have a healthy lunch five days a week. At Food Bank of the Rockies, we re proud to be the largest nonprofit sponsor of the Summer Food Service Program in Colorado. We ll be providing food for more than 90 locations this summer. Along with several public school districts, the USDA, our sister Feeding Colorado food banks, partner agencies and the Colorado Department of Education Office of School Nutrition, children around our service area and across the state can enjoy a nutritious lunch during the summer months. No child should go hungry. If you know a child in need, please visit our website or contact us to learn more. Summer Lunch site listings will be available soon and help is available now through our mobile pantries and partner agencies. Can you help someone who is struggling? Every dollar provides four meals to families like Ryan s. Your gift will help children and their families receive healthy food this summer and all year long.

8 FBR Young Professionals Are Hunger Fighting Heroes! Run for a good cause during the Colfax Marathon. Select Food Bank of the Rockies when registering and we ll send you a Runner s Kit with lip balm, sunscreen and temporary tattoos. Take your running outfit to the next level with your very own Peas Turnip the Beets shirt. These lightweight, comfy shirts are available at FBR for the price of $15 and are available in sizes small-3xl. Join FBR s Young Professionals and light up the sky at the Rapids 4th of July game. Tickets are $35 (save $10/ticket when you purchase 4 or more) and includes pizza, soda and fireworks, following the game at Dick s Sporting Goods Park. Visit our Young Professionals page to purchase tickets and learn more. We re Out & About Stop by our booth at the Cherry Creek Sneak and the Colfax Marathon for your chance to register to win a Peas Turnip the Beets shirt. If you are interested in getting involved or learning more about FBR Young Professionals or the Associate Board, please contact: Kristina Thomas at Leaving a Legacy One hundred years from now, no one will remember what house you lived in, what car you drove, maybe not even what you did for a living. What will be remembered is the legacy YOU left for generations to come. Help us Fight Hunger & Feed Hope for future generations. Please remember Food Bank of the Rockies in your will! NONPROFIT ORG. U.S. POSTAGE PAID DENVER, CO PERMIT NO E 45th Ave. Denver, CO A Member of FBR s mission is to end hunger by effi ciently procuring & distributing food & essentials to people in need through our partner agencies in Northern Colorado & Wyoming.

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