Entries by Kate Shelton

Join Us for the 2017 Corporate Food Fight!

Join the Food Bank for Larimer County for the 18th Annual Corporate Food Fight this April. One of our signature fundraising events, the Corporate Food Fight challenges local businesses to raise food and funds for the Food Bank for Larimer County to help us feed families, children, and seniors in need in our community. The challenge […]

Leave a Lasting Legacy of Hope!

Most people contribute to nonprofit groups during their lifetime, but only a small number choose to continue this support through a charitable gift in their will or estate plan. You can be one of those special people. You can help the Food Bank for Larimer County continue to make a life-saving difference in our community […]

Dine. Discover. Donate.

Great Plates of Downtown Fort Collins is a chance to enjoy $25 dining specials at 28 different downtown restaurants from March 1-14, 2017; whether you’re revisiting your favorite spot or discovering somewhere new, there’s plenty to enjoy and something for everyone. All restaurants offer dining option(s) for $25 that includes special menu items, different course […]

Local Artists Contribute to Ending Hunger at Empty Bowls

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Empty Bowls event.  As a major fundraiser for the Food Bank, Empty Bowls raises awareness by reminding us that thousands of our neighbors face empty bowls on their tables throughout the year. For the price of one ticket to Empty Bowls, guests will help the Food Bank […]

Food Bank Client Knits Hats as a Way to Give Back

Eighty year old Bobbie is a retired nurse. She spent 30 years of her career in long-term senior care. Four years ago, after the death of her mother, who was an avid knitter, Bobbie inherited “drawers and bags” of yarn. She wasn’t sure what to do with it all and that’s when her friend Vicki […]

Monthly Donations Have a Big Impact Over Time

Making monthly donations to the Food Bank for Larimer County is a great way to support families, seniors, and children in need in our community. As a Stability Partner of the Food Bank, your donations over time will add up to have a big impact on those living with food insecurity. Signing up for monthly donations […]

Food Resource Manager Plays an Integral Role at the Food Bank

In the simplest terms, Josh Greene is responsible for getting food for the Food Bank for Larimer County to provide to families, children, and seniors in need in our community, but his role is anything but simple. Greene grew up in Fort Collins, attending Poudre High School, and when he decided to settle down and […]

Help us raise 50K in 50 Hours!

Two brothers have given us the chance to raise $50k in 50 hours. Every $1 raised between now and midnight on December 31st, will be matched up to $25,000 – for a total of $50,000! We estimate 200 new families will begin using the Food Bank for Larimer County each month in 2017; it will take […]

A Small Idea Leaves a Huge Impact in it’s 20 Year Legacy!

Mike McCarthy, a Lopez Elementary School art teacher, saw a small article in the local newspaper, The Coloradoan, about the Spring Creek Flood. The article detailed how this major catastrophe drained resources from local agencies such as the Food Bank for Larimer County. In an effort to help, McCarthy decided to apply for an E3 […]

Food Bank Use Comes Full Circle

When Sandy Beardsley, mother of three children, found herself divorced, living in Indiana, away from her family, with no financial support, she had to think fast about how she would be able to feed herself and her kids. Working off the advice of a friend who said, “you’re a good cook, why don’t you try […]