Entries by Kate Shelton

Holiday Giving at the Food Bank for Larimer County

For many, the holidays provide added stress and financial strain. For families, children, and seniors the joy of the holiday season is eclipsed by the lack of food on the table. This holiday season, there are many ways you can give the gift of hope to those in need. Join us in fighting hunger this […]

Save the Date: Empty Bowls – Feb. 15, 2018!

Twenty years ago, the Food Bank for Larimer County’s Empty Bowls fundraiser began in art class at Lopez Elementary School when the school’s art teacher inspired his students to create empty bowls to represent those who didn’t have enough to eat. Since then, area artists have worked together to support the event and the fight […]

Thank You for Your Colorado Gives Day Support!

We’re sending everyone who supported the Food Bank for Larimer County on Colorado Gives Day a BIG thank you! With your contributions, we were able to meet our goal to continue to fight hunger right here in our community. Thank you! Colorado Gives Day is December 5, 2017. This day of statewide giving is designed to […]

Thanksgiving Food Drive

The community brings hope to the table this holiday season. The holiday season is upon us, and once again, the community has gone above and beyond to help the Food Bank for Larimer County provide holiday meals for those in need. So far, the Food Bank has received more than 3,350 turkeys in response to […]

THANK YOU for Your Plant it Forward Support

As the summer wraps up, we just wanted to take a moment to thank everyone who has volunteered, advocated, and donated to our Plant it Forward program. ​Plant It Forward, a partnership between the Gardens on Spring Creek and the Food Bank for Larimer County, invites all gardeners to plant an extra row to fight hunger […]

Join us for the Taste Benefit 2017!

The Taste Benefit is an annual food and beverage tasting event providing guests with the opportunity to sample some of Northern Colorado’s finest cuisine from locally owned restaurants. In addition to great food, guests can also sample local craft beers and a variety of wines while enjoying live music and bidding on fabulous silent auction items. […]

Cans Around the Oval 2017

Cans Around the Oval is a Colorado State University tradition, where students, faculty, and staff partner with community members, local media, and area businesses to raise awareness about the issue of hunger, as well as raise food and monetary donations. This event is Larimer County’s Largest single-day Food Drive and benefits The Food Bank for […]

Take a Look Behind the Scenes: Meet Stacy!

If you’re wondering what goes on behind the scenes at the Food Bank for Larimer County, look no further than Stacy Stolen. Her role as Chief Compliance Officer may be little known, but it’s vital to the success of the organization.   Stacy handles all audits, compliance, and HR tasks for the Food Bank. Her […]

September is Hunger Action Month

What is Hunger Action Month? Hunger exists in every county in the U.S., affecting 48 million Americans including 15 million children. Food Bank for Larimer County along with the Feeding America nationwide network of food banks believes that hunger IS solvable and we are leading the fight to end it. We are asking everyone in […]