The Golden Backpack Program (GBP) helps feed Golden, Colorado students in need by providing a sack full of enough food to feed a child for a weekend.

Golden Backpack Program News

Golden Backpack Program Seeks Operations Manager

Do you have good organizational, operational, and people skills? If so, you may be a great candidate for our Operations Manager position. This is a paid position that will average 25-30 hours per week. Click here for full job description.

Thank You for Supporting Golden Backpack on CO Gives Day!

Thank you to everyone that supported us on Colorado Gives Day 2017!


BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND: Weekend sack packaging returns to Wednesdays at 6pm at GBP Headquarters We will be packing sacks on Wednesday evenings at 6pm at our new Fresh Food Co-op located inside the New Hope Community Church (16800 W 9th Ave, Golden, CO 80401) at the corner of 9th and Salvia. Each packing session is capped at 9 volunteers… Read more »

Golden Backpack Program Joins ColoradoGives

Today the Golden Backpack Program is proud to join ColoradoGives, the year-round on-line giving website, featuring over 2,000 nonprofit organizations.  Made possible by Community First Foundation since 2007, encourages charitable giving by providing comprehensive, objective and up-to-date information about Colorado nonprofits and an easy way to support them online.

The Golden Backpack Program Needs Fresh Food Co-op Volunteers

As we expand our newest program, the GBP Fresh Food Co-op, we need community volunteers to staff the it.  Here are the days/times we need help: Monday:  2:30 – 7:00 p.m.:  One (1) Co-op Assistant to provide overall guidance for shoppers and one (1) Shopping Assistant to work with shoppers. Tuesday:  1:00 – 5:30 p.m.: … Read more »

Since our beginning in 2008…

We have served over 525,000 meals to hungry kids in the greater Golden area.