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 Now Accepting Recurring Donations!

In response to a number of requests from donors, we now have the capacity to accept recurring donations.  Click on the “Donate” tab and find the bright “fuchsia” option on the lower right hand corner.  If you have any questions, toss them to me at Peggy@goldenbackpack.org.  Thanks!

Summer Volunteer Opportunities!

The Golden Backpack Program’s Snack-N-Wagon is a mobile food pantry that delivers lunch to hungry children during the summer. We are looking for volunteer staff and drivers for this fun, weekday summer lunch program that runs June 1-August 14, 2015. Volunteer staff opportunities available daily from 11am-12pm Volunteer driver opportunities available daily from 10am-12:30pm For a complete listing of opportunities… Read more »

Since our beginning in 2008…

We have served over 90,000 weekend sacks of food. That means more than 90,000 children have received food for the weekend (4 meals per weekend), and translates to 360,000 meals served to kids in the Golden articulation area.