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

Schedule your donation for Colorado Gives Day!

With your help we have served over 500,000 meals to Golden students and their families. Help us serve 500,000 more. Help Stock our Shelves on Colorado Gives Day! Your donation goes further on December 4, 2018. [ All donations that day are boosted by a $1M incentive fund! ] Schedule your donation today by clicking… Read more »


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 »

The Golden Backpack Program Needs Fresh Food Co-op Volunteers

We utilize volunteers to help with food deliveries at our Fresh Food Co-Op (Monday and Wednesday mornings), as well as provide other help in running the Co-op. Please click “Sign Up!” below to see the specific dates we receive deliveries, how many open volunteer spots are available for each date, and to sign up. Location: … Read more »

Since our beginning in 2008…

We have served over 530,000 meals to hungry kids in the greater Golden area.