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

The Golden Backpack’s Snack-N-Wagon Summer Program needs YOU!

We need volunteers every weekday from June 6 – August 12 (except July 4th) to help serve lunch, read books, and play with kids! Just a couple of hours of your day (10:30 am – 12:30 pm) can make a HUGE difference in a child’s life…and can set them on the path to future success!  This is a… Read more »

Welcome Kristy Blodgett!

The Golden Backpack Program is delighted to welcome Kristy Blodgett to the team as Operations Manager. The Board of Directors couldn’t be more pleased to have Kristy on our team. Her background in organizational management, teaching, managing volunteers, and fundraising in the Golden community ensures that we’ll move to new heights” stated Vice President Tony… Read more »

Since our beginning in 2008…

We have served over 98,500 weekend sacks of food. That means more than 98,500 children have received food for the weekend (4 meals per weekend), and translates to more than 396,000 meals served to kids in the Golden articulation area.