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

Colorado Gives Day is December 5th!

Help us hit our $20,000 goal to “Stock Our Shelves” by supporting us on Colorado Gives Day! WHAT: Presented by the Community First Foundation and FirstBank, Colorado Gives Day is an annual statewide movement to celebrate and increase philanthropy in Colorado through online giving. WHY: All donations made as part of Colorado Gives Day are… 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 »

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.

Since our beginning in 2008…

We have served over 500,000 meals to hungry kids in the greater Golden area.