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

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 »

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) Daily Co-op Manager to provide overall guidance for members and one (1) Shopping Assistant to work with shoppers. Tuesday:  1:00 – 5:30… Read more »

Since our beginning in 2008…

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