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

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.