Help us end childhood hunger in Golden

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The Golden Backpack Program

The Golden Backpack Program is a 501(c)(3) non-profit founded in 2008 and dedicated to providing food to underserved children in Golden, Colorado. We accomplish this by raising money to purchase food for distribution through our three programs: Weekend Sack Program, Summer Lunch Program, and Fresh Food Co-op. Our impact to date:
Total meals distributed
Summer Lunch Meals
Weekend Sack Meals
Fresh Food Co-op Meals

Our Programs

Provides students with weekend food during the school year.
Provides children with weekday lunch during the summer.
Provides fresh food for students and families year-round.
If you or someone you know needs help putting food on the table please contact these local resources.
Your generous support helps us provide food year-round for underserved children in Golden.
Make a difference in your community and have fun doing it! Find a volunteer opportunity.
There are many opportunities for corporate giving, employee involvement and fundraising activities.

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Our Partners

The Golden Backpack Program & partners are in the midst of a city-wide Food Drive to support our local children, families & individuals.

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Thank you for your support & much love to you all!


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