Give the Gift of Time

When you volunteer, you give your most valuable gift – your time. We have volunteer opportunities throughout the year for people of all ages and interests. Find out more about our volunteer opportunities listed below. Prior to volunteering, all volunteers must complete a volunteer waiver.

Please contact us with any questions!

No act of kindness, no matter how small,
is ever wasted. -Aesop

Volunteers linking arms

WEEKEND SACK PROGRAM VOLUNTEERS

What: Help us pack weekend sacks of food to be distributed to Golden school children
Who: All ages, making it a great family-volunteering activity
When: Wednesdays 6-6:30pm throughout the school year
Where: GBP Headquarters located inside New Hope Community Church (16800 W 9th Ave, Golden, CO 80401)

Please click “Sign Up!” below to see the specific dates we will be packing sacks, how many open volunteer spots are available for each date, and to sign up.

SUMMER LUNCH PROGRAM VOLUNTEERS

Check back soon for information on our 2019 Summer Lunch Program
volunteer opportunities!

FRESH FOOD CO-OP VOLUNTEERS

What: Every week our Fresh Food Co-op receives rescue food from local grocery stores in the Denver area. This food is unloaded from our delivery truck, sorted, date/quality checked, and stocked onto the shelves.
Who: Anyone 12 years and older – great for individuals and service groups
When: Mondays and Wednesdays from 10:30am-12:30pm
Where: Fresh Food Co-op located inside New Hope Community Church (16800 W 9th Ave, Golden, CO 80401)

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.

FOOD BANK OF THE ROCKIES VOLUNTEERS

What: Volunteer at Food Bank of the Rockies and help us earn credit toward the food we purchase
Where: Food Bank of the Rockies

The Golden Backpack Program invests $7,000-$10,000 a year on food from Food Bank of the Rockies (FBR) for our Weekend Sack Program. When you volunteer at FBR you can help us earn credit toward the food we purchase. Just let FBR know you are volunteering on behalf of the Golden Backpack Program. Click the link below for volunteer opportunities.

635468
Total Meals Distributed
8000
Summer Lunch Meals
487468
Weekend Sack Meals
140000
Fresh Food Co-Op Meals

Thank you for checking in to The Golden Backpack Program!  The GBP, along with our community partners, are working to continue services to those in need during the COVID pandemic.  We have made adjustments to operations in order to keep our staff, volunteers and participants as safe as possible, while keeping our support strong!  Continue to check back for updates as we evolve to these ever changing times.

Our newest community program - BGoldN!  Helping those in need: individuals, children, families & our restaurant community.  Visit: BGoldN.org for more info.

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

 

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