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Colorado Friendship Daily Camera

Daily Camera | Jan 20, 2015
Longmont nonprofit plans weekend meal program expansion for students | Whole Foods donation nearly enough to double IncrEdibles program in SVVSD
By Whitney Bryen- Staff Writer

Longmont-based nonprofit Colorado Friendship aims to expand its weekend meal program for students across the St. Vrain Valley School District this year following a donation from Whole Foods. MORE...

 
Colorado Friendship

Daily Camera | Dec 9, 2014
Boulder County charities celebrate
record-breaking Colorado Gives Day

By Joe Rubino

Longmont-based charity Colorado FriendShip took part in its first Colorado Gives Day on Tuesday, helping it provide backpacks full of nutritious food to elementary school students.

Jeff Grossberg, the organization's development director, said Gives Day — the statewide event promoting online donations for nonprofits — was a major boost for the program. MORE...

 

Boulder Weekly | Sept 25, 2014
Full backpacks, full stomachs

Colorado Friendship improves food security for Longmont students by Mallane Dressel

As the temperature drops and the leaves change color, kids around the nation get back into the swing of school. For some students it means little more than early mornings and evenings lost to homework, but for others, it means knowing they won’t go home hungry — at least during the week. MORE...

 



Times-Call | February 15, 2014
Longmont program provides weekend meals for students
IncrEdibles program feeding 56 Rocky Mountain Elementary students, looking to expand

By Whitney Bryen Times-Call staff writer

About 90 percent of the students at Rocky Mountain Elementary School in Longmont receive free meals through the free and reduced lunch program. But for some students that is not enough. MORE...

 

 

The Boulder Weekly | Thursday, March 6,2014
Expanding outreach
Colorado Friendship plans to serve more communities, provide more services to the needy

By Mallane Dressel

On a particularly cold Sunday in February, jittering volunteers lined up in front of Colorado Friendship’s 24-foot clothes trailer, spoons and spatulas poised and ready to serve steaming chili and hefty chocolate cake slices. Marty Leopold, a volunteer manager who’s been with Colorado Friendship for five years, boasts about the chili his wife makes for the program. He does plenty to help out as well, moving large sacks of clothing to the closet to be sorted. MORE...

 
 
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