December 19, 2018 – Competing in the CapTech National Food Fight, CapTech Denver raised $5,886 for Food Bank of the Rockies. The CapTech Food Fight is a friendly rivalry among the consulting firm's eight office locations. The check presentation took place at Food Bank of the Rockies on November 16th.
"We're excited CapTech and its employees have once again chosen to give to Food Bank of the Rockies through their CapTech Food Fight," says Michelle Barnes, FBR's Interim President and CEO. "This friendly rivalry to raise funds will help us provide more than 23,000 meals to our community. We're so grateful for this generous support. It means the world to us and helps the families we serve thrive through the holidays and into the New Year."
CapTech's National Food Fight, which takes place annually in November, raised over $115,000 for local food banks across the country in 2018. CapTech Denver competed against other offices to raise the most funds per capita for local food banks, increasing their funds raised for FBR over 450% from the 2017 fundraiser.
"Positively contributing to the communities where we live and work is critically important to our Denver-based team and our company overall," said CapTech office lead Mark Fitzgerald. "CapTech is thrilled to support an outstanding organization like Food Bank of the Rockies and the important service they provide for individuals throughout Colorado."
Food Bank of the Rockies helps provide 134,000 meals a day for men, women, and children across 30 counties in Colorado and the state of Wyoming. Their mission is to help families thrive by efficiently procuring and distributing food and essentials to the hungry through their programs and partner agencies. To learn more about donating or getting involved, visit www.foodbankrockies.org.
About Food Bank of the Rockies: Food Bank of the Rockies works to make food security a reality for Colorado and Wyoming families. As Colorado's largest health and human services non-profit, we distribute more than 145,000 meals a day through our direct service programs and partner agencies, helping families thrive in 30 Colorado counties, including Metro Denver, and the entire state of Wyoming. One in ten Coloradans, including one in six Colorado children, struggle with hunger. Since 1978, FBR has provided more than 668 million meals to people in need in our community. Food Bank of the Rockies is a member of Feeding America. For additional information, please visit www.foodbankrockies.org. "Like" FBR on Facebook and Instagram, follow us on Twitter, and learn more on our blog!