BBB Charity Review
BBB Reliability Report for
Food Bank of the Rockies
|Name:||Food Bank of the Rockies|
|Address:||10700 E 45th Ave |
|Denver, CO 80239-2906|
|Report Creation Date:||February 23, 2012|
|Report Expiration Date:||February 23, 2014|
|Original Business Start Date:||April 1978|
|Principal:||Mr. Kevin Seggelke, President & CEO|
|Customer Contact:||Mr. Kevin Seggelke, President & CEO|
|Incorporated:||January 1978, CO|
|Type of Business:||Charity - Local, Charity - Human Services|
|BBB Accreditation:||This organization is a BBB Accredited Charity.|
Food Bank of the Rockies mission is to end hunger by efficiently procuring and distributing food and essentials to people in need through our partner agencies in Northern Colorado and Wyoming.
This organization has been evaluated according to the 20 BBB Standards for Charity Accountability. This organization meets all those Standards and is a BBB Accredited Charity.
BBB Charity Seal Participation
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Food Bank of the Rockies' programs are Fighting Hunger Feeding Hope, Denver's Table, FBR Mobile Pantry and the FBR Nutrition Network, distribute needed food to approximately 360,000 people in our region. Food Bank of The Rockies is the parent non-profit organization of Western Slope Food Bank of the Rockies and Wyoming Food Bank of the Rockies, and is a member of Feeding America.
This organization is tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. It is eligible to receive contributions deductible as charitable donations for federal income tax purposes.
According to Food Bank of the Rockies's Audited Financial Statements for the year ended June 30, 2011:
* Excess for the year indicates the portion of income remaining after expenses.
BBB processed a total of 1 complaint about this organization in the last 36 months, our standard reporting period.
All charitable organizations soliciting contributions in Colorado -- with a few specific exceptions listed in the Charitable Solicitations Act at 6-16-104(6)(a)-(c), C.R.S. -- must submit an initial registration statement with the Secretary of State and receive a registration number. After the initial registration, annual registration statements must be renewed each year by the 5th day of the fifth month after the close of the organizationâ€™s fiscal year. In addition, all solicitation campaigns utilizing paid solicitors as defined at 6-16-103(7), C.R.S. must be listed on separate Solicitation Notices, which should be filed online by the paid solicitor.
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*Food Bank of the Rockies is in this range.
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