2018 Denver Feed A Family


More than just a basket - it's HOPE!


Saturday, November 17th, 2018

9am - 2pm



Due to high demand, we have reached our limit for baskets. However, there may be extras, so please feel free to sign up. We will send postcards soon notifying you whether a basket has been reserved for you, or whether you will be able to visit the Epworth Foundation on Nov. 17th to receive a basket on a first-come, first-served basis.









CALL US AT 303-296-6287




Commemorating the spirit and generosity of "Daddy Bruce" Randolph, The Epworth Foundation and its generous sponsors have distributed over ALL PROCEEDS GO TOWARDS PRODUCING THANKSGIVING BASKETS FOR THE COMMUNITY.

Each year an average of 37,000 people are fed through the Denver Feed-a-Family program and over 350,000 pounds of food are distributed.  This annual program costs over $200,000 to produce, with 93% of that being food costs. No funds go toward any overhead or general operating costs for The Epworth Foundation or any of its partners. 
  • For more information contact

    the Epworth Foundation at

    303-296-6287 or by email.

At midnight the Friday before Thanksgiving, 3 city blocks near Epworth will be closed off and a giant assembly line will be set up. Semi trailers full of food will be hauled in by Wal-Mart. The food will be offloaded onto a conveyor system, where over the next 18 hours hundreds of volunteers will help pack the food into boxes and the distribution will begin.  Volunteers from Metro Cab will begin delivering food to the elderly and shut-in, while thousands of people will visit Epworth directly to receive their baskets.  Community agencies will be present to communicate their services. 
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To Feed a Family

To feed a family: for $30 you can provide a basket with turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, green beans, corn, macaroni and cheese, cake mix, jiffy mix, and cranberries: enough for a family of 8, with a little left over for the pantry.

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As in past years, we will need hundreds of volunteers for this event, in which the work -- and the fun! -- begins at midnight Friday and doesn't end until Saturday evening. If you volunteered in past years and left an email address we will send a reminder.




Nominations for baskets opens Monday, October 15th, 2018

Daddy Bruce

"You can't beat love," Daddy said. "Nothing beats love. If you give just one thing, you get three things back. That's why I do it."

Those words, from Denver's own "Daddy Bruce" Randolph, summed up his generosity and giving spirit as he served food to Denver's hungry beginning several decades ago. This annual event commemorates his memory and his spirit of giving. Since 2003, the Epworth Foundation and generous community sponsors have carried on Daddy Bruce's tradition by serving Denver's neediest families.


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major Sponsors:


Mortenson Construction

Metro Taxi

Ardent Mills

Forest City Stapleton

The Holt Group

Highway Technologies

Republic Services