The City Council of Wheat Ridge has awarded the Arvada Community Food Bank $11,300 as part of their 2018 Outside Agency Contribution Program. This award underscores the City of Wheat Ridge’s commitment to support partner agencies like ACFB that provide services to their citizens. The 2018 award is an increase of 25% over 2017.
The Arvada Community Food Bank has served residents of Wheat Ridge in need of food or other assistance since 1982. The Cities of What Ridge and Arvada share a boarder along the I-70 corridor where the number of low income households and the homeless is highly concentrated. The award from the City of Wheat Ridge is important to ACFB in addressing the needs in individuals and families those neighborhoods.