The Broncos Wives gathered this past Sunday prior to the Broncos vs. Chargers game in an effort to tackle hunger and homelessness in Denver for their annual Broncos Wives Drive. This year marked the 26th year of this great tradition within Broncos Country! With Annabel Bowlen and Peggy Shanahan leading the charge alongside many players, coaches and staff member wives collecting cash donations at all of the gates prior to the game. Many of wives even came with their children to help collect donations and to meet the Broncos Fans.
The Broncos Wives would like to thank ALL of the Broncos Fans that contributed helping them raise nearly $40,000 in cash donations and over 1600 pounds of food donations in their effort to support hunger and homelessness initiatives in Denver.
Cash donations are given to Denver Broncos Charities and distributed in the form of grants to Denver area non-profit organizations that help the hungry and homeless. The non-perishable food donations are given to COMPA Food Bank Ministry and distributed to area food pantries.
In addition, to the Gameday collection, the Broncos Wives Drive also coordinate their annual Community Drive and Schools Drive.
For those fans that want to help but could not attend the game, The Broncos Wives Drive, through their partnership with U.S. Bank and King Soopers have collection bins at all participating Denver Metro U.S. Bank and King Soopers locations collecting non-perishable food items throughout the month of October. New this year, King Soopers customers are able donate to the Wives Drive by electing to donate while checking out through the Broncos Wives Drive checkstand display scan at each register…look for your opportunity next time you shop!
Over 50 Denver metro area schools are currently participating in the Schools Drive. Each school that chooses to participate will collect non-perishable food items for a three-week period, October 1st through October 19th. The top Elementary/Private, Middle and High school that collect the most non-perishable food items will receive an all school assembly with a Broncos player, Broncos wives representatives, Broncos mascot, Miles and members of the Denver Broncos Cheerleaders.
Thank you Broncos fans for your continued support of the Broncos Wives Drive! YOU are Champions in the Community!