This weekend, Colorado and seven other states will automatically adjust the hourly minimum wage rate for workers. Colorado's 28 cent increase—to $7.64 per hour—will be the largest ever since voters approved Amendment 42 in 2006.
Food Bank staff member Bob Swanson stands with Food Bank volunteer Tina Deringer after she received the Volunteer of the Year award for the Food Bank for Larimer County.
Credit Food Bank for Larimer County
Approximately 13,000 people come to the Food Bank for Larimer County every month to pick up basic food items that they cannot afford. It takes someone with genuine compassion to care for the individuals who pass through those doors each day. The Food Bank has found that in veteran volunteer Tina Deringer.