March 1-14:: 25 Downtown Restaurants :: Fort Collins

Twenty-five restaurants in downtown Fort Collins participated in the Great Plates fundraiser and helped to raise more than $106,025 to benefit the Food Bank for Larimer County and its hunger-relief programs. During the two-week event, restaurants offering $25 dinner specials provided their diners a chance to make additional donations to help the cause. Over the last 12 years, Great Plates of Downtown Fort Collins has raised $545,749, allowing the Food Bank to provide more than $2 million worth of food. Photos in part courtesy of Richard Haro Photography.