The Urban Education Program partners with more than 20 non-profit organizations in the Denver metro area. The Urban Education Coordinator works to balance the needs of volunteer agencies and the desires of each group. Volunteer schedules are designed to provide a well-rounded view of the issues of homelessness, hunger and poverty in Denver. Not all sites are available each week.
Capitol Hill Community Services
Provides a hot lunch to individuals in need every Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday at Trinity UMC. They serve approximately 185 people each meal. http://www.mealsforpoor.org/
1820 Broadway Denver CO
Catholic Worker Soup Kitchen
A meal program that prepares and serves food twice a week at the St. Francis Center, a day shelter for homeless men and women. http://catholicworkerofcolorado.com/index.html
1615 Ogden St Denver CO
2323 Curtis St Denver CO
Christ Body Ministries
A drop in center for the homeless individuals that provides meals, clothing and case management. On Saturdays they serve lunch at the intersection of Pearl and Colfax Avenue.
850 Lincoln St Denver CO
Denver Rescue Mission and The Crossing
An overnight emergency shelter for homeless men in downtown Denver. The Denver Rescue Mission also provides long-term veteran, job, and transitional housing services.
1130 Park Avenue West Denver CO
The Crossing is a residential community providing long-term rehabilitation and transitional housing for men, women and children.
6090 Smith Road Denver CO
Grant Avenue Street Reach
A spaghetti dinner served every Monday afternoon and evening for low-income and homeless individuals in the basement of St. Paul Lutheran Church.
1600 Grant Street Denver CO
The Mission (VOA)
A program of Volunteers of America that provides meals to low-income and homeless individuals.
2877 Lawrence Street Denver CO
The Samaritan House
The largest short-term homeless shelter in Denver for men, women, and children. They also provide emergency shelter for men. Along with housing they provide meals, case management, veteran services, a free clinic and other services to program participants.
2301 Lawrence Street Denver CO
Provides multiple services to homeless and at-risk youth including education, job readiness training, and housing programs. They also run a shelter in south Denver.
1630 S Acoma Street Denver CO
COMPA Food Bank Ministries
A food warehouse that provides food, including fresh produce, to many local food pantries.
5725 E 39th Avenue Denver CO
Food Bank of the Rockies
An enormous food warehouse that provides bulk food to many local food banks. http://www.foodbankrockies.org/site/PageServer?pagename=Home
10700 E 45th Avenue Denver CO
A crisis center that provides food, personal items, infant items, identification services and utility assistance to families in need.
1100 E 18th Avenue Denver CO
Project Angel Heart
Prepares and delivers fresh and nutritious meals to people living with HIV/AIDS, cancer, and other life-threatening illnesses. http://www.projectangelheart.org/
4190 Garfield Street Denver CO
Project CURE packages and ships medical supplies around the world to impoverished clinics.
10377 E Geddes Avenue Centennial CO
Colfax Community Network
A summer camp for homeless children living in hotels along Colfax Avenue. Kids in the program range from 6 to 12 years old. http://www.colfaxcommunitynetwork.org/
1585 Kingston Street Aurora CO
Rainbow House (VOA)
A head start program and day care for children and families affected by HIV/AIDS
2400 Bruce Randolph Boulevard Denver CO
Affordable and low-income housing apartment complexes.
Mount Loretto: 3101 S Federal Blvd Denver, CO on the Teiyko Loretto campus
Monaco: 800 S Monaco Parkway Denver, CO
Raritan: 1765 W Atlantic Place Denver, CO
Brother’s Redevelopment Incorporated
A housing rehabilitation program that works with elderly, disabled and low-income individuals. http://www.brothersredevelopment.org/home
2519 W 11th Avenue Denver, CO
Operates nine properties throughout the Denver area including a domestic violence shelter, a youth shelter, transitional housing for women and families, residential and day treatment programs, a thrift store, and street outreach.
A residential program which moves low-income single parent families from government assistance to personal and financial independence in approximately 2 years.
1323 Gilpin Street Denver CO
Denver Urban Gardens (DUG) and Delaney Farms
An organization that develops and maintains garden plots throughout the Denver metro area. Delaney Farm is a Community Shared Agriculture (CSA) farm that grows mass amounts of fresh produce, with a portion distributed to low-income families.
170 S Chambers Road, Aurora CO
A program that provides volunteers to nursing homes and long-term care facilities throughout the Denver metro area.
Volunteers of America
A multi-faceted organization that provides support and resources for low-income families, youth, and elderly people. Sunset Park and Montbello Manor are both apartment buildings for older, disabled, and moderate to low-income individuals.
Sunset: 1865 Larimer Street Denver CO
Montbello: 4355 Carson Street Denver CO