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Colorado Pet Pantry

The Colorado Pet Pantry will temporarily feed Colorado pets, allowing families to increase their ability to care for pets with the goal of keeping them out of shelters and with their families.

Contact: Eileen Lambert Eileen@coloradopetpantry.org | 303.818.0618

 

Colorado Conservatory of Dance

Broomfield, CO 

The Colorado Conservatory of Dance provides the highest quality dance education in both classical and contemporary styles. Colorado Conservatory of Dance uses dance to foster community, create positive influence and inspire the individual.

Contact: Rachel Long rlong@ccdance.org | 303.466.5685

 

Denver Botanic Gardens & Chatfield Farms

Denver and Littleton, CO

The mission of Denver Botanic Gardens is to connect people with plants, especially plants from the Rocky Mountain region and similar regions around the world, providing delight and enlightenment to everyone.

Contact: Trystan Popish trystan.popish@botanicgardens.org | 720.865.3500

 

Denver Philharmonic Orchestra

Denver

To continually redefine the way our community experiences and engages with classical music.

Contact: Valerie Clausen vclausen@denverphilharmonic.org | 720.440.0818

 

History Colorado

Denver, CO

History Colorado creates a better future for Colorado by inspiring wonder in our past.

Contact: Emily Dobish emily.dobish@state.co.us | 303.866.3961

 

Jefferson County Library Foundation

Wheat Ridge, CO

To support and enrich the capabilities, resources and services of the Jefferson County Public Library through fundraising and advocacy efforts that benefit our diverse community.

Contact: Kirstin Kraig kirstin.kraig@jeffcolibrary.org | 303.403.5072

 

A Precious Child

Broomfield, CO

A Precious Child provides children in need with opportunities and resources to empower them to achieve their full potential.

Contact: Joshua Walsh joshua@apreciouschild.org | 303.466.4272

 

Children's Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus

The mission of Children's Museum of Denver is to create extraordinary experiences that champion the wonder and joy of childhood.

Contact: Meg McGill MegM@cmdenver.org | 303.561.0114

 

Discover Goodwill 

Denver, CO

Goodwill provides education, career development and employment opportunities to help Coloradans in need achieve self-sufficiency, dignity, and hope through the Power of Work.

Contact: Evan Rose erose@goodwilldenver.org | 720.238.2952

 

Groundwork Denver

Denver, CO

The mission of Groundwork Denver is to bring about the sustained improvement of the physical environment and promote health and well-being through community-based partnerships and action.

Contact: Elizabeth Lopez liz@groundworkdenever.org | 720.938.4533

 

Learning Ally

Denver, CO

We enable schools to support their struggling readers and build a strong foundation for independent, engaged learners who are empowered to achieve socially, emotionally and academically, regardless of their learning difference.

Contact: Maria Lelie mlelie@learningally.org | 908.752.7986

 

Metro Denver Partners

Metro Denver

Metro Denver Partners strives to promote a safe and growth-oriented environment in which at-risk youth can develop and flourish. Through our one-on-one mentoring model, we help kids (ages 8-17) connect with adults, learn about themselves, and experience their community.

Contact: Kaitlin O’Neal admin@metrodenverpartners.org | 303.777.7000

 

Minds Matter

Denver

The mission of Minds Matter Denver is to transform the lives of accomplished high school students, who face barriers to college access beyond their control, by broadening their dreams and preparing them for college success.

Contact: Kate Brenan kate@mindsmatter.org | 720.339.5551

 

A Little Help 

Denver, CO 

A Little Help connects neighbors to help seniors thrive.

Contact: Jason Morgan jason@alittlehelp.org | 970.541.9877

 

All-Stars Club

Denver Metro

We provide a place of belonging for individuals with special needs, along with a place of rest and support for their families.

Contact: Scott Russamanno scott@allstarsclub.org | 720.443.0980

 

Arapahoe County Volunteer Connections

Littleton, CO 

Enhance your quality of life through exceptional delivery of services and efficient use of public funds. 

Contact: Nira Duvan nduvan@arapahoegov.com | 303.738.7938

 

Bridges Community Homecare & Hospice

Wheat Ridge, CO

The mission of Bridges Community Homecare and Hospice is to increase quality of life and patient independence through principles of compassion, integrity, knowledge, and uncompromising service.

Contact: Nora Simmons Daly nsimmonsdaly@bridgescommunitycare.com | 303.500.5055


Colorado Talking Book Library

Denver Metro

A free service to Coloradans of all ages who are unable to read standard print material due to visual, physical, or learning disabilities whether permanent or temporary. CTBL provides audio, Braille, and large-print books and magazines

Contact: Terri Marcotte marcotte_t@cde.state.co.us | 303.727.9277

 

Covenant Cupboard Food Pantry

Greenwood Village, CO 

The mission of Covenant Cupboard Food Pantry is to address the food security needs of seniors, disabled individuals, and the unemployed or underemployed households in our community in a compassionate, dignified and secure environment.

Contact: Volunteer Coordinator volunteer@covcupboard.org | 720.841.5129

 

Cultivate 

Boulder, CO

We help seniors flourish through active engagement with their community.

Contact: Carly Marquis cmarquis@cultivate.ngo | 303.443.1933

 

Douglas County Libraries

Douglas County, CO

Douglas County Libraries elevates our community by inspiring a love of reading, discovery and connection.

Contact: Ali Ayres aayres@dclibraries.org | 303.791.7323

 

Extreme Community Makeover

Denver, CO 

Extreme Community Makeover coordinates volunteer teams to partner with underserved people to improve their town and neighborhoods. These projects build safer environments; cultivate community among residents, neighborhoods, and networks of local resource providers; and connect residents to a permanent path towards healthy, hopeful, and stable lives. 

Contact: Angela Bomgaars angela@extremecommunitymakeover.org | 720-737-2344

 

Family Tree, Inc

Wheat Ridge, CO

The mission of Family Tree is to help people overcome child abuse, domestic violence and homelessness to become safe, strong and self-reliant.

Contact: Rebekah Hawthorne rhawthorne@thefamilytree.org 

 

Food Bank of the Rockies

Denver

We will end hunger by efficiently procuring and distributing food and essentials to the hungry, through our programs and partner agencies.

Contact: Hamza Syed hsyed@foodbankrockies.org | 303.375.5835

 

Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver

Denver

Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver is a non-profit established in 1979 as an affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International. People in our community, and all over the world, partner with Habitat to build or improve a place they can call home. Habitat homeowners help build their own homes alongside volunteers, and pay an affordable mortgage. With our help, homeowners achieve the strength, stability and independence they need to build a better life for themselves and their families. Habitat Metro Denver has become one of the largest affiliates in the U.S., serving over 950 families in the Denver community.

Contact: Laura McRell lmcrell@habitatmetrodenver.org | 303.534.2929

 

Human Services Network of Colorado

Statewide

The Human Services Network of Colorado creates opportunities to improve the quality and integrity of services provided to vulnerable populations.

Contact: John Dandurand john.dandurand@thenetwork-co.org | 720.252.3628

 

Jeffco Eats

Jefferson County

Jeffco Eats provides weekend food for food insecure children in elementary, jr high and high schools throughout Jefferson County.

Contact: Barbara Moore jeffcoeats@gmail.com | 720.231.8337

 

Jovial Concepts 

Lakewood, CO

To support undeserved communities to thrive by offering sustainable solutions for nutrition and hunger.

Contact: Kristina Welch volunteer@jovialconcepts.org | 303.578.2569

 

Metro Caring

Denver Metro

Denver’s leading hunger-relief organization, Metro Caring meets people’s immediate need for food while also addressing the root causes of hunger and poverty. Using a multifaceted approach, Metro Caring is an innovative leader in addressing problems related to hunger, with programming offered in Healthy Foods Access, Nutrition/Gardening Education, Self-Sufficiency, and Community Health Services.

Contact: Deena Duwaik dduwaik@metrocaring.org | 303.350.3699

 

Rocky Mountain Micro Finance Institute

Denver

RMMFI is a community creating economic and social mobility through entrepreneurship. RMMFI helps curious people transform into serious entrepreneurs through personal, business, and financial investments.

Contact: Mary Kate Morr marykate@rmmfi.org | 720.914.5037

 

Severe Weather Shelter Network

Littleton, CO 

Severe Weather Shelter Network partners with community organizations and agencies to provide overnight shelter on life threatening winter nights for individuals living on the streets. 

Contact: transportation@swshelternetwork.com | 720.210.8069

 

Soles4Souls

Denver, CO 

Our mission is to create sustainable jobs and provide relief through the distribution of shoes and clothing around the world.

Contact: Emory Dinner emoryd@soles4souls.org | 615.289.0416

 

The Action Center

Lakewood, CO

The mission of The Action Center is to provide an immediate response to basic human needs and promote pathways to self-sufficiency.

Contact: Kerri Stroupe kerris@theactioncenterco.org | 303.237.7704

 

The Center on Colfax

Denver

To engage, enrich, empower and advance the LGBT Community of Colorado.

Contact: John White jwhite@glbtcolorado.org | 303.733.7743

 

The Delores Project

Denver

The Delores Project provides safe, comfortable shelter and personalized services for unaccompanied women and transgender individuals experiencing homelessness. We also work to end homelessness by advocating for housing solutions.

Contact: Stephanie Johnson-Wall sjohnson-wall@thedeloresproject.org | 303.534.5411

 

The Right Step, Inc. 

Littleton, CO

To better the lives of people with disabilities through the healing power of horses.

Contact: Regina Lane volunteercoordinater@therightstepinc.org | 720.893.0650

 

"I Have a Dream" Foundation of Boulder County

Boulder County, CO

The mission of the “I Have A Dream” Foundation of Boulder County is to empower children from low-income communities (“Dreamer Scholars”) to succeed in school, college and career.

Contact: Carla Maniscalco carla.maniscalco@ihaveadreamboulder.org | 303.444.3636 x 19

 

Forney Museum of Transportation

Denver, CO

The Forney Museum of Transportation which exists to collect, preserve, and exhibit items of artistic, historical and technological interest relating to transportation for the purposes of education and personal enrichment.

Contact: Nicole Bleau volunteer@forneymuseum.org | 303.297.1113

 

STEM Generation, Inc., DBA Science Fair Fun

Arvada, CO

Science Fair Fun helps address today’s K-12 science education inequities. Through Science & Engineering Fairs, we foster students’ development of skills that they need to prepare for engineering and technology careers.

Contact: Wendy Wempe info@ScienceFairFun.org | 720.460.0354

 

9Health Fair

Statewide

To promote health awareness and to encourage individuals to assume responsibility for their own health. The 9Health Fair is Colorado's largest community event. The 9Health Fair provides low cost blood chemistry testing and free health screenings to thousands of participants annually. Medical and non-medical volunteers are needed to assist at various 9Health Fair sites in the Spring and Fall every year!

Contact: Alex Andrews alex.andrews@9healthfair.org | 303.698.4450

 

Alzheimer's Association

Colorado Statewide

The mission of the Alzheimer Association is to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancements of research, to provide and enhance support for all affected, and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.

Contact: LeAnne Mersmann lcmersmann@alz.org | 303.813.1669

 

Benefits in Action

Lakewood

Dedicated to improving the understanding, access, and utilization of healthcare

Contact: Jane Barnes jbarnes@benefitsinaction.org | 720.221.8354

 

Colorado Visiting Nurses Assoication 

Arvada, CO 

Colorado Visiting Nurse Association is committed to providing a continuum of health care in the home and community supporting optimal well-being, independence and dignity.

Contact: Annie Bresnahan bresnahana@vnacolorado.org | 303.698.6514

 

Karis Community

Karis Community is a community living program for restoring basic life skills and improving the social well-being of individuals recovering from serious and persistent mental illness.

Contact: Mary-Kate Doyle marykate@kariscommunity.org | 303.355.5546

 

National Multiple Sclerosis Society

Denver, CO

The National MS Society's vision is: A World Free of MS. The Society's mission is: People affected by MS can live their best lives as we stop MS in its tracks, restore what has been lost and end MS forever.

Contact: Brittany McGarry brittany.mcgarry@nmss.org | 303-698-5406 

 

Night Lights, Inc.

Front Range

Night Lights creates safe and accepting environments by providing respite care for children with special needs and their families.

Contact: Scott Shepherd scotts@nightlightskids.org | 720.339.7740

 

Rocky Mountain MS Center

Westminster, CO

The Rocky Mountain MS Center mission is to improve the lives of those who live with multiple sclerosis and their families through care, education, support and research.

Contact: Sarah Kyger skyger@mscenter.org | 303.788.4030