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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

History Colorado

The mission of History Colorado is to create an informed and engaged Colorado citizenry through exploring Colorado's past and relating it to this state's present and future.

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

A Precious Child

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

Contact: Nichole Karpinsky nichole@apreciouschild.org

 

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

 

Clothes to Kids of Denver Inc.

The mission of Clothes To Kids of Denver, Inc. is to provide new and quality used clothing to low income, school-aged children in Denver County, free of charge. 

Contact: Katie Jadwin katie@clothestokidsdenver.org

 

Front Range Cycling

The volunteers of Front Rangers Cycling Club offer stable role models and healthy, fun activities for at-risk youth in Denver. 

Contact: George Ballaseux ballaseux@gmail.com

All-Stars Club

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

Size limit: 15 to 45 volunteers.

Days/time limit: Fridays, 5:30 to 9:00.

Contact: Scott Russamanno scott@allstarsclub.org

 

Brothers Redevelopment, Inc.

Brothers Redevelopment is a Denver-based nonprofit organization that provides housing and a variety of housing-related services for the region’s low-income, elderly and disabled residents.

Contact: Chad Nibbelink chad@brothersredevelopment.org

 

Douglas County Libraries

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

Contact: Ali Ayres aayres@dclibraries.org

 

Extreme Community Makeover

Extreme Community Makeover coordinates volunteer teams to partner with underserved people to improve their own homes and neighborhoods. 

Contact: Angela Bomgaars  angela@extremecommunitymakeover.org

 

Ride the Rockies, Pedal the Plains

Ride The Rockies and Pedal The Plains are signature events of the Denver Post Community Foundation.

The dates are September 13 - 15 2019, The locations are Lamar, Holly and Springfield CO and volunteers can sign up for one day or all three days (three days are preferred).

The mission of Denver Post Community is to improve and enrich the lives of those in our community through support of programs that benefit arts and culture; children and youth; education and literacy; and the provision of basic human services.

Size limit: Any Size, up to 10 volunteers recommended.

Contact: Suzi Jolly sjolly@denverpost.com

 

The Center on Colfax

The mission of The Center on Colfax is to engage, enrich, empower and advance the LGBT Community of Colorado.

Contact: John White jwhite@lgbtqcolorado.org

I Have a Dream Foundation of Boulder County

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. 

Size limit: Three to 15 volunteers.

Day/time limit: Monday through Thursday, approximately 2:30-5:30 pm during the academic school year and Monday through Thursday, approximately 9 am to 3 pm during our summer program (June through July).

Contact: Carla Maniscalco carla.maniscalco@ihaveadreamboulder.org

STEM Generation, Inc., DBA Science Fair Fun

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

Denver Botanic Gardens

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

Alzheimer's Association of Colorado

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

Contact: jherlihy@alz.org

 

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.

Size limit: Up to 20 volunteers.

Days/time limit: Monday through Friday, 9 to 5 pm, some Saturday mornings and some weekday evenings.

Contact: Mary Kate Doyle marykate@kariscommunity.org

Covenant Cupboard Food Pantry

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.

Size Limit: Five or fewer. 

Contact: volunteer@covcupboard.org

 

Denver Rescue Mission

 

Size Limit: Lawrence Street: 10-15, The Crossing: 2-8, Ministry Outreach Center: 3-10

Contact: Sara Hood shood@denrescue.org 

 

Severe Weather Shelter Network

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: lynnann@swshelternetwork.com

 

Street's Hope

Street’s Hope provides services designed to support and empower people who have experienced human trafficking.  We envision a world where all people can choose the direction of their own lives, free from exploitation.

Contact: volunteerinfo@streetshope.org

 

The Action Center

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

Size limit: Four to 15 volunteers on weekdays and special events, 10 to 50 on weekends and special projects.

Contact: Kerri Stroupe kerris@theactioncenterco.org

MADD Colorado

The mission of Mothers Against Drunk Driving is to stop drunk driving, help fight drugged driving, support the victims of these violent crimes and prevent underage drinking.

Contact: Rebecca Green rebecca.green@madd.org