Help make lunches for people experiencing homelessness. We gather (wearing masks) at Central and prepare the lunches. Contact Molly Brown to participate.
WHI plans to reopen in late fall 2021 by hosting women experiencing homelessness in churches for safe overnight accommodations. WHI has raised $50,000 of the $150,000 needed to reopen. Ideas on grants? Donors? Grant writing expertise? Contact WHI Executive Director, Diana Flahive: firstname.lastname@example.org or 303.832.4188.
Ride for Team Zimbabwe in the Elephant Rock Ride at the Douglas County Fairgrounds in Castle Rock, CO. There is also a virtual ride option and kids under 18 ride free. The ride supports the Heather Chimhoga Orphan Care (HCOC) near Murewa, Zimbabwe. The Zimbabwe Mission Partnership is led by 9 member churches of the Denver Presbytery, including Central. Register at: Partnership http://zimpartnership.org/team-zimbabwe
Six volunteer spots available at a New Construction Site, Aria Homes.
Pre-registration required: centralpres.denver.volunteerhub.com/. All participants must be 16+ & register online by May 28.
We will provide dinner meals to New Genesis residents three evenings this summer. Contact Molly Brown, email@example.com if you can help cook and/or drop off food.
This intergenerational trip works with La Puente, an organization serving the San Luis Valley’s homeless and community members in crisis. Activities will include working with PALS (Positive Activities Lead to Success) children’s program and making facility repairs. Contact Molly Brown, firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
We Don’t Waste works to reduce hunger and food waste in the Denver area by recovering quality, unused food from the food industry and delivering it to nonprofit partners. (Central members transport food from We Don’t Waste to New Genesis Transitional Housing Shelter on a weekly basis!) Help feed hundreds of families by filling market attendee’s cars with bags of food at Presentation of Our Lady Church. Sign up online: https://wedontwaste.volunteermatters.org/project-catalog/17
Gather in Molly Brown’s backyard to watch I am Greta (Greta Thunberg) for Earth Care inspiration.
Join us after 9am Outdoor Worship this summer for community walks to clean up the neighborhood. We will sort our collections into recyclables and trash.
Help CVP staff adapt to construction at Central by setting up the remodeled office, plus do a deep clean for all the toys and rooms. To bring their new space up to date, they are requesting new posters/pictures that are welcoming for the children and families they provide supervised visits for at Central. Contact Molly Brown, email@example.com to sign up.
Two volunteer shifts available: 9-11:30am & 12-3pm. Youth under 14 should have an adult with them. Sign up for time slots on the website: www.metrocaring.org. You can continue to support Metro Caring by donating food, hygiene products, cleaning supplies, and reusable grocery bags and financial support is always welcome.
Casa de Paz reunites families separated by immigrant detention. Volunteers can deliver meals, sign up as pen pals and even join a volley ball league. Learn more at www.casadepazcolorado.org/get-involved
DICP is looking for volunteers who can help sort and make food boxes for distribution and deliver boxes to community members. DICP needs latex gloves, masks, sanitizer, dried foods, canned goods, diapers, formula and baby food. Sign up at www.dicp.org/support.
Due to COVID-19, volunteer meal service opportunities are on hold. If you would like to support Urban Peak, volunteer groups are encouraged to order meals for 50 individuals from local restaurants or catering companies to be delivered to the Drop-In Center or Shelter. If you are interested, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The challenge invites us to do something every day to raise awareness about the perniciousness of racism and encourage action in response to that awareness. Check out the activities at www.presbyterianmission.org/ministries/matthew-25/racism/
RA’s drop in center for LGBTQ+ youth remains virtual due to COVID-19. Stay tuned for a potential activity for Denver Pridefest (June 26-27).
Central continues to partner with the Havana Presbytery and monitors abilities to travel to Cuba later 2021 due to COVID-19.