Volunteers

Look Into the Future

If you are like me, it is easy to turn on the TV and wonder about the future. What will happen as the world spins a few thousand more times? Will there be new technology? Will there be peace? Will Chipotle still charge us extra for guac? However, mostly I […]

Meet Elke

Elke Rother recently arrived at Family Promise through a community partnership: She has traveled the world and has a rich professional background ranging from project management to nonprofit work. Elke also has counseling experience and serves as a listening ear at Family Promise! “No matter how secure we are, all […]

2015 Annual Summary

What a year! We served 73 incredible families, including 238 individuals. Of those, 137 were children. Many of our program guests found us because of declines in affordable housing. In 2014, unemployment was the biggest factor for families, but last year, housing took center state. The largest percentage of guests – […]

Tea Time

A group of volunteers have celebrated a summer tradition for more than a decade! The ladies hold a Summer Solstice Tea, serving teas and light lunch for Family Promise. This year’s fundraiser marked the twelfth anniversary (take a look at event photos). “There were eight of us at the first […]

Volunteer Profile: Jim Smith

Jim Smith has helped homeless families for more than a decade. The owner of Golden Real Estate loans his company’s moving truck to congregations that partner with Family Promise, helping them move beds and family belongings at the beginning and end of shelter-week rotations. “I told congregations I would make […]

Growing Good

And so it begins: The 2015 gardening season has finally arrived! We took some ideas from volunteers & supporters, planting tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, zucchini, basil, rosemary, Chocolate Mint and more. The garden is part of family Life Skills classes focused on nutrition and a fun element of the Day Site […]

Day Site Makeover

The Choozle team recently stopped by for a special visit! The digital marketing company decluttered our storage room, beautified the backyard, cleaned the bathrooms and playroom, and organzied other areas of the Day Site last week. What a transformation: Take a look at the team at work … Volunteer Photo […]

Taco Soup

Looking for a new dinner recipe? Try this delicious Taco Soup from one of our community partners! By Lisa Nemmers Church of the Holy Family 1 lb. Hamburger ½ Onion Chopped 3 Cups of Water 2 Cans – 16oz. Diced Tomatoes 2 Cans – 16oz. Chili Beans 2 Cans – […]

Perfect Hamony

What a night: The second annual “From the Heart Concert” featured more than 25 performers from partner congregations, Cherry Creek High School and the Family Promise team. The musical evening included everything from poetry and interpretive dance to “Showboat” and “Phantom of the Opera,” raising $4,300+ for our mission … […]

Curious About How To Help?

Help & Community Support Family Promise serves an average of 67 homeless families every year. We begin by caring for their basic needs of food, shelter & transportation, and build from there – creating lasting relationships that foster resources, connections and self-sufficiency. There are multiple ways to support our mission, […]

Family Meatloaf

Family Meatloaf By Doris Hjelmstad Glennon Heights Mennonite Church; A Family Promise Partner Take a look at this Family Meatloaf recipe that Family Promise families and volunteers can’t wait to try! Enjoy … 7 lbs ground beef 1lb ground pork or sausage 14 slices bread 4 c milk 8 eggs […]

Knitting4Peace

Knitting4Peace has been warming Family Promise for years. The Colorado-based nonprofit has a team of volunteers that stitch goods to deliver across Denver and 57 countries, said Janie Hile, director of the nonprofit’s area knitting program, Community Purls. “I love the fact that it started as an international organization, but […]