Bed Race 2017: The Race To End Homelessness

Each year, Family Promise of Greater Denver along with several other affiliates, hold similar events around the nation. The goal? To encourage teams of volunteers, family members, colleagues and friends to build mock beds that they race down a city street to support families in need of housing.

The beds symbolize the emergency shelter that Family Promise locations provide to more than 50,000 families every year!

Who: Family Promise of Greater Denver
What: Put your bed on wheels and RACE IT!
Where: Stapleton’s Conservatory Green Park (E 50th Ave. & Valentia St.)
When: Saturday September 16th, 2017 from 10am-2pm.
Why: Raise funds and awareness for families experiencing homelessness
Other: Live Music | Food Trucks | Bed Races | Inflatables for Kids

Register for a TeamRegister to Volunteer Watch a BedRace Clip

We are looking for In-Kind Donations for this event! If you are able to provide any of the following (or make a donation to to cover it), please contact Mel Davis at or 303-675-0713:

  • Inflatables (bouncy castle, obstacle course, etc.)
  • Folding chairs
  • Long tables
  • Photography services
  • Large banner
  • Breakfast and snack items
  • Bottled/canned beverages
  • Plates & Napkins
  • Ice
  • Printed t-shirts
  • Bed decorating supplies (paint, duct-tape, streamers, permanent markers, cardboard, construction paper, etc.)
  • Prizes for event winners