Community

Thinking Outside Of The Box

As we look at the future and dream of new ways we can support local families experiencing homelessness, we know that it is time to get CREATIVE in order to continue to fund this mission! We are asking our community who supports our mission to ask this question, “How can […]

Giving Families The Space To Dream Again

Have you ever held your breath too long it made you dizzy or feel faint? In July, of 2016 I was surfing in San Diego, California and found myself in a very dangerous situation… On this particular day, the waves were very powerful and the current was moving so fast […]

Growing Our Family

We partner with congregations across the metro-Denver area to shelter families experiencing homelessness. These faith communities provide temporary homes for our neighbors, and Family Promise has a need for additional partnerships in the new year. Congregations take turns sheltering families in meeting rooms or other space for a week at […]

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 – […]

Avis: Community Giving

Avis Budget Group (ABG) is touring the nation, celebrating its employees, corporate achievements and community giving. Company executives visited Denver through the Sharing Our Pride tour today, donating $1,200 to Family Promise of Greater Denver! ABG is also hosting similar gatherings with other Family Promise affiliates, including one in Orlando last June. “Avis […]

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 […]

A Social Partnership

The Denver chapter of Social Venture Partners (SVP) has partnered with Family Promise to further our initiatives in the areas of: -Fund development and support. -Program evaluation. -Board growth. SVP’s mission cultivates “effective philanthropists, strengthens nonprofits, and invests in collaborative solutions – building powerful relationships to tackle our community’s challenges.” The […]