Denver

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 – […]

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 […]

Dances With Words

Poet, singer, songwriter and griot, Dee Galloway, has many voices, but the Denver-based artist says she always weaves music and poetry into her work. “These days I operate as an itinerant poet who writes and performs original poems and rituals to commemorate special events,” according to her website. “I was […]

Stretched Thin

Stretched Thin By John Chambers Family Promise of Greater Denver There are two opposing forces in metro-Denver … 1. The homeless population is expanding. 2. Affordable housing is shrinking. The Denver Post has reported on the paradox, calling Denver a “tale of two cities.” “The downtown population has boomed, increasing […]