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Hope Matters! Posted Apr 01, 2016 By Site Manager

DenUM is celebrating its 35th anniversary.  Thirty-five is a significant number! Think about what you were doing thirty-five years ago – I was a freshman in high school just trying to not be noticed. And when I turned 35 – well I had spent the previous 49 days learning how to be the new Executive Director of this fantastic organization named Denver Urban Ministries. Turning 35 was pretty significant for me, and it’s even more significant to this organization. Tonight we are officially announcing our name change to Denver Urban Matters. Some of you might have heard about this over the past year, but some of you might be surprised.

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Top Five Needs Summer 2015 Posted May 14, 2015 By admin

DenUM’s Top 5 Donation Needs for Summer 2015 peanut butter whole grain and/or low-sugar cereals  canned fruit in water or light syrup fresh produce (make a difference through your garden!) hygiene items for employment services clients especially, stick deodorant  lotion razors DenUM strives to provide food options that are nutritionally balanced, safe and that promote healthy eating.  Therefore, we do not distributed expired food.  Instead we encourage food donations that include whole grains, low-sodium and low-sugar options. According to the Colorado Health Foundation, two out of three Coloradans will be obese by 2017 and may suffer from obesity related diseases such as diabetes, high blood pressure, and heart disease. Individuals with a

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The Hope Benefit Posted Mar 10, 2015 By admin

The Board of Directors invites you to join them in Inspiring Hope, Transforming Lives and Working to End Poverty by attending the Hope Benefit Silent Auction and Fundraiser benefiting Denver Urban Ministries (DenUM). Please join us for a night of food, fun and bidding!  Come for the company, stay for the mission! All proceeds from the Hope Benefit silent auction and fundraiser supporting the mission and vision of Denver Urban Ministries.   Step right up and get your tickets today!   “The Hope Benefit is one of my favorite charitable events of the year!  Where else can you sip cocktails, nosh on yummy hors d’oeuvres and bid on wonderful silent auction items that

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