What's New

New Urban Education T-Shirts Posted Jun 25, 2016 By admin

Today is a great day to change the world! Support DenUM and make a difference by purchasing a t-shirt today. To purchase yours, follow the link below Buy a T-Shirt Shirts are available in bright blue with white lettering or white with teal lettering.  All shirts are available in sizes x small-2x large.    

DenUM’s Top 5 Donation Needs for Summer 2016 Posted Jun 23, 2016 By admin

fresh produce (make a difference through your garden!) whole grain and/or low-sugar cereals  canned meats peanut or other nut butters boxed meals/sides (macaroni and cheese, skillet meals, potato dishes) DenUM strives to provide food options that are nutritionally balanced, safe and that promote healthy eating.  Therefore, we do not distribute 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 family income of less than $25,000 a year a 3x more likely to be

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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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