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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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2015 Legislative Update Posted Feb 19, 2015 By admin

DenUM seeks to provide stability, increase self-sufficiency and support community sustainability through our advocacy efforts. All advocacy efforts are guided by our primary value of reducing poverty for all.  Our 5 primary focus are: Economic Self-Sufficiency:  Career employment should be available and accessible to anyone who is able to work. Those working full time should earn enough to support themselves and their families. Families should be supported in raising healthy children and caring for elderly or disabled dependents. Housing should be accessible, safe and affordable. Homelessness is avoidable. Hunger is inexcusable in our community. All should be able to provide their families with nutritious food. Mass Incarceration is often an ineffective solution

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Tammy’s Take Posted Dec 23, 2014 By admin

  On the morning of the 23rd, the DenUM staff gathered before we opened the building for services for the “Annual Secret Santa Reveal.”  The process is pretty simple: fill out a form that includes your favorite carol, color and cookie; draw someone else’s name; spend the week making your person’s days as nice as possible without letting them know who you are while spending no more than $5.  The part that was the best was that very few people knew who their person was – 1. Everyone did a good job at the secret part, 2. Everyone at DenUM has some expertise at making people’s days better.  My hope

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