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Volunteer Voices: DenUM and the Inspiring Effect Posted Jul 17, 2014 By admin

For more years than I care to admit I have been aware of Denver Urban Ministries and its charity work yet it took me until 2013 to become involved. My first volunteering took place this last November for their Thanksgiving food drive, Food for All, and the effect it had on me was instantaneous. The services they provide are void of stereotypes of all kinds and help people in many aspects of life’s essential necessities. The employees and volunteers were invigorating and selfless. Each person was excited to be there and more than willing to help in any manner. As the day went on I knew I wanted to help

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DenUM’s Top 5 Needed Items in the Choice Pantry Posted Jul 15, 2014 By admin

DenUM’s Top 5 Needed Items in the Choice Pantry peanut butter canned tomatoes or sauces canned meat packaged meals or side dishes (Hamburger Helper, Rice-A-Roni, potatoes) cereals  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. Items that we can always use to meet our growing requests for service include: Whole grain cereal Fruit in water or juice Meat canned in water when possible Vegetables: low or no sodium Beans: dry or canned in low or no sodium Whole wheat pasta, rice or other

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Hope Corner: Program Updates Posted Apr 30, 2014 By admin

  2014 is a year of partnerships!  By partnering with other agencies DenUM can to continue to be a trusted provider of basic human and employment services to the community for free while  offering an accessible, friendly and familiar environment!   Here are some of the great partnerships happening at DenUM: Denver School of Nursing students visit DenUM each Thursday at 9am to provide health screens to our clients and the community. Hunger Free Colorado provides a volunteer who visits DenUM every Thursday from 9am-12pm to provide food stamp assistance along with assistance in signing up for Medicaid or other benefits offered at Denver Human Services! Denver Human Services is also coming the

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