All posts in: "Community Updates"

  1. 2016 Annual Report

    Our 2016 Annual Report is now available. Check it out to see what we’ve been up to over the last year and what we plan to accomplish in 2017!   Here are a few highlights!  

  2. DenUM’s Top Five Needs for Spring 2017

    Top Five Food Needs whole grain and/or low-sugar cereals  canned meats peanut or other nut butters tomato products (cans or jars)  fruit (canned or fresh)  Make a difference for DenUM this spring by planting a garden row for hungry families! Top Five Hygiene Needs toothpaste baby wipes feminine pads (rather than…

  3. Tammy’s Take: Examining Issues of Poverty in 2017

    This year the DenUM staff has been committed to being better educated about the large societal issues that bring people to us for help.  We want to understand the 10,000 ft. perspective better because we see and hear about the ground level issues on a daily basis.   Already this…

  4. Your Vote, Your Voice Matters!

    Today is Election Day! While some people have just started preparing for the election during the past week, DenUM has been involved in voter engagement activities for months. We have registered clients to vote at DenUM and at the St. Francis Center. We also asked clients to fill out pledge…

  5. 2016 Annual Update

    2015 was an exciting year at DenUM!  In addition to changing our name from Denver Urban Ministries to Denver Urban Matters, we unveiled our new logo–all while continuing to provide much-needed stability and self-sufficiency services to families in need throughout the Denver metropolitan area. We are proud of our work over…

  6. Our Easy to Read Colorado Ballot Guide

    DenUM is proud to partner with the Colorado Participation Project to promote the importance of voting to our clients and community this election season. One way that we do this is by raising awareness of the state and Denver County ballot initiatives. It is very easy to forget that there will…

  7. Voting Matters!

    This year marks one of the biggest elections in decades! Not only do we have a close presidential race, but Colorado also has some critically important proposals and amendments on the ballot. Issues such as raising the minimum wage and implementing a statewide health care system are among the many…

  8. New Urban Education T-Shirts

    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…

  9. DenUM’s Top 5 Donation Needs for Summer 2016

    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. …

  10. Hope Matters!

    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…