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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

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Your Vote, Your Voice Matters! Posted November 8, 2016

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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

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2016 Annual Update Posted October 31, 2016

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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

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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

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Voting Matters! Posted September 27, 2016

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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

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New Urban Education T-Shirts Posted June 25, 2016

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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

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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. 

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Hope Matters! Posted April 1, 2016

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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

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Top Five Needs Summer 2015 Posted May 14, 2015

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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,

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The Hope Benefit Posted March 10, 2015

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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

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