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2015 Legislative Update Posted February 19, 2015

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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

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Tammy’s Take Posted December 23, 2014

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  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

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DenUM’s Top 5 Needed Items for November and December 2014 peanut butter canned tomatoes or sauces canned fruit in water or light syrup infant formula (all varieties) hygiene items for employment services clients DenUM strives to provide food options that are nutritionally balanced, safe and that promote healthy eating.  Therefore, we

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Hope Corner Posted November 10, 2014

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Family Focus Last week, we met a young single mother named Monica. Her husband left the family a few months back; he hasn’t called or come by and she doesn’t know where he is. Now Monicais raising two young children by herself. Daycare is expensive and her small wages don’t

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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

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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. 

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  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

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Top Five for May 2014 Posted April 28, 2014

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Top Five Pantry Food Items for May 2014 We strive to provide food options that are nutritionally balanced, safe, and that promote healthy eating.  We commit to distributing food items that are in-date, unopened and undamaged.  We do not distribute  expired items.  We encourage and appreciate food donations that include whole

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Root 40 Music Fest and DenUM! Posted April 11, 2014

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Finally, a musical celebration of the Colfax music legacy has launched with the introduction of the Upper Colfax Root 40 MusicFest — a seven-day music event designed to entertain, educate, cultivate and enrich Colorado’s music and performance community.  But it gets better! All week you will see food drive boxes in the

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Top Five February Posted February 21, 2014 | Tagged: , ,

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Top Five Pantry Food Items for February 2014 We strive to provide food options that are nutritionally balanced, safe, and that promote healthy eating.  We commit to distributing food items that are in-date, unopened and undamaged.  We do not distribute  expired items.  We encourage and appreciate food donations that include

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