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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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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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