Collect Needed Items
Organize a drive for canned goods/non-perishables; hygiene items; diapers; coats; towels; new underwear and socks for men, women and children; and clothing for men. Additional items include school supplies and incentives for kids at The Crossing who participate in the Denver Broncos Youth Center. Please drop off your collected items at a Denver Rescue Mission location. For more information, please call Lisette at 303.313.2414 or e-mail her at LWilliams@denrescue.org.
Medical and Dental Professionals
Put your medical or dental skills to work in the community and volunteer in the Lawrence Street Shelter’s clinic. This 1,150 square-foot center inside our shelter provides free services to program participants and homeless people who might otherwise not receive care. Services are provided as volunteers are available. Needed: oral surgeons, dentists, dental hygienists, certified/experienced dental assistants, optometrists, ophthalmologists, and chiropractors. For more information, please call Melanie at 303.294.0157 or e-mail her at MAronhalt@denrescue.org.
Join the Family Rescue Ministry! This program pairs a mentor team of 2-6 people to guide a homeless family or senior toward self-sufficiency. For more information, please visit the Family Rescue Ministry page.
Become the first U.S. friend to a refugee family relocating to Denver. Join this amazing opportunity to guide a family from a country such as Burma, Iraq, Sudan or Somalia in their adjustment to life in the U.S. For more information, please call Tom Leavitt at 303.953.3939 or e-mail him at TLeavitt@denrescue.org.
Become a childcare volunteer at Champa House and lend a hand to single mothers working toward self-sufficiency. Volunteers are needed Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. to noon. For more information, please call Kendra Huenneke at 303.953.3956 or e-mail her at firstname.lastname@example.org.