The mission of El Hogar is to transform and empower abandoned and marginalized children and youth in Honduras by providing a loving home and an education.
Contact: Christi James or Caitlin Woolums
Use the Amazon link at elhogar.org for your purchases. El Hogar receives up to 12% of each purchase (compared to less than 1% on Amazon Smile!)
Buy Esperanza Dulce Coffee, a Honduran coffee roasted in Denver that benefits the work of El Hogar. We sell it at church on the 4th Sunday of each month.
Help sponsor Christ Church team members for service trip expenses
“Bless A Child” campaign
Make birthday cards for children at El Hogar
Contribute money in honor of an El Hogar child’s birthday
Join a service team and become an Ambassador for El Hogar
Help plan Colorado Friends of El Hogar participation in the North American El Hogar Walkathon (October)
Inner City Health Center
Inner City Health Center is a Christ-centered provider of high quality clinical health services for the uninsured and under served.
Contact: Vee Henderson or Christy Bess
Attend the annual Jazzed Fall Fundraiser
Do you have medical training? Volunteer at Inner City Health
Metro Caring is Denver’s frontline hunger-prevention organization and meets people’s immediate food needs while also sustainably addressing the root causes of hunger and poverty.
Contact: Spence Flournoy
Donate food items year-round to the Blessing Box for Metro Caring
Donate food items to the annual Loaves & Fishes food drive
Volunteer to sort food at Metro Caring following Loaves & Fishes food drive
Volunteer for a daytime shift at Metro Caring
St. Francis Center
St. Francis Center is a refuge for men and women who are homeless in the metro Denver area, providing shelter along with services that enable people to meet their basic needs for daily survival and to transition out of homelessness.
Contact: Kathi Rudolph
Donate items to the Blessing Box for St. Francis Center
Participate in the annual “Have a Heart” drive at Christ Church
Attend the St. Francis Center Fall Gala or the Spring Luncheon
Sun Valley Youth Center
Sun Valley Youth Center is committed to giving Denver’s poorest neighborhood a hope for the future. With a focus on transforming the lives of at-risk youth, SVYC provides day care, after-school care, youth development, mentoring and life essentials programs to help raise up the neighborhood’s youth.
Contact: Christi James
Donate shoes to the annual Sun Valley Youth Center Shoe Drive in December
Volunteer to measure feet for the shoe drive and distribute the shoes just before Christmas
Administrative assistance during the day
After school activities with youth
Community dinners on weeknights
Enrichment activities during school vacations
Providence Network is an urban, transformational housing organization that helps impoverished men, women and families heal from addictions, abuse and homelessness to become self-sufficient, productive members of the community. Its mission is to heal broken lives from the inside out through faith-based transformational housing communities.
Contact: Janie Peterson or Steve Peterson
Providence Network is a new ministry partner at Christ Church. Learn more about its program and Silver Lining, a new house for homeless young adults.
St. Clare’s Ministries
The mission of St. Clare’s is to offer short-term respite from the harsh realities of homelessness and poverty by offering a hot, homemade meal, clothing, spiritual needs and a caring community to those in need. St. Clare’s practices radical generosity every Tuesday in the Baker neighborhood at The Episcopal Church of St. Peter and St. Mary.
Contact: Bob Arnott
St. Clare’s is a new ministry partner. There are several ways you can participate now and you can also help discern how Christ Church can get more involved in this ministry of the High Plains Region.
Donate items year round to the Blessing Box for St. Clare’s Ministries
Worship at St. Clare’s on Tuesdays at 5:00 pm
Volunteer on Tuesdays
Serve a meal and clean up (evening)
Assist guests in the clothing closet (evening)
Lead worship / music at the worship service (5:00 pm)
Set Free Prison Ministries
Through God’s Word in Bible study, Set Free Correspondence Prison Ministry turns lives from darkness to clean and changed hearts as inmates submit to a Godly life even while in prison.
Contact: Vee Henderson or Betty Riddell
This is a new ministry partner. Contact Betty Riddell and Vee Henderson to see how you can get involved.
Volunteer weekly on Wednesday