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August 2019

Sand Creek Greenway Volunteer Work Day in Denver

August 3, 2019

10 am to noon, volunteers work on habitat restoration and trail clean-up with Sand Creek Greenway and Denver Parks and Recreation Staff at the Smith Road trailhead area, near the confluence of Sand Creek and Westerly Creek in Stapleton. Water and breakfast snacks will be provided, plus all tools. We’ll also learn about species on the Greenway and Denver’s new Lights Out Initiative to save energy, money and migratory birds by creating bird-safe buildings and reducing night time lighting. Everyone…

Categories: Nature and Outdoors, Volunteer Opportunities
Website: www.sandcreekgreenway.org,

Volunteering Orientation

August 17, 2019 - August 15, 2020

Every third Saturday of the month 9am to 10am. Looking for a meaningful way to connect to your community? The Urban Farm at Stapleton offers opportunities for individuals and families. RSVP https://theurbanfarm.wufoo.com/forms/zia2rpb0ou3ew1/ We will take you on a tour of the Farm, introduce you to our programs, and help you get started on your volunteering journey. Dress for the weather. Open to adults and minors. Minors must be accompanied by an adult. STEPS to becoming a VOLUNTEER: MUST attend orientation…

Categories: Volunteer Opportunities
Website: theurbanfarm.org/volunteer-opportunities-for-individuals-and-families/,

Kindness Club

August 21, 2019

4:00pm – 5:00pm Join the Kindness Club to meet new friends and neighbors and promote kindness through simple acts. Our inter-generational, all-ages club will focus on kindness to teacher, by making them thank you treats!

Categories: Interest and Support Groups and Meetings, Volunteer Opportunities
Website: www.denverlibrary.org/event/kindness-club-1,

September 2019

Kindness Club

September 18, 2019

4pmJoin the Kindness Club to meet new friends and neighbors and promote kindness through simple acts. Our inter-generational, all-ages club will focus on kindness to newcomers, immigrants, and refugees by making peace doves and welcoming cards.

Categories: Seniors, Volunteer Opportunities
Website: www.denverlibrary.org/event/kindness-club-2,

October 2019

Sand Creek Greenway Volunteer Work Day in Denver

October 5, 2019

Sand Creek Greenway volunteer day welcomes everyone who wants to improve the Greenway and trail through habitat restoration projects. 10 am to noon, on October 5, we’ll be working in Denver. Email Mo at mfair@sandcreekgreenway.org for details. Exact location to be determined as projects will be determined with Denver Parks and Recreation Natural Resources team–we work on projects the Greenway needs at that time. Wear long pants, long sleeves and closed toe shoes for protection. A hat to project you…

Categories: Nature and Outdoors, Volunteer Opportunities
Website: sandcreekgreenway.org/upcoming-volunteer-opportunities/,

December 2019

Christmas Mitzvah Project

December 25, 2019

500+ volunteers join JEWISHcolorado on Christmas to relieve employees at healthcare facilities, senior living facilities, animal rescues and more so they can spend time with their loved ones. All ages and faiths welcome. No skills required. Each Christmas for the past 24 years, community members have enjoyed the opportunity to perform a mitzvah, a good deed, during the busy holiday season. JEWISHcolorado coordinates and provides volunteers at 16 sites throughout the metro-Denver area. No special skills are required. The fundamental…

Categories: Seasonal/Holiday events, Volunteer Opportunities
Website: jewishcolorado.org/christmasmitzvahproject,

February 2020

Kindness Club: Community Art Project

February 5, 2020 - February 26, 2020

4-5 pm Our intergenerational, all-ages club will focus on celebrating Random Acts of Kindness Day with a collaborative community art project every Wednesday during February. Funded by the NextFifty Initiative.

Categories: Seniors, Volunteer Opportunities
Website: www.denverlibrary.org/event/kindness-club-community-art-project-56,

Denver U-Fix-It Clinic

February 16, 2020

If you have a household item that is broken? Bring it to the Denver U-Fix-It Clinic, and a volunteer coach will show you how to fix it for free. Do you have a household item that is broken? With help from our volunteer coaches, let us show you that you can fix it! Small appliances, lamps, toys, furniture, clothing/fabric item, jewelry — any sort of broken thing! We’ll have a toolbox and supplies for each workstation, but you should also…

Categories: Lectures, Classes, Informational events, Volunteer Opportunities
Website: www.facebook.com/events/522537395022647/,

March 2020

Fight For Air Climb

March 1, 2020

The Fight For Air Climb is one of the American Lung Association’s signature fundraising events which held in prominent skyscrapers around the country. This year in Denver, we are climbing 56 Floors and 1098 Stairs at the Republic Plaza Building Step up and make a positive impact for lung health by participating in a Fight For Air Climb event. Raise funds and challenge yourself to support the American Lung Association’s mission while climbing the 56 Floors and 1098 Stairs of…

Categories: Health, Wellness, Fitness, Volunteer Opportunities
Website: action.lung.org/site/TR/Climb/ALASW_Southwest?pg=entry&fr_id=18717,

April 2020

National Volunteer Month Event at RK – Stapleton Neighbors Welcome!

April 16, 2020

National Volunteer Month Event Blood Drive, Dog Adoption Fair and Food Trucks at RK Please join RK Cares for a National Volunteer Month event … we will have two great give-back events at once! The Vitalant Bloodmobile will be set-up in the parking lot at RK in Stapleton from 11:00am – 3:00pm and we encourage anyone that is able to donate blood and help others in need. And, we will also be joined by some adorable adoptable dogs from the…

Categories: Charity Event, Volunteer Opportunities
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Earth Day Volunteer Day

April 19, 2020

Give back to your planet this Earth Day weekend by coming to Bluff Lake Nature Center and volunteering your time any time between 9 am to 12 pm as we work to help our beautiful site!

Categories: Volunteer Opportunities
Website: ,

Earth Day Clean-Up!

April 26, 2020

Volunteer to give back to your community and planet by celebrating Earth Day! Help beautify Standley Lake with trash collection, invasive weed mitigation, and other outdoor tasks. All ages. Volunteer to give back to your community and planet by celebrating Earth Day! Help beautify Standley Lake with trash collection, invasive weed mitigation, and other outdoor tasks. All ages. Sun Apr 26 10AM-12PM Free

Categories: Nature and Outdoors, Volunteer Opportunities
Website: prl-web.ci.westminster.co.us/wbwsc/webtrac.wsc/search.html?module=AR&type=STLKP&SessionID=f3a5114d2c4f94d3fe2770d006fa0d4d727f4cc353f90450f2781e3033b8eadf11b3bfeb22eba8932f06d78572db8e9d349f3cec836433aef5a10197db60619f&_ga=2.68783441.1945864794.1576510345-2036552318.1552091114,

June 2020

Change, Not Charity: Join Chinook Fund’s online Giving Project to support statewide social change

June 23, 2020

Take meaningful action now and help fuel grassroots social change in our state! Chinook Fund is seeking new members across Colorado to join our online community leadership program, The Giving Project. As the fall election nears and the coronavirus crisis threatens the most vulnerable among us, you can support frontline communities working for justice. Join us for a digital Information Session to learn how you can activate your values for social change and build your skills in fundraising, grantmaking, and…

Categories: Charity Event, Volunteer Opportunities
Website: chinookfund.org/givingproject/,

July 2020

KGNU’s 2020 Summer Fund Drive “Building Community Through Radio”

July 8, 2020 - July 12, 2020

KGNU Radio’s Summer Fund Drive begins on Wednesday, July 8th, with an invitation to show support for community radio. For 42 years KGNU has broadcast vital local news and world class music programs. Become a member this summer. Our goal is to raise critical operating funds that will allow us to continue to bring you radio created and cultivated by your community. All are welcome to join.” During these challenging times, the independent voice of community radio speaks “truth to…

Categories: Charity Event, Volunteer Opportunities
Website: kgnu.org,

August 2020

Volunteer Day at Bluff Lake Nature Center

August 23, 2020

Come to Bluff Lake Nature Center between 9 am and 12 pm to help staff as we complete various site projects to help protect and connect with our natural world. All materials will be provided, all ages welcome.

Categories: Nature and Outdoors, Volunteer Opportunities
Website: ,

October 2020

KGNU Community Radio Fall Fund Drive

October 10, 2020 - October 18, 2020

The fall membership campaign is one of two major fundraising drives held by the station each year. Contributions will help inform and connect to communities on and off air. KGNU is volunteer powered & listener supported. Every day KGNU Community Radio informs, enlightens, and deepens understanding of the day’s most critical events. For more than 42 years, KGNU Community Radio has been a beacon of trusted news and informed conversations upon which thousands of people rely. Seventy-percent of KGNU’s funding…

Categories: Charity Event, Volunteer Opportunities
Website: ,

December 2020

Mentoring high performing, low income students

December 1, 2020 - April 1, 2021

Minds Matter is recruiting our next class of college access mentors to help high-performing, low-income high school students build the skills, tools, and experience they need to earn college acceptance and scholarships. Minds Matter is on a mission to ensure that ability, not access, determines post-secondary academic success for Denver high school students. Our program connects high-performing students from low-income families with the relationships and resources they need to achieve their academic potential. For compassionate, engaged, community-oriented adults who are…

Categories: Teens, Volunteer Opportunities
Website: mindsmatterdenver.org,

Mentor an aspiring scholar in the Northeast with Minds Matter

December 1, 2020 - April 1, 2021

Minds Matter has kicked off programming for the class of 2022 and we have our largest class ever from the Northeast! As such, we’re still looking for a handful of college-educated leaders who want to make a meaningful impact through mentoring. Minds Matter is on a mission to ensure that ability, not access, determines college success for high school students. We believe hard work should pay off for our students, and we make sure it does — 100% of our…

Categories: Charity Event, Volunteer Opportunities
Website: www.mindsmatterdenver.org,

Support Change, Not Charity!

December 1, 2020

Take meaningful action now and help fuel grassroots social change in our state! Chinook Fund is seeking new members across Colorado to join our online community leadership program, The Giving Project CHANGE, NOT CHARITY: Join Chinook Fund’s online Giving Project to support statewide social change Tuesday Dec 1: noon-1:30pm @ Zoom Take meaningful action now and help fuel grassroots social change in our state! Chinook Fund is seeking new members across Colorado to join our online community leadership program, The…

Categories: Interest and Support Groups and Meetings, Volunteer Opportunities
Website: chinookfund.org/givingproject/,

November 2021

Special Olympics Colorado State Fall Classic – Volleyball

November 20

Join Special Olympics Colorado as we cheer on our volleyball athletes in-person! Join Special Olympics Colorado as we welcome back athletes in our Fall Classic. On November 20th from 9am to 5pm watch and compete with athletes in Volleyball at Elevation Volleyball Club in Englewood, CO. Special Olympics Colorado is happy to welcome volunteers and spectators all day to this event. Come support our athletes!

Categories: Sports, Volunteer Opportunities
Website: specialolympicsco.org/event/statefallclassicvolleyball/,
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