Partner & Community Events

Our partners and other organizations in Metro Denver and across Colorado sponsor events to increase understanding and provide support for efforts to address homelessness. To learn more, click on any month, review the events listed and consider how you might help. Use the form below to list your events on our calendar.

June 2017

6/4 – Home Run for the Homeless – The Colorado Rockies welcome you to attend or volunteer at their annual running event. For those up to the challenge, you can register for the Rockies 5k Run, 5k Walk, or for children, the Kids Fun Run. For information on event times & location, parking, registration, awards and FREE items, click here.

6/27 – Aurora Homeless Connect (AHC) – Volunteers are needed for the first ever Aurora Homeless Connect — a one day event that provides individuals and families experiencing homelessness or at-risk of becoming homeless with access to vital services. The event  will take place at the Aurora Day Resource Center (13387 E 19th Place, Aurora) and volunteer shifts will take place between 8 a.m – 6 p.m. For more information on how to sign up and volunteer, you can view the poster, here.

6/27 – Jefferson County Commissioners Hearing – A hearing will take place at 8:00 am by the Jefferson County Board of Commissioners to decide whether to continue to accept federal funds – taxes we have already paid – to support affordable housing, down payment assistance for 1st time homebuyers, social services, health services, and economic development activities. This is an opportunity to show your support. For more information, please visit the link.

6/29 – Community Meeting – The City and County of Denver is developing a comprehensive housing plan to align city investments to help residents facing a range of housing challenges, from people experiencing homelessness to those working to achieve or maintain home ownership — and you’re invited to share your voice. The event will take place from 6 – 8 p.m at the North High School (2660 Speer Blvd., 80211) and childcare will be provided along with Spanish translation and light refreshments. If you CANNOT attend, use this survey link to provide your feedback: Survey.

July 2017

7/22-7/29 – National Housing Week of Action – For this year’s Our Homes, Our Voices Week of Action, consider adopting one or more of the actions listed here.

August 2017

Events posted soon — please check back later

September 2017

9/19 – Project Homeless Connect – In support of low-income families and those experiencing homelessness, various organizations will be providing services and guidance at this year’s Project Homeless Connect. The event will be held from 9 a.m to 3:30 p.m in the Colorado Convention Center. Every year, hundred of volunteers are needed to make this event a success, so if you are interested in being a volunteer and making a difference, please check back here soon for more information.

Submit your Event

Are you sponsoring an event that you think would be of value to the CLOSE TO HOME community? Send us the name and date of your event, a link where visitors can find more information, and your email address (in case we have questions).

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