Our Partners

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El Hogar

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   cjames_618@msn.com   303.329.8270 or Caitlin Woolums    cmoose@mac.com    303.241.6631

  • 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
  • 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    stvee-2006@comcast.net    303.771.3071 or Christy Bess       scbess@gmail.com       303.770.6592

  • Attend the annual Jazzed Fall Fundraiser
  • Do you have medical training?  Volunteer at Inner City Health
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Metro Caring

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:   Jason Zeledon    jason.r.zeledon@gmail.com    720.999.6217 or Aurora Zeledon    aurorazeledon@gmail.com   720.999.6217

  • 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     kathi.rudolph@comcast.net   720.530.6495

  • 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
  • Volunteer!
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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   cjames_618@msn.com     303.329.8270

  • 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

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    janie33@me.com    303.356.3439 or Steve Peterson    sjpeterson@me.com   303.356.3432

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.

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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    bobagv@comcast.net    303.741.3468

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
    • Cook (afternoon)
    • 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    stvee-2006@comcast.net    303.771.3071 or Betty Riddell   bettsisblessed@gmail.com   303.798.9061

This is a new ministry partner. Contact Betty Riddell and Vee Henderson to see how you can get involved. 

  • Volunteer weekly on Wednesday
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Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity seeks to put God’s love into action and bring people together to build homes, communities and hope.

Contact:   Jason Zeledon    jason.r.zeledon@gmail.com    720.999.6217 or Aurora Zeledon    aurorazeledon@gmail.com   720.999.6217

Habitat for Humanity does not receive financial support from Christ Church. However, it is a Ministry Friend and we are offering volunteer opportunities at the Habitat for Humanity ReStore.

  • Volunteer at HH ReStore (unloading donations, organizing inventory, customer service)