5 Places In Denver Where You Can Volunteer This Holiday Season

With the holidays right around the corner there are many places in Denver that could use a little extra help. This is one of the best ways to spread some holiday cheer with the less fortunate.

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Denver Rescue Mission

Lawrence Street Shelter, 1130 Park Ave, West, Denver, CO


Denver Rescue Mission partners with 100 agencies including churches, schools and non-profits to bring Thanksgiving into the homes of people in need. We also distribute more than 2,500 Thanksgiving food boxes and provide a traditional Thanksgiving meal to men, women and children in need at our Lawrence Street Community Center, Fort Collins Rescue Mission, and The Crossing.

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Food Bank of the Rockies
10700 E. 45th Ave.
Denver, CO 80239
(303) 371-9250

At Food Bank of the Rockies, we believe everyone deserves to thrive. If you agree, join our cause and give more than your time. Give hope.

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Denver Catholic Worker Soup Kitchen
6999 Poppy Court
Arvada, CO 80007

Volunteering is a wonderful way to help our neighbors and community. The Denver Catholic Worker Soup Kitchen are always in need of volunteer shoppers, cooks for our cooking teams, and servers.


Samaritan House
2301 Lawrence St.
Denver, CO 80205
(303) 294-0241

Catholic Charities’ Samaritan House shelter will give hundreds of homeless a reason to be thankful when they’re served a Thanksgiving Day feast by volunteers. Some 350 residents struggling with homelessness will enjoy a warm meal prepared by chefs of the Sheraton Denver Downtown and Westin Denver Downtown hotels. Staff and volunteers from the hotels will serve the meals from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. November 26 at the Denver shelter at 2301 Lawrence St.

Senior Assistance Center
2839 W. 44th Ave.
Denver, CO 80211
(303) 455-9642

The Senior Assistance Center welcomes individuals wishing to volunteer their time and skills to help the senior community. We have many opportunities for volunteering, including administrative duties, food bank assistance, event planning, general office duties, friendly visitor program, and fundraising.  More than 500 people volunteer for us each year and make the difference in the lives of thousands of seniors.