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Lunch/Breakfast Project Details

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Capitol Hill United Ministries (CHUM) and the Women's Homelessness Initiative (WHI) are working with eight beneficiary agencies, including Colorado Coalition for the Homeless Outreach, The Delores Project, Denver Public Library Outreach, EarthLinks, St. Francis Center Outreach, W. 13th Ave. Safe Outdoor Space (SOS), Urban Peak, and Warren Residences. Please Note: Some delivery locations and contact information have changed. Scroll down for details!

Lunch and Breakfast Site Information

 

The assigned number of lunches should be delivered to the designated agency by 10:30 a.m. on your assigned day. Breakfasts for EarthLinks should be delivered on Sundays by 4:00 p.m. (Scroll down for lunch and breakfast instructions and ideas.)

The Delores Project (Sundays) - 50 Lunches

1290 King St.

Denver, CO 80204

Contact: Valerie Medina, 720-422-0521 (cell)

There is a small parking area. Ring the bell at the entry door. Please label items, if possible.

EarthLinks (Sundays) - 50 Breakfasts

NEW REQUEST: Please note changes to EarthLinks' breakfast request (see below or click here).

Deliver to Diana Flahive

624 Lafayette.

Denver, CO 80218

Contact: Hailey Webster, hailey@earthlinks-colorado.org, 949-680-5599
Call or text Diana at 303-257-8588 before you come.

DROP-OFF REVISED! Denver Public Library (DPL) Outreach (Mondays) - 50 Lunches

10 W. 14th Avenue Parkway (see drop-off instructions below)

Denver, CO 80204

Contact: Brianne Hanson, 303-968-9019

Please plan to meet a DPL peer navigator on E. 13th Ave. at the book drop. The book drop is inside the metal fencing about 30 feet away from the stoplight that separates DPL from Denver Art Museum. Call Brianne at 303-968-9019 a few minutes before or upon your arrival, and she will send a staff member out to meet you. As a backup, call the Community Resource Cell Phone at 720-865-1728. Lunches can be dropped off anytime after 9:00 a.m.

NEW DROP-OFF LOCATION! St. Francis Center (SFC) Outreach
(Tuesdays & Thursdays) - 50 Lunches

2347 Curtis Street

Denver, CO 80205

Contact: Elisabeth Francis, 720-285-7251 (cell) (Alternate Contact: Kelda Polomik-Tene, 303-472-3938)

Please text Elisabeth on the morning of your delivery to let her know your ETA to ensure that there are staff in the building to greet you. The outreach office is two doors down from main SFC entrance with a doorbell on both the front and the back alley doors - deliveries can be made at either door. Please use the doorbell, as knocking cannot be heard from inside.

Urban Peak (Wednesdays) - 50* Lunches (*two slots of 25)

2100 Stout St.

Denver, CO 80205

Contact: Meghan LaPorte Trujillo303-974-2918; Bryanna Andersen, 303-974-2913; or Andrea Alcalas, 303-974-2951

Note: Please try to avoid including ham sandwiches as Urban Peak is now serving more youth who do not eat pork for religious reasons. Thank you!

Warren Residences* (Thursdays) - 50 Lunches

1630 E 14th Ave. (14th and Gilpin; entrance is on 14th Ave.)

Denver, CO 80218

Contact: Jenn Downey, 720-843-5719

Park on 14th Ave. and go to the door at the end of the ramp. If you ring the doorbell, someone should answer. You can also call Jenn at the number above. (*Please be sure to deliver lunches to Warren Residences, and NOT Warren Village.)

Colorado Coalition for the Homeless (CCH) Outreach (Fridays) - 50 Lunches

2100 N. Broadway

Denver, CO 80205

Contact: Anita Romero, 303-297-4090; Grace Rhodes, 303-297-4091 or 303-312-9731

The best thing is to park at the head of the alley along Broadway, between Stout and Champa (between the red brick Coalition building at 2100 N. Broadway and a small brick house at 2120 N. Broadway). The front door to the building is on Broadway and they should usually have helpers around to unload.

CVC (Colorado Village Collaborative)/West 13th Avenue Safe Outdoor Space (SOS) (Saturdays) - 60** Lunches (**two slots of 30)

1530 W. 13th Avenue

Denver, CO 80204

Contact: Site Phone 720-804-5268 (mobile) or Danielle Biewald, 708-834-8844

Located on the south side of W. 13th Avenue at Quivas Street. The front entrance to the SOS is located on Quivas Street, just south of the main building. Accessible from Quivas Street between 12th Avenue and 13th Avenue on the south side of 13th Avenue.

If for any reason you get no response at your delivery site, call Diana at 303-257-8588, or bring your lunches to another site above or to St. Francis Center at 2323 Curtis.

Lunch suggestions and instructions:

  • Individually, well-wrapped (in plastic) plain cheese sandwiches, lunchmeat and cheese, PB&J (although some have PB&J fatigue), or be creative. Instead of using bread, consider providing wraps.

  • Other items you might want to include: a piece of fruit (not apples as they're hard on teeth) or fruit cups, a snack, like chips, pretzel, nuts, etc., maybe something sweet, a napkin, something to drink.

  • Please place lunches in brown paper bags and mark them to indicate the type of sandwich inside.

  • Please do not make sandwiches more than two days ahead of time or, according to health advisory, they will be thrown away.

  • The assigned number of lunches should be delivered to the designated agency by 10:30 a.m. on your assigned day.

Breakfast suggestions:

  • Five dozen eggs - hard boiled or uncooked

  • Fruit, such as mini-oranges and/or bananas for 50 people

  • Optional: full loaves of breakfast breads (NOT sliced or individually-wrapped), like banana or cranberry-orange, and/or muffins.

  • PLEASE DO NOT INCLUDE DRINKS OF ANY KIND, including bottled water.

  • Please deliver breakfasts to Diana's porch by 4:00 p.m. on your assigned Sunday.

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