Denver Day of Service

Monday, August 17th from 12:00am to Friday, September 25th, 2020 7:15pm

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Please join us for our 2020 Denver Day of Service! 

Denver Day of Service, hosted by the Denver Broncos and Mile High United Way, is a one-day, multi-project initiative bringing together volunteers to impact our community. Dozens of simultaneous service projects, hosted by local nonprofit organizations, will occur across Metro Denver and provide hands-on and virtual volunteer experiences for individuals and groups. Learn more about our Denver Day of Service here.

Share with us on social media! Tag @unitedwaydenver and use the hashtags #LiveUnited #DenverDayofService2020

IMPORTANT NOTE: Remote opportunities are available now through September 25th; in-person opportunities available for September 25th ONLY. Remote opportunities are listed first and In-person opporutnities are listed at the bottom.

For questions, please email volunteer@unitedwaydenver.org 

Positions
0 Remaining
Registration
Opens Aug 17, 2020 12:00am
Registration Closes
Any time before each shift ends or when space runs out.
Age Limit
18 and up
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Please wear comfortable clothing, closed toed shoes, a mask, and anything blue, orange and white!

Wondering if you should register to volunteer? Based on the CDC guidelines, we are asking you the following questions:
  1. Have you been exposed to someone who has been diagnosed with COVID-19? See the CDC’s risk assessment guidance.

  2. Do you have symptoms consistent with COVID-19? Symptoms can include a cough or shortness of breath or at least two of the following: Fever, Chills, Repeated shaking with chills, Muscle pain, Headache, Sore throat, New loss of taste or smell. See the CDC’s symptom information.

If you answered "yes" to any of those questions, we ask you not to register. We are doing all we can to align with best practices and keep our community healthy.
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266 Positions Filled | 82 Impacts | 799 Hours

Shifts (37)

1 - 18 of 18 Shifts
ShiftStart TimeEnd TimeAddressDescriptionRegistrants Needed
 
 
REMOTE - Anchor Center12:00am (MT)7:15pm (MT)
N/A
REMOTE OPPORTUNITY: We need your savvy sewing skills to make clear masks for our preschool students, teachers, specialists and therapists in August! Instructions on how to make the see thru masks can be found HERE. We are in need of – 14 clear masks for preschool students – 10 clear masks...1/∞Over
REMOTE - Children's Hospital of Colorado12:00am (MT)12:00pm (MT)
N/A
Gratitude Grams - Send a personal thank you note to our doctors, nurses and many team members on the front lines. Choose your favorite gratitude gram to personalize and send to our team. We will print and display your card in a common area for our healthcare heroes to see....12/∞Over
REMOTE - Children's Hospital of Colorado12:00am (MT)12:00pm (MT)
N/A
Blood Donations - We are in need of blood and platelet donations during the coronavirus pandemic. Ways to donate can be found here: https://www.childrenscolorado.org/community/donate-volunteer/give-blood/

Point of Contact: Hannah Wilson; hannah.wilson@childrenscolorado.org
6/∞Over
REMOTE - Comitis12:00am (MT)12:00pm (MT)
N/A
Make a Mask! With the increase of COVID, and the coming of cold and flu season, we want to make sure that all of our guests stay safe. We are asking for your help to make sure that every guest at Comitis Crisis Center and the Aurora Day Resource Center...0/∞Over
REMOTE - Family Tree12:00am (MT)12:00pm (MT)
N/A
We need reusable masks made for our clients and staff! We can accept washable masks made with any pattern, including the CDC recommended one here: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prevent-getting-sick/how-to-make-cloth-face-covering.htmlPlease contact Rebekah Hawthorne with any questions: rhawthorne@thefamilytree.orgDelivery instructions: The masks can be dropped off or mailed to the main office. Donations can be taken...1/∞Over
REMOTE - Florence Crittenton12:00am (MT)12:00pm (MT)
96 South Zuni Street
Denver, CO 80223
Emergency Diaper Packs: In addition to earned diapers in the Basic Needs store, the Student and Family Support team ensure FloCrit teen mom's emergency needs are met. When moms need extra diapers to help bridge the gap for any reason, Family Advocates rely on our emergency diaper supply, made from...8/∞Over
REMOTE - Florence Crittenton12:00am (MT)12:00pm (MT)
96 South Zuni Street
Denver, CO 80223
Holiday Giving Ornament Making: Each year we hold a Holiday Giving Drive to help brighten the holidays for our teen moms and their kids. Moms fill out a wish list, and each mom goes home at the break with a new outfit for their child, a new toy for their...8/∞Over
REMOTE - Food Bank of the Rockies12:00am (MT)12:00pm (MT)
10700 East 45th Avenue
Denver, CO 80239

We are asking volunteers to create letters and cards of encouragement for nearly 1,000 home bound older adults. Letters and Cards can be sent to Hamza Syed at 10700 East 45th Avenue, Denver, CO 80239.

Point of contact: Hamza Syed, hsyed@foodbankrockies.org, 303-375-5863

15/∞Over
REMOTE - Freedom Service Dogs12:00am (MT)12:00pm (MT)
7193 S Dillon Ct. Englewood
Englewood, CO 80112
Freedom Service Dogs of America (FSD) is a nonprofit organization that unleashes the potential of dogs by transforming them into custom-trained, life-changing assistance dogs for people in need. Our clients include children, veterans and active-duty military, and other adults. Their disabilities include autism, traumatic brain injury, cerebral palsy, spinal cord...6/10Over
REMOTE - Habitat for Humanity Metro Denver12:00am (MT)12:00pm (MT)
N/A
Using materials you already have around home—be they Legos, Lincoln Logs, cardboard boxes or Popsicle sticks—build your own miniature house, and use your plans to raise funds for real Habitat homes. Creativity and fun will be your most important tools, and the amount of materials you use is limited only...0/∞Over
REMOTE - Make-A-Wish Colorado12:00am (MT)12:00pm (MT)
7951 E Maplewood Ave, #126
Greenwood Village, CO 80111
Wish Day Yard Signs - Participants will be provided with the necessary craft material to make yard signs for kiddos that are having their wishes granted. The material will need to be picked up at our office on September 22nd. The office will be open from 12:00 – 5:30 for pickup. ...18/18Over
REMOTE - Salvation Army12:00am (MT)12:00pm (MT)
1370 Pennsylvania Street
Denver, CO 80203
Volunteers will separate the tags from groups of three to individual tags. This is a vital process for the Angel Tree program and ultimately ensures that every child experiences the Christmas magic by matching donors with children in greatest need. Logistics: Volunteers will need to pick up Angel Tree Tags...11/11Over
REMOTE - Vitalant, formerly Bonfils Blood Center12:00am (MT)12:00pm (MT)
N/A
Because of our blood donors, life does not stop. We are asking volunteers to encourage friends and family to support our lifesaving mission using the resources provided on the vitalant.org/covid-share page. For more information please contact: Colleen Sullivan Colleen_Sullivan@bonfils.orgVitalant is asking volunteers to tag us on their social media posts encouraging...3/∞Over
REMOTE - Volunteers of America12:00am (MT)12:00pm (MT)
2660 Larimer St.
Denver, CO 80205
Volunteers of America Colorado serves over 7,000 seniors through our Meals on Wheels Program and in our Senior Low-income Affordable Housing. We think it would be amazing to be able to give every senior a "thinking of you" card. These cards can be handmade by kids and adults of all...8/∞Over
REMOTE -Children's Hospital Colorado12:00am (MT)12:00pm (MT)
13123 E 16th Ave, Aurora
Aurora, CO 80045
Donate Medical PPE. We are accepting donations for the following items: N95 masks, hand sanitizers (like Purell), manufactured surgical and medical masks, face shields (3D printed are OK), Nitrile gloves and disinfectant wipes. We are also accepting “homemade” protective equipment like face shields or cloth face coverings for both adults...2/∞Over
REMOTE- UCHealth12:00am (MT)12:00pm (MT)
711 Park Avenue West
Denver, CO 80205
Remote opportunity to create/sew simple cloth masks for hospital visitors and create handmade Get Well Soon cards for patients in the hospital. Multiple templates available online. No minimum/maximum required. Completed masks and cards will need to be dropped off at Mile High United Way (711 Park Avenue W, Denver, CO ...0/∞Over
REMOTE - Warren Village8:00am (MT)12:00pm (MT)
1323 Gilpin St
Denver, CO 80218
Title: Make Hygiene Kits for Low-Income, Single-parent Families Items requested: hand sanitizer, disinfectant wipes, baby wipes, dish soap pods, laundry soap pods, large feminine hygiene pads, toilet paper, shampoo, conditioner, zip lock bags.Drop off window: Friday September 25th between 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Call or email Molly Barfuss at...1/∞Over
VIRTUAL -Tennyson Center for Children11:00am (MT)12:00pm (MT)
2950 Tennyson St
Denver, CO 80212
We would love to have volunteers make desk packs for kids. On your time and using your own resources make the kits - Small plastic container with a fidget toy or sensory toy like stress ball/playdough, eraser, cool pen or pencil, small tissue pack, cloth mask.  These would be made at...2/∞Over

1 - 19 of 19 Shifts
ShiftStart TimeEnd TimeAddressDescriptionRegistrants Needed
 
 
IN PERSON - Denver Rescue Mission5:30am (MT)7:15pm (MT)
6090 Smith Road
Denver, CO 80216
Street parking is available.
Volunteers will serve food to men, women, and children at The Crossing, a transitional facility that houses the STAR Transitional Program and the New Life Program (NLP).Volunteers must be at least 10 years old and no older than 60. Anyone under 18 needs an adult chaperone. Temperature checks will be...3/3Over
Denver Day of Service Leads - Mile High United Way Staff8:00am (MT)5:00pm (MT)
Various locations
Denver, CO
Mile High United Way Staff leads are needed to support the in-person and virtual projects for this year's Denver Day of Service. Times of projects vary and leads will be assigned their project and shift time upon registration.Lead responsibilities include:- Attend virtual training on 9/17 (4-5 p.m.) - Attend the project...18/18Over
IN-PERSON - Jewish Family Service8:00am (MT)10:00am (MT)
3201 S Tamarac Dr
Denver, CO 80231
Volunteers will be packing food to be distributed later that day.Volunteers must dress appropriately for a warehouse setting and for the weather, and must bring their own bottles of water to drink. Volunteers must be physically able to lift cans and boxes. Please wear a mask. Gloves will be provided.Please...2/4Over
IN-PERSON - Denver Inner City Parish8:30am (MT)1:30pm (MT)
1212 Mariposa Street
Denver, CO 80204
Park in parking lot on the north side of the building, or in parking spots in the alleyway. Meet inside front door off Mariposa street.
Volunteers will be making non-contact deliveries to Parish seniors who are homebound. Other volunteers will be building food boxes for distribution, and cleaning and organizing food distribution spaces, including organizing pallets of food, spraying down surfaces, sweeping, mopping, organizing walk-in units, etc.. Volunteers will be in a large, multi-purpose room that...10/10Over
IN-PERSON - Denver Rescue Mission - Ministry Outreach Center8:30am (MT)11:30am (MT)
5725 East 39th Avenue
Denver, CO 80207
Client Services serves individuals and families in need with food items, household items, clothing, etc. Duties include: Sorting, folding, hanging, and restocking clothing items. You may also be stocking food items. Volunteers should be able to lift 20 pounds.Dress code: Please wear closed toe shoes and clothing that can get...8/8Over
IN PERSON - Food Bank of the Rockies8:45am (MT)12:00pm (MT)
10700 E. 45th Ave.
Denver, CO 80239
Our volunteer parking and entrance is located at the south end of our building, facing I-70.
Volunteers working in the warehouse will work in an assembly line filling boxes for older adults. 

Requirements: Please wear closed-toe shoes and comfortable clothing. Masks required.

Point of Contact: Kristina Thomas; kthomas@foodbankrockies.org
25/25Over
IN PERSON -Family Tree9:00am (MT)12:30pm (MT)
1777 Kipling St.
Lakewood, CO 80215
Park in the lot.
We have an outdoor project that provides plenty of social distancing. This project is sanding and staining the playground at Karlis Family Center and cleaning up the outdoor play area which includes weeding and raking. Requirements: Appropriate attire (closed toed shoes, clothing that can get dirty). Sanding and staining experience appreciated...16/25Over
IN-PERSON - Comitis9:00am (MT)12:00pm (MT)
13387 E. 19th Pl
Aurora, CO 80045
Please park in the parking lot directly to the east of the building.
Help put the Aurora Day Resource Center Garden to Bed for the winter. This includes harvesting and putting away the garden irrigation system for the season.

Instructions: Gloves and gardening equipment will be provided by Mile High Behavioral Healthcare. Please wear seasonal clothing that you are comfortable working outside in.
1/10Over
IN-PERSON - Florence Crittenton Services9:00am (MT)12:00pm (MT)
96 S. Zuni St
Denver, CO 80223
Park in any available space in the parking lot on the right.
Volunteers will be sorting and stocking clothes in Baby Bucks.The Baby Bucks basic needs store fills in the gaps for moms with all the essentials they need to raise a child, including diapers, wipes, clothes, books, and toys. Most of the inventory comes in through in-kind donations of gently used...6/6Over
IN-PERSON - Vitalant, formerly Bonfils Blood Center9:00am (MT)11:00am (MT)
717 Yosemite St
Denver, CO 80230
Our blood drive coordinators go above and beyond. The representatives of organizations who host blood drives are Vitalant’s key contacts to ensure a successful blood drive. Whether it’s a University, High School, or a place of business our coordinators work hard to collaborate with their communities to create successful blood...9/10Over
IN-PERSON - Jewish Family Service - Distribution9:30am (MT)1:00pm (MT)
3201 S Tamarac Dr
Denver, CO 80231
Volunteers will be distributing food. Volunteers must dress appropriately for a warehouse setting and for the weather, and must bring their own bottles of water to drink. Volunteers must be physically able to lift cans and boxes. Please wear a mask. Gloves will be provided.Please do not volunteer if you are...6/6Over
IN-PERSON -Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver9:30am (MT)1:00pm (MT)
Littleton ReStore - 7890 W. Quincy Ave.
Denver 80123
Habitat for Humanity is able to host teams at out ReStore locations.  ReStores are thrift stores where Habitat sells new and used building materials and the proceeds benefit Habitat's programs.  Volunteers who work at the ReStore help to stock shelves, reorganize aisles and unload donations.  For individuals who love organization...5/6Over
IN-PERSON -Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver9:30am (MT)1:00pm (MT)
Denver ReStore - 70 Rio Grande Blvd.
Denver, CO 80223
Parking lot is available.
Habitat for Humanity is able to host teams at our ReStore locations.  ReStores are thrift stores where Habitat sells new and used building materials and the proceeds benefit Habitat's programs.  Volunteers who work at the ReStore help to stock shelves, reorganize aisles and unload donations.  For individuals who love organization...8/8Over
IN-PERSON - Jewish Family Service - Packing Shift B10:00am (MT)12:00pm (MT)
3201 S Tamarac Dr
Denver, CO 80231
Volunteers will be packing food to be distributed later that day.Volunteers must dress appropriately for a warehouse setting and for the weather, and must bring their own bottles of water to drink. Volunteers must be physically able to lift cans and boxes. Please wear a mask. Gloves will be provided.Please...2/2Over
IN-PERSON UCHealth - Aurora10:00am (MT)11:30am (MT)
12605 E. 16th Avenue Aurora, CO
Aurora, CO 80045
In-person opportunity to decorate sidewalks outside UCHealth hospital(s) with chalk messages of support for patients and staff.  Adults only, mask required, will follow 6' distancing protocols.  

Requirements: Comfortable clothes/shoes appropriate for the weather.  Need to be able to bend over/kneel/draw on sidewalks. Chalk will be provided.
10/10Over
IN-PERSON Denver Rescue Mission10:30am (MT)1:30pm (MT)
6090 Smith Road, Denver
Denver, CO 80216
Street parking is available.
Volunteers will serve food to men, women, and children at The Crossing, a transitional facility that houses the STAR Transitional Program and the New Life Program (NLP).Volunteers must be at least 10 years old and no older than 60. Anyone under 18 needs an adult chaperone. Temperature checks will be...6/6Over
IN-PERSON Ronald McDonlad House11:00am (MT)2:00pm (MT)
1300 E. 21st Ave
Denver, CO 80205
Description: We will be grilling food for the house guests for an outdoor lunch. Volunteers would be there to execute the event, providing help with the residents. This is a meet and greet opportunity as well and we will be following all guidelines of masks and social distancing.Requirements: Please wear...1/1Over
IN-PERSON - Family Tree1:30pm (MT)5:00pm (MT)
1777 Kipling St
Lakewood, CO 80215
Park in the lot.
We have an outdoor project that provides plenty of social distancing. This project is sanding and staining the playground at Karlis Family Center and cleaning up the outdoor play area which includes weeding and raking. Requirements: Appropriate attire (closed toed shoes, clothing that can get dirty). Sanding and staining experience appreciated...24/25Over
Denver Rescue Mission - The Crossing Kitchen Meal Prep2:00pm (MT)4:00pm (MT)
6090 Smith Road
Denver, CO 80216
Join staff and New Life program participants in meal prep, cooking, cleaning up, and organizing. Requirements: Temperature checks will be required at the Hospitality Desk prior to volunteering. Please bring your own mask or scarf. We are unable to provide masks for volunteers. The Crossing is a transitional housing facility...4/4Over