2021 Denver Day of Service

Monday, April 19th from 12:00am to Friday, June 4th, 2021 3:30pm
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Please join us for our 2021 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 in-person, remote or virtual volunteer experiences for individuals and groups. To view last year’s Denver Day of Service, visit here.

Share with us on social media! Tag @unitedwaydenver and use the hashtags #LiveUnited #2021DenverDayofService

For questions, please email Caitlin Henkel at caitlin.henkel@unitedwaydenver.org 

0 Remaining
Opens Apr 19, 2021 8:00am
Registration Closes
Any time before each shift ends or when space runs out.
Age Limit
18 and up
Requirement Details
Please wear a mask, comfortable clothing, closed toed shoes, and anything blue, orange and white!

Wondering if you should volunteer in-person? 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 attend an in-person event. We are doing all we can to align with best practices and keep our community healthy.
Parking Details
Determined by project.
Sustainable Development Goals
272 Positions Filled | 109 Impacts | 414 Hours

Shifts (33)

1 - 8 of 8 Shifts
ShiftStart TimeEnd TimeAddressDescriptionRegistrants Needed
REMOTE-Children's Hospital Colorado Fleece Blanket Making for Patients12:00am (MT)12:00pm (MT)
Description: Fleece Blanket Making for Patients - Children’s Hospital Colorado provides fleece blankets to patients during their stay. The blankets provide a source of comfort during the hospital stay and long after discharge. In order to meet patients’ needs, we need about 200 blankets per week.  Instructions to be emailed upon...5/∞Over
REMOTE - Warren Village12:00am (MT)12:00pm (MT)
1323 Gilpin St
Denver, CO 80218
Description: Compiling hygiene kits for the low-income, single-parent families at Warren Village to help offset their limited budgets.. We are asking volunteers to include some of the following items in their hygiene kits: masks (adult or children), soap, tooth paste, tooth brush, shampoo/conditioner, deodorant, hand sanitizer. Requirements:  Please contact Kelsey Cole to arrange...1/∞Over
REMOTE - Family Tree Wish List12:00am (MT)12:00pm (MT)

Description: Please support Family Tree by shopping our Virtual Wish Lists: https://www.thefamilytree.org/virtual-giving.

Point of Contact: Please contact Rebekah Hawthorne with any questions:

REMOTE - Volunteers of America Make Cards for Seniors12:00am (MT)12:00pm (MT)
2660 Larimer St.
Denver, CO 80205
Description: Make Cards for Seniors. Our Meals on Wheels seniors are homebound and often isolated. Help cheer them up with a "thinking of you" card. The more creative the better but please no glitter.Location Information: Cards can be dropped off or mailed to Volunteers of America attn: Meals on Wheels, 2660 Larimer...9/∞Over
REMOTE - Florence Crittenton Career Exploration12:00am (MT)12:00pm (MT)
Description: Brief, interview-style videos for FloCrit moms to view to learn about different companies and industries, and entry-level jobs within those companies, as well as possible career trajectories. Your stories will be compiled in a bank of videos for FloCrit teen moms to watch as part of their career exploration goals....5/∞Over
REMOTE - Salvation Army12:00am (MT)12:00pm (MT)
UTSA Main Campus
Description: Make Someone’s Day a Little Brighter- Write a positive note to a resident at our Homeless Shelter.  Throughout the year The Salvation Army serves up to 250 men per night who seek shelter and hope at our Crossroads Center.   Individuals suffering from homelessness often feel left out and isolated from...20/∞Over
REMOTE - Children's Hospital of Colorado Gratitude Grams For Healthcare Heroes12:00am (MT)12:00pm (MT)
Description: Gratitude Grams for Healthcare Heroes - Send a personal thank you note to our doctors, nurses and many team members on the front lines! Choose your favorite gratitude gram below to personalize and send to our team. Then, we’ll print and display your card in a common area for our...5/∞Over
REMOTE - Mile High Behavioral Healthcare Kit Build12:00am (MT)12:00pm (MT) Description: Mile High Behavioral Healthcare (MHBHC) is looking for volunteers to collect and assemble Care Kits for people experiencing homelessness. Help provide health, hygiene, and dignity for our friends experiencing homelessness! Each Care Kit should contain: 2 pairs of socks, 1 Travel-Size Comb/Brush, 1 Travel-Size Toothbrush, 1 Travel-Size Toothpaste, 1 Travel-Size...3/∞Over

1 - 25 of 25 Shifts
ShiftStart TimeEnd TimeAddressDescriptionRegistrants Needed
IN-PERSON - Vitalant, formerly Bonfils Blood Center12:00am (MT)12:00pm (MT)
Description: You can be a part of something bigger than yourself when you donate blood in honor of Denver Day of Service! You as an individual can give blood or platelets at any time at any Vitalant location to participate. Those blood products are vital every day to meet patient needs...6/∞Over
Denver Day of Service Leads - Mile High United Way Staff12:00am (MT)12:00pm (MT)
Denver, Colorado
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 a couple weeks before the event date.Lead responsibilities include:- Attend virtual training  - Attend the project...20/23Over
IN-PERSON - Children's Hospital of Colorado Blood Donation Drive12:00am (MT)12:00pm (MT)
Description: Blood Donations Needed - Children's Hospital Colorado Blood Donor Center needs your help to ensure we can continue to meet the transfusion needs of our patients throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. If you're able to donate blood or platelets, please call 720-777-5398 to be screened over the phone and to schedule...6/∞Over
IN-PERSON - Denver Rescue Mission Meal Serving5:30am (MT)7:15am (MT)
6090 Smith Road
Denver, CO 80207

Description: Serving meals (breakfast) to guests experiencing homelessness 

Dress: Please wear comfortable clothing, closed toed shoes, and a mask.

Point of Contact: Alexxa Gagner; agagner@denrescue.org

Meeting Location Instructions: The Crossing (6090 Smith Road) 

IN-PERSON - Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver Aria Homes8:00am (MT)3:30pm (MT)
2813 W 53rd Ave
Denver, CO 80221
Parking address - 2791 W 52nd Ave, Denver, CO 80212
Description: Habitat Metro Denver will be engaging volunteers on our newest construction site, Aria Homes. Volunteers who work on the construction site will help to complete the day's tasks, which could range anywhere from framing to exterior painting.  No prior construction experience is required and Habitat will provide all of the...11/16Over
IN-PERSON - Women's Bean Project8:00am (MT)12:00pm (MT)
3201 Curtis St.
Denver, CO 80205
Description: A tour of the facility will be provided during the project hours of 8am-noon.  Women’s Bean Project will need help with outdoor landscaping, cleanup, and gardening. After the winter months, and new growth of the spring, The Bean will need some cleaning and tidying up outside of our facility. The...5/8Over
IN-PERSON Denver Rescue Mission Client Services8:30am (MT)11:30am (MT)
5725 E. 39th Ave.
Denver, CO 80207

Description: Client Services Clothing Room

Dress: Casual dress, closed toed shoes required. 

Meeting Location Instructions: Ministry Outreach Center

Point of Contact:
Alexxa Gagner, agagner@denrescue.org, 3033132427

IN-PERSON - Food Bank of the Rockies8:45am (MT)12:00pm (MT)
10700 East 45th Avenue
Denver, Colorado 80239
Description: Volunteers help pull and build orders in the warehouse; inspect, clean, sort and repack perishable and non-perishable grocery items for distribution; and assist partner agencies with loading. Most areas require the ability to move freely and lift up to 30 poundsDress: We require closed-toed shoes and face masks for everyone's safetyRequirements:  Volunteers...17/20Over
IN-PERSON - Family Tree Gardening and Maintenance Project9:00am (MT)12:00pm (MT)
3805 Marshall Street
Wheat Ridge,, CO 80033.
Park in the lot.
Description:  Gardening and maintenance at the Family Tree office. Includes soil prep, weeding, and flower-planting. Some work can be done while seated in a chair. Dress: Be prepared to get dirty! Please bring gardening gloves, your favorite gardening tools, and flowers to plant.Point of Contact: Rebekah Hawthorne, rhawthorne@thefamilytree.org Parking: Park in the lot or along...11/12Over
IN-PERSON - Mile High United Way Baby Items Sorting9:00am (MT)11:00am (MT)
711 Park Avenue West
Denver, CO 80205
Description: Volunteer with Mile High United Way on Denver Day of Service.  Volunteers will be sorting baby items for the Annual Community Baby Shower from 9-11am at the Mile High United Way office.   Dress: Closed toed shoes for lifting, moving and organizing. Volunteers should bring a mask, water bottle and sunscreen....8/10Over
IN-PERSON - Make-A-Wish Colorado9:00am (MT)1:00pm (MT)
7951 East Maplewood Avenue
Greenwood Village, Colorado 80111

Description: Wish supply and copy room clean up/organized

 Casual dress, comfortable shoes.  Some heavy lifting may be required.  

Point of Contact: Grace Ehemann, gehemann@colorado.wish.org 

Parking available on the far west side of the building with a private entrance to our suite. 

IN-PERSON - Florence Crittenton Services9:00am (MT)12:00pm (MT)
96 South Zuni Street
Denver, Colorado 80223
Park in any available space in the parking lot on the right.
Description: Volunteers will work in our basic needs store, organizing and cleaning the store for the summer. We will have recently had a shed built for additional storage, so we'll still be working on organizing projects to make best use of our space.Dress: Volunteers should wear comfy clothes and shoes. Requirements:  Volunteers must sign...15/15Over
IN-PERSON - Village Exchange Center9:00am (MT)12:00pm (MT)
2501 N Dallas St.
Aurora, CO 80010
Description: Volunteers will engage in a variety of farm activities including:  Transplanting/seeding crops (tomatoes, peppers, eggplant, squash); Preparing pumpkin patch and seeding pumpkins; Preparing flowers beds and seeding flowers setting up irrigation; Weeding.Dress: Please dress appropriate to the weather, to work outdoors at our urban farm. Bring gardening gloves if you have...15/15Over
IN-PERSON - Mile High Behavioral Healthcare (MHBHC)9:00am (MT)12:00pm (MT)
4242 Delaware St.
Denver, CO 80216
Description: Mile High Behavioral Healthcare (MHBHC) is looking for 10-15 volunteers to help with a beautification project around the main office in Denver. For this project, we are looking for your support with clearing out sticks, weeds, and other debris around the property, so that we can transform it into a...5/15Over
IN-PERSON - Children's Hospital Chalk Art Project9:00am (MT)12:00pm (MT)
13123 E. 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045
Description: Chalk Art Project - Join us at our Anschutz campus to create some sidewalk art and notes for our patients, families and team members. Dress: Please wear comfortable clothing, closed toed shoes, and a mask.Requirements:  Will be outside, so please dress for the weather and bring sunscreen, snacks, water, etc.  Will be writing...10/10Over
IN-PERSON - Comitis Center Project9:00am (MT)12:00pm (MT)
2178 Victor St
Aurora, CO 80041
Please park in the parking lot directly to the east of the building.
Description: Mile High Behavioral Healthcare (MHBHC) is looking for 10-15 volunteers to help with a beautification project at Comitis Crisis Center. For this project, we are looking for your support with clearing out sticks, weeds, and other debris around the property, so that we can transform it into a nice...13/15Over
IN-PERSON UCHealth9:00am (MT)12:00pm (MT)
UCHealth Highlands Ranch Hospital, 1500 Park Central Drive
Highlands Ranch, CO 80129
Description: Volunteers will help sort, pack and load donated food items for the Help & Hope Center, one of the community organizations that Highlands Ranch Hospital supports throughout the year. Dress: Comfortable clothes and shoes for sorting/packing/moving boxes of donated food itemsRequirements:  Adult volunteers (18 or older).  Participation will be capped at 16.  Participants...16/16Over
IN-PERSON -Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver - Denver ReStore9:30am (MT)1:00pm (MT)
70 Rio Grande Blvd.
Denver, CO 80223
Description: Habitat Metro Denver will be hosting volunteers at the Denver ReStore.  The ReStore is a thrift store where Habitat sells new and used building materials and the proceeds benefit Habitat's programs.  Volunteers will help to unload donations, stock shelves and reorganize merchandise.  Dress: Volunteers should wear clothing they don't mind getting dirty...2/5Over
IN-Person - Habitat for Humanity Metro Denver Littleton ReStore9:30am (MT)1:00pm (MT)
7890 W. Quincy Ave.
Denver, CO 80123
Description: Habitat Metro Denver will be hosting volunteers at the Littleton ReStore.  The ReStore is a thrift store where Habitat sells new and used building materials and the proceeds benefit Habitat's programs.  Volunteers will help to unload donations, stock shelves and reorganize merchandise.  Dress: Volunteers should wear clothing they don't mind getting dirty...6/6Over
IN-PERSON - Denver Inner City Parish10:00am (MT)3:00pm (MT)
1212 Mariposa Street
Denver, CO 80204
Description: Parish Beautification: Clearing out garden area for client-choice food distribution. Dress: Dress - casual and ready to work with paint, cleaning supplies, and garden equipment. Please bring work gloves, PPE, hats for shade, sun block, sun glasses, comfortable footwear (no sandals or flip-flops). Requirements: We have a Parish volunteer...8/20Over
IN-PERSON - Denver Rescue Mission Meal Serving10:30am (MT)1:30pm (MT)
6090 Smith Road
Denver, CO 80207

Description: Serving meals (Lunch) to guests experiencing homelessness 

Dress: Please wear comfortable clothing, closed toed shoes, and a mask.

Point of Contact: 
Alexxa Gagner; agagner@denrescue.org

Meeting Location Instructions: 
The Crossing (6090 Smith Road) 

IN-PERSON - Mile High United Way and PlatteForum11:00am (MT)3:00pm (MT) Description: Volunteer in the Curtis Park Neighborhood with Mile High United Way or PlatteForum on Denver Day of Service, cleaning up around the building. Mile High United Way: Volunteer with Mile High United Way as we clean up around our building and Welton Street. PlatteForum: Volunteer in the afternoon with...15/17Over
IN-PERSON - Make-A-Wish Colorado12:15pm (MT)1:15pm (MT)
Sprouts Farmers Market, 20831 E Smoky Hill Road Centennial 80015
Centennial, CO 80015
Description: Participating in a car parade for 6 year old Sarah who is having her wish granted on Friday! She is wishing for items for a summer of camping and we’d love to have a group of volunteers kick of her summer in spirit, wishing her well by driving past her...6/10Over
IN-PERSON - Denver Rescue Mission Warehouse Sorting12:30pm (MT)3:00pm (MT)
5725 E. 39th Ave.
Denver, CO 80207

Description: Warehouse Sorting

Dress: Casual dress, closed toed shoes required.

Meeting Location Instructions: Ministry Outreach Center

Point of Contact: Alexxa Gagner, agagner@denrescue.org, 3033132427

IN-PERSON - Denver Urban Gardens1:00pm (MT)3:00pm (MT)
1031 33rd St.
Denver, CO 80205
Description: Help make seeds packages. 

Dress: Comfortable clothing, if weather permits we might be able to be outside. 

Requirements: Volunteers must sign liability waiver (will be emailed upon registration). 

Point of Contact: Laura Calderon, 3032929900,

People can park on the street for free or at the back of the building.