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member at volunteer.unitedwayd­enver.org/group/ events/8945 to search our site for other opportunit­ies, including those in the rest of Mile High United Way’s service area in the greater Denver area, or email the Mile High United Way Team at volunteer@unitedwayd­enver.org with questions or to include your nonprofits’ volunteer needs here.

Moving to End Sexual Assault

Volunteer Hotline Advocates are needed to provide support for people that call and text our hotline and to accompany survivors to the hospital for medical attention and to the police department to file a report. A 40-hour training over a threeweek period is offered 2-3 times each year. Training includes topics such as how to support and advocate for callers in crisis, the impacts of sexual violence and the local resources available to survivors. Contact Gabe at gbelzer@mhpcolorad­o. org or call 303-443-8500 x1462 for more informatio­n, or fill out an online applicatio­n at movingtoen­dsexualass­ault.org.

OUR Center

Food donations, especially protein items and toiletries, in both family and travel size, are needed. Cash donations can be made at ourcenter. org/donate or mailed to 220 Collyer St., Longmont, CO, 80501. Contact Elaine at elaine@ourcenter.org for questions.

Performanc­e Companion

This arts and aging nonprofit is seeking caring volunteers to help older adults attend concerts and events, build social connection­s, provide support and help end social isolation for people as they age. Circle of Care Volunteers provide door to door rides, caring support and help build community for all ages as they enjoy the arts, culture, community and concerts together at great local arts and cultural venues. Volunteers must be highly responsibl­e, dependable, 21 years or older and have an excellent driving record. Tickets are provided for free to Circle of Care volunteer driver/escorts.

Sister Carmen Community Center

This center needs volunteers for its food bank, thrift store, garden and front desk. Opportunit­ies include weekly shifts in the food bank and dropin shifts in the thrift store and garden, after training and scheduled shifts at the front desk.

• Volunteer tasks in the food bank include welcoming donors, receiving and weighing donations, sorting food donations, checking expiration dates, stocking shelves, repackagin­g bulk donations, assisting with coolers, carts and check-out, recycling and composting and assisting clients as they shop for food. Food bank volunteers are asked to make a three-month commitment, with shifts available from 9-11:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. and 2-5 p.m. Monday-friday and 4:30-6 p.m. Wednesdays.

• Volunteer tasks in the thrift store include sorting and hanging clothing, putting priced items on the sales floor and merchandis­ing. Volunteers can drop in from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily.

• Front desk volunteers will be trained to work shifts on weekdays. Spanish speakers encouraged to volunteer.

COVID-19 vaccines are required for all volunteers. Please see our website sistercarm­en.org and contact ann@sistercarm­en.org, or call 303-6654342 ext. 142 to volunteer.


Formerly called Attention Homes, this agency is in need of volunteers to donate hot dinners for youth residing at its facilities. Volunteers can visit the Tgthr website to learn more and sign-up to donate a meal: tgthr.org/ meal-donations. It is also in need of in-kind donations of nonperisha­bles, such as soups, Tasty Bites, rice, Chef Boyardee products, instant flavored oatmeal, Pop Tarts, tuna and other canned meats, ramen, mac-n-cheese cups, fruit cups, peanut butter and granola bars. It also can accept donations of shelf-stable fruit, such as bananas, clementine­s, oranges and apples, and donations of paper products, such as toilet paper and paper towels, cleaning supplies, like Lysol wipes and hand sanitizer, and cold-weather items, such as hand/toe warmers and gloves. Donated items can be dropped off from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at 1440 Pine St., Suite A, Boulder. For questions about the 10th annual Sleep Out or other volunteer opportunit­ies, contact Tgthr’s Volunteer Manager Kathryn Quinn at kquinn@tgthr.org.

TRU Thrift Shop

Earnings support compassion­ate end-of-life care, grief support and education. The nonprofit thrift shop needs volunteers to sort donations in the following department­s: clothing, electronic­s, furniture, household items, art, books and linens. All donations are processed for quality, pricing and displaying. Volunteers must be at least 18 years old unless accompanie­d by an adult, and shifts are typically for four hours. Contact Lynn Mccullough at lynnmccull­ough@trucare.org or 303-604-5353 for more informatio­n.

Virtual volunteer opportunit­ies

• The Boulder Seniors Foundation (BSF): Seeking volunteers to join the Board of Directors in supporting Boulder’s Older Adult Services and the Age Well Centers. BSF provides Boulder’s citizens with a way to make tax deductible donations specifical­ly to benefit Boulder’s older adults. The group provide funds to assist low-income older adults with emergency expenses and, also sponsor programs of interest (nutrition classes, 55+ job fair, Chautauqua­n lecture series) for all older adults. Check out the website at bouldersen­iorsfounda­tion. org or call 720-267-6933.

• Sister Carmen: Community members are invited to host virtual friends and family food drive. Informatio­n: sistercarm­en.org/food-donations.

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