• Transit In Southwest Adams County

Únase a nosotros para dar forma al futuro del tránsito en el suroeste del condado de Adams

Join Us In Shaping The Future Of Transit In Southwest Adams County Growing Home is partnering with the Denver Regional Council of Governments (DRCOG) to conduct a study on our community’s transit needs, including a survey and focus groups to hear more directly from YOU about transportation needs and ideas for solutions. Your voice matters! Fill out the survey by clicking here. Spanish interpretation and $25 gift cards will be provided, and the in-person focus groups also have free childcare. Friday, July 19th 11am-12pm Focus groups will offer Spanish interpretation and $25 gift cards, and the in-person focus groups also have free childcare. At Growing Home. More Info Monday, July 22nd 6:30-7:30pm Focus groups will [...]

2024-07-13T20:23:14-06:00julio 11, 2024|0 Comentarios
  • Word of Thanks Kyle Clark

Word of Thanks – Next With Kyle Clark

Donate to This Campaign If we reach $75,000, it will enable us to help 15 families avoid eviction, and allow us to meet the rising need we are seeing at a time when it is so important to do so. We hope you will consider donating to this campaign to help us reach this goal. Word of Thanks – Next with Kyle Clark Housing continues to be a pressing issue in North Denver Metro as inflation and the rising cost of groceries have heavily impacted family budgets. Growing Home has seen a rise in the number of individuals and families seeking basic needs support like supplemental housing assistance. Every day 15-20 families [...]

2024-07-11T20:32:18-06:00mayo 3, 2024|0 Comentarios
  • Meet Our Volunteers

Conoce a nuestros maravillosos voluntarios

Meet Our Wonderful Volunteers April is National Volunteer Month, and at Growing Home we recognize our community support, not only this month, but year-round. Now in our 26th year, we continue to celebrate the power and gift of time of the hundreds of volunteers that contribute to our mission and the operations of our Food Pantry and community garden. Each day, we love with food as we serve North Denver families with the helping hands of our incredible volunteers. Six of our Growing Home volunteers recently received the President’s Volunteer Service Awards for their high number of volunteer hours in 2023. They are: Anita Head Sophia Coen Jesse Bradshaw Arminda Lozano William Pickeral, and Jimmy Trujillo We Truly Could [...]

2024-04-19T15:07:08-06:00abril 18, 2024|0 Comentarios
  • King Soopers Fight Hunger Bag

Promover la estabilidad duradera y la autosuficiencia

This interview with Carli Seeba originally appeared in King Soopers City Market on April 2, 2024 Promoting Lasting Stability and Self-Sufficiency Growing Home strives to create a thriving, healthy, and equitable North Metro Denver through providing food, housing, parenting education, and lifelong stability services. King Soopers has supported this organization through the Fight Hunger bag program. Tell Us About Growing Home If you live in North Denver, Growing Home is a trusted community partner. For many years, our programs and services have supported people experiencing immediate and long-term barriers to stability and success. We share this commitment in our mission statement: In partnership with the community, Growing Home advances equity in food, housing, parenting, education, and lifelong stability to [...]

2024-04-03T22:18:05-06:00abril 3, 2024|0 Comentarios
  • For Cause Eviction Legislation Announcement

Anuncio de legislación sobre desalojo por causa

For Cause Eviction Legislation Announcement Today, our Co-CEO, Veronica Perez and Lead Community Organizer, Bruno Tapia Garcia attended in support of the For Cause Eviction legislation announcement with bill sponsors, advocates, and Colorado House Leadership. What are For Cause Policies and Why Are They Important: For Cause Eviction policies are tenant protections that outline the legal grounds for when a landlord can evict a tenant or refuse to renew a tenant’s lease. The definition of "For Cause" (often called an allowable reason for eviction) generally includes lease violations by the tenant, such as non-payment of rent or property destruction. Several states and municipalities across the county have passed For Cause protections, but Colorado has not. When For Cause Eviction protections are [...]

2024-01-24T19:36:40-07:00enero 24, 2024|0 Comentarios
  • Unfruitful: ‘Food Prices Go Up,’ Grocery Stores Spread Out, and Transportation is Tough

Infructuoso: "Los precios de los alimentos suben", las tiendas de comestibles se extienden y el transporte es difícil

Unfruitful: ‘Food Prices Go Up,’ Grocery Stores Spread Out, and Transportation is Tough By Luke Zarzecki lzarzecki@coloradocommunitymedia.com   On a warm August morning, the line at Growing Home’s food pantry is already long. People start gathering at the back of the building in Westminster up to two hours before the doors open.  They’re there to shop for nutritious foods they otherwise struggle to afford. Richard Cruz and Cassandra Crockett are among those who have come for help. They live together in Thornton. Cruz works full time as a delivery driver. Crockett used to work full time as a chef but had to stop due to a disability and she ran into health insurance problems. “It was just too much and I couldn’t [...]

2023-08-24T10:20:32-06:00agosto 24, 2023|0 Comentarios
  • Art for Growing Home

Artistas se unen generosamente para apoyar el proyecto de un nuevo hogar para Growing Home

Artists Generously Turn Out To Support Growing Home’s New Home Project Local, national, and international artists have contributed artworks to the New Home for Growing Home Campaign Denver, June 18, 2023 – Growing Home, a North Denver nonprofit, is on the daily front lines in serving the needs of our underrepresented and most impacted communities with food, housing, parenting education, and support to achieve lifelong stability. After a chance encounter with a woman who was living in her car with two dogs outside St. Anthony North hospital where she worked, nurse Kathleen Drozda, founded the organization to serve the needs of families who had lost their homes or were at risk of becoming unhoused. As it celebrates its 25th year of operations, [...]

2023-07-19T08:59:26-06:00julio 19, 2023|0 Comentarios
  • Real Talk

Our Work in Access to Food Featured on Denver 7’s Real Talk

Growing Home’s Work in Access to Food Featured on Denver 7's Real Talk Real Talk is a new collaboration between CPR News and Denver 7, where Micah Smith and Nathan Heffel explore issues, stories, and perspectives of Colorado’s underserved communities that often go unheard. Our Co-CEO, Veronica Perez was interviewed for Real Talk’s episode on the topic of food deserts and Growing Home’s work in access to food for the North Denver Metro community. The interview aired on Friday, May 19, 2023 on CPR News (radio) and on Sunday, May 21, 2023 on Denver 7. « Back To Community Blog

2023-05-22T00:42:45-06:00mayo 22, 2023|0 Comentarios
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