In today's world, many churches are known for what they are against; we want to be known because of what we are for-we are #foraurora.
Thursday, April 29 through Saturday, May 1 we will be partnering with Rise Against Hunger, hosting a Service day at our building and wrapping up with a celebration for our community.
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Marketplace Donations needed:
Here are the items that are most helpful when people are dealing with food insecurity. If you can find these in the store, or if you have more than you need at home. You can bring them to Eastern Hills on Monday-Thursday 8:00-4:00pm. Drop them in the grocery carts out front. We’ll make sure they get to the people that need them through our Marketplace ministry and to people in our community.
- Canned soups
- Instant Potatoes
- Boxed Cereals
- Peanut Butter
- Canned Veggies
- Canned Fruit
- Canned Tomatoes
- Dried Pasta
- Spaghetti Sauce
- Paper Products
- Mac & Cheese
- Chef Boyardee products
- Canned Chicken and Tuna
Invite Your Neighbor to Marketplace
- During this pandemic, Arapahoe County Residents, Dial 303-636-1131 for Emergency Relief services, rent, mortgage, utilities, etc. up to 2 months. Denver County Residents, Dial 311, option 6.
ONGOING SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES
#foraurora doesn't just happen on service weeks or in our building. You can take a step and serve at any of our #foraurora partners. You, your family and/or your community group can serve with any of these organizations listed below. Set up a time that works for you!
Timing: Monthly 3rd Thursday, Opportunities all day • Location: Eastern Hills
Marketplace helps families extend their grocery budget by providing them with a monthly shopping experience where they can come and pick the food their family will use to get them through the month.
Timing: varies• Location:11149 E 14th Ave, Aurora, CO 80010
Little Flower is a community resource center located on the Colfax corridor, they assist people with food and clothing needs. Teach personal finance, job skills, or help in their food pantry sorting food and filling bags for distribution.
Timing: varies• Location:16965 Pine Lane, Suite 100, Parker, CO 80134
SECOR loves kids, families, those in need of food and financial assistance. You can work in their warehouse sorting, or be a part of their many different outreach opportunities. Contact them to see what you might be most interested in.
Timing: varied• Location: varied
Habitat has ongoing opportunities for all stages of construction and finishing of homes for people. They also have a warehouse where they pre-fab walls and trusses for new home builds.
Denver Rescue Mission • To serve a meal • denverrescuemission.org/volunteer • click on the serve a meal button.
Timing: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner• Location: Denver
Many different opportunities exist through the rescue mission. The easiest way to plug in is by serving a meal, you can do that by clicking on the link to schedule a time to serve.
Timing: Tuesday-Saturday 11:00am-4:00pm • Location: Downtown Denver 20th and Lawrence
Sox Place is a homeless teen drop in center. They need groups to bring lunch each day, groups could make a bunch of frozen lunches to donate. Cleaning, organizing, maintenance, and repairs are always welcome.
Delores Project • Contact: Lilly Redford - •
Timing: Monthly 2nd Sunday 4:30-8:30pm • Location: Ehills/Downtown
Prepare a meal or part of a meal, drop it off at Eastern Hills, or be a part of the group that goes down and serves the meal to the women at Delores.
Mean Streets • Contact: Diane Chapman •
Timing: Weekly Monday 6:00-8:00pm • Location: Various Hotels on Colfax. Meet at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital
Mean streets knocks on hotel doors, offering prayer, some food, and just someone to talk to.
Food Pickups/Deliveries • Contact our Missions Ministry •
Timing: Various • Location: Various
Restaurants always have leftover food, we pick it up and deliver it to partner ministries that can use it to bless people. You can help us by picking up or delivering at a scheduled time.
Pinewood Lodge • Contact: Pinewood Lodge • 303-343-1448 Ehills • Food Bank: Amy Lambert •
Timing: Monthly, Last Wednesday of the month • Location: Alameda and Havana
Eastern Hills provides a food bank on the last Wednesday of every month, or you can call Pinewood direct to provide activities for the residents. Past groups have played bingo, lead singing, etc.
Timing: Various • Location: Near Centennial Airport
Work in the warehouse sorting, inspecting, and packing medical and hygiene supplies to be shipped all over the world.