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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. 

      

CHECK ON YOUR NEIGHBORS WEEK • June 1-5, 2020

This week, we will be checking on our neighbors. We want to make sure they are healthy and safe and that they have everything they need. We also want to give them a little joy and let them know we are thinking about them and praying for them. So we’re going to do a check on your neighbors week.
   
Saturday/Sunday (May 30/31): Pick up a Check on your neighbor week packet at church. Grab one packet out of the rubbermaid that is in front of church.
   
Monday (June 1): Knock on your neighbors doors, meet them and fill out a chart with the names of people in the houses right around you. Let them know you’re going to be doing some fun things this week.
  
Tuesday (June 2): Pray for your neighbors by name/ Put Bingo invites on their doors or hand them to them.
  
Wednesday (June 3): Play Neighbor/Driveway Bingo.
  
Thursday (June 4): Porch Drop a snack (individually wrapped) or something fun with an invitation to Friday’s Ice Cream Party.
  
Friday (June 5): Ice Cream Sandwiches, Popsicles, on your driveway, (lunch time, after work, after dinner)
   
Things to remember: You don’t know your neighbors level of fear or comfort with people coming to their door so Wear a mask. Stay 6 feet back from the door.
   
Be sure to tag @ehillsaurora and @foraurora_ on Instagram while you're sharing joy in your neighborhood! 

COVID-19 HELP:

If you have a need or can help with a need, email  .

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
  • Jelly
  • Canned Veggies
  • Canned Fruit
  • Canned Tomatoes
  • Dried Pasta
  • Spaghetti Sauce
  • Paper Products
  • Sugar
  • Mac & Cheese
  • Chef Boyardee products
  • Canned Chicken and Tuna
  • Rice

#ForAurora Block Party Trailer:

If you are wanting to throw a block party in your neighborhood, we have everything you need in one place the #foraurora Block Party Trailer. Tables, chairs, camp chairs, ez-up canopy, event grill/griddle. It is free to use the trailer just reserve it and we'll work out the details of getting it to you. 

RESERVE HERE

Additional Resources:

  • 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 

Click above for our upcoming #foraurora 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!


Backpack Ministry • Contact: Debby Tepielow •     

Timing: Weekly • Location: Eastern Hills

Our backpack ministry helps students from local elementary schools have extra food over the weekends when they don’t get breakfast and lunch at school. Fill a backpack each week for a family. 

Marketplace • Contact: Pam & Larry Sparks  •  

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.


Little Flowers Assistance Center  • Contact: Sharon Kolakowski  • 

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.


SECOR  • Contact: Jessica  • 

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.


Habitat for Humanity  • Contact: Charlotte Thompson  • 

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.


Sox Place  • Contact: Karen Robinson  •  

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: Debby Tepileow• 

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.


Project C.U.R.E. • Contact: 

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.


For more information, contact Kendal Hommes, Reach Out Pastor at