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Care and Share Care and Share’s agency network serves diverse populations of the hungry across southern Colorado, including impoverished children, the working poor, low-income seniors, the sick, the disabled, the homeless and other at-risk populations.  Last summer Care & Share again stepped up to the plate and took care of those additional folks in need due to the fire and floods we experienced. Out of each dollar donated to Care and Share, 95 cents is used for programs to assist these people and food
Christmas Unlimited Established in 1923, Christmas Unlimited is one of the oldest and most respected charities in the Pikes Peak Region.  During the past 83 years, the underlying premise of our work is
Ecumenical Social Ministries Colorado Springs Ecumenical Social Ministries (ESM) was established as a nonprofit organization in 1982 by eight large downtown churches. Considered an outreach extension for the community, ESM responds to the emergency social service needs of low-income, homeless and unemployed individuals and families in Colorado
Home Front Cares The Home Front Cares program provides emergency grants to pay essential life expenses like rent, utilities, and car repairs. They serve all of Colorado, and have strong partnerships throughout the state with other non-profit and referral agencies, military installations, the VA and other veteran service organizations. Their case workers provide referral services to many of these agencies, ensuring their clients receive financial, family and emotional counseling and services, even when they do not qualify for their financial
Marian House Soup Kitchen The Marian House Soup Kitchen is a very busy place, serving over 600 meals each day, every day of the year. The Soup Kitchen has been feeding the needy in downtown Colorado Springs since 1985. The guests include struggling families, seniors on fixed incomes, the working poor, veterans, people with disabilities, unsupported teens and the homeless.
Mission Medical Clinic Mission Medical Clinic provides free medical, dental, behavior health care and prescription assistance for eligible low income, under-insured, uninsured residents of El Paso and Teller
Operation School Bell® Operation School Bell® , the Assistance League of Colorado Springs ® major philanthropic program, provides children in need new school clothing to enhance their self-esteem and encourage regular school attendance.  School personnel from El Paso County public schools, Big Sandy public schools in Elbert County, Dale House School in Colorado Springs, and Colorado School for the Deaf and the Blind refer children, K-12, to this program.  Each child is given new clothing (a winter jacket, two pairs of pants, two tops, five pairs of underwear, six pairs of socks, a hat, gloves, and a hygiene kit).  Pikes Peak Auxiliary of Assistance League of Colorado Springs provides grade-appropriate books, school supplies, or backpacks.  During the past 40 years, approximately 69,900 children have been clothed at a cost of over $3,292,000.  Last year the Assistance League of Colorado Springs® served 2,474
Silver Key Silver Key officially opened their doors in October 1971 with grant monies from the Older Americans' Act, which initially provided funding for one staff member. From these humble beginnings, a one-room office was opened and a Nursing Home Volunteer Program was to mitigate the effects of isolation and loneliness for elderly persons living in local care facilities.  It was not long before Silver Key felt a need to broaden its mission to include seniors who desired to remain in their homes as they aged. Silver Key was created in 1970 by a group of conscientious citizens who wished to improve the quality of life for elderly citizens living in nursing homes.
TESSA TESSA was established in May 1977 in response to a high rate of calls to local law enforcement from women threatened or assaulted by their partners.  At the time, Domestic Violence was considered a private matter and resources were difficult to locate, if they existed at all. With assistance from within the legal and philanthropic communities TESSA ermerged as an information provider and resource referral service.  That initial effort has evolved into a multi-faceted agency that includes a confidential Safehouse, Victim Advocacy, Counseling and Children’s Programs, a 24/7 Crisis Line, and Community Outreach and Education. Through these efforts, TESSA strives to realize our vision of a community free of personal violence for all.
Imagine – No More Malaria The United Methodist Church’s effort to eliminate malaria deaths in Africa in this generation.  Achieving this goal starts with you! Are you aware that in Africa 1 person dies every 60 seconds from malaria which is carried by these annoying blood seeking female mosquitoes? Pregnant women and children are most affected. Great strides have been made by the 300 hospitals, clinics and health centers supported by our denomination. It is important the African people continue to be educated about this dreadful disease that can be prevented by elimination of breeding areas, prompt treatment of bites and the use of net coverings at
ONE GREAT HOUR OF SHARING The United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to alleviating human suffering around the globe. UMCOR’s work reaches people in more than 80 countries, including the United States, providing humanitarian relief when war, conflict, or natural disaster disrupt life to such an extent those communities are unable to recover on their own.
UMCOR The United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization dedicated to alleviating human suffering around the globe. UMCOR’s work reaches people in more than 80 countries, including the United States.  UMCOR provides humanitarian relief when war, conflict, or natural disaster disrupt life to such an extent that communities are unable to recover on their
Rocky Mountain Russia Initiative The mission of the Rocky Mountain Russia Initiative is to spread the gospel of Jesus Christ through the development and support of a Methodist congregation and to reach out to the citizens and agencies of Russia with love, social ministries, and humanitarian aid.