We know these are tough times for many in our community. Here are some of the resources we’ve compiled to find help if you need it.
PEAK Colorado: If you need assistance obtaining food, financial, or medical assistance from the state, click here to access PEAK Colorado.
Kind Connections: This is a program that connects volunteers via telephone to people experiencing isolation and fear, or who simply would like to connect with another human being during this time of social isolation. If you are interested in volunteering for this program (or if you or someone you know could benefit from this program), please click here for more information.
Cherry Creek Schools Emergency Relief Fund: The Cherry Creek Schools Foundation in coordination with the district, has established the Cherry Creek Schools Emergency Relief Fund to aid students, families and local communities during this crisis. Click here to donate to this fund or for additional information.
Covenant Cupboard Food Pantry: This local food pantry (located at Belleview and Yosemite) is in need of donations of food, money and time. Please visit their website to see how you can help. Or, if your family could use some assistance during this difficult time, they may be able to help provide food for your family. Please visit http://covcupboard.org for more information and to register for Friday afternoon food distribution.
Jewish Family Services Food Pantry: For those families needing a little extra assistance, they will provide pre-packaged boxes of food to anyone experiencing food insecurity. Distribution is on Tuesday-Friday from 10-1. Please visit https://www.jewishfamilyservice.org/services/denver-food-pantry for more information.
Colorado Crisis Services: If you or anyone you know if struggling during this time with emotional or mental health, and you need to talk, please call 1-844-493-TALK (8255).