During these unprecedented times of the coronavirus pandemic, CBS4 remains committed to supporting our community by providing information and resources on how to help our neighbors in need. Working together and supporting one another is just one way we can show we’re #InThisTogether.
Help Colorado Now
Find out how you can help at-risk individuals across our state get through the COVID-19 crisis at https://covrn.com/.
Denver Public Schools Foundation – Food Security Fund
Help DPS fulfill the food security needs of Denver families and students by making a donation at https://dpsfoundation.org/foodsecurityfund/.
Food Bank of the Rockies
Support Food Bank of the Rockies and their critical emergency food distribution services. Make a donation or sign up to volunteer at https://www.foodbankrockies.org/.
Denver Foundation – Critical Needs Fund
Help mobilize resources to protect the health of the most vulnerable people in Metro Denver. Learn more at http://www.denverfoundation.org/Community/Impact-Areas/Critical-Needs
Mile High United Way
Nonprofits impacted by COVID are in need of financial support and volunteers. At this time, nonprofits serving people experiencing homelessness, both large and small, have identified a number of immediate and long-term needs. Learn more by going to https://unitedwaydenver.org/covid-relief/.
Community First Foundation
There are over 2,600 nonprofits fundraising on ColoradoGives.org and they need our support today more than ever. Learn more at https://www.coloradogives.org.
Vitalant – Blood Donors Needed
Due to canceled blood drives, Vitalant is in urgent need of blood donations.
Denver Metro Emergency Food Network
Denver Food Rescue, Bondadosa, Focus Points Family Resource Center and Lost City have partnered to deliver free, prepared meals to homebound families and elderly individuals in need during the COVID-19 crisis. Help get meals to those in need by donating here – https://www.denverdelivered.com/
Volunteers of America
Volunteers of America will continue to deliver meals to homebound seniors to ensure they maintain access to nutritional food through their Meals on Wheels program. Through the City Harvest program, VOA needs help sorting and packing boxes of food. To see how you can support VOA’s efforts go to https://www.voacolorado.org/coronavirus
Denver Rescue Mission
Denver Rescue Mission will continue providing meals, shelter and long-term programs to men, women and families. Mission staff will pivot duties in order to ensure all guests and participants needs are met. You can help support their work by making a donation at
Denver Zoo – Emergency Support Fund
You can help the Denver Zoo continue their expert animal care during the current closure by making a donation to their Emergency Support Fund. Learn more by going to https://www.denverzoo.org/emergency-fund/.
Women’s Foundation of Colorado Relief Fund
The WFCO Relief Fund will provide $320,000 in rapid-response grants to nonprofit organizations across the state serving Colorado women. Additionally, The WFCO Relief Fund will provide funding to existing WFCO programs, including 12 direct-service grantee partners that are part of WFCO’s WAGES (Women Achieving Greater Economic Security) cohort, and WFCO’s impact investing giving circle that makes loans to women-led social ventures and small businesses. To find out how you can support this effort, go to https://www.wfco.org/give and designate the Women and Families of CO Fund when you donate.
The Latino Community Foundation of Colorado is proud to announce Ayuda Colorado in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This effort is designed specifically to support Latino led and Latino serving nonprofit organizations and immigrant and refugee serving organizations through direct grants, organizational stabilization services and resource procurement during times of crisis. Find out how you can support this effort by going to www.latinocfc.org.
4 The Arts was created to show the importance of arts and culture to our community, to highlight the innovation and creativity taking place within arts organizations as they shift their programs in order to continue serving the community, and to encourage everyone to support our beloved arts and cultural institutions and our talented individual artists. Learn more at CBSDenver.com/4TheArts.