Who doesn’t love a delicious cupcake? Rheinlander Bakery in Olde Town Arvada is proud to announce that every time they sell one of these five amazing cupcakes in the month of June– Banana Split, S’mores, Everything Candy, Lemon Poppyseed and Dark Horse (an ultra chocolaty delight) — they will donate $1 to Community Table’s Feeding the Future program supporting school-age children. So treat yourself today (or every day between now and June 30th) and feel good forever by joining with Rheinlander Bakery in support of Community Table.
We are looking to extend our Client Shopping Hours on Thursdays. We will need volunteers to assist with Client Check in for a 3 hour shift, starting at 9:00 am. Must enjoy interacting with the public, as you are the first contact with visitors to our Food Pantry. For more information regarding the position, please contact Gretchen Parker, at 720/437-6388, or firstname.lastname@example.org. We would love you have you!!
Community Table President Jill Fellman spent some time recently with the team at Awesome Arvada Podcast/Hunter Bay Coffee to talk about our new name, and some of our recent events and fundraisers including last month’s National Association of Letters Carriers Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive and Rheinlander Bakery’s Bake Out Hunger event happening June 2 & 3. Follow this link to learn more!
Thanks to members of the National Association of Letter Carriers, employees of the City of Arvada, volunteers and residents of Arvada and Wheat Ridge for donating, collecting and sorting 79,934 pounds of non-perishable food during the May 12, 2018 Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive. Since 1991, the NALC and the Stamp Out Hunger Food drive has provided a critical partnership with food banks throughout the country as they start running out of donations received during the Thanksgiving and Christmas holiday periods.
Every year the Westminster Legacy Foundation awards grants to local nonprofits that are working to make Westminster a better place to live work and play. Community Table is proud to have again been selected as a Grant Recipient. Thank you Westminster Legacy Foundation for your ongoing support of our work!
The Severe Weather Shelter Network (SWSN) has expanded its program into Arvada. The Bridges to Opportunity Program can assist with registration. If you need help, please call Tina 720 437-6399 or Gretchen 720 437-6388, or you can stop by during normal food bank hours for information.
The Anschutz Family Foundation has generously provided a $7,500 grant to Community Table in support of our efforts to provide low-income households with emergency food and self-sufficiency programs and services.
The Anschutz Family Foundation supports Colorado nonprofit organizations that assist people to help themselves while nurturing and preserving their self-respect. They encourage endeavors that strengthen families and communities and advance individuals to become productive & responsible citizens.
Community Table is proud to be selected as a grant recipient and grateful to The Anschutz Family Foundation for their continued support.
Community Table is proud to announce that we are first time recipients of a grant for $2,000 from the Sam S. Bloom Foundation. The Foundation offers grants for programs that provide an array of services aimed at bringing self-sufficiency to members of highly motivated at risk populations, particularly family units with infants and young children. The funding from this grant will be used in support of our Bridges to Opportunity program.
Community Table is honored to be chosen as one of this year’s grantees.
Beginning November 1st, you can book your Colorado Gives Day donation to Community Table.
Please help us reach our goal of $75,000 this year to help us respond to the emergency needs of our northern Jefferson County neighbors.
Community Table is recognized locally and nationally for the quality of services, superior management and contributions to our community. Recognized by Charity Navigator with its 4Star rating, Community Table is the only food pantry in Colorado outside of the nationwide Feeding America Network to achieve that status. We have passed the rigorous vetting to become a Better Business Bureau Accredited Charity. And, we became the Arvada Chamber of Commerce’s first Nonprofit of the Year in 2015.
Thanks to the $1 Million Incentive Fund from Community First Foundation and FirstBank, your donation goes further on Colorado Gives Day. Community First Foundation and FirstBank each contributed $500,000 to create a $1 Million Incentive Fund, one of the largest gives-day incentive funds in the country. Every nonprofit receiving a donation on Colorado Gives Day receives a portion of the fund, which increases the value of every dollar donated.
Wells Fargo has awarded Community Table $2,500 for general operating expense. Community Table is currently in a period of growth in our services to clients and modifying our physical space to accommodate our strategic initiatives. The gift from Wells Fargo will provide Community Table flexibility to accomplish our goals and meet our mission objectives. We are grateful that Wells Fargo has continued their support again in 2017.