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Register Now for Holy Cross Lutheran 5k Run/Walk to Fund Meals for Hungry Wheat Ridge SchoolchildrenSandie Hammerly2019-09-11T16:40:07-06:00
Holy Cross Lutheran Church will host a 5K Run/Walk on September 28 to support the Wheat Ridge Foundation/ Community Table Feed the Future program. Through the Wheat Ridge Feed the Future Program, more than 180 Wheat Ridge area schoolchildren receive fresh produce, protein, milk and snacks to they return to school ready to learn on Monday.
Participants should pre-register HERE (through September 15). Registration fees: $35 Adult/$15 child/$95 Family. All pre-registrants receive a race shirt. Registration is also available on-site the day of the race with race t-shirts available on a first come-first served basis.
Race-day Check-in and Parking will take place at Wheat Ridge High School, 9505 W 32nd Ave, Wheat Ridge, CO 80033 starting at 8 a.m. . Race route will begin and end across the street from registration at Crown Hill Park at 9:00 am. Celebration fun to follow the Run/Walk.
FILL A BAG. FEED A FAMILY.
Help feed your hungry neighbors by supporting Community Table during the National Association of Letter Carriers annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive. Leave your food donation by your mailbox by 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 11. Our volunteers or your letter carrier will pick it up and deliver it to Community Table. What you give in our community, stays in our community. Our goal is to collect 100,000 pounds of food in one day! Special Thanks to letter carriers in Arvada and Wheat Ridge for their leadership in making this our biggest one day food drive of the year.
A big thank you to @LuckysMarket for helping to provide meals for those in need! Lucky’s choose us as an Impact Day partner for their new store in Wheat Ridge and donated a percentage of Nov 6 store sales to feed hungry families in the community. Thanks again Lucky’s Market for supporting Community Table and for thinking of those who don’t have enough to eat.
Community Table has been recognized with its second consecutive 4-Star Rating from Charity Navigator for demonstrating strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency. According to Michael Thatcher, President and CEO of Charity Navigator, “The intent of our work is to provide donors with essential information to give them greater confidence in both the charitable decisions that they make and the nonprofit sector.” He continued, “Only 30% of charities evaluated by Charity Navigator have achieved at least 2 consecutive 4-Star evaluations, indicating that CT outperforms most other charities in America.” Follow this LINK to visit the Community Table page on the Charity Navigator site.
Are you aware that one of the many services that the Bridges to Opportunity program can provide is emergency financial assistance for eligible individuals living within our service area? Through a partnership with City of Arvada and area faith- based communities we have limited resources to pay for rent, a deposit, transportation assistance, and other emergency needs. Call Community Table to get more details – – 720/437-6388.
Community Table celebrates the official ribbon cutting for our new name! Thanks to the Arvada Chamber of Commerce, our board, staff, volunteers and members of the community for joining with us to celebrate our fresh identity and updates to our facility.
Congratulations to Ed and Maro Dimmer and the entire team at Rheinlander Bakery for another highly successful Bake Off for Hunger promotion. Community Table executive director Sandy Martin accepts a check in support of Community Table and our Feeding the Future program. Thank you Arvada for visiting Rheinlander in June — and we encourage you to visit whenever you’re in the market for fabulous baked goods!
We are so fortunate to have many great corporate citizens in our area. On Friday June 29 Steve O’Connell and Cathie Sisco from Ball Corporation brought by a check from Ball Foundation matching food and cash donations by Ball employees to Community Table. Thanks to everyone at Ball for your generosity and for helping to close out our fiscal year on a high note!