Most Precious Blood Social Outreach Committee
The committee is comprised of parishioners along with the MPB Social Outreach Coordinator and link out to members/ organizations and application process. 2020-2021 members include:
Yvonne Costello, Liz Dixon, Bob Hayes, Cindy Grubenhoff, Debora Hurley, Patricia Leahy, Anne Przybilla, Nancy Sayre, John Shively, Kate Trujillo and Ann Zimmer Social Outreach Coordinator
Social Outreach Application for Funding Process
Outside non-profit charitable organizations can apply to the committee on a yearly basis for funding along with volunteer support through an application process. Funding is made possible through the generous weekly donations from the MPB community. The committee reviews these quarterly and applications must be completed each year in order to be considered. The deadline for the 2020-2021 applications is April 30, 2021. The 2020-2021 application is attached.
The following agencies were funded 2019-2020
Bridge of Hope Denver https://greaterdenver.bridgeofhopeinc.org/
Bridge of Hope engages Christian faith communities in ending family homelessness through neighboring relationships that demonstrate Christ’s love.
CASA Child Advocacy https://casaforchildren.org/
The National Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) Association, together with its state and local member programs, supports and promotes court-appointed volunteer advocacy so every abused or neglected child in the United States can be safe, have a permanent home and have the opportunity to thrive.
Casa de Paz https://www.casadepazcolorado.org/
Reunite families separated by immigrant detention, one simple act of love at a time.
Delores Project https://www.thedeloresproject.org/
The Delores Project provides safe, comfortable shelter and personalized services for unaccompanied women and transgender individuals experiencing homelessness.
Denver Catholic Worker Soup Kitchen
Dominican Home Health Agency https://dominicanhha.org/
Our mission is to provide quality nursing care and related services to the sick in their homes.
Dry Bones https://drybonesdenver.org/
In the context of long-term relationships, practicing the way of Jesus, we meet spiritual, emotional, and physical needs of houseless and street-connected youth and young adults.
EarthLinks cultivates transformation and self-worth with people experiencing homelessness and poverty. By creating opportunities through Earth-centered programs, individuals step out of isolation and into community—restoring each other and the planet.
Escuela de Guadalupe https://www.escuelaguadalupe.org/
Escuela de Guadalupe is a community-based, financially accessible school of excellence that develops compassionate leaders for the world of tomorrow. It focuses on providing a quality dual-language education, rooted in Catholic values.
Father Woody’s Haven of Hope https://frwoodyshavenofhope.org/
The Mission of Father Woody’s is to provide food, shelter, clothing, counseling, rehabilitation and hygienic services to homeless and less fortunate.
Food for Thought https://foodforthoughtdenver.org
Food For Thought Denver strives to eliminate weekend hunger for children in the Denver area by providing food PowerSacks, because we believe that no child should go hungry.
Habitat for Humanity Denver https://www.habitat.org/us-co/denver/hfh-metro-denver
Seeking to put God’s love into action, Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities and hope.
Karis Community https://kariscommunity.org
The Karis Community mission is to provide a transitional community living opportunity for restoring basic life skills and improving the social well-being of individuals recovering from serious and persistent mental illness.
Maria Droste Counseling http://www.mariadroste.org/
Maria Droste Counseling Center has been formed out of the understanding that people need access to counseling regardless of their ability to pay.
Metro Caring https://www.metrocaring.org/
As Denver’s frontline anti-hunger organization, Metro Caring builds equity by nourishing neighbors, providing tools to thrive and fostering community.
RMIAN Rocky Mountain Immigration Advocacy Network https://www.rmian.org/
RMIAN is a nonprofit organization that serves low-income adults and children in immigration proceedings.
St Vincent dePaul Society MPB https://mpbdenver.org/ministries/st-vincent-de-paul/
Our mission is to help those living in poverty.
Sacred Heart House Denver https://sacredhearthouse.com/
Sacred Heart House of Denver, a homeless shelter for families in Denver, offers a continuum of services to homeless families in Denver, with children and single women to help them achieve and maintain self-sufficiency.
Saint Francis Center http://www.sfcdenver.org/
St. Francis Center (SFC) is a refuge for men and women who are homeless in the metro Denver area, providing shelter along with services that enable people to meet their basic needs for daily survival and to transition out of homelessness.