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Give a hand up this holiday with Catholic Charities volunteer opportunities

As the old adage goes, “It is better to give than to receive,” and this embodies the Christmas season in a fire-roasted chestnut shell.

The joy of Christmas is not meant to be kept to oneself, and in addition to giving gifts to friends and loved ones, this time of year is also the perfect opportunity to also give of our time and talent. Colorado is blessed to have many different shelters and facilities for those who have come upon hard times — whether they be homeless, in a temporary housing situation or any number of other reasons — and they all see a greater need during the Christmas season.

Among these are Catholic Charities’ Samaritan House shelters, Marisol Homes, Marisol Health and more. With Christmas break right around the corner, why not use some of that downtime to go volunteer? Catholic Charities’s Volunteer Hub makes signing up for a day and time and breeze. Best of all, we guarantee you you’ll feel great spreading some of that holiday cheer!

So what are you waiting for? Find a slot to volunteer!

URGENT NEED: Samaritan House is looking for Spanish speaking volunteers to help us welcome families who are arriving at Samaritan House, 2301 Lawrence Street. If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please reach out to Zach Taudien and Tony Schoenberger at shdvolunteers@ccdenver.org.

They are in need of volunteers every day from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.

List of needs:
Spanish translation
All hygiene items (soap/shampoo/toothpaste/toothbrushes)
Bath towels
Clothing
Shoes

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All items and volunteer opportunities:
Samaritan House
2301 Lawrence St
Denver, CO 80205
303-294-0241

ATENCIÓN DE EMERGENCIA: Samaritan House (o bien la Casa Samaritana) está en búsqueda de voluntarios que hablen español para ayudarnos a dar la bienvenida a las familias que llegan refugiadas desde Venezuela a Samaritan House (2301 Lawrence Street). Si usted está interesado en aprender más acerca de esta oportunidad, por favor póngase en contacto con Zach Taudien y Tony Schoenberger en shdvolunteers@ccdenver.org para inglés. O bien con Maria Elisa Olivas al 720.799.9265 o molivas@ccdenver.org para español.

Necesitamos voluntarios todos los días de 10 – 2 pm y 5 – 8 pm.

Por favor, cree un perfil en el siguiente enlace AQUÍ y al llegar a ser voluntario pregunte por Zach o Tony, coordinadores de voluntarios en la Casa Samaritana.

Enseguida también les proveo con una lista de lo más necesario para ayudar a estas familias.

Lista de necesidades:
Traducción al español
Todos los artículos de higiene (jabón / champú / pasta de dientes / cepillos de dientes)
Toallas de baño
Ropa
Zapatos

Todos los artículos y oportunidades de voluntariado:
Casa del Samaritano
2301 Lawrence St
Denver, CO 80205
303-294-0241

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