The Gathering Place Blog

Leslie Foster, President of The Gathering Place, responds to recent news of children separated from their families at the US-Mexico border.

On Wednesdays, we highlight a few items that our members need most. This week, we're wishing for donations of travel-size toiletries, baby formula, and razors.

We are excited to announce that we are partnering with Bayaud Enterprises, Inc.​ to bring #TheLaundryTruck to TGP. It is here for the first time today - Monday, June 4th.

On Wednesdays, we highlight a few items that our members need most. This week, we're wishing for donations of toothbrushes, baby formula, and sports bras.

In observance of Memorial Day, The Gathering Place will be closed on Monday, May 28th. We will open for regular business hours on Tuesday at 8:30am.

Today is #WishListWednesday, when we highlight a few items that our members are in need of the most. This week, we're wishing for donations of white dress shirts, toothbrushes, and toothpaste. If you would like to support our members' immediate needs by donating any of these items, please deliver them to our facility at 1535 High Street during our normal business hours.

Thank you to everyone who attended TGP's Springtime Celebration of Gratitude!

We apologize for any inconvenience and will be open for normal hours again Wednesday, May 23, 2018.

Today is #WishListWednesday, when we highlight a few items that our members are in need of the most. This week, we're wishing for donations of unopened toothpaste, deodorant, and combs. If you would like to support our members' immediate needs by donating any of these items, please deliver them to our facility at 1535 High Street during our normal business hours.

Every Wednesday, we highlight a few items that our members are in need of the most. This week, we're wishing for donations of travel-sized toothpaste and deodorant. If you would like to support our members' immediate needs by donating any of these items, please deliver them to our facility at 1535 High Street during our normal business hours.

“If it wasn’t for The Gathering Place, I don’t know where we’d be right now,” says Jennifer.

Every Wednesday, we highlight a few items that our members are in need of the most. This week, we're wishing for donations of nonperishable food and new underwear. If you would like to support our members' immediate needs by donating any of these items, please deliver them to our facility at 1535 High Street during our normal business hours.

Today is #WishListWednesday, when we highlight a few items that our members are in need of the most. This week, we're wishing for donations of unopened toothpaste, travel-sized sunscreen, and deodorant.

This is National Volunteer Week and we have a series of messages for our wonderful volunteers that we will be posting throughout the week. The first is: "Thanks for Pitching In and Helping Us Cover All the Bases!"

Today is #WishListWednesday, when we highlight a few items that our members are in need of the most. This week, we're wishing for donations of new women's and children's socks, new women's and children's underwear, and clothing for boys ages 5-18. If you would like to support our members' immediate needs by donating any of these items, please deliver them to our facility at 1535 High Street during our normal business hours.

April 10 is Equal Pay Day, when women's earnings symbolically catch up to their male counterparts' earnings from the previous year. In other words, women have to work another 100 days to make up the difference in their salaries. This is because women, on average, are paid only 80 cents for every dollar men are paid.

Here are some of our favorite resources to arm yourself with knowledge and about the gender wage gap and prepare to take action.

On Wednesday, March 28, Leslie Foster was inducted into the Colorado Women's Hall of Fame for her dedication to our community and for helping women, children, and transgender people experiencing poverty. Her acceptance speech wowed attendees. Here it is in full for everyone to read and enjoy.

Today is #WishListWednesday, when we highlight a few items that our members are in need of the most. This week, we're wishing for donations of new women's underwear, new socks, and toothpaste. If you would like to support our members' immediate needs by donating any of these items, please deliver them to our facility at 1535 High Street during our normal business hours.

The Gathering Place's New England IPA took home the Factotum Brewhouse Brewer's Madness championship on Saturday, March 31. In Factotum's annual tournament, 16 charities and nonprofit organizations worked with a brew master to brew their own beer and compete against other local organizations to determine a winner.

Curio Bar, located in the Denver Central Market in RiNo, hosted a three-part educational series on mezcal called Mezcal Talks 101 - 103. The goal of the series is to spread awareness about the tradition of making mezcal and the different regions in Mexico that produce it. In addition, they chose to donate 20% of proceeds to The Gathering Place!

Many Thanks to the Kind Generosity of The Gathering Place Donors