Creation of the Stardust Mural

The Stardust mural that graces the front of the Program Services Building was designed and created by Martha Pinkard Williams of Artamation. The design represents clients being given a “hand up” through the services and programs provided at The Action Center, and eventually moving towards self-sufficiency. “In the design I didn’t want to put anyone […]

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Armando’s Story

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Coming Full Circle: Armando’s Story By Jill Messinger, Communications Coordinator Armando is a good listener. As a Volunteer Client Advocate at The Action Center, he listens to clients tell him their story and current situation and provides them with program information and resources so they can stabilize their lives. In an average volunteer shift, Armando […]

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In Honor of Strong Fathers – James’ Story

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James is a strong father who put his family first despite obstacles and difficulties in life.  James and his two children, ages 7 and 15, relocated to Colorado from Utah this past fall. When their housing fell through, they spent several months “camping” out in their truck during some of the coldest days of the […]

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Shop for a Good Cause at the Beautiful Junk Sale

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The Beautiful Junk Sale returns this spring at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds on Friday, March 27th and Saturday, March 28th. This unique sale offers 10,500 square feet of collectibles, home decor, vintage clothing & jewelry, artwork, sporting goods, toys and more all at garage sale prices. Proceeds from the sale benefit the Action Center, which […]

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Whole Foods Helps the Action Center “Feed 4 More”

Whole Foods Market Colfax and Whole Foods Market Belmar will deliver more than $83,000 worth of food donations to the Action Center throughout February and March. The sizeable donation comes from the “Feed 4 More” program, which took place throughout the holiday season at participating Whole Foods Markets. Cashiers asked each customer if they’d like […]

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Join Us for a Volunteer Fair!

The Action Center will host a “Volunteer Opportunities Fair” on March 11th, from 10am to 1pm in the new Program Services Building at 8745 W. 14th Ave, Lakewood. Learn about the numerous client programs located in the newly renovated building and the many volunteer opportunities that support these programs. The Action Center provides an immediate […]

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2014 Annual Report

  Click on the photo below to read the 2014 Annual Report

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Program Spotlight: Food Rescue

The Food and Drug Administration states that Americans waste $165 billion worth of food each year, with supermarkets wasting $15 billion worth of unsold fruits and vegetables alone. The Action Center is committed to rescuing perishable food items to provide nutritious and fresh food to struggling individuals and families. The Action Center fulfills this commitment […]

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