Special Events

The Betty Proctor Fund

Wine Tasting Dinner: The 2014 Wine Tasting Dinner was held on March 6 & 7.

Annual Luncheon: The 2014 Annual Luncheon will be held on October 2 at Arvada United Methodist Church.

The Betty Proctor Fund is a special emergency fund within the Action Center designed to meet one-time needs that cannot be met by any other agency. Following the decades of caring work by founder Betty Proctor, this fund formerly know as Helping Hearts and Hands, provides a life-line for families needing the last $100 for a specific need or utility assistance.

For general Betty Proctor Fund donation inquiries, please contact Lynda Mills at 720.407.6703.

Beautiful Junk Sale

The Beautiful Junk Sale is the largest bargain shopping extravaganza in Jefferson County! The Fall 2014 sale will be October 17th and 18th. 

It is fun for everyone with most items priced under $10!! The event is held on a Friday and Saturday in both March and October. It’s a family-friendly fun event that yields tens of thousands of dollars for the Action Center. In fact, 100% of the proceeds go toward food, shelter and vital services to those in need.

Beautiful Junk is held at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds Exhibit hall and offers 10,500 square feet of  jewelry, collectibles, vintage odds and ends, a vast array of household items, holiday decor, kitchen gadgets and MUCH more!

General admission is $3 for everyone 16 and older. Bring two or more non-perishable food donations and receive $1 off of admission!

For those of you who just can’t wait and would like to be the first in the door, join us for the special Early Bird Shopping event that takes place between 7:00 am and 8:30 am on Friday; the cost for Early Bird admission is $20.

Bargain shoppers can pay for their purchases with cash, check or credit card ($20 minimum.) The Jefferson County Fairgrounds is located at 15200 W. 6th Avenue in Golden http://www.co.jefferson.co.us/fair/).

Where Action Matters Breakfast

The Where Action Matters Breakfast brings the community together to hear about the help, hope and dignity that the Action Center’s work provides to its clients each day.

The 2014 Breakfast was held on May 14th. Many thanks to guests for attending, to clients for sharing your stories and to volunteers for helping to make the event a success. See you again in 2015!

During the annual one-hour event, guests learn more about the Action Center and its role in the community. Board members, volunteers and past clients share stories and speak about the effect the Action Center has had on their lives and the community. Several hundred people attend the event with the guest list being made up of city and county officials, volunteers, staff members, donors, community members and recipients of the Action Center services. The event raises funds that the Action Center uses to provide essential stabilizing services to those in need in Jefferson County.

For more information or to RSVP, please contact Denise Sealover at 303.237.7704 ext. 251