Thanks to all those who helped on June 20th, 2021 assembling refugee hygiene kits! World Refugee Day is an international holiday set on June 20th of each year. Organized by the United Nations it is meant to celebrate and recognize from around the world. In Aurora, the community met together and built more than 25…

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In April 2020 local leaders received word that there was a critical need for blood drives in Colorado. An area wide partnership was launched with Vitalant. All 16 stakes (geographic groups of local congregations) in the Denver Metro area hosted drives with some doing multiple drives throughout the end of the year. In total 38…

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In August we were honored to welcome former Colorado governor and current U.S. Senate candidate John W. Hickenlooper for a tour of the Bishops’ Storehouse in Aurora. The storehouse has responded to every call for help during the pandemic – including a 100,000-pound donation to Denver food banks in June – and we expect to serve many…

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On April 30th The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced a 5.5 million dollar cash donation to be provided to a number of key relief agencies in the US including The Salvation Army. A small part of that donation was manifest this Tuesday in Aurora where 3000 Coloradan families received a box of…

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Elder Blackham knew it would be a sacrifice to give up his guitar and music while on his mission, but inspiration he felt in the Denver Temple gave him peace, “Give it to me and I can make it so much more.” With the help of other inspired elders and sisters, Elder Blackham was able…

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  For all who have volunteered time, talent or energy to others in need, it’s easy to understand the feeling of wanting to do more. You might wish for deeper pockets or unlimited resources to make your giving more significant. Today is the day where a bit of that wish comes true. December 4 is…

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