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Make-A-Difference

 

Mile Hi Church in partnership with The Action Center

Drive–Thru School Supply Drive

This year, we are having a drive-thru school supply drive where you can drop off your donations without leaving your car!

Download the school supply list here.

Dropoff:
Fri., July 31,
11 a.m. – 1 p.m., Mile Hi Church parking 


If you would like to make a financial donation, the best way is to mail us a check at: 9077 W. Alameda Avenue, Lakewood, CO, 80226
 

The Action Center helps almost 5,000 children in Jefferson County as well as those who are experiencing homelessness to start the school year right. We provide children in Pre-K through Grade 12 with a bag of school supplies and a new backpack. With the support of Mile Hi’s donations, we can make sure each child and their families are ready to start the new year on firm footing.

To Volunteer:
Collecting School Supplies
We’ll need some help directing traffic, greeting folks, and sorting school supplies on the days of the drive-thru. All participants will be required to wear masks and gloves. Gloves will be provided for those who need them. Safe social distancing will be practiced!

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Charity Drive Events

Harvest of Love Food Drive

More than 90% of the families who we support through the food drive are struggling financially.
Proceeds benefit students and families of Lumberg Elementary, five other economically challenged schools, and the residents of Edgewater Senior Center.

Fall 2020


 

Toilet Paper & Diaper Drive

Make-A-Difference teams up with The Action Center to help the hundreds of families in need that they see each day. Many families go without basic needs like toilet paper. And many of these families have little ones who need diapers.

Feb. 2021


 

Easter Memorial Garden (formerly Lilies for Lunches)

Honor a loved one with your purchase of a lily or tulip plant. All proceeds go to a wonderful organization, Denver Kids, Inc., that helps kindergarten through twelfth-grade students. The memorial garden will be displayed on Easter Sunday in the Teel Sanctuary.


 

Annual School Supply Drive

Help The Action Center by providing school supplies for the low income students in Jefferson County. Our intention is to provide for 500 students.

July 2020


 

Blessing Bags

Mile Hi Church will be creating blessing bags to support those in need in the greater Denver area. These bags will be given to local community service organizations, and can also be kept by congregants to give when they meet someone in need. We are collecting sanitizing wipes, shampoo, tampons, lotion, razors, shaving cream, toothpaste, hand sanitizer, chewy snack bars, mouthwash, and sunscreen.

Habitat for Humanity Pumpkin Patch

Turning pumpkins into homes. Through October, we sell pumpkins on the corner of Alameda and Garrison with all proceeds going to Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver. In addition to purchasing your pumpkins here, we have a lot of opportunities for you to volunteer your time since this is a month long event.

October 2020

Harvest of Love Food Drive

More than 90% of the families who we support through the food drive are struggling financially. Proceeds benefit students and families of Lumberg Elementary School.

Fall 2020

Giving Tree

The Mile Hi congregation donated more than 1,900 gifts and coats to children and families in need through our Giving Trees!

Visit our beautiful trees in the Sanctuary lobby. Grab a tag and surprise a child in need with Christmas gifts this year.

Winter 2020

We are grateful and honored that you are called to serve our community. The Make-A-Difference team is dedicated to compassionately serve our world. We work with several agencies throughout the community, including The Action Center, Lumberg Elementary School and Habitat for Humanity.

Congregants have opportunities to help in community projects at various times of the year. Please check back here periodically for the latest programs that are unfolding, and join us at one of our next planning meetings from 6 – 7 p.m. on the fourth Tuesday of the month in the Sanctuary Production Room.

Rev. Masando Hiraoka

 

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Monthly Make-A-Difference Meeting

Fourth Wednesday of the month, 6 – 7 p.m., Community Center, Room D
Contact Make-A-Difference at makeadifference@milehichurch.org.