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Upcoming Events
Monday, June 15, 2015

The Whole Foods store location in Capitol Hill is sponsoring a "Buy an Extra" donation drive for The Gathering Place. Come by to do your shopping and pick up an extra item or two for us! You can...

Saturday, May 30, 2015
12:00pm - 1:30pm MDT

On Saturday, May 30th, The Gathering Place's very own L.A. Jennings will be instructing a self-defense class for men and women at Train. Fight. Win., her gym on 9th & Santa Fe. The seminar is open...

Wednesday, April 1, 2015 - Friday, May 15, 2015

A large collection of triptychs and original framed art created by artists of The Card Project will be on display at Stella’s Coffee Haus (1476 South Pearl Street in Denver) from April 1 –...

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The Gathering Place serves about 9,000 individuals per year and about half of them consider themselves to be homeless. The other half are housed, but living in poverty and in need of assistance to make ends meet.

To better understand homelessness in our community, the Metro Denver Homeless Initiative conducts an annual Point-in-Time survey (in conjunction with local service providers, including The Gathering Place), which generates an estimate of the number of individuals who are experiencing homelessness in the seven county Metro Denver area. On January 26, 2015, they counted 6,130 individuals experiencing homelessness as defined by the Housing and Urban Development. Of those counted, 37% were women, 25% were newly homeless, and 49% of "households" were families with children.

Though the number of homeless individuals living in our city is unacceptable, many more are existing one paycheck away from homelessness, struggling to make ends meet as they grapple with decisions such as choosing between buying groceries or paying the utility bills.

As Denver’s only daytime drop-in center for women, their children, and transgender individuals experiencing poverty or homelessness, The Gathering Place provides a variety of programs and services to those who enter our doors.

For Linda, The Gathering Place has been the supportive relationships that helped her obtain permanent shelter. For Yadira, The Gathering Place has been a source of community and essential resources for both her and her children. And for Berda, The Gathering Place offered a chance to obtain a GED and fulfill a lifelong dream.

We invite you to join our community and to partner with us as we endeavor to support the women, children, and transgender individuals in Denver who are experiencing poverty or homelessness. Together, we can make a difference.

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