For our third and final Chairty WOD for the First Ever CFLoDo Charity Series we have chosen Urban Peak
Taken from their Facebook Page… Founded in 1988, Urban Peak is the only non-profit organization in Denver that provides a full convergence of services for youth ages 15 through 24 experiencing homelessness or at imminent risk of becoming homeless. Our goal is to meet youth where they are and to provide them with the assistance and support they need to become self-sufficient or obtain the necessary services they need to maintain a safe existence. Urban Peak provides numerous programs and services that are founded on the principles of trauma-informed care* to assist youth in reaching their potential and living a successful life off of the streets. Services include street outreach, a 40-bed shelter for youth ages 15 up to 21, a daytime drop-in center, transitional housing, education and employment services, case management, life skills courses, mental health evaluations, meals and more.
*To provide trauma-informed services means that we understand an individual’s experience of trauma impacts every area of human functioning — physical, mental, behavioral, social, intellectual and spiritual. Trauma-informed care is an approach to engaging people with histories of trauma that recognizes the presence of trauma symptoms and acknowledges the role that trauma has played in their lives. Urban Peak assumes each and every youth we serve has experienced trauma and seeks to provide a safe environment and healthy, positive relationships where youth can begin to heal.
We will be taking monetary donations as well as items from the list below. Hope to see you Saturday for another awesome workout!
Items needed for donation:
Underwear and boxers/briefs: male and female
Toothbrushes and toothpaste
General purpose cleaner such as 409
Winter wool/warm socks (no cotton)
Blankets (no cotton)