helping our neighbors in need
The Help & Hope Center is a non-profit human service organization dedicated to providing assistance to people in Douglas and Elbert counties who are in serious economic need, at risk of homelessness, or in a similar crisis. We address immediate needs by consistently providing food and other necessities for homeless, low income and the working poor in our community.
Our team schedules personal meetings with each client for privacy and professionalism.
We are supported by a variety of stores and the Food Bank of the Rockies. We are proud to offer this service.
All of our resources stay in the community. We support individuals across Douglas and Elbert counties.
Our on-site thrift store has a collection of gently used goods. All proceeds benefit the Help & Hope Center.
Our amazing team of volunteers makes miracles happen every day. Every person makes our team better.
We are heavily involved in community matters and supporting opportunities that benefit our community.
from our director
Our team consists of several fulltime staff employees, a board of directors, an army of volunteers and our executive director, Dan Marlow.
The Help & Hope Center is a human service organization whose mission is to meet the immediate needs of residents of Douglas and Elbert counties who are in financial distress and at risk of becoming homeless, to help them work through troublesome times with dignity.
Through our team of client advocates we are able to provide resources tailored to each person’s unique circumstance. Our volunteers and countless donors who generously give of themselves make it possible for us to continue expanding our reach to help even more people in need year after year.
|Dan Marlow||Executive Director|
|Jenny Follmer||Deputy Director|
|Kim Larson||Volunteer Coordinator|
|Diane DeBella||Grant Writer|
|Andi Woodring||Director of Operations|
|Scott Godinez||Communications & Marketing|
|Jenn North||Store Manager|
|Jesse Henze||Assistant Store Manager|
|Steve Rivoir||Food Pantry Manager|
|Wendy Balcerzak||Assistant Food Pantry Manager|
|John Laughridge||Food Pantry Driver|
|Linda Carrico||Client Services Receptionist|
|Kelly Head||Donations Receiving Manager|
|Jason Dilaura||Donations Receiving|
|Mari Chandler||Donations Receiving|
board of directors
Chair of the board
Vice Chair of the board
Treasurer of the board
Secretary of the board
Peter B. Goldstein
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