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20 Families, 20 Stories of Struggle

20 families, 20 stories of struggle Douglas/Elbert Task Force is crucial safety net Staff members at the Douglas/Elbert Task Force, 1638 Park St., Castle Rock, have a daily limit. They help the first 20 families who sign up. But this time of year, staff is being swamped, and on a recent evening were trying to

Help for the Holidays & Beyond

Help during the holidays, and beyond A Colorado Community Media Editorial Posted 12/10/13 Almost 13 percent of Coloradans live below the poverty level, according to the most recent figures from the U.S. Census Bureau. That’s better than the national rate of more than 14 percent, but it’s still much too high. This time of year,

Why We Give to the Task Force

Each day, every one of us is reminded of the need to help others, locally, nationally and globally. With so much need in the world, how does one decide where to try to make a difference? We have chosen, for the last several years, to give freely of our time and financial resources to the

Volunteer Recognition Event

Volunteers of America RSVP (Retired Senior Volunteer Program) hosted its annual Volunteer Recognition event on Monday, Oct 28, 2013 at the Heritage Club Tech Center. The Volunteer Recognition event recognized several RSVP volunteers for their years of service and dedication to the community. A special award was given to the Douglas/Elbert Task Force for their

Task Force Volunteer Receives Channel 7 Everyday Hero Award……

CASTLE ROCK, Colo. - Have we got a bargain for you. It is a big thrift shop tucked away in Douglas County. It can save you money while helping hundreds of families in financial distress. The Douglas/Elbert Task Force Treasures Thrift Shop has been around for 29 years. Volunteer Connie Huydts has given her time