DFAF To Distribute Thanksgiving Baskets To Denver Area Families
Denver Feed A Family Foundation (DFAF) will distribute Thanksgiving baskets to Denver area families on Saturday, Nov. 17 starting at 9 a.m. at the corner of Bruce Randolph and High Streets in Denver. The DFAF program continues the legacy of the late “Daddy” Bruce Randolph, who began donating thanksgiving meals to Denver families in 1964.
To manage the distribution process, families must sign up in advance online at
DenverFeedAFamily.org by Nov. 5. Approximately 1,000 volunteers are needed to help distribute the baskets. Volunteers, also, need to register online at the DFAF website.
Tax deductible contributions can be made by check or by visiting www.DenverFeedAFamily.org.
For more information, call Epworth United Methodist Church at 303-296-6287.
27th Annual Harambee Award Luncheon Slated For December
The Denver Section - National Council of Negro Women (NCNW) will present the 27th annual Harambee Founder’s Day Award Luncheon in honor of NCNW Founder Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune on Dec. 1 at the Park Hill Golf Course (4141 E. 35th Ave.) in Denver.
NCNW was founded in New York City in 1935; the Denver Section was founded in 1947. Harambee, which means “All Pull Together”, is a cultural celebration of the past, present, and future.
This year’s theme, “A Call To Action, Planning for the Future,” will focus on the national initiatives of economic empower and financial literacy; entrepreneurship; education and STEAM; health; and public policy.
To celebrate women entrepreneurs in the community, a Vendor’s Marketplace will offer creative and unique items for pre-holiday shopping.
Tickets are $65 and may be purchased at Eventbrite or by calling 303-296-4359. For vendor information, call Pamela Miller at 303-887-0693. For more information, call Dr. Claudette Sweet at 720-561-9905.