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COVID-19 Update

EChO uses this site for donations as they have the lowest credit card processing fees.

Your donation will be processed immediately.

If you prefer, donations can be mailed to: EChO  PO Box 1515  Evergreen, CO  80437

DAILY UPDATE: April 7, 2020

FOOD PANTRY:  

Hours of operations: 10 - 4

Anyone who needs food is welcome to come to the food pantry at 27640 Hwy 74 Evergreen and you will be given a box of food for you and your family.  Individuals who are ill or self-quarantining may request to have their order delivered.

CLIENT SERVICES (ALL APPOINTMENTS WILL BE HANDLED OVER THE PHONE):

Hours of operations:  10 - 4

Anyone who needs assistance with other items should call 303-670-1796 during hours above to speak to a Client Advocate

We hope to be able to continue to supply limited emergency financial assistance for utilities, medical supplies, rent, etc. as needed.

EVERGREEN SHELTER PROGRAM

If you are already registered, please call:  720-598-2653 for up to the minute details on when we will be open. 

EChO Resale Store:

As of March 19th, our Resale store is temporarily closed.  This closure is through at least April 30, 2020.  We will update the status again as the end of April nears.  This applies to shopping and donations.

Community Note:

Grab and Go meals at West Jeff Elementary School are open for anyone on Monday, Wednesday and Friday each week 10:30am - 1:00pm.  Each day, each person will receive 2 breakfasts and 2 lunches.  Pick up is curb side so no need to get out of your car.  Parents and other caregivers may pick up meals for children; they do not need to be present.  Open to ALL.  You will not be asked for your name.   

JOB CENTER (ALL APPOINTMENTS WILL BE HANDLED OVER THE PHONE):

Hours of operations:  10-5

Anyone who needs assistance with job searching or unemployment filing, please call 303-670-7123. 

According to recent policy enacted at the state level, any workers who have a reduction in hours or wages, or experience a lay off as a result of the Corona virus/ COVID-19 can file an unemployment claim. The process can take 2-4 weeks.  Don't delay . 

All job seeker workshops are cancelled for the month of March.  Computer Lab is closed until further notice.

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A message from Evergreen Christian Outreach

Dear Supporters, Partners, and Community Members,

As the COVID-19 situation continues to grow and many of us are faced with the uncertainty of how this will impact our lives, we want you to know that EChO will remain open to provide services to anyone in our community who may need assistance.

We will be operating with limited and restricted access to our building for the protection of staff, volunteers and clients. Increased precautions and enhanced cleaning and safety protocols based on recommended guidelines from the CDC have been implemented at EChO for our building as well as for all individuals.

During the upcoming days and weeks, we anticipate that the demand for assistance will increase. More and more families and individuals will struggle to meet basic needs as businesses temporarily close and paychecks are reduced.

We live in a very generous and caring community. Many of you have asked how you can help. A financial contribution of any amount would be greatly appreciated. The increased demand for food, as well as emergency financial assistance will have a tremendous monetary impact on our organization. To make a donation, please click on the DONATE button below. Checks can be mailed to PO Box 1515, Evergreen, CO 80437. Our food bank is also currently accepting donations of nonperishable food items, cleaning supplies, toilet paper and personal care items. Items may be dropped off at the EChO Food Bank, located on the grounds of the Church of the Transfiguration at 27640 Hwy 74 in Evergreen. EChO purchases items such as dairy, meat, fresh produce and eggs from our providers.

We are all struggling with how to respond to this current crisis. But, with your help and support, we feel confident that we can and will be able to meet the needs of our mountain community.

Thank you for all you do for EChO.

Sincerely,

Sharon K Smith, Executive Director

Ray Dowdle, President, EChO Board of Directors

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