Harvest of the Heart Community Garden. Each year, we donate hundreds of pounds of produce to the FoCo Café, Food Bank for Larimer County and others in the community. The garden team decides what to plant, prepares the soil, plants, irrigates, weeds, harvests, and does a final cleanup. Whether you are an experienced gardener, or just looking for an opportunity to get outdoors, the garden team always needs additional helpers. Click here for more information.
Equal Exchange. The Disciples of Christ Coffee Project, a partnership between the Christian Church Disciples Home Missions, Week of Compassion and Equal Exchange, is a way for our congregation to join hands with small farming communities across the world by purchasing and using fairly traded coffee, tea, chocolate and snacks. Click here for more information.
Faith Family Hospitality. FFH is the overnight shelter program of the Family Housing Network of Fort Collins. Heart of the Rockies partners with Plymouth Congregational Church, UCC to prepare private living spaces, provide meals, and accompany homeless families through conversation and attentive care. Approximately four times a year, on a rotating schedule with other faith communities, up to four families are housed at Plymouth, with support from HRCC. For more information, click here.
Fort Collins Habitat for Humanity. Each year, Heart of the Rockies joins with other local faith communities to support the Common Ground Faith Build. In addition to a financial contribution, our volunteers help construct homes on specially-designated Heart of the Rockies build days, and provide lunch for the construction crew.
Kids at Heart. Supports and recruits foster, adoptive and respite families and their children in Larimer County. Kids at Heart began as a ministry of Heart of the Rockies, and is now an independent 503(c)(3) nonprofit. For more information, click here.
Laurel Elementary. Heart of the Rockies volunteers provide services to the staff and students during the school year. In addition, the Outreach Team often conducts donation drives for items needed by Laurel students and their families. Find out more here.
Pride in the Park. Heart of the Rockies is a sponsor of this annual event organized by Northern Colorado Equality aimed at honoring, promoting and celebrating the LGBTQIA+ community. For more information, click here.
ISAAC. Heart of the Rockies is a covenanted member of the Interfaith Solidarity and Accompaniment Coalition (ISAAC), which supports immigration justice. Click here for more information about ISAAC.
In addition to facilitating volunteer service to the organizations mentioned above, the Outreach team supports other organizations and causes with financial or in-kind donations, including:
Tennyson Center for Children
Navajo Nation Greenhouse Project
Emergency support for Ukraine
L’Arche Fort Collins