How You Can Help

Although monetary gifts and contributions to Posada are crucial in order to continue our mission, you are not limited to financial donations.

We welcome anyone willing to volunteer to help people at Posada to contact us, and we will help you complete the steps to giving your time and talent to charity. We are looking for organizations to adopt a room at the Elko Avenue Apartments that are used for emergency shelter for homeless families. For more information contact us at 719-545-8776.

Posada is always looking for donations of people’s time and skills.

We are in need of groups or individuals with:

MONETARY DONATIONS

We’re always grateful for any monetary donations to Posada. Our funds primarily go towards building better housing, programs and necessary items such as: soap, shampoo, toothbrushes, shoes, clothing, sleepwear, razors, jackets, gloves, socks, pants, shirts, hats, glasses, and much more.

All monetary donations go towards building a better and brighter future for those who are less fortunate in the Pueblo community.

Enterprise Zone Contribution Project
Posada received designation as an Enterprise Zone Contribution Project in 2013. The benefit to this status is that monetary donations above $250.00 are eligible to claim Colorado State income tax credits of 25% of their donation. In-kind donations valued at $250.00 or higher annually are eligible to receive a 12.5% income tax credit.

  • Please make checks payable to “Enterprise Zone Coordinator” and send them to Posada at 827 East 4th St, Pueblo, CO 81001.
  • Taxpayer ID number is needed (FEIN, social security number or Colorado Account number).
  • If you are uncomfortable providing your social security number – All Colorado taxpayers have a Colorado Account Number and you can request it by visiting www.colorado.gov/revenueoline
  • Pueblo County will send a certificate to you that you can attach to your tax return.

For assistance with a donation or questions, contact us at 719-545-8776.

Thank you for your interest in aiding Posada. Our Frequently Asked Questions section may have the information that you’re looking for.

We appreciate you looking at our donations page, whether you are donating or just browsing. All donations go to support the homeless by providing food, shelter and clothing. All the basics are covered by the generosity of others and possibly yours as well.

Posada is a member of the Rocky Mountain Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) Charity List. If you would like to donate through CFC, please contact Posada.

If you’d like to speak to somebody about our donations process, you can call us at (719) 545-8776. We’re open Monday – Friday from 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m

ITEM DONATIONS

To help the homeless get back on their feet and provide them with personal care items, we are always looking for those willing to donate personal care items, cleaning supplies, gently used socks and much more.

Please call 719-545-8776 to arrange drop off. Donations are accepted at 501 Belmont Ave, Pueblo CO 81004 from 8:00 am to 12:00 p.m. Monday – Friday.

Posada does not accept clothing donations. Posada is in need of the following donations:

Cleaning Supplies:

13 gallon trash bags
Heavy duty trash bags
Paper towels
Cleaning supplies
Dish soap
Laundry soap

Household Items:

Kitchen utensils
Plastic cups and
plastic dinner plates
Pots and pans
Refrigerators

Personal Care Items:

Razors
Body Wash; Shampoo
Tooth brushes; Toothpaste Deodorant
Hand sanitizer
ChapStick
Combs
Wash rags
Feminine personal care products
Foot powder
Nail brushes
Nail clippers

Other:

Warm Blankets
Tents, Sleeping bags
Backpacks
Cell phones
Bicycles
Bicycle pumps

VOLUNTEER

Although monetary gifts and contributions to Posada are crucial in order to continue our mission, you are not limited to financial donations. Posada is always looking for donations of people’s time and skills.

We are in need of groups or individuals with:

  • Maintenance skills
  • Landscaping and property maintenance skills
  • Organizations can adopt a room at the Elko Emergency Family Shelter.
  • Volunteers are needed to assist with the daily activities of the Youth Services Program.

>>> Download the Volunteer Application.

We welcome anyone willing to volunteer to help people at Posada to contact us, and we will help you complete the steps to giving your time and talent to charity. We are looking for organizations to adopt a room at the Elko Avenue Apartments that are used for emergency shelter for homeless families. To volunteer for Posada, you must print out the Volunteer Application, fill it out, then return it to Posada via fax or email. After your application is submitted you will receive a phone call from the Community Relations Coordinator to discuss volunteer opportunities. For more information contact from one of our staff at 719-545-8776.