Meet the Charities in the Denver Giving Machines

The Light the World Giving Machines in Denver feature charities that are improving access to healthy food, medical care and affordable housing; connect refugees with essential resources; deliver clean water and sanitation; and much more. We invite you to get to know these local and global charities below.

Colorado Charities

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A Precious Child

A Precious Child assists children and families facing difficult life challenges such as abuse and neglect, crisis situations and poverty. A Precious Child provides disadvantaged and displaced children with “Cradle to Career“ support to break the cycle of poverty by reducing socioeconomic inequalities, connecting them with needed resources, services, opportunities and educational support.


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Doctors Care

Doctors Care is dedicated to improving health access for low-income individuals in the South Metro Denver area. Through its integrated primary care clinic, network of specialists and hospital services, and programs designed to address socioeconomic barriers to health and well-being, thousands of individuals have access to quality, affordable primary and specialty care and support services through Doctors Care.


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Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver

Seeking to put God's love into action, Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities and hope. Habitat homeowners help build their own homes alongside volunteers, and pay an affordable mortgage. With our help, Habitat homeowners achieve the strength, stability and independence they need to build a better life for themselves and their families.


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Metro Caring

At Metro Caring, we're meeting people's immediate food needs while addressing the root cause of hunger: poverty. We provide nutritious groceries to our neighbors, and also offer comprehensive anti-hunger resources so that families can stop hunger at its root. Besides running a free, fresh-foods market, we offer cooking and wellness programs, focus on diabetes support, community gardens and ID assistance.


Village Exchange Center

Village Exchange Center is a non-profit organization formed to serve immigrants and refugees in the Aurora/Denver metro area. As a community center and multi-faith worship space, we seek to celebrate cultural and religious diversity by creating an inclusive environment where residents from all backgrounds interact, share, and develop together. We offer youth and adult programs and services as well as cultural and multifaith activities—both directly and through our collocated partners.


International Charities

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iDE Global

iDE is a global development organization that co-creates with foundations, governments, individuals, for-profits, and nonprofits to develop lasting solutions to poverty. They design and deliver market-based solutions in Agriculture and WASH in 11 countries across Asia, Africa, and Central America.


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Mentors International

Mentors International helps families thrive in some of the world's poorest communities by transforming generational poverty into sustainable self-reliance through individual mentoring, business training, vocational classes, and micro-lending in 14 developing countries.



Water for People

At Water For People, everything we do comes from the belief that everyone should have access to clean water and sanitation services, forever.