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Christian Action Guild, Inc

The Christian Action Guild is non-profit, non-denominational organization operated by volunteers and is dependent on donations. Operates a thrift shop and food pantry. Proceeds from the thrift shop provides food for the food pantry and other programs.

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Nutritional Food Program

Class

Food, Agriculture & Nutrition 

Beneficiaries

Aging, Elderly, Senior Citizens
At-Risk Populations
Families
Homeless
Poor, Economically Disadvantaged, Indigent

Description

To purchase and provide fresh nutritional food. Items consist of milk, cheese, butter, eggs, meat, vegetables, and fruits.

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Evidence of Program's Success

Crisis Funds

Class

Human Services 

Beneficiaries

Adults
Aging, Elderly, Senior Citizens
Families
Unemployed, Underemployed
Veterans

Description

Current clients are eligible for emergency funds. Auto repair, utility assistance, and rental assistance. Limits apply.

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Evidence of Program's Success

Homelessness

Class

Human Services 

Beneficiaries

Families
Females
Homeless
Males
Adolescents/Youth (13-19 years)

Description

Meeting basic needs of the homeless in the Golden, CO zip codes of 80401 and 80403.

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Evidence of Program's Success

Program success is evidenced by the homeless receiving food and other needs in a crisis situation, keeping them from jail, sickness, death.

Thrift Shop

Class

Human Services 

Beneficiaries

General Public/Unspecified
Homeless
Poor/Economically Disadvantaged/Indigent
Aging, Elderly, Senior Citizens
At-Risk Populations

Description

Stock and sell gently-used clothes and household goods which are donated by the public. All proceeds go back into the CAG.

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Evidence of Program's Success

The program success is measured by the amount of people who donate items and the numbers who purchase those items. The sales from the Thrift Shop have grown by 1/3 in the past year. The profits from the thrift shop is a great source of sustainable income for our food pantry and overall operations.

Food Pantry

Class

Human Services 

Beneficiaries

Families
Homeless
Poor/Economically Disadvantaged/Indigent
Adults
Aging, Elderly, Senior Citizens

Description

Small local food pantry serving individuals, families, senior population and the homeless. Our food pantry provided monthly and weekly pantry items including fresh produce, dairy, meat and self stable item to those experiencing hard ship.

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Evidence of Program's Success

The CAG considers it evidence of program success every time one client can move off our books

Santa Shop

Class

Human Services 

Beneficiaries

Aging/Elderly/Senior Citizens
Children and Youth (infants - 19 years)
Poor/Economically Disadvantaged/Indigent
Single Parents
Families

Description

The annual Santa Shop provides an adequate Christmas holiday for indigent families in the greater Golden area by supplying all new gift items, food, shoes, clothing, quilts, etc.

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Evidence of Program's Success

Evidence of program success on this program is having fewer eligible families invited to our Santa Shop.

Back to School

Class

Human Services 

Beneficiaries

Children and Youth (infants - 19 years)
Poor/Economically Disadvantaged/Indigent
Families
Single Parents

Description

The CAG provides school supplies, backpacks and shoes for children for the start of school each year and again shoes in January.

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Evidence of Program's Success

Evidence of program success is when no children are in need of help to start back to school.

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