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19105 Longs Way Parker, CO 80134      ·       Phone: 303-841-3460      ·      FAX: 303-840-3912       ·      Email: foodbank@parkertaskforce.org

  Celebrating 30 Years!
In The Communities of Parker, Elizabeth and Franktown

 

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PTF News PTF Voted "Best of the Best"
Upcoming Events
Christmas Adopt-A-Family Program

Next Food Drive - January 20th, 2018

About Us
Programs
Thanksgiving Program
FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)
How Can I Help?
Donations
Items Needed
Calendar
Volunteer Information
Download Forms & Information
Resource Guide (Download Forms)
PTF Videos
PTF History & Status
9 Cares/Colorado Shares
Douglas County Master Gardeners
Host a Food Drive
Car Donation Program
Buy on Amazon Smile to Support PTF
New Building Pictures
Annual PTF Scrapbooks

         
We Have Moved To Our New Location!
19105 Longs Way   Parker, Colorado 80134

(Behind Twisters and Pizza Hut)

          The Parker Task Force is open on Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday from 9:00 am until 1:00 pm.
     Clients, as usual, must be here no later than 11:30 to receive services.
          We are closed on Sunday, Monday and Thursday. 
 

Who We Are
   The Parker Task Force is a non-profit organization operated entirely by dedicated volunteers.

Our Mission
   The Parker Task Force is dedicated to providing individuals and families in our community with food,
limited financial assistance and other support services to help them become self-sufficient. These services
will be delivered with compassion, dignity and respect by our 100% volunteer staff. 
More about us.
Take a Video Tour of the Parker Task Force

How You Can Help
There are many ways you can help the Parker Task Force provide
assistance to members of our community.  More information

Need Assistance?
Click here for more information.


 

Did You Know?

     We have representatives from the Douglas County Human Services and Arapahoe/Douglas Works in our building every Tuesday from 9:00am - 1:00pm.
      If you know anyone who needs these services and is unable to get to the Castle Rock office or would like to avoid the drive, call our office at 303-841-3460 to make an appointment.
     Arapahoe/Douglas Works, our county workforce center, is a useful resource if you are looking for employment!

Upcoming Events

Christmas Adopt-A-Family Program

Next Food Drive
January 20th, 2018

Current Needs List

Locations
   Parker Task Force (Food Bank)
19105 Longs Way in Parker.
  King Soopers
- Stroh Ranch.
King Soopers - Stonegate.
 King Soopers
- Cottonwood
 Safeway - Parker
  Walmart - Parker


PTF News

The Parker Task Force was voted
"Best of the Best 2017 Non-Profit" by the Parker Chronicle


Parker Police Garden Donates Produce To The PTF
Channel 7 News Story


Senator Bennett Visits the Parker Task Force

   Senator Bennett and some of his staff visited PTF on Friday 7/14/17. He was impressed and said he hadn't seen a food bank that could compare anywhere in the state. We were surprised to receive the phone call from his staff asking for the tour and visit, but certainly enjoyed hosting him and his staff.


Parker Task Force Announces College Scholarship Program 

     The Parker Task Force Board of Directors recently authorized five $1,000 annual college / post-secondary scholarships for students of current client families residing in Parker, Franktown, and Elizabeth, Colorado.  More Information.

Trinity Lutheran Students Support The PTF  


Trinity Lutheran Students come to the PTF every few months to sort food.


Parker Community Honors Nancy Gripman
The Parker Community Honors Nancy Gripman For Her Dedication To The Community And The Parker Task Force
Read the full story in the
Parker Chronicle


PTF's Thanksgiving and Holiday programs
Parker Lifestyle Magazine featured a rundown of PTF's Thanksgiving and Holiday programs.

www.parkerlifestyle.com


Hidden Mesa Orchard and Garden
The PTF is also in the Parker Chronicle and Douglas County News Press
with this story about the Hidden Mesa Orchard and Garden.

parkerchronicle.net


Master Gardeners of Douglas County
     PTF was mentioned in the Denver Post on Thursday April 28, 2016.  YourHub Douglas County ran a story about
the Master Gardeners who work in the experimental orchard in the Hidden Mesa Open Space
 and who also grow vegetables for PTF.  
YourHub Douglas County Story

          See our Master Gardeners page for more about the Douglas County Master Gardeners


The New Parker Task Force Building

     The new building construction is complete!  Many years in the making and it's here! 
Our 2015 Scrapbook contains the pictures taken during the groundbreaking and construction.


More Pictures of Our New Building


Thank You
Master Gardeners and Douglas County

     A group of Douglas County Master Gardeners are growing produce for the Parker Task Force in the Hidden Mesa Open Space area.  Story and Pictures


Many Thanks To The Rotarians
For Their On-Going Support And Service!

   With cuts coming to programs designed to help the needy with their utility bills, The Parker Task Force wants to recognize the Rotary Clubs for their support to help provide this vital service to our clients.

  The PTF would like to thank the Rotary Club of Parker, Cherry Creek Valley Rotary Club of Parker, Rotary Club of Castle Pines, Rotary Club of Castle Rock and the Rotary Club of Centennial. The clubs held fundraisers that included a peach sale with Joy Lutheran Church and a karaoke contest at Takoda Tavern to raise money to help fund a grant for PTF. We also want to thank IREA for its contribution to this utility grant.

   The Rotary Clubs’ motto “Service Above Self”, exemplifies the spirit of the organization and their ongoing support of PTF. We are grateful for this long and valuable association and so are the many families who come to us for support and assistance.



Best Local Non-Profit Organization
Parker Task Force

 


Parker Task Force For Human Services

                    

19105 Longs Way
Parker, CO 80134
(Behind Twisters and Pizza Hut)
Phone: 303-841-3460
FAX: 303-840-3912
 Email:
foodbank@parkertaskforce.org

     Parker Task Force is open on Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday from 9:00 am until 1:00 pm. Clients, as usual, must be here no later than 11:30 to receive services.  We are closed on Sunday, Monday and Thursday.

Thank you for your continued support!

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Page last modified November 28, 2017