Posts Tagged "local"

EarthLinks’ GardenFest

Posted on Jun 14, 2017 in General | Comments Off on EarthLinks’ GardenFest

EarthLinks’ GardenFest

EarthLinks’ GardenFest featuring The Milk Blossoms     Danette Hollowell     Wesley Watkins and poetry by Niyankor Saturday, July 8, 2017 3 – 7 pm 2746 W 13th Avenue   Denver 80204 Food Trucks, Live Music and beer and cider provided by Strange Craft Brewing and Colorado Cider Company. Parking is available for free.   Early bird special: pre-order tickets for $11.00 General admisson tickets will be $15  VIP Ticket: $20 Come out to enjoy a lovely evening with the Denver community! EarthLinks is a non profit that supports people experiencing homelessness and poverty with a gardening...

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#BEEearthlinks

Posted on Apr 26, 2017 in Events, Featured Articles, General, Learn More | Comments Off on #BEEearthlinks

#BEEearthlinks

Let’s see how far our EarthLinks’ bees will make it! Bees are so important to our environment and food supply. We take pride in the bee hives we care for in our Peace Garden and without our little friends, we wouldn’t be able to grow the incredible flowers, herbs, and food that we provide for our community. Unfortunately over the years bee populations have been dwindling due to habitat loss and pesticide use. In the span of just seven years, the United States saw an approximate average rate of 1.6 million bees die off each year, totalling ten million bees. We need your help to...

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Coast to Coast

Posted on Dec 16, 2016 in Events, Featured Articles, General, Learn More | Comments Off on Coast to Coast

Coast to Coast

Hey there I’m Priscilla. It’s unreal how much I’ve accomplished in the few years I’ve been at Earthlinks. I’m not saying that I’m surprised at how much I’ve achieved, being awesome is just part of the package. I  think being in a community like Earthlinks makes you want to achieve more, strive for more out of life. That’s the incredible thing  when you’re around people who support and believe in you; the things you can do are endless. I was 17 when I first took off from home with a biker guy to travel cross-country. We went from my hometown Spokane, Washington, and spent  about 2 years on...

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That Infinite Night Sky

Posted on Nov 24, 2016 in General | Comments Off on That Infinite Night Sky

That Infinite Night Sky

My name is Ruth, and I know first hand that homelessness can happen to anyone. It was 1984 when I stepped off the plane in Denver. I looked up and was shocked to see how much open sky there was. It was a very freeing change of scenery for me, coming from a small town in Alabama. Those tall southern trees tower over everything, and the sky gets shaded out. I love Colorado for its change of seasons, but my love for the outdoors stems from my childhood memories of those Alabama forests. It amazes me how many parks there are in Denver. One can appreciate nature throughout the city. I love...

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Earthlinks BEEcomes Opportunity/Earthlinks BEEcomes Home

Posted on Nov 15, 2016 in General | Comments Off on Earthlinks BEEcomes Opportunity/Earthlinks BEEcomes Home

Earthlinks BEEcomes Opportunity/Earthlinks BEEcomes Home

With the holiday season upon us, Earthlinks would love to share the incredible stories of our community with you. Coming from all walks of life, our community is made up of those who have or are currently experiencing homelessness. Through our peace & gardening community, we strive to give support to our participants to set goals and achieve them. We help 70% of participants maintain stable housing. We believe that opportunities can simply become reality with encouragement from those around you. As you read through the experiences and the accomplishments of our participants, please do...

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