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Statement of Purpose: HELPING HOMELESS YOUTH IN DENVER AND COLORADO SPRINGS! The mission of Urban Peak is to help homeless youth and youth at risk of becoming homeless overcome real life challenges by providing essential services and a supportive community empowering them to become self-sufficient adult. For more than 20 years, Urban Peak has been there for tens of thousands of youth, providing a continuum of services and an alternative to life on the streets. Urban Peak offers safe shelter and meals, drop-in services, transitional housing, education and employment programs, medical care, mental health and substance abuse counseling, creative outlets, life skills classes, and recreational and youth development activities.




Major Fund-raisers: Maverick Thinkers, Community Breakfast, Plates for the Peak at Vesta Dipping Grill



Founded: 1988
Community Served: Denver Metro Area and the Pikes Peak Region


Ongoing Projects: Urban Peak provides homeless youth with access to a full continuum of services including emergency services, a street outreach program, a youth drop-in center called Urban Peak @ The Spot, shelter and meals, transitional housing, intensive case management, an employment and education program and a medical clinic.




Previous Event Coverage:

August 21, 2009 Urban Peak's Night at Cirque du Soleil Kooza
June 15, 2009 Plates for the Peak
February 19, 2009 Urban Peak's Maverick Thinkers
May 01, 2008 KC & Sunshine Band "Get Down Tonight" for Urban Peak
February 28, 2008 Urban Peak Celebrating 20 Years of Impact
March 15, 2007 10th Annual Climb the Peak
September 20, 2006 Urban Peak Maverick Thinkers
February 08, 2006 Urban Peak Climbs the Peak
May 19, 2005 Urban Peak Celebrates Mavericks
February 24, 2005 Urban Peak Reaches the Summit
May 11, 2004 Defining a Maverick Thinker
February 14, 2004 Urban "Peaks" Abound at Annual Dinner
September 18, 2003 Urban Peak's Gathering was "Homey"
May 08, 2003 Urban Peak's Courage & Spirit
October 15, 2002 Urban Peak Paves The Way
May 09, 2002 Urban Peak’s 3rd Annual Maverick Thinker’s Dinner
October 02, 2001 5th Annual
May 09, 2001 Urban Peak Maverick Thinkers Event
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