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There are so many ways you can get help us serve the students in the Denver Metro area.

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Key Contacts

 Katie Jones Jadwin
Executive Director

Valerie Lunka
Development Director

Robin Rose
Program Manager

Eileen Robinson
Volunteer Coordinator

Catherine Chaney Bowman
Newsletter Editor

2890 S. Colorado Blvd.
Unit M-3
Denver, CO 80222



Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays:
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Second Saturday of the month:
9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Now you don't have to wait for store hours to drop off items! Use our new outdoor collection bin in the courtyard in front of our store whenever it suits you.
See our donation guidelines for more information about the kinds of items we're looking for.

If you use the convenience of the largest U.S. online retailer, then here's a great way to support Clothes To Kids of Denver as you do.

When you shop through AmazonSmile, Amazon will donate 0.5 percent of your purchase to our organization.

That donation isn't added to your purchase price, but instead comes out of Amazon's profits.

To get started, just click on the link below!

What We Do
Since 2008, Clothes To Kids of Denver (CTKD) has provided more than 29,000 school wardrobes to students in need throughout the Denver Metro area.

Why is an appropriate wardrobe so important?

For children and teens, clothing is more than a basic need -- it's key to their success in school. When students have quality clothing that helps them feel confident, they are more likely to attend school with the self-esteem needed to succeed academically.

At CTKD, students shop in a store-like environment with the help of staff and volunteers who are dedicated to providing a high level of personalized service. Students are invited to shop twice per year.

Recently, CTKD expanded its service area to include ten Denver Metro counties. That expansion means that 190,000 students are now eligible to shop at CTKD.

How Much Does a Wardrobe Cost?

It costs CTKD about $50 to furnish a wardrobe for one child.

Help us ensure we have enough wardrobes to supply this fall's students with the clothes they need to succeed. 

Donate Now!

From the Executive Director

In a sign of what may be things to come throughout 2016, we saw a 45 percent increase in client traffic in this store for the first quarter of 2016, a new record for the number of students served. If that demand for school clothing continues, we'll need even more clothing donations to make sure no student is turned away. Check out the list in our sidebar to learn more the clothing items we need most.

As always, we appreciate your support in whatever way you are able to contribute. Thanks to you, we're able to serve more and more students in the Denver Metro area each year!

Warm regards,

Executive Director
Clothes To Kids of Denver

PS:  Please help us expand our reach by forwarding our newsletter to your friends, co-workers, and others who may be interested in learning more about what we do!


We've got an exciting, informative, and inspirational program scheduled for our upcoming Reading, Writing and a Wardrobe event. But we're expecting a full house, so RSVP early to ensure your spot. And please feel free to bring a guest.

11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
The Wellshire Event Center
3333 S. Colorado Blvd.
Denver, 80222

Guest Speaker:  Denver City Councilwoman Kendra Black


Thank you to our sponsors!


Clothes To Kids of Denver on the Air!

On March 20, Escuelas Publicas De Denver Radio (EDUCA) hosted Katie Jones Jadwin and Doria Barajas who talked to listeners about how Clothes To Kids of Denver helps low-income students in the Denver Metro area.

Doria's interview was in Spanish, and can be replayed here.

Katie's interview was in English, and can be replayed here
Thank you to EDUCA radio for helping us spread the word about Clothes To Kids of Denver!
Our new volunteer coordinator, Eileen Robinson, right, with her husband Sam Robinson.   
Introducing Our New Volunteer Coordinator, Eileen Robinson

We're thrilled to welcome Eileen Robinson to the role of volunteer coordinator for Clothes To Kids of Denver. Eileen brings a wealth of familiarity with our organization to her new position. She began to support Clothes To Kids of Denver first as a donor and then as a volunteer in the store. She has also served as a vital member of our Community Action Council.

Before moving to Denver from Boston, Eileen worked in various roles in the healthcare information technology industry. After moving to Denver and starting her family, she decided to stay home with her two young sons. As the boys got older, Eileen and her family volunteered in their church and school. After her children started elementary school, she put her project management skills to good use as the adult leader of an after-school club for students called the Community Action Team. 
"As leader of the Community Action Team, I help kids gain an appreciation of the greater world around them through various service projects. Along the way, they learn that not everyone leads the same life as they do, that little actions add up to make a big difference, and that kids can very much impact the world around them," says Eileen.
In her spare time, Eileen loves to garden and knit. As a family, Eileen, her husband and their two boys love to travel, ski and spend time with their Italian greyhound, Toby.
Eileen encourages those interested in learning more about volunteer opportunities with Clothes To Kids of Denver to contact her and to check out more information on our website:

Click here to learn more about volunteering for Clothes To Kids of Denver

  BJB2016 We're already well into the planning stages for this year's Blue Jean Bash, to be held at the EXDO Event Center this coming September 10, 2016.

Help us make our annual fundraiser a success! Get involved as a volunteer or as a donor. Contact us today to find out more!

And if you haven't already done so, mark your calendars for:
Saturday evening
September 10, 2016
EXDO Event Center
Denver, Colorado

 Blue Jean Bash Sponsors To Date

Sponsoring the Blue Jean Bash is a great way to contribute to the success of the event, and there are still plenty of sponsorship opportunities available. To learn more, contact Val Lunka. Or   click here to learn more about sponsorship levels.

We're excited to announce that ViaWest has become a Silver Sponsor for this year's event!

Visit them online at viawest.com

ViaWest joins our existing Blue Jean Bash 2016 Sponsors, shown below.

Silver Sponsors

Bronze Sponsors

Table Sponsors


Randi Lewis and Gene Yoshida

Jo Ann and Chip Wickens

Bank of the West