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Arvada Businesses Helping Out

My Kid’s Lunch, based in Arvada reshape student lunch program

A local student meal program that typically serves kids at schools has reshaped its service in response to school shutdowns because of the coronavirus. My Kid’s Lunch, based out of Arvada, is serving students about 12,000 meals — breakfast, lunch, and a snack — a day at multiple locations around the greater Denver area, said …

Great Harvest Bread Company in Arvada open and giving back to the community

The Great Harvest Bread Company located at 7745 Wadsworth Boulevard is doing its part by creating a community bread shelf. To learn more, visit Channel 7 

Goodwill Donates Hundreds of Scrubs to Nurses in Arvada

The donation helps nurses change frequently during the day and protect them as they treat patients with COVID-19. As the spread of coronavirus continues, first responders and medical workers remain on the front lines worrying about medical supplies running low. In response, many organizations are sending donations and helping in any way they can. Recently, …

Matt Hartley Lighting, LLC. located in Arvada is creating face shields and masks for Arvada firefighters

As COVID-19 cases continue to climb, health care workers are faced with a shortage of personal protective equipment, but our first responders are also worried about running out of gear. A Colorado native is now creating protective masks for firefighters. “These are the shields that we use,” Matt Hartley said, founder of Matt Hartley Lighting, …

We’re all in this together – The Wedding Seamstress Arvada

Arvada’s own The Wedding Seamstresss converted their production to making 500 masks for St. Joseph’s Hospital. DeeDee Vickory, owner is featured on #Daybreak KWGN Denver #WeCanDoThisArvada To learn more about The Wedding Seamstress visit theweddingseamstress.com 

Kitchen One for One – Arvada Food Truck Helps Feed Impoverished Coloradans During Coronavirus Pandemic

An Arvada nonprofit food truck is going above and beyond to help others during the coronavirus pandemic. To learn more about the organization services, visit kitchenoneforone.com.  To watch the segment on CBS visit denver.cbslocal.com/video/4496192-arvada-food-truck-helps-feed-impoverished-coloradans-during-coronavirus-pandemic

Red Rocks Community College’s IDEA Lab Answers a Call for Help During COVID 19

In these uncertain times, the students, alumni, and staff in the IDEA Lab at Red Rocks Community College are providing their expertise to address the shortage of medical equipment and parts in urgent need in our community. On Thursday, March 19, an email was sent by a CU Anschutz doctor with a plea for help …

Hestra Donates 38,000 Pairs Of Gloves To Colorado (Arvada) First Responders

Hestra donated 38,000 pairs of gloves to Colorado first responders. The donation included 38,000 pairs of nitrile gloves that will be used by the City of Arvada’s first responders during the COVID-19 pandemic. Hestra, a Swedish company, relocated its USA headquarters to Arvada, Colorado in January of 2019 following the completion of its new building. …