Battle of the Branches

Battle of the Branches returns Sat., April 27, 12-4pm, at Shoes & Brews in Longmont! Donate food, toiletries, or cash for OUR Center to support your favorite military team – Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, or Coast Guard – and see who wins the battle! Donate & receive $1 off your first pint that day.

Thanks to Military Order of Purple Heart Chapter 434 and Shoes & Brews!

Coffee For a Cause

Please join us for a complimentary full breakfast and a presentation about OUR Center. As current or potential supporters of the OUR Center, we would like to recognize you as crucial partners in our mission and to update you on the remarkable work being done to help all residents of the greater Longmont area become self–sufficient.

Next Breakfast: Wednesday, June 5, 2019
Time: 7:45 a.m. to 9 a.m.
Place: Offer Family Education Center (Classrooms)
OUR Center, 220 Collyer Street, Longmont, CO 80501
RSVP to Elaine Klotz at 303-772-5529 x 224 or by the Monday, June 3


  • Welcome
  • Share Breakfast Meal Together


  • History and What’s New at OUR Center
  • Opportunities and Needs
  • Client Services Overview
  • Question and Answer
  • Open Discussion

Thank you to all who supported the 33rd Annual “Interfaith Quilters Show & Sale” on Saturday, March 2!

This annual sale is the longest-running event to benefit OUR Center.  These dedicated quilters sew all year long for this one-day sale, with proceeds benefiting OUR Center and the Safe Shelter of the St. Vrain Valley.  Items are available for every occasion and at every price range.

Date/Time: Saturday, March 2, 2019  10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  Cost is only $1 at the door.  Pie & coffee will also be

More information on Interfaith Quilters can be found here:

Stay tuned for information on Empty Bowls 2020!

OUR Center’s Community Cafe & Community market feed over 16,000 households every year.  By becoming a support of Empty Bowls, your gift allows OUR Center to provide families and individuals hot and nutritiuos meals while they work with OUR Center to achieve self-sufficiency.

For questions on ways to help, contact or call 303-772-5529.

OUR Annual Fall Benefit “Sunflower Sundown” – September 14, 2019 – watch for more information!

Contact Elaine at 303.772.5529 ext. 224 or for more information or to sign up for OUR Center events.