DENVER – Denver Housing Authority (DHA) and Friends of DHA recently hosted a Senior Ball honoring older adults (50+) at the DoubleTree Hotel in Denver where nearly 300 guests enjoyed a themed Mardi Gras evening with dancing, a catered meal, complementary photo booth and DJ music provided by All Request Music.
“We are proud to provide and support programs that enhance the lives of DHA residents. The Senior Ball is a great way to give back to our communities and celebrate our Aging in Place services,” said Annie Hancock, Director of Resident and Community Connections of DHA.
The Senior Ball was funded largely by sponsors and individuals who donated a collective $13,500 to help continue the valuable aging-in-place programming. Sponsors included:
Denver Housing Authority
DHA’s mission is to serve the residents of Denver by developing, owning, and operating safe, decent, and affordable housing in a manner that promotes thriving communities. It is a quasi-municipal corporation with a portfolio of over 13,000 units and housing choice vouchers, providing affordable housing to more than 27,000 very low, low, and middle-income individuals. DHA has been creating vibrant communities and sustainable neighborhoods since 1938. www.denverhousing.org
Friends of DHA (FrDHA) is a nonprofit that raises funds to support self-sufficiency programming for the Denver Housing Authority’s (DHA) Resident & Community Connections Department (RCC). The essential funding provided by FrDHA helps to sustain a wide variety of current programs and services to residents in and around DHA’s affordable housing communities. The nonprofit’s programs are centered around five primary pillars of service: Community Building, Economic Self-Sufficiency, Digital Inclusion, Health and Wellness, and Youth Development. Our vision is to provide self-sufficiency programming for residents with two main goals:) Help people move out of poverty and achieve economic independence.2) Provide services to help senior citizens and people with disabilities remain in their homes without the need for assisted living.