571 East Colfax Avenue (at Pearl Street)
Denver, Colorado 80203
Tuesday—Friday 11 am–6 pm
Open through August 28, 2015
After 4 years, 93,842 pizzas, 108 participants served by our job training program, and 81 graduates successfully moving on to new employment, we are closing our Pizza Fusion restaurant. Our job training program has been an amazing success, providing Colorado Coalition for the Homeless clients with an opportunity to reenter the workforce that was otherwise unavailable to them. However, the Pizza Fusion business was not sufficient enough to support the needs of our job training program. As we move forward, we are evaluating ways to improve the valuable job training opportunities we provide for our clients. Our last day of business will be August 28, so please stop by, enjoy some pizza and say goodbye. We’d love to see you and thank you for all of your support.
Pizza Fusion Denver is operated by the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless. The restaurant is located on the ground floor of the Renaissance Uptown Lofts – the Coalition’s newest green affordable housing property built to Enterprise Green Communities™ and LEED® standards to keep energy costs and environmental impacts low. Pizza Fusion practices a socially and environmentally conscious approach to its entire existence, including the restaurant space, service operations, and business practices.
Pizza Fusion Denver also serves as a job training program for the Coalition’s clients. We teach marketable skills and provide real-life experience in order to place formerly homeless individuals in jobs in the greater hospitality industry in Denver.
Profits generated from Pizza Fusion sales support the Coalition’s Renaissance Works program – designed to provide jobs, job training and supportive employment services for homeless individuals.
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from Colorado Public Radio: Colorado Matters July 19, 2011