Cocoa jetpacks bring warm invitation to Denver

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If you see people walking around town wearing what looks like a bright red jetpack, you might want to head over. They’re actually bearing gifts – tasty cups of hot cocoa dispensed from state-of-the-art backpack drink dispensers.

From December 15 to 18, The United Methodist Church is taking to the streets of ­­­­­Denver to offer the gift of hospitality this Christmas with a warm invitation and a hot cup of cocoa. As commuters, holiday shoppers and eventgoers crowd the city’s most trafficked areas, United Methodists will be amongst them – hoping to warm their stomachs and warm their hearts.


Here is the schedule for locations in the Denver area:

  • Friday, December 16: 16th Street Mall (9 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
  • Saturday, December 17: University of Colorado at Denver (10 a.m. to noon) and Larimer Square (noon to 4 p.m.)
  • Sunday, December 18: Cherry Creek Shopping Center and NorthCreek Shops (10 a.m. to 4 p.m.)
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