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Our Top Charitable Picks for January 26-February 1

Get Involved is a weekly series pointing readers toward community-oriented events, volunteer opportunities, and good causes in Colorado.

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Code for Denver Hack Night: Have an idea for a killer app? Want to change the world (or at least Denver)? Join other forward-thinking coders at this event, where civic duty and technology collide. Bring your laptop, a buddy, and a passion for solving problems for the greater good. Tuesday, 7 p.m.; Galvanize, 1062 Delaware St.

Colorado License Plate Auction: Up your car’s vanity game and donate to a good cause at this unique online auction put on by the License Plate Auction Group. Bid on coveted plates like “5280,” “BRONCO” and “GOLFER.” Proceeds from the auction will be allocated to nonprofits that assist Coloradans living with disabilities. Then treat your do-gooder-self to comedy by Chris Fonseca, drinks and appetizers. Wednesday, 6 to 8 p.m.; History Colorado, 1200 Broadway

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Concert for Cash: For eight years, the Cash Scanlon Phillips Foundation has raised money to build clinics, run hospital programs, and provide adoption assistance for Denver families by putting on a damn good show. This annual musical celebration—hosted by the parents of Cash Scanlon Phillips, a four-month-old who died from spinal muscular atrophy in 2007—will consist of dancing, food, sweet auction items and good vibes, all benefiting programs at Children’s Hospital in Denver. Friday, 5:30 p.m.; Breckenridge Colorado Craft, 2220 Blake St.

MUDD Volleyball Event Planning: Get knee-deep in all the dirty details of the March of Dimes MUDD Volleyball tournament and help plan this important annual fundraiser that supports healthy babies. Once a month you’ll meet with a volunteer group in downtown Denver to hash out your creative, inspiring ideas, culminating on August 1 with the filthiest volleyball tourney you’ve ever seen. Submit your interest by Sunday via phone (303-305-1227) or email.

To submit your event or organization for inclusion in 5280’s weekly “Get Involved” column, email [email protected].

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