The Colorado Therapeutic Riding Center allows disabled Coloradans to experience the joy and therapeutic value of horseback riding. Photo courtesy of CTRC Inc.
There is no better—or easier—time to donate to causes you care about than on Colorado Gives Day. The annual statewide day of giving promotes and celebrates philanthropy by encouraging Coloradans to make online donations to one (or more) of 2,000 participating charities at ColoradoGives....
December 5 2016, 12:15 PM
ROMP co-founder David Krupa working with a patient in Guatemala. Courtesy of ROMP
When Eric Neufeld was in his residency for his master’s program in Prosthetics and Orthotics at Northwestern University, he witnessed firsthand how many patients suffer from an unnecessary disability. So in 2005, Neufeld and his classmate, David Krupa, created the Range of Motion Project...
December 2 2016, 5:10 PM
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If the tumult of 2016 has accomplished anything, it’s underlined how crucial it is for those of us who "have" to find ways to elevate those around us who need a little help. With that in mind, here are some ways you can make sure your holiday giving has impact.
When buying gifts for your...
November 30 2016, 1:30 PM
Join nearly 500 racers as you climb 3,267 vertical feet of Aspen Mountain during the Summit for Life Weekend. Photo courtesy of Ross Daniels
Santa’s Elves Holiday Giving Registration: Of the many area toy and food drives this season, very few allow you go beyond the standard donation and connect with the recipients you're giving to. KidsGiving365, a Denver nonprofit teaching children how to give back to their communities, offers a...
November 28 2016, 3:52 PM
Drop a turkey off for the Denver Rescue Mission at any of its donation sites. The Denver nonprofit is hoping to collect 15,000 turkeys that will be used to provide 2,500 Thanksgiving meals. Photo courtesy of Alexxa Gagner.
Step 13, a Denver-based men’s addiction recovery center, is collecting donations of gently used clothing, toiletries, and hygiene products for their clients as part of its Holiday Basket program. Items can be can be dropped off at Step 13's office (2029 Larimer Street) between between 8 a.m and 4 p...
November 21 2016, 1:20 PM
You can help sweeten the lives of your fellow Coloradans by purchasing your holiday deserts from Project Angel Heart's Pie in the Sky program. Photo courtesy of Project Angel Heart
Events to Attend
43rd Annual Men's Event: Join the University of Colorado Denver for its 43rd Annual Men’s Event, with proceeds benefitting prostate cancer research programs at UC’s Cancer Center. Begin your evening at a panel focused on cancer awareness and research featuring Paul Maroni, M.D....
November 14 2016, 12:34 PM
Enjoy one of the last organized runs of the year while honoring and supporting military veterans at the Denver Veterans Day Run 5k/10k at City Park. Photo courtesy of the Colorado Veterans Project
Events to Attend
No Substitute for Victory Gala: This event supports Veteran’s Passport to Hope, an organization that raises awareness about issues facing veterans and fundraises for veteran-friendly nonprofits. Air Force Master Sgt. Israel Del Toro, who was severely burned in an IED...
November 9 2016, 1:50 PM
The annual Rock-A-Belly fundraiser brings together the city's best restaurants, breweries, and distilleries. Photo courtesy of Food for Thought Denver
Food and Toy Drive: It’s time to get into the giving season, but who says you can’t treat yourself while you’re at it? The family-owned La Loma Mexican restaurant is using its famous green chili dishes to incentivize diners to donate to the annual Salvation Army food and toy drive. Throughout...
October 31 2016, 11:00 AM