There are plenty of ways to help advance the cause of suicide prevention—and reduce the stigma surrounding this important topic. The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention's annual community walks are just one example. (Photo courtesy of JK Photography)
The Colorado chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention is hosting a night at Coors Field. While the Rockies take on the Los Angeles Dodgers, a portion of your ticket price will benefit the AFSP. Bonus: There will be a postgame fireworks display. Friday, September 25, 6:...
September 1 2015, 10:34 AM
Your dog celebrates you every day (what do you think that tail-wagging means?); take some time this month to celebrate him. —Photo courtesy of Shutterstock
Paws 4 Life 5K Walk/Run Pet Fest, September 12
At this 5K walk or run, hosted by the Rocky Mountain Cocker Rescue, pets get in free. Pups of all breeds can trot alongside their humans, and, post-race, enjoy doggie door-prizes. Puppy-loving humans who have yet to take home a furry...
September 1 2015, 9:00 AM
Help young scientists and makers explore hands-on learning activities by volunteering at the Rocky Mountain STEAM Fest. —Image courtesy of 23rd Street Studio
Facial Hair Friendly Cities Tour: If you’re currently sporting a ’stache, this hairy charity event is for you. Visit the Wahl mobile barber shop this weekend and get your beard trimmed for a good cause. $1 from every free haircut will benefit ZERO—The End of Prostate...
August 31 2015, 12:45 PM
Take a ride with the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation at the CF Cycle for Life.
Colorado Rapids Food Drive: Grab the canned goods hiding in your pantry and head down to Dick's Sporting Goods Park this week to help families in need (while watching some world-class soccer). The Rapids are hosting a Food Drive to Kick Hunger at their match against the Houston Dynamo as part...
August 24 2015, 12:30 PM
Servicios de la Raza is expecting 10,000 attendees at their 7th Annual Fiesta Cookout, where volunteers can help with set up, food distribution, and clean up. (Photo Credit: Buffalo Heart Images, courtesy of Servicios de la Raza).
Carlos Gonzalez Celebrity Bowling: Colorado Rockies outfielder Carlos Gonzalez does a lot more than catch pop-ups and bat homeruns. The Venezuelan two-time All-Star—who donates $1,000 to charity for every homerun he hits, and $500 for every RBI—spends his time off the field being...
August 17 2015, 10:45 AM
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As summer turns to fall, benefit season will soon be upon us, and one of our annual favorites comes courtesy of There With Care.
The Boulder-based nonprofit is staging its dual "Red Carpet Adventures" on back-to-back nights in mid-September, on the 11th at the Boulder Theater and the 12th at...
August 14 2015, 12:15 PM
—Photo courtesy of AIDS Walk Colorado
Donate to the Elmira Clothing Bank: Non-profit charter school Hope Online Learning Academy has a warehouse full of clothing for students, their families, and community members in the Denver area. The clothing is all part of Elmira’s Clothing Bank. You can help by volunteering to sort, organize...
August 10 2015, 2:00 PM
Actors will be signing autographs for children after performing at the Central City Opera House. (Photo Credit: Mark Kiryluk)
Take a Child to the Opera: On August 4, take in high culture with your little ones, courtesy of the Central City Opera House. This all-day event starts with a tour of the Gilpin History Museum (admission included), and after an hour or so educating the kids on the mining town’s rich past...
August 3 2015, 9:03 AM