A crowd gathers at the Protect Our Muslim Neighbors Rally in Civic Center Park; Photo by Haley Gray
Colorado might not be a state known for its diversity, but about 16 percent of the people living in its capital were born outside the United States, according to a 2014 Immigrant Community and Neighborhood Assessment. According to the Denver Post, Colorado was expecting to welcome 2,...
February 6 2017, 12:44 PM
Grasshopper Kabobs will be one item served at the Denver Bug Banquet & Benefit. —Photo provided by "The Bug Chef" David Gordon
Events to Attend
Intercambio Volunteer Session: Open doors to people from around the world by volunteering to teach English to new immigrants. Intercambio of Boulder, an organization dedicated to uniting communities and supporting about 1,000 immigrants in Boulder County every year, will be...
January 9 2017, 11:05 AM
Give back this New Year by volunteering or fostering an animal through the Denver Dumb Friends League. Photo courtesy of the Denver Dumb Friends League
With the New Year comes new beginnings. The best way to start afresh is to take time for selfless deeds. Here are a few events and causes that will help you start the New Year right.
Events to Attend
Food Bank of the Rockies Film Screening: Calling all Star Wars junkies: Catch...
January 2 2017, 2:45 PM
The Denver Rescue Mission is looking for donations of clothing and other cold-weather items to keep those in need warm through the winter. Photo courtesy of Alexxa Gagner
The holidays are for giving, but they're even more cheerful when you're giving back. Here are five organizations that are currently in need of your generosity.
As winter closes in, the Denver Rescue Mission is increasingly in need of cold weather items like blankets, socks, gloves, and...
December 19 2016, 2:40 PM
Jason Page speaks to the crowd during a memorial for Cara Russell, who was murdered by her estranged husband in the Alliance Center in June. Photo by Erin Skarda
At first, some thought the gunshots were just noise from the construction next door. It was June 28, 2016 in The Alliance Center, a coworking space on Wynkoop Street for organizations dedicated to various aspects of sustainability. A little before 3 p.m. on that Tuesday, a group of about 10 was...
December 15 2016, 11:55 AM
Purchase a box of holiday cards designed and drawn by local women who are experiencing poverty. Photo courtesy of Art Restart
Events to Attend
Art Restart Holiday Card Collection: Picking the perfect holiday card can be tough. But picking up a one-of-a-kind card that benefits a local nonprofit is easy. Now through December 15, Art Restart—a social enterprise created by The Gathering Place, a daytime drop-in center...
December 12 2016, 3:35 PM
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