—Image courtesy of Mattress Firm Foster Kids
Hand-Up Handbags: Spring is the perfect time to clean out your closet—and thanks to this charity drive, your hand-me-downs can make a difference for local women escaping abusive relationships. Fill a purse (or two) with toiletries, first-aid items, feminine hygiene products, gift cards, and...
May 23 2016, 11:30 AM
—Photo by Wil Stewart; courtesy of Children's Future International
YogAdoptables: Forget downward dog–this yoga class is all about cats. Furry Little World, a local nonprofit dedicated to helping shelter pets get adopted, has teamed up with the Denver Animal Shelter for a series of yoga classes featuring special guests: free-roaming, adoptable...
May 16 2016, 10:20 AM
Join Be the Gift as they celebrate a belated Mother's Day by traveling to homes of single mothers and doing home repairs.
—Photo courtesy of Amber Hayes/Be the Gift
Mission Wear PatchWORK Fashion Show: Help out local organizations while shopping for new summer apparel. Mission Wear—a manufacturing company that repurposes materials that are landfill-bound into fashion items and is dedicated to helping women find employment—teamed up with the ...
May 9 2016, 11:20 AM
Mayra Ramirez (left) and Jeannetthe Burgos chopping vegetables in the Cooking Matters classroom.
Jeanetthe Burgos cooks for a family of six in her Aurora home. Although she’s always been conscious of meal planning and providing nutritious food to her loved ones, there are some dietary restrictions working against her: She and her daughters prefer to eat gluten free because of a sensitivity to...
May 4 2016, 12:00 PM
Michael Buchenau, Executive Director of Denver Urban Gardens, and Tuner Wyatt, Executive Director of Denver Food Rescue, on the pilot food pickup run for the Fresh Food Connect App.
—Photo courtesy of Wendy Hawthorne
Events to Attend
Rebuild Nepal: Tasty Brews and Trivia Clues: A Denver-based nonprofit working to globally strengthen access to education for girls in rural communities is summoning all thinkers and drinkers for beer and trivia with a cause. Event host Edge of Seven, a part of the global...
May 2 2016, 10:00 AM
—Image courtesy of the Blue Bench
The Refugee Crisis: Educate yourself about the trans-Mediterranean refugee crisis at this special event by Active Minds, a nonprofit that provides educational programming for adults of all ages. The session will cover how the international community is addressing this humanitarian...
April 25 2016, 8:00 AM
Earth Day Events
Let em Have it Salon: Colorado’s first certified Green Circle Salon celebrates Earth Day with a party to showcase sustainability efforts in the beauty industry. Through their partnership with Green Circle, the Canadian organization that facilitates waste reduction, this Denver...
April 18 2016, 9:30 AM
Children take a break during their schooling at Hope Haven Rwanda.
—Photo courtesy of Crissey McNally / Hope Haven Rwanda
Temple Grandin, Rupert Isaacson, and Kinetic Learning: Dr. Temple Grandin, renowned speaker and author on the subject of autism, and Rupert Isaacson, of Horse Boy Foundation, author of The Horse Boy, and producer of the award-winning film of the same name, are on a national...
April 11 2016, 12:20 PM