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Advocates Red Wagon Ball a touching, financial gold mine

Advocates Red Wagon Ball a touching, financial gold mine

By Glory Weisberg Advocates for Children is an 18th Judicial District-wide nonprofit providing about 300 Court Appointed Special Advocates, CASAs, a year to represent almost 800 child victims of abuse and/or neglect. They are known for their Red Wagon Ball, held this year at the DTC Marriott. Peggy Rudden is executive director and her leadership […]

Adam’s Camp founder Karel Horney steps down as executive director

Adam’s Camp founder Karel Horney steps down as executive director

Building Potentials is the theme for the Adam’s Camp Celebratory Dinner, Nov. 16, at Glenmoor Country Club. Karel and Bob Horney started Adam’s Camp in 1985 when their son, Adam, was about to start school but needed to use a wheelchair, due to his special needs. Adam had the potential to walk, he just wasn’t […]

Inter-Faith Community Services holiday programs need your help

Inter-Faith Community Services holiday programs need your help

Submitted by IFCS Each year, Inter-Faith Community Services provides two different holiday programs to help neighbors in need. These programs help bring joy and comfort during a stressful time of year. Without them, hundreds of seniors and families would feel further despair and sink further into poverty. Simply put, IFCS works to stop the unyielding […]

Bike MS shatters fundraising record

Bike MS shatters fundraising record

Colorado-Wyoming Chapter, National MS Society surpasses $4 million The Colorado-Wyoming Chapter, National MS Society’s Newmont Bike MS, presented by Point B set a fundraising record this year, raising more than $4 million.  The two-day, 150-mile ride took place June 28 – 29.  The funds raised support Chapter programs and resources that help more than 100,000 […]

Women’s Development Association’s Fashion Passion IV benefits women and children in Pakistan

Women’s Development Association’s Fashion Passion IV benefits women and children in Pakistan

Josna Azim travels from Pakistan to deliver keynote address Women’s Development Association’s Fashion Passion IV benefits women and children in Pakistan It was a full day when Women’s Development Association staged its fourth annual Fashion Passion that included the Hoopla Bazaar for beautiful and unique holiday gifts, Brad Bergford at the piano, a serenade by […]

Perry & Co. sponsors Fall Coat Drive in support of The Action Center

Perry & Co. sponsors Fall Coat Drive in support of The Action Center

Perry & Co. is sponsoring a coat drive from Oct. 23 – Nov. 3 in support of The Action Center.  A Jefferson County human-service nonprofit since 1968, The Action Center’s mission is to provide an immediate response to basic human needs and promote pathways to self-sufficiency through intervention, prevention and connection program areas.  Annually they […]

DCPA Alliance members enjoy VIP performance of ‘The Unsinkable Molly Brown’

DCPA Alliance members enjoy VIP performance of ‘The Unsinkable Molly Brown’

By Glory Weisberg Molly Brown is famous for her legendary image created when she moved from back East to Louisville/Leadville during the silver mining days that became the gold mining days, arriving by foot for an overnight stay and on her way to Denver. She didn’t get there directly and thus begins the legend of […]

Combat to Classroom Gala funds CU Denver and CU Anschutz Medical Campus vet scholarships

Combat to Classroom Gala funds CU Denver and CU Anschutz Medical Campus vet scholarships

By Glory Weisberg Not all men and women who served in the military, be they drafted in earlier times or more recently, entered the service voluntarily, get to come home to excited family and friends and many of those who do then get to face another battle, getting a job. It wasn’t always this way […]

Girls & Guys Night Out funding Girls Inc. college scholarships

Girls & Guys Night Out funding Girls Inc. college scholarships

By Glory Weisberg Bright shiny white beads were selling at a fast clip at the Girls Inc. Girls & Guys Night Out party, with not only girls, i.e., women, buying them, but their guys getting them on as well. And it was for a good cause: helping inner city schoolgirls become strong, smart and bold, […]

RAFT hosts 400+ attendees at UPCYCLE fundraiser

RAFT hosts 400+ attendees at UPCYCLE fundraiser

By Scottie Taylor Iverson Resource Area for Teaching recently bestowed its highest honor to Colorado leaders Walter and Christie Isenberg who have demonstrated a commitment to teachers and an ability to unite educators, philanthropists, business and political leaders to improve education for children in Colorado. Colorado educator Lauren Lehmann also received the Mary Simon Award […]

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