37th Annual Minoru Yasui Community Volunteer Award

Jan 1

The Spirit of Volunteerism in Denver The mission of the Minoru Yasui Community Volunteer Award (minyasui.org) is to encourage volunteerism by celebrating the voluntary achievements of individuals whose efforts may not otherwise be recognized. Each month of the year (except…

Dolls for Daughters brings Christmas to thousands

Dec 7

In 2007, Jessica Bachus started Dolls for Daughters, after her daughter Kenzi was stillborn. She created an annual holiday, Toy Drive for Colorado, for children who would not otherwise have toys during the holidays. Today, Dolls for Daughters and Toys…

Fun at the Law Office: Bachus & Schanker, LLC host Joy of Giving

Dec 6

Who knew going to a law office could be so much fun? Even bone-chilling cold couldn’t stop people from getting to Bachus & Schanker, LLC to celebrate the Joy of Giving. The surprise transformation of the space and the warmth…

Archway Housing celebrates the holidays

Dec 4

Archway Housing Celebrates Holidays with Annie Archway Housing & Services (formerly Rocky Mountain HDC) drew a large crowd for a fundraiser featuring a production of the musical “Annie” at the Littleton Town Hall Arts Center, December 4. Despite record-setting bitter…

Jewish Family Services Reel Hope fundraiser

Dec 2

The Jewish Family Service of Colorado (JFS) honored Norman Brownstein, Rabbi Steven and Senator Joyce Foster at its 18th annual benefit film screening, Reel Hope fundraiser. Reel Hope supports all programs of JFS, including mental health counseling, senior and adult in-home care,…

ArtReach 40th Anniversary Kickoff party

Dec 2

      For most people the week after Thanksgiving carries a lingering, I’m over-the-turkey state of mind. It’s easy to think about what should be done. The waiting-to-be-organized-ambitious thoughts of Christmas are swirling through our heads and we’re thinking…

ADMHN Scores with Bronco Watch Party

Dec 1

You can plan a football game-watching party and provide great food at a fun venue, but naturally you want the home team to win. On Sunday, Dec. 1, the Denver Broncos delivered for Arapahoe/Douglas Mental Health Network’s Tackling Stigma: Denver…

Glitzy ’70s Heart of Hearts Gala

Nov 21

Glitz and glamour and gambling for breast cancer – can you dig it? The silly ’70s filtered through the Heart of Hearts Gala Thursday night. No problem, by now those bad prints, paisleys, white sports coats, ruffles and furs are…

Spreading Wings Gala Looks to the Stars

Nov 16

Laser lights lit up the night sky in the Lowry neighborhood Saturday, November 16 as part of the  Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum annual event. This year’s program, titled “Creatures of the Cosmos,” honored astronaut Ed “Buzz”…

Mile High United Way Tocqueville Society Winter Night Out

Nov 16

Mile High United Way held the Tocqueville Society Winter Night Out at the Space Gallery in Denver on Saturday, November 16th.  The Tocqueville Winter Night Out is an annual appreciation event for Mile High United Way’s nearly 400 Tocqueville Society…

National Philanthropy Day in Colorado

Nov 15

Change the world with a giving heart was the theme for this year’s National Philanthropy Day in Colorado, a project of the Colorado Nonprofit Development Center. The day shows that alongside Colorado’s identify as part of the rugged west, it…

Mi Casa: Leading Others on the Path to Prosperity

Nov 14

She is dealing with the most vulnerable in our community who can do nothing for her. This is where greatness in our country starts. — Denver Mayor Michael Hancock referring to Mi Casa’s CEO/Executive Director Christine Marquez-Hudson Starting your day…