Charities

 

Metro Caring

 

“As Denver’s frontline anti-hunger organization, Metro Caring builds equity by nourishing neighbors, providing tools to thrive and fostering community. Metro Caring offers innovative programming in Healthy Foods Access, Nutrition Education and Cooking Classes, ID Procurement and Utilities Assistance, and Seeds for Success job-readiness coaching and training”.

 

Joshua Station

 

“Joshua Station (JS) grew out of a desire by staff at Mile High Ministries (our parent organization) to help homeless families in Denver. JS helps families move from homelessness to stable housing and self-sufficiency through transitional housing, holistic support services, counseling, skill development, parenting guidance, and educational support”.

 

Boys & Girls Clubs of Colorado

 

“Every day after school and throughout the summer, Boys & Girls Clubs of Colorado offers the safety, support, mentor ship, and inspiration that kids and families depend on. For more than 50 years, Boys & Girls Clubs of Colorado has been filling the gap between school and home, when kids need us most”.

 

Brent Eley Foundation

 

Brent’s Place is a long-term home away from home for families and children with cancer and other life-threatening illnesses while they receive treatment at local hospitals.

 

HomeAid of Colorado

 

“HomeAid of Colorado believes all Coloradans deserve safe, stable and dignified housing. Their mission is to build new lives for Colorado’s homeless through housing and community outreach. With a home, anything is possible”.

 

The MS Foundation

 

“The Multiple Sclerosis Foundation, also known as the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation or just MS Focus, is a 501 non-profit organization benefiting people with multiple sclerosis and their families. It was established in 1986, and is headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.”

 

Builders for Babies Annual Diaper Drive

 

“As you can imagine, the need to support families in need is greater now more than ever. Due to the critical need of diapers now, we are kicking off the annual Builders for Babies Diaper Drive TODAY!”

 

MindSpark Learning

 

“MindSpark Learning is the catalyst and intermediary between education and industry, and driven by mobilizing diverse ecosystems to create sustained economies through education. Our programs empower schools to transform their climate and culture, while utilizing their greatest asset — human capital — to solve the problems they encounter, engage in critical conversations with experts in the field and connect students to industry mentors and authentic problems and scenarios at a very young age”.

 

Urban Nights

 

“Modeled after an event at Omaha Fashion Week, Urban Nights Denver was created by the Joseph Family in 2013 as a fundraiser to support an organization and cause the family feels passionately about – helping and supporting youth who are experiencing the brutal reality of homelessness. Graciously underwritten by the Joseph Family Foundation, this multi-sensory fundraiser features an exciting fashion show under the viaduct at Mile High Station featuring Denver’s hottest up-and-coming designers, a silent auction, and pre and post-event celebrations.”

 

The IN! Foundation

 

“The IN! Foundation’s mission is to work with Colorado Universities and Colleges to provide access to students with Intellectual Disabilities. In 2016, Colorado became one of the LAST states in the US to allow college entrance to students who were unable to pass the SAT entrance exam. Through the hard work of the IN! Foundation, they were able to work with UNC Greeley, UC Colorado Springs, and Arapahoe Community College to fund three pilot programs focused on providing the college experience to our students.”

 

Latin American Educational Foundation

 

The Latin American Education Foundation (LAEF) has established itself as a leader in meeting the higher education needs of Hispanic students in Colorado. LAEF provides funding to scholarship recipients, offers on-going support throughout college and creates awareness about educational opportunities for Hispanic students.

 

Resource Area for Teaching (RAFT)

 

“RAFT’s mission is to empower educators with affordable resources to build their students’ minds through hands-on learning. RAFT collaborates with Colorado businesses, community members, and education organizations to provide teachers with affordable tools, ideas, and learning experiences to inspire the next generation of thinkers, innovators, problem-solvers, and creators”.

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