Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver
“Every day after school and throughout the summer, Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver offers the safety, support, mentorship, and inspiration that kids and families depend on. For more than 50 years, Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver 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.
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.”
“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”.
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.
“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”.
“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”.
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”.