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Colorado Pet Pantry

The Colorado Pet Pantry will temporarily feed Colorado pets, allowing families to increase their ability to care for pets with the goal of keeping them out of shelters and with their families.

Contact: Eileen Lambert Eileen@coloradopetpantry.org | 303.818.0618

Denver Botanic Gardens & Chatfield Farms

Denver and Littleton, CO

The mission of Denver Botanic Gardens is to connect people with plants, especially plants from the Rocky Mountain region and similar regions around the world, providing delight and enlightenment to everyone.

Contact: Trystan Popish trystan.popish@botanicgardens.org | 720.865.3500

 

Denver Philharmonic Orchestra

Denver

To continually redefine the way our community experiences and engages with classical music.

Contact: Valerie Clausen vclausen@denverphilharmonic.org | 720.440.0818

 

History Colorado

Denver, CO

History Colorado creates a better future for Colorado by inspiring wonder in our past.

Contact: Emily Dobish emily.dobish@state.co.us | 303.866.3961

A Precious Child

Broomfield, CO

A Precious Child provides children in need with opportunities and resources to empower them to achieve their full potential.

Contact: Nichole Karpinsky nichole@apreciouschild.org | 303.466.4272

 

Children's Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus

The mission of Children's Museum of Denver is to create extraordinary experiences that champion the wonder and joy of childhood.

Contact: Meg McGill MegM@cmdenver.org | 303.561.0114

 

Metro Denver Partners

Metro Denver

Metro Denver Partners strives to promote a safe and growth-oriented environment in which at-risk youth can develop and flourish. Through our one-on-one mentoring model, we help kids (ages 8-17) connect with adults, learn about themselves, and experience their community.

Contact: Kaitlin O’Neal kaitlin@metrodenverpartners.org | 303.777.7000

 

Minds Matter

Denver

The mission of Minds Matter Denver is to transform the lives of accomplished high school students, who face barriers to college access beyond their control, by broadening their dreams and preparing them for college success.

Contact: Brandy Bertram brandy@mindsmatter.org | 720.339.5551

All-Stars Club

Denver Metro

We provide a place of belonging for individuals with special needs, along with a place of rest and support for their families.

Contact: Scott Russamanno scott@allstarsclub.org | 720.443.0980

 

Colorado Talking Book Library

Denver

A free service to Coloradans of all ages who are unable to read standard print material due to visual, physical, or learning disabilities whether permanent or temporary. CTBL provides audio, Braille, and large-print books and magazines

Contact: Terri Marcotte marcotte_t@cde.state.co.us | 303.727.9277

 

Douglas County Libraries

Douglas County, CO

Douglas County Libraries elevates our community by inspiring a love of reading, discovery and connection.

Contact: Ali Ayres aayres@dclibraries.org | 303.791.7323

 

Food Bank of the Rockies

Denver

We will end hunger by efficiently procuring and distributing food and essentials to the hungry, through our programs and partner agencies.

Contact: Hamza Syed hsyed@foodbankrockies.org | 303.375.5835

 

Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver

Denver

Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver is a non-profit established in 1979 as an affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International. People in our community, and all over the world, partner with Habitat to build or improve a place they can call home. Habitat homeowners help build their own homes alongside volunteers, and pay an affordable mortgage. With our help, homeowners achieve the strength, stability and independence they need to build a better life for themselves and their families. Habitat Metro Denver has become one of the largest affiliates in the U.S., serving over 950 families in the Denver community.

Contact: Laura McRell lmcrell@habitatmetrodenver.org | 303.534.2929

 

Human Services Network of Colorado

Statewide

The Human Services Network of Colorado creates opportunities to improve the quality and integrity of services provided to vulnerable populations.

Contact: John Dandurand john.dandurand@thenetwork-co.org | 720.252.3628

 

Jeffco Eats

Jefferson County

Jeffco Eats provides weekend food for food insecure children in elementary, jr high and high schools throughout Jefferson County.

Contact: Barbara Moore jeffcoeats@gmail.com | 720.231.8337

 

Metro Caring

Denver Metro

Denver’s leading hunger-relief organization, Metro Caring meets people’s immediate need for food while also addressing the root causes of hunger and poverty. Using a multifaceted approach, Metro Caring is an innovative leader in addressing problems related to hunger, with programming offered in Healthy Foods Access, Nutrition/Gardening Education, Self-Sufficiency, and Community Health Services.

Contact: Deena Duwaik dduwaik@metrocaring.org | 303.350.3699

 

Rocky Mountain Micro Finance Institute

Denver

RMMFI is a community creating economic and social mobility through entrepreneurship. RMMFI helps curious people transform into serious entrepreneurs through personal, business, and financial investments.

Contact: Mary Kate Morr marykate@rmmfi.org | 720.914.5037

 

The Action Center

Lakewood, CO

The mission of The Action Center is to provide an immediate response to basic human needs and promote pathways to self-sufficiency.

Contact: Kerri Stroupe kerris@theactioncenterco.org | 303.237.7704

 

The Center on Colfax

Denver

To engage, enrich, empower and advance the LGBT Community of Colorado.

Contact: John White jwhite@glbtcolorado.org | 303.733.7743

 

The Delores Project

Denver

The Delores Project provides safe, comfortable shelter and personalized services for unaccompanied women and transgender individuals experiencing homelessness. We also work to end homelessness by advocating for housing solutions.

Contact: Sierra Trujillo sierra@thedeloresproject.org | 303.534.5411

"I Have a Dream" Foundation of Boulder County

Boulder County, CO

The mission of the “I Have A Dream” Foundation of Boulder County is to empower children from low-income communities (“Dreamer Scholars”) to succeed in school, college and career.

Contact: Carla Maniscalco carla.maniscalco@ihaveadreamboulder.org | 303.444.3636 x 19

 

STEM Generation, Inc., DBA Science Fair Fun

Arvada, CO

Science Fair Fun helps address today’s K-12 science education inequities. Through Science & Engineering Fairs, we foster students’ development of skills that they need to prepare for engineering and technology careers.

Contact: Wendy Wempe info@ScienceFairFun.org | 720.460.0354

9Health Fair

Statewide

To promote health awareness and to encourage individuals to assume responsibility for their own health. The 9Health Fair is Colorado's largest community event. The 9Health Fair provides low cost blood chemistry testing and free health screenings to thousands of participants annually. Medical and non-medical volunteers are needed to assist at various 9Health Fair sites in the Spring and Fall every year!

Contact: Alex Andrews alex.andrews@9healthfair.org | 303.698.4450

 

Alzheimer's Association

Colorado Statewide

The mission of the Alzheimer Association is to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancements of research, to provide and enhance support for all affected, and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.

Contact: jherlihy@alz.org | 303.813.1669

 

Benefits in Action

Lakewood

Dedicated to improving the understanding, access, and utilization of healthcare

Contact: Jane Barnes jbarnes@benefitsinaction.org | 720.221.8354

 

Karis Community

Karis Community is a community living program for restoring basic life skills and improving the social well-being of individuals recovering from serious and persistent mental illness.

Contact: Mary-Kate Doyle marykate@kariscommunity.org | 303.355.5546

 

Night Lights, Inc.

Front Range

Night Lights creates safe and accepting environments by providing respite care for children with special needs and their families.

Contact: Scott Shepherd scotts@nightlightskids.org | 720.339.7740

MADD Colorado

Colorado Statewide

The mission of Mothers Against Drunk Driving is to stop drunk driving, help fight drugged driving, support the victims of these violent crimes and prevent underage drinking.

Contact: Rebecca Green rebecca.green@madd.org | 303.425.5902