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Kids in need foundation receives $25,000 grant from Staples Foundation

The Kids In Need Foundation, a non-profit organization that provides free school supplies nationally to disadvantaged youth, announced today it has received a $25,000 grant from Staples Foundation, the private foundation created by Staples, Inc.  Funding from Staples Foundation will support the Expedition: School Success 2012 program, which provides students with a backpack full of supplies to ensure they have the tools needed to do well in school.  To date, Staples Foundation has awarded $50,000 to Kids In Need.

Lakewood High School students help homeless

 

On Friday, April 13, 2012, 50 high school students from Lakewood High School in Lakewood, Colorado, will be packing and delivering 100 sack lunches to those experiencing homelessness in downtown Denver. As part of the FRIENDS FIRST STARS peer-mentoring program, these students are taking part in a club in which upperclassmen mentor freshmen, teaching them about how to make healthy choices for their lives in order to grow up to be a positive influence in their families and their communities. The mentors and mentees will begin at Civic Center Park and will canvas outward from there.  

New Denver deputy chiefs and commanders sworn-in

On Friday, April 13, 2012, at 11:30 a.m., The Denver Police Department and Chief of Police Robert C. White  will be holding a promotional ceremony to appoint the new Deputy Chiefs and Commanders.

Enjoy "Rock & Runway" and support local non-profits

Enjoy "Rock & Runway" and support local non-profits

At Wings Over the Rockies Museum, Lowry, CO, Hangar #2 (map)

This is a Music and Fashion extravaganza! Hosted and Emceed by Jeremy Hubbard, Colorado's Own CW-2 News Anchor and Bailey, Midday DJ for Channel 93.3, this event will feature 3 Live Bands, DELLA, KOSMOS, and P-NUCKLE while 6 local fashion designers present their latest styles on our 50 feet of runway! This event will benefit not only Denver Gives, but 4 other local charities. Entertainment, Food and 2 complimentary drinks are included with your admission fee! This is an event not to be missed! This is a 21 and over event.

From our Presenting Sponsor Mercury Payment Systems, to our Emcees Jeremy Hubbard of FOX31 and Colorado’s Own CW-2 and Bailey of 93.3, to our Music, Fashion, and our Nonprofit partners this event highlights the best that Colorado has to offer!

Albertson’s stores collecting donations for The Salvation Army

Albertson’s LLC is collecting donations through its in-store fundraising program across all of its stores in support of The Salvation Army’s disaster relief efforts following the devastating tornadoes in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. 

Safeway 5th Annual Media Bagging Challenge Competition Kicks Off Fundraising Campaign

Safeway 5th Annual Media Bagging Challenge Competition Kicks Off Fundraising Campaign

 

A media bagging challenge competition helped kick off Safeway’s annual fundraiser for people with disabilities this week pairing Denver-area media personalities with Easter Seals clients and Special Olympics athletes who are employed by Safeway. The goal was to pack a cart full of groceries in the fastest time, using some tender loving care.  During the month of April, customers can choose to donate at the register to Easter Seals Colorado and Special Olympics Colorado. Over the past four years, the fundraiser has helped raise more than $2.5 million dollars for these charities.