Congratulations to Book Trust!

Congratulations to  Book Trust for their great work promoting literacy to the youth in our community. We were proud to recognize their $5,000 grant on February 1, 2016 at The Denver Post Pen & Podium Lecture Series featuring bestselling author, Meg Wolitzer.
Pictured from left to right: Tracy Ulmer, executive director, Denver Post Community Foundation; Meg Wolitzer, author; and Amy Friedman, president & CEO, Book Trust.    

The Denver Auto Show 8th Annual Charity Preview Party

Don’t miss this exclusive opportunity to have private access to the entire Denver Auto Show floor prior to its opening to the public! The 8th Annual Charity Preview Party is on Tuesday, March 15 from 7 -10 p.m. at the Colorado Convention Center. Early bird pricing is available through Tues. March 1.
The Denver Post Community Foundation is honored to be a beneficiary along with National Jewish Health and Clear the Air Foundation.
For more information and to buy tickets, click here.

Volunteerism is Part of Our Culture – 2016 Employee Service Projects Announced

Volunteerism is rooted in The Denver Post’s culture, because we believe when we volunteer our time, money, or talents, we help make our world a better, happier place where people work together and improve life for others. Giving back is an enriching experience for all involved and our employees take pride in donating their personal time for a wide range of projects each year. The Denver Post is proud to offer its employee volunteer program ACTS, Assisting the Community Through Service, as a year-round opportunity to make a difference.
In 2016, our employees will help make a difference at Florence Crittenton Services during Amp The Cause’s Community Day; for the Denver Public Library Friends Foundation setting up their Summer Used Book Sale; for Denver Public Schools through a company wide school supply drive; by helping with theSpecial Olympics Colorado Adams County Bowling Tournament; by sorting and reclaiming donations at Food Bank of the Rockies; and last but not least by making and delivering fruit baskets for isolated seniors through Basket of Joy.
For more information on The Denver Post ACTS, click here.  

Thank You For Your Generosity! More Than $1,525,000 Raised Through Season To Share

Thanks to the generous support of our community, $2,290,000 will be distributed this year through Season To Share, a campaign of Denver Post Charities, a McCormick Foundation Fund!
A total of $1,525,000 was contributed thanks to more than 4,950 gifts from our thoughtful donors. The McCormick Foundation generously added $760,000 with their 50% match, making it possible for grants totaling $2,290,000 to be awarded to local charities this summer. With The Denver Post and the McCormick Foundation covering all expenses, 100% of all donations, plus the match will be granted to local nonprofits with programs addressing child & youth education, homelessness, health & wellness and hunger.
Season To Share is the primary fundraising campaign for Denver Post Charities. We would like to acknowledge and thank MDC/Richmond American Homes Foundation and Denver Active 20/30 Children’s Foundation for their continued support of Season To Share.
Grantees will be announced in The Denver Post in mid July and made available at


For more information on Season To Share, click here.

Ride The Rockies Lottery Registration Open Through 2/28

For the 31st annual Ride The Rockies tour, cyclists will pedal 403 miles and gain 29,782′ of elevation from Carbondale to Fort Collins. This year’s route also includes Aspen, Copper Mountain, Grand Lake and Estes Park, all offering some of Colorado’s most scenic views. Some breathtaking highlights include: the Rio Grande Trail, Independence Pass, Fremont, Vail and Ute Passes, Trail Ridge Road – Rocky Mountain National Park and Devil’s Gulch. Click here to see the Route Announcement press release.
Don’t miss your chance to ride! You can skip the lottery and sign up now for the 7th Annual Ride The Rockies Prologue Experience which includes a guaranteed RTR tour spot in addition to an exclusive VIP opportunity June 10-12. For this amazing 47 mile ride, you will wine, dine and ride alongside cycling celebrities while enjoying 2 nights at the historic Hotel Jerome in Downtown Aspen. For more information on the Prologue, click here.
Lottery applications will be accepted through February 28 at 5 p.m. MST. Register as an individual or as a team up to ten people. All applicants will be notified of their status on March 4. All proceeds benefit The Denver Post Community Foundation.

For more information and to register for Ride The Rockies,