Congratulations to Brink Literacy Project

On Monday, January 28, 2019, The Denver Post Pen & Podium Literary Series was pleased to welcome Celeste Ng, award winning author of “Little Fires Everywhere” and “Everything I Never Told You.” She shared stories that were inspiring, honest and comical about her life, being a mom, and her writing process. Prior to Celeste’s on-stage conversation, and the Northwestern Mutual VIP Reception backstage, she joined The Denver Post Community Foundation in presenting a $5,000 grant to Brink Literacy Project, a nonprofit organization devoted to utilizing the power of storytelling to positively affect the lives of people on the brink. In the photo, pictured from left to right are: Tracy Ulmer, president and CEO of The Denver Post Community Foundation; Celeste Ng, Pen & Podium featured author; Dani Hedlund, founder and CEO of Brink Literacy Project; and Stacy Schafer, communications and grants manager of The Denver Post Community Foundation.

Congratulations to Book Trust

On Monday, September 24, 2018 our Pen & Podium Literary Series subscribers and guests were treated to a lecture from one of the most humble, kind and brilliant authors, George Saunders. The award winning author of “Lincoln in the Bardo” and “Tenth of December” kicked off the 15th season of P&P.
Prior to his lecture, George joined us in presenting a $5,000 grant to Book Trust to help with their mission to help elementary school children with little/no access to books fall in love with reading and become lifelong learners.
Pictured are Derek Killebrew of Book Trust; Stacy Schafer of The Denver Post Community Foundation; Lily Millblom-Prosser; author George Saunders; Linda Mitchell of Book Trust; and Tracy Ulmer of The Denver Post Community Foundation.

Congratulations to Reach Out and Read Colorado

On Monday, November 12, 2018, The Denver Post Pen & Podium Literary Series welcomed bestselling author, Amor Towles to the stage. Prior to his lecture, Mr. Towles joined The Denver Post Community Foundation in presenting a $5,000 grant to Reach Out and Read Colorado, a nonprofit organization that works to give young people a foundation for success by incorporating books into pediatric care and encouraging families to read aloud together, with a special focus on children growing up in poverty.
In the check presentation photo, from left to right is Author, Amor Towles; from Reach Out and Read Colorado is Jessica LeMaire, Rebecca Oehl, and Executive Director Meredith Hintz; and from The Denver Post Community Foundation is Stacy Schafer.

Congratulations to Colorado 4-H Foundation in Support of Colorado 4-H

The Denver Post Community Foundation and The Denver Post Pedal The Plains Bicycle Tour was proud to present a $7,000 grant to the Colorado 4-H Foundation in Limon, CO on Saturday, September 15, 2018. This grant will support Adams, Arapahoe, Elbert, El Paso, and Lincoln counties’ STEM after-school programs.

We are grateful for the hard work at the aid stations throughout the weekend by Colorado 4-H members. Michael Felicissimo of PTP’s presenting sponsor Viaero Wireless and Stacy Schafer of The Denver Post Community Foundation presented the $7,000 check to state 4-H director, Jean Glowacki and two representatives who shared their experiences with the organization.

 

Congratulations to The Cycle Effect

In each of the five host communities of the 2018 Denver Post Ride The Rockies Bicycle Tour, a $5,000 grant was presented to an outstanding nonprofit organization working towards improving and enriching the lives of those in their communities. Please join us in congratulating The Cycle Effect.

Congratulations to Mountain Family Center

In each of the five host communities of the 2018 Denver Post Ride The Rockies Bicycle Tour, a $5,000 grant was presented to an outstanding nonprofit organization working towards improving and enriching the lives of those in their communities. Please join us in congratulating Mountain Family Center.

Congratulations to Headwaters Trails Alliance

In each of the five host communities of the 2018 Denver Post Ride The Rockies Bicycle Tour, a $5,000 grant was presented to an outstanding nonprofit organization working towards improving and enriching the lives of those in their communities. Please join us in congratulating Headwaters Trails Alliance.

Congratulations to STARS – Steamboat Adaptive Recreational Sports

In each of the five host communities of the 2018 Denver Post Ride The Rockies Bicycle Tour, a $5,000 grant was presented to an outstanding nonprofit organization working towards improving and enriching the lives of those in their communities. Please join us in congratulating STARS.

Congratulations to SOS Outreach

In each of the five host communities of the 2018 Denver Post Ride The Rockies Bicycle Tour, a $5,000 grant was presented to an outstanding nonprofit organization working towards improving and enriching the lives of those in their communities. Please join us in congratulating SOS Outreach.

Congratulations to the Denver Public Library Friends Foundation

Congratulations to the Denver Public Library Friends Foundation for their $5,000 grant presented at the Denver Post Pen & Podium program featuring novelist Maria Semple on May 16, 2018. Pictured from left to right: 
Stacy Schafer, The Denver Post Community Foundation; Cathy Schwartz, Dawn Schipper and Laurie Romer,

Denver Public Library Friends Foundation
; Maria Semple, Featured Pen & Podium Novelist; Michelle Jeske, Denver Public Library; Pam Jewett, Denver Public Library Friends Foundation; and Tracy Ulmer, The Denver Post Community Foundation.