Season To Share

The Season To Share Holiday Campaign is underway! We are so grateful to our generous community for helping support those who need it most. Each donation given will be matched at 50% by the McCormick Foundation.

Season To Share is the primary fundraising campaign for Denver Post Charities. The 2014/15 Season To Share campaign raised over $1,550,000 from 5,274 donors. The McCormick Foundation added $780,000 by matching every dollar raised, by fifty cents making a grand total of $2,350,000 available to grant to 53 nonprofit organizations across Metro Denver.

Please make your donation in any amount and help us spread the word so we can make the 2015/16 campaign another great success for our community!

The Denver Post ACTS (Assisting the Community Through Service)

On Saturday, November 21, more than 50 Denver Post employees, with their family and friends, volunteered at Food Bank of The Rockies. Over 11,000 pounds of food was reclaimed and 987 boxes of family meals were packed in the 4 hours of service. Thank you to everyone who gave their time to better our community!

Thank You Trans-Siberian Orchestra

On Saturday, November 21, the Trans-Siberian Orchestra presented a check prior to their performance at the Pepsi Center, to The Denver Post Community Foundation in support of Basket of Joy, our program produced in partnership with Volunteers of America. This donation will help enrich the lives of more than 5,000 home-bound and isolated seniors in our community with a Basket of Joy this holiday season. Pictured to the right with the Trans-Siberian Orchestra performers are Denise Plante, KOSI 101.1; Carol Cline and Stacy Schafer, Denver Post Community Foundation; and Jordan Kellerman, Volunteers of America. We are so grateful for this generous gift!

Season To Share Begins Nov. 1

The Season To Share Holiday Campaign is almost here! Like many of you, we are committed to helping those less fortunate in our community improve their lives and become self-sufficient. With the help of our generous community, we are able to fulfill this commitment each year. Each donation given will be matched at 50% by the McCormick Foundation.

Season To Share is the primary fundraising campaign for Denver Post Charities. The 2014 Season To Share campaign raised over $1,550,000 from 5,274 donors. The McCormick Foundation added $780,000 by matching every dollar raised, by fifty cents making a grand total of $2,350,000 available to grant to 53 nonprofit organizations across Metro Denver.

Please save the date to make your donation and help us spread the word so we can make the 2015 campaign another great success for our community!

For more information on Season To Share and to make a donation, click here.

Bonfils Blood Center Drive For Life 18

On Tuesday, October 6, 2015, Colorado blood donors exceeded the goal Bonfils Blood Center set for this year’s Drive For Life presented by Bonfils and the Denver Broncos. More than 1,100 blood donations were collected at Sports Authority Field, having the potential to save up to 4,700 lives.

Over 2,350 people attended Colorado’s largest single-day blood drive and were able to take part in the festivities, which included mingling with Denver Broncos players, alumni players, cheerleaders and Miles, the Broncos mascot. We were proud to support this important, life-saving event for our community.

For photos from Drive for Life 18, click here. For information on Bonfils Blood Center, click here.

Pen & Podium Book Club Begins

On Beauty, by Zadie Smith was the topic of discussion for the first Denver Post Pen & Podium Book Club of 2015 on Monday, Sept. 21 at the beautiful William Barrows Mansion and offices of CADA – Colorado Automobile Dealers Association.

The Pen & Podium Book Club started 5 years ago to compliment the Pen & Podium Series and to bring together like-minded literary enthusiasts to discuss a piece of work by each author before their lecture.

We are so fortunate and thankful to have these entertaining evenings moderated by Jeffrey Neuman, Jill Scott Conklin, BethAnn Goodwill, and Gail Armstrong.

Pedal The Plains Tours Eastern CO

PEDAL THE PLAINS
TOURS EASTERN CO

The 4th annual Denver Post Pedal The Plains bicycle tour concluded on Sunday, September 20 with nearly 1,000 riders crossing the finish line in Julesburg, CO. The host communities of Julesburg, Holyoke and Sterling were the epitome of hospitable hosts, providing entertainment, art, education and amazing home grown food over the weekend.

Produced in partnership with the Governor’s office, this 3 day cycling event provides a unique opportunity to experience the beauty and hospitality of the plains…on a bicycle! A highlight for the cyclists are the many points of interest and education stops along the route ranging from historic museums and landmarks, to family farms and wildlife exhibits.

Pedal The Plains and The Denver Post Community Foundation, in partnership with Wells Fargo were proud to present charity grants to the Colorado FFA Foundation and Colorado 4H for their efforts, and Pedal The Plains presented additional grants to the towns of Julesburg, Holyoke and Sterling.

Dean Singleton Legacy Grant

The 2nd Annual Dean Singleton Legacy Grant was awarded to Judi’s House on Tuesday, October 6, 2015. The $50,000 grant will help 38 children participate in the year-long curriculum of the Pathfinder’s program.