Philanthropic

Nourish Meals on Wheels delivers meals to over 800 seniors and homebound neighbors year round

The holidays are a special time for all involved, beginning with Thanksgiving, when over 2350 meals were delivered to nearly 500 neighbors who need a little extra support.  A traditional Thanksgiving feast, over 1000 frozen meals for the long weekend and 850 breakfasts were prepared and delivered by a dedicated team of volunteers and staff.  …

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KIND helps children regardless of ability to pay

109-Year-Old Nonprofit Helps Kids Smile, Regain Confidence  Kids in Need of Dentistry (KIND) has worked since 1912 to increase the oral health & happiness of Colorado children in need. KIND typically serves 12,000 kids through three clinics and reaches students in over 100 schools with our Chopper Topper program. Not only are smiles restored; confidence and academic …

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Centennial company honored with ALCC ELITE Award

Designscapes Colorado recognized for partnership with Angels Among Us Associated Landscape Contractors of Colorado (ALCC) recently recognized Designscapes Colorado at the 2021 ELITE Awards. The ELITE Awards is the only program of its kind in Colorado and recognizes state-wide landscape companies for unparalleled professionalism, excellence and innovation.  This year’s award winners demonstrated outstanding commitment to …

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Centennial is collecting socks to help those experiencing homelessness

Join the City of Centennial in providing socks to those experiencing homelessness this winter. Through December 17, the City is accepting new socks of all sizes to benefit the Sock It To ‘Em Campaign, a Denver nonprofit serving local homeless shelters. Socks are the #1 clothing need of those experiencing homelessness.  Having clean dry socks …

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Sheriff’s Office launches Christmas Toy Drive to collect toys for needy children in Arapahoe County

Every child deserves to experience the joy of Christmas. That’s why the Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office is partnering with the Salvation Army in Centennial to hold a Christmas Toy Drive beginning November 22. We’re hoping to collect enough toys to ensure that kids in our own community of Arapahoe County receive gifts for the holidays …

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We Don’t Waste

CANSTRUCTION What: Canstruction® Colorado is a city-wide competition in which architects and designers build life-size structures entirely out of canned food, which will be donated to We Don’t Waste and distributed to local communities at the end of the exhibit. Canstruction is sponsored by Boa Construction, Inc., Kephart, Whiting-Turner, and Stanley Marketplace. When & Where: …

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Zuma’s Rescue Ranch named “2021 top-rate nonprofit” by Great Nonprofits

Award based on Outstanding Online Reviews  Zuma’s Rescue Ranch announces it has been named a “2020 Top-Rated Nonprofit” by GreatNonprofits, the leading provider of user reviews of charities and nonprofits.  Zuma’s Rescue Ranch provides therapy sessions implementing rescued farm animals in Littleton, resulting in more animals having safe lives and humans that create bonding skills. …

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Alumnus’ donation supports entrepreneurship and innovation programming

Charles “Charlie” McNeil ’71 and his wife, Judy McNeil, of Denver, made a $5 million gift to Colorado School of Mines to support entrepreneurship and innovation programming. The McNeils’ contribution will enable curriculum and programming across campus designed to instill entrepreneurial and business principles and foster innovative thinking through the newly named McNeil Center for …

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