Colorado Gives Day 2017: Donors give record $36.1M to charity

DENVER BUSINESS JOURNAL – The eighth annual Colorado Gives Day online charity fund drive is in the books, and the state’s nonprofits are $36,129,285 better off because of it. That’s the fundraising total for Tuesday’s 24-hour donation appeal, topping the previous record of $33.8 million set last year, according to the organizer, the Arvada-based Community […]

Charity Work in Denver

Charity work has always been a major part of my life. I have always been lucky enough to have enough to eat and a safe place to sleep, but I know there are plenty of people out there that can’t take such things for granted. So when I moved to Denver, Colorado, I wasn’t about […]

As Winter Looms, Here’s an Overview of Denver’s Homeless Shelter System

Chris Connor, the program administrator for Denver’s Road Home, is the city’s point person when it comes to coordinating the constellation of city-run and nonprofit-operated shelters in Denver. Connor says there are some significant changes in shelter options compared to last winter. Most notably, two nonprofits are offering new shelters for men and women, both […]

George Lopez ‘booed off stage’ at charity dinner for making anti-Trump jokes after a big supporter of the president’s told him to stop

Comedian George Lopez was booed off the stage at a charity gala in Denver last week after the crowd reacted negatively to his criticisms of President Donald Trump, it was reported Saturday. The incident took place October 7 at Denver’s Carousel Ball, which was hosting a fundraiser to benefit those suffering from juvenile diabetes. One […]