Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver is pleased to announce the launch of the tenth annual Denver Dream House Raffle, offering participants a chance to win the Grand Prize of the Denver Dream House or $2 million in cash. An additional 2,750 prizes will be given away throughout the raffle period (now through April 27, 2018). A limited number of tickets will be sold and the odds of winning a prize are 1 in 20. Continue reading
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Nuggets Player PAUL MILLSAP Shares NBA Season of Giving with families at Suncor Boys & Girls Club
Who: Nuggets Player PAUL MILLSAP will host dinner for 250 guests at Suncor Boys & Girls Club
When: Tuesday, December 19
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Join CBS4–KCNC-TV, King Soopers, 97.3 KBCO and KOA NewsRadio to collect new toys and cash donations for Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver’s 2017 Together 4 Colorado Toy Drive.
King Soopers will collect new, unwrapped toys at all Front Range locations from Friday, November 24 through December 24, 2017. Shoppers also have the option of making a cash donation in the form of a gift card or visiting www.cbsdenver.com to donate. Continue reading
The Denver Broncos will launch their Fall 2017 NFL PLAY 60 Challenge with Gatorade Junior Training Camps on Tuesday and Wednesday from 5:30-7 p.m. MDT at two different Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver locations.
Nearly 100 kids from 15 Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver branches will be in attendance for each of the events. The first camp will be held on Tuesday at the Owen Boys & Girls Club (3480 West Kentucky Ave., Denver). The second camp will take place on Wednesday at the Denver Broncos Boys & Girls Club (4397 Crown Blvd., Denver). Continue reading
Denver Broncos and team partner U.S. Bank will unveil a refurbished play space at the Denver Broncos Boys & Girls Club (4397 Crown Blvd., Denver, CO 80239) on Tuesday, July 25, at 10 a.m.
Broncos executives will join U.S. Bank Colorado Market President Hassan Salem for a celebration and ribbon-cutting ceremony. In addition, Broncos players, cheerleaders and 40 bank volunteers will host a field day and lunch for the kids.
As part of the company’s Community Possible Month of Play, U.S. Bank is investing $6.6 million in local nonprofits nationwide, including donations to 17 nonprofits in the Denver area. U.S. Bank’s contributions to the Denver Broncos Boys & Girls Club is $50,000.
“We believe in the power of play to connect and enrich our communities,” Salem said. “We are proud to work with our long-standing partners, Boys & Girls Club of Metro Denver and the Denver Broncos, to provide a safe sports court that will create opportunities for Denver area kids to play, grow and make lasting memories. We recently declared July as the U.S. Bank Community Possible Month of Play and there is no better way to reinforce that than by celebrating this new court at the Denver Broncos Boys & Girls Club.”
About Community Possible
Community Possible is the corporate giving and volunteer program at U.S. Bank, focused on the areas of Work, Home and Play. The company invests in programs that provide stable employment, a safe place to call home and a community connected through arts, culture, recreation and play. Philanthropic support through the U.S. Bank Foundation and corporate giving program reached $54.2 million in 2016. Visit www.usbank.com/community.
About U.S. Bank
Minneapolis-based U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB), with $450 billion in assets as of March 31, 2017, is the parent company of U.S. Bank National Association, the fifth-largest commercial bank in the United States. The company operates 3,091 banking offices in 25 states and 4,838 ATMs and provides a comprehensive line of banking, investment, mortgage, trust and payment services products to consumers, businesses and institutions. Visit U.S. Bancorp on the web at www.usbank.com.
Abut Boys & Girls Club of Metro Denver
The mission of Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver is to empower every Club member, through safe and impactful experiences, to: graduate high school with a plan for college or career, contribute to their community and live a healthy life. Since 1961, BGCMD has been helping kids, ages 6 to 18, achieve academic success, live healthy lifestyles, and develop good character and citizenship. The organization operates 14 safe neighborhood sites throughout metro Denver, and one residential summer camp. Learn more at www.GreatFuturesDenver.org.
On Friday, September 15th, the 8th Annual Flight to Luxury will once again transform two of Denver’s private jet hangars at Centennial Airport into one of the city’s most prestigious charity events of the year. Produced by Cuvée, this red carpet hangar party will directly benefit Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver.
Cuvée, a Denver-based, ultra-luxury travel company, has raised more than $5 million for Boys & Girls Clubs since the event’s inception in 2009. This year, Cuvée’s goal is to raise $1.7 million at the event to support thousands of Denver youth who benefit from Boys & Girls Clubs programs. “We have an amazing opportunity at Cuvée to use our business, network and properties as a philanthropic platform,” said Larry Mueller, Founder and CEO of Cuvée. “There is nothing more that we care about than being able to give back to the community in which we live and love.” Continue reading
WHAT: The Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver’s William E. Cope Club (808 Inca St.) is hosting “first look” special event where guests can attend the reveal of the facility’s brand-new Teen Center. The Cope Boys & Girls Club has one of our highest teen populations, serving between 40-60 teenagers per day. The newly renovated Teen Center features everything from new lighting, furniture and flooring to technology upgrades including a TV, computer stations, and updated teen-centric décor. For more than 200 Club members, ages 6-18, walking in and out of the Club daily, this transformed Teen Lounge will serve to inspire valuable focus on cultivating meaningful relationship among peers and post high school endeavors. Continue reading
Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver recently received a $124,000 Helping Hands in the Community grant from The Allstate Foundation. The grant is a result of Allstate’s annual partnership with the organization, and the work of 104 agency owners and staff participating in a one day volunteer event on April 15. This donation will help further Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver’s efforts to empower Denver’s youth to graduate from high school with a plan for college or a career, contribute to their community and live a healthy life.
More than 100 Denver Allstate agents and their families rolled up their sleeves on April 15th to complete various cleaning and renovation projects at the Wilfley, Suncor and Vickers Boys & Girls Clubs to ensure Club members have a clean, safe environment in which to learn, play and engage.
“The important work we do wouldn’t be possible without the help of generous partners such as The Allstate Foundation,” said Kendall Córdova, Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver’s Chief Development Officer. “The Allstate Foundation’s commitment through financial support and volunteer service demonstrates their incredible dedication to the communities where they live and work. It was incredible to see over 100 agents roll up their sleeves and spend their Saturday making an impactful difference for the thousands of kids who come to our Clubs each day. I applaud Allstate for creating a culture of giving back to improve the lives of kids and communities and I thank them for choosing Boys & Girls Clubs as their partner in this endeavor.”
The grant is part of The Allstate Foundation Helping Hands in the Community program. Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver is one of thousands of organizations this year to receive Helping Hands in the Community grants secured by Allstate agency owners and financial specialists on behalf of the nonprofits where they volunteer.
About Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver
The mission of Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver is to empower every Club member, through safe and impactful experiences, to: graduate high school with a plan for college or career, contribute to their community and live a healthy life. Since 1961, BGCMD has been helping kids, ages 6 to 18, achieve academic success, live healthy lifestyles, and develop good character and citizenship. The organization operates 15 safe neighborhood sites throughout metro Denver, and a residential summer camp. Learn more at www.GreatFuturesDenver.org.
About The Allstate Foundation
Established in 1952, The Allstate Foundation is an independent, charitable organization made possible by subsidiaries of The Allstate Corporation (NYSE: ALL). Through partnerships with nonprofit organizations across the country, The Allstate Foundation brings the relationships, reputation and resources of Allstate to support innovative and lasting solutions that enhance people’s well-being and prosperity. With a focus on building financial independence for domestic violence survivors, empowering youth and celebrating the charitable community involvement of Allstate agency owners and employees, The Allstate Foundation works to bring out the good in people’s lives. For more information, visit www.AllstateFoundation.org.