Allstate Foundation to partner with Boys & Girls Clubs for annual Day of Service

Allstate expects to raise $200,000 for Clubs in nine states 

WHO:
Allstate agency owners and Allstate representatives, Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver staff

WHAT:
For the second year, Allstate has partnered with Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver for their annual Day of Service. To demonstrate their commitment to empowering youth to make a difference in their communities, Allstate agents will be volunteering their services at three Clubs in the metro Denver area as well as at Clubs in nine other states in the region.

Volunteer projects range from landscaping, painting, gardening, organization and repair projects in addition to overall beautification and cleaning of the Clubs.

In addition to the volunteer service, the Allstate Foundation will donate $1,000 for every agent who volunteers. The total contribution is expected to exceed $200,000. Continue reading

Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver Launches 10th Annual Dream House Raffle

2018 Denver Dream House Raffle

The grand prize for the 2018 Dream House Raffle is this beautiful home or $2 million cash. All proceeds benefit Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver

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

CBS4–KCNC-TV, King Soopers, 97.3 KBCO and KOA NewsRadio team up for the 2017 Together 4 Colorado Toy Drive

 

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

Broncos Kick Off Fall NFL Play 60 Challenge Next Week

 

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

Broncos and partner U.S. Bank to unveil refurbished play space at Denver Broncos Boys & Girls Club

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.

Colorado’s “Ultimate Giving Experience,” Hosted by Cuvée, Aims to Raise $1,700,000 for Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver

 

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

Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver hosts event to celebrate $50,000 Cope teen center renovation from Lowe’s

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