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New leadership takes over Denver clothing nonprofit

Clothes to Kids of Denver has promoted Valerie Lunka as its new executive director. Lunka has been serving as the nonprofit’s director of development since 2014, according to a news release from … more

Protecting the High Line Canal

The High Line Canal Conservancy took its first step last month toward protecting a trail system that flows through 71 miles of the south metro area by releasing a master plan that will improve the … more

Baker doughnut shop celebrates charity Tuesdays

As an introduction to the Denver community, the new Voodoo Doughnuts on South Broadway upped its usual charity game during the month of August. The company, which started in Portland, Oregon, but has … more

Jewish Community Center announces annual award winners

Three awards will be given to leaders at Denver's Jewish Community Center this fall, recognizing their efforts to support the organization and its youth programming. The Staenberg-Loup Jewish … more

Denver nonprofit hosts grand opening for renovated shelter

Last month, the Denver Dumb Friends League hosted a grand opening for its newly renovated shelter facilities, after completing a two-year, $40 million construction project. The new shelter will be … more

Swallow Hill builds community through music enrichment

For the last 40 years, Swallow Hill Music has been steadily growing its footprint in the Denver area. What started as a small collective of musicians has grown to a school and concert programmer that … more

Junior League of Denver releases sixth cookbook

“Centennial Celebrations,” the newly released cookbook in the Junior League of Denver’s collection, includes more than 200 recipes for every season and occasion. Packed with the flavors of the … more

Denver seeks applicants for project funding

The Denver Economic Development and Opportunity office announced last month it is accepting applications for funding for neighborhood services projects. Projects that are awarded funds must be ready … more

Junior League of Denver grants $50,000 to nonprofits

The Junior League of Denver granted $50,000 to eight nonprofit organizations at the league’s 100th anniversary celebration May 22 at the Tivoli on the Auraria campus, according to a news release. … more

Face It Together nonprofit awarded $500,000 grant

Face It Together has received a $500,000 grant from the Stand Together Foundation to help the nonprofit expand its reach in Denver and help more people fighting addiction. The foundation supports … more

Photos: 26th Furry Scurry fetches more than $720,000

The annual Furry Scurry brought some 10,000 people and 5,000 of their four-legged friends to Washington Park last month, raising about $720,000 for the Denver Dumb Friends League, according to a news … more

Denver nonprofits race to fundraise

Crossing the finish line into City Park after running a Colfax race is only half the battle for the 220 participating nonprofits — it’s also a marathon fundraising session. The nonprofit Colfax … more

Two Denver education nonprofits announce merger

Denver Urban Scholars announced last month it would merge with Uptown-based Denver Kids, Inc. Denver Urban Scholars is a nonprofit based in the Cole neighborhood that helps children middle school … more

The low-maintenance wonder of succulents

Succulents are more popular than ever right now — and with good reason. Beyond their bizarre and beautiful shapes, textures and forms is the succulent’s utilitarian value. Succulents are some of … more

Furry Scurry takes over Wash Park for annual event

The Denver Dumb Friends League will return to Washington Park once again for the 26th annual Furry Scurry. Teams or individuals can register for the two-mile walk, the proceeds of which go to the … more

Bringing nonprofits together in Colorado

A new nonprofit created by three Colorado philanthropists aims to help children throughout their school careers and beyond by bringing other nonprofit organizations together. PIVOT — founded by … more
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