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Volunteers of America Adopt a Family


The Volunteers of America Family Adoption is full for 2014. We are still accepting donors who would like to adopt a family for the Holidays.

Every holiday season Volunteers of America's Adopt-A-Family program provides Christmas gifts for struggling families. Donors interested in adopting a family, small or large, are matched with a family that meet the requested "Family Gift Profile" or simply known as "wish list." The Family Gift Profile identifies the family members' gender, ages, and sizes along with several gift ideas supplied directly by the family members themselves. A general guideline for gift values is $50 or less for each family member. The donor shops for the gifts, tags them, and delivers them to a designated Volunteers of America location on the appointed day (usually mid December). Adopted families and donors remain anonymous to protect their confidentiality.

For more information and to sign up as a donor - Click Here

The 38th L'Esprit de Noël Holiday Home Tour


Friday and Saturday, November 14 and 15 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Glenmoor Country Club 110 Glenmoor Drive, Cherry Hills Village, CO 80113
www.lesprithometour.co

The 38th L'Esprit de Noël Home Tour returns this holiday season to Cherry Hills Village and features 5 magnificent homes in the Glenmoor Country Club neighborhood. Top floral and table designers lavishly decorate each home. This popular fundraising event is organized by the Central City Opera Guild and features two days to enjoy the tour and a holiday boutique filled with one-of-a-kind treasures, Marché de Noël. Tickets for the tour are available at King Soopers for $23 or at the door for $25.
 

What can you do to protect your family from the flu virus?


Kids touch and play with everything so their chance of getting the flu is higher than an adult’s.  Keep your family safe by reminding everyone to wash their hands, or use an alcohol based hand sanitizer.  You can also use a regular household disinfectant to wipe down surfaces everyday.  Pay particular attention to counter tops, kids’ toys, computer key boards and phones, along with door knobs.  So remember to stay safe and Give Health a Hand with UnitedHealthcare.

UnitedHealthcare can help you make smart decisions about your health and provide you with tools to help you get and stay healthy. Click Here

National Sports Center for the Disabled - Call for Volunteers


The National Sports Center for the Disabled is looking for volunteers to help out with their adaptive winter alpine sports programs in Denver and Winter Park.  Volunteers earn free skiing in Winter Park!  For more information visit nscd.org.

Volunteers Needed for Holidays for Kids!


Gift Wrapping Days
Nov. 10-21 & Dec. 1-9
Anytime between 9 am – 5 pm
Embassy Suites Downtown
Event Days
Dec. 10 & 11 - Downtown – 8 am – 4 pm
Embassy Suites Downtown, 1420 Stout Street, Denver
Dec. 15 - Westminster - 8 am – 4 pm
Westin Westminster, 10600 Westminster Blvd, Westminster
One of the greatest and easiest ways to spread some holiday cheer to people in need is through our Holidays for Kids event. This December, Concerts For Kids will bring joy to more than 2,100 children in the greater Denver area thanks to the generous support of our donors, sponsors and volunteers. Children will participate in face painting, balloon artistry, cookie decorating, carolers and at the end of the day, will meet Santa and take home a backpack full of books and presents. In 2013, Concerts For Kids distributed nearly 25,000 gifts and projects the same for 2014. Please contact Victoria at 303-605-2885 or victoria.francis@concertsforkids.org to sign up for gift wrapping and event day volunteer slots
 

Daddy/Daughter Dance


Sunday, December 28, 2014 - 6:00pm - 9:30pm
Greeley Country Club
4500 W. 10th Street
Greeley, 80634
Tickets and registrations at luvadad.org
or call Krystin at 970-581-2830

Dads and their little sweethearts are invited to share a special night of dancing with memoies that will last a lifetime. Dinner will be served and formal attire is suggested. Registration Deadline is December 20. All profits go to Luv-a-Dad, a non-profit organization dedicated to financially helping fathers with cancer.
 

The Arthritis Foundations 23rd Annual Denver Jingle Bell Run/Walk


Sunday, December 14 beginning at 8 am
Washington Park, Denver
JingleBellRunDenver.org for more information
 
The Arthritis Foundation’s Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis raises awareness of arthritis, the nation’s leading cause of disability. The event provides funds for research, health education, programs, and government advocacy to improve the lives of people with arthritis.  In the United States, 53 million people suffer with arthritis including 300,000 children.
 
The 23rd Annual Jingle Bell Run/Walk is a Denver Holiday Tradition. Jingle bells are provided for participants to tie to their shoelaces and a holiday themed costume contest brings out the Santa and Mrs. Claus in all of us! Dogs in costume are also welcome. There is a kid’s fun run, and a “Snowman Scramble” where the kids chase Frosty for fun prizes. The event’s top racers and best costumes will medals or prizes.


If your Not-For-Profit group, club or organizaiton has an event or activity coming up, let us know about it and we will post it here. You can fax the information to 303.967.2747 or email it to DENVERDIGITAL@entercom.com
Please put the information on company letterhead if possible, and include your 501-C3 ID number. Also, please include all contact information including a contact person, phone number and address.



Volunteer at Ronald McDonald House


The Denver and Aurora Ronald McDonald House could not operate without the support of many volunteers.  They are the heart of the House.  All types of volunteers are needed. 
House Managers - answer phones, check in families and light clerical work
Fundraising - help with annual events
Meals Programs - provide a meal for 30-40 guests staying at the house
Camp Volunteer - Sky High Hope Camp for children with cancer
Family Rooms at the Hospitals - help provide some comforts of home
If you are interested in Volunteering Contact 303-832-2667 or visit RonaldMcDonaldHouse.org


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