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  • Santa's Helper Tsakes CrossFit Challenge
    Santa shapes up with CrossFit
    Delivering billions of presents to good boys and girls around the world takes strength and stamina. So it is no surprise that Santa Claus himself has joined the millions of fitness advocates who train with CrossFit. The CrossFit concept is great...
  • Giving spirit
    Regional champions, new incentive partner emerge in Colorado Gives Day 2014
    Community First Foundation, host of Colorado Gives Day, announced Thursday that donations were up 28 percent for the 24-hour online giving event. The total for Colorado Gives Day 2014 was $26,275,000, a new record. “It was crazy in a good...
  • Angelea Ruggiero at the 127th General Assembly of the International Olympic Committee in Monaco
    USOC’s Angela Ruggiero sees Olympic brand strategies on fast track
    Angela Ruggiero competed in four Winter Olympics playing ice hockey and now serves on both the US Olympic Committee and the International Olympic Committee. She is President of the Women’s Sports Foundation and an operations manager at an...
  • Jean-Pierre Caravan at the 127th General Assembly of the International Olympic Committee in Monaco
    Veteran sports event volunteer builds experience for excellence
    Many of the world’s most experienced sports leaders were amazed by the standards for excellence achieved by the hosts of the 127th General Assembly of the International Olympic Committee in Monaco this week. An experienced team of over 150...
  • Anita DeFrantz with Nancy Hogshead-Makar following the IOC Women in Sport Awards
    US sports leader Anita DeFrantz shows the way forward for IOC Agenda 2020
    The growth of global sports depends on talented athletes who elevate their passion for sports to careers in sports administration. As the only member of both the International Olympic Committee Executive Board and US Olympic Committee, Anita...
  • Winning ways
    Record $26.2 million donated in Colorado Gives Day 2014
    Colorado donors gave a record $26.2 million to 1,677 nonprofits within 24 hours on Dec.9, Colorado Gives Day 2014, host Community First Foundation announced Wednesday Dec. 10. It had surpassed last year’s unprecedented $20.5 million by 7:22...
  • Kansas City's Nonprofit Connect launches new InternLink portal
    Kansas City's Nonprofit Connect launches new InternLink portal
    Kansas City area nonprofit professionals and those wanting to enter the nonprofit sector rely on Nonprofit Connect for training, education, networking, career development and job hunting. Now, individuals seeking internships at nonprofits in the...
  • View to life
    Denver Rescue Mission, Volunteers of America among Boettcher fund recipients
    The Boettcher Foundation awarded the Denver Rescue Mission $100,000 toward construction of a new administrative facility, as it Thursday announced funding for the capital campaigns of 18 Colorado nonprofits.The rescue mission will also use a...
  • Zoo lights night
    Denver Zoo kicks off 24th year of Zoo Lights
    The 24th annual Zoo Lights begins at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 5, 2014 at the Denver Zoo, the nonprofit announced Thursday. The Denver holiday tradition runs nightly until 9 p.m. through Jan. 4, 2014.For the first time, visitors will be able to avoid...
  • New York’s Music Kitchen brings classical music to a LA Homeless Shelter and 20TH Anniversary of LAHSA
    New York’s Music Kitchen brings classical music to a LA Homeless Shelter & LAHSA
    It was a rare moment and music to their ears for some three dozen homeless women and children at the Good Shepherd Center near Skid Row, downtown L.A. Today (Dec. 04, 2014). Three world famous musicians, violinists and composers held an intimate...
  • PJs without borders
    Habitat Colorado takes the pj pledge for Colorado Gives Day 2014
    Habitat for Humanity of Colorado will take the term “office casual” to a whole new level on Dec. 9 – Colorado Gives Day 2014. Pajamas will be suitable attire. On Wednesday, Habitat executive director Stefka Fanchi encouraged...
  • Giving preview
    Free app now available for Colorado Gives Day 2014
    Colorado Gives Day 2014 features a new free smart phone app that will help track donations for the Dec. 9 online giving event by the minute, the Community First Foundation announced last week. The Community First Foundation has joined with...
  • Support Organizations on #GivingTuesday and Beyond
    Support Organizations on #GivingTuesday and Beyond
    Today is #GivingTuesday. Are you looking for a foundation to partner with today? Please see the list of organizations below and make a commitment to partner beyond #GivingTuesday. Many organizations operate fully on donations and volunteers. So...
  • Give rise
    December giving features #GivingTuesday, Colorado Gives Day 2014
    Nationally broadcast public service announcements say, “Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Giving Tuesday.” It heralds a global event, #Giving Tuesday, on Tuesday Dec.2.The event’s official website says, “We have a day for giving...
  • Homeless Vet -- support your troops
    Modern day indentured servitude claims to empower the homeless
    Close to 2 million people are homeless in the United States, according to some statistics, and at some point, roughly 3.5 million people will experience homelessness in any given year. These numbers are quite grim and due to many issues, including...