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Adams County Tip-A-Cop partners with Red Robin in Fundraising Effort

Westminster, October 12, 2013. Adams County Tip-A-Cop converged upon the Red Robin Restaurant in Westminster to help raise funds and awareness for Colorado Special Olympics. The organization, consisting of eight law enforcement agencies and fire districts, works together to bus tables, serve food, and accept the tips from patrons who want to make a difference in the lives of your handi-capable youth.

Landing Place Church "Micah Project" Helps Denver Rescue Mission Children

May 11, 2013, Denver. Reunion's "Landing Place Church" offered help and hope to Denver Rescue Mission children this Mothers Day. One of the churches' small groups designated its "Micah Project" toward helping the Denver Rescue Mission children celebrate their mothers. With a full sheet cake, party favors, and arts and crafts supplies, about a dozen Landing Place Church members helped children create and decorate crosses, design Mothers Day cards, and craft tissue paper 'flowers'. The group is looking for donations and more involvement in what is a 'very rewarding experience'.

Adams County Agencies Unite for Special Olympics

April, 2013, Brighton Applebees. Multiple Adams County law enforcement agencies united to raise funds for Colorado Special Olympics through their unified "Tip-A-Cop" program. At Brighton's Applebees, police officers from Brighton PD, Colorado State Troopers, and the Greater Brighton Fire Department served tables, bussed dishes, and greeted guests at Appblebees for donations for Colorado Special Olympics (SEE PHOTO GALLERY LINK BELOW)...
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Almost Home's Sprint out of Homelessness Event

Join us for an evening of Dinner, Drinks, Entertainment and a Dutch Auction. Support Almost Home and provide housing assistance for the homeless and those in need. A perfect way to begin Mother’s Day Weekend. Be on the lookout for your formal invitation and begin registering on April 1, 2013....
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MORE THAN A MEAL THIS EASTER New Socks and Shoes Given to Homeless and Needy in Celebration

Denver Rescue Mission, Volunteers of America and Runner’s Roost Denver are partnering to feed approximately 600 homeless and low-income men, women and children this Easter. The 20th Annual Easter Celebration at the Lawrence Street Shelter will be held on Friday, March 29. Worship, communion and foot washing are offered out of humility and love. Each guest receives a new pair of shoes and socks, with the option of a foot exam administered by medical professionals. ...
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Commerce City Girl Scout, firefighters to deliver cookies to veterans

COMMERCE CITY, COLO. – A local girl scout and firefighters from the South Adams County volunteer fire department will deliver more than 100 boxes of Girl Scout cookies to the Colorado State Veterans Home in Aurora on Saturday as part of a challenge to see how many cookies could be donated to veterans. The contest started when Isabella Heinmiller, a member of Girl Scout 3406 and a fourth-grade student at Turnberry Elementary in Commerce City, went to her local South Adams County fire station to sell Girl Scout cookies. There, one firefighter offered to buy six cases of cookies (72 boxes of cookies) and have them donated back to the veterans home. The donation spurred a challenge to see how many boxes of cookies could be purchased and donated for veterans. Working together, Isabella and SACFD firefighters now have 111 boxes of cookies for delivery....
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Valley Bank, Shopology to Announce Major Community Event Series

February 17, 2013, Brighton. In support of blending community interests of schools, charities, and business, Shopology has announced that it will partner a series of events with Adams County's Valley Bank and Trust. The event schedule is yet to be announced. ...
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Season to Share 2011-2012 beneficiaries --- Denver Post Article

Last year a record $2.820 million was distributed to 65 Denver-area nonprofit agencies through Season To Share, a campaign of Denver Post Charities, a McCormick Foundation Fund. The organizations supported help move people out of poverty by providing meals for those who are hungry; shelter for those who are homeless; health care for uninsured and underinsured patients; education programs for disadvantaged children; and literacy services for low-income adults. (FOR COMPLETE ARTICLE -- SEE LINK BELOW)...
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Shopology's "Automatic Cash For Charities & Schools" expands in Colorado

December 28, 2012. Brighton. Shopology's first-of-its-kind "automatic cash for schools and charities" services continues to expand in Colorado offering a unique way for schools, churches, and charities to fundraise through the everyday purchases of their members, families, and supporters. Partnered with Valley Bank and Trust of Adams County, Shopology includes several school districts and major charities that include the Denver Dumb Friends League, Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver, and Almost Home. Thousands of online and offline merchant destinations present shopping options including the online stores of Macy's, Target, Apple, as well as Marriott Hotels. If you are a merchant or school/church/charity, please call: (720) 882-3720 or visit (OR CLICK THE LINK BELOW)...
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Almost Home and United Airlines Fly Children to the North Pole

Brighton, CO – For the sixth year in a row, Almost Home participated in United Airlines’ Santa Fantasy Flight. On Saturday, December 8, Almost Home took nine children from Hughes Station and South Elementary to Denver International Airport for a flight to the North Pole. ...
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