November 2019 Around Town 1

Hide in Plain Sight 2019 Charity Benefit

Join other caring, charitable individuals and professionals 5-11 p.m. at the Infinity Park Event Center for an amazing evening that will raise money to support Colorado’s students who are homeless, at-risk and living in poverty. This beautiful night of delicious food, music and fundraising will help Hide In Plain Sight work further to break the cycle of teen homelessness and poverty by educating the public. Please join the mission and help Hide In Plain Sight continue to assist our state’s students who have found themselves in need of help.

SECORCares Christmas Outreach

The jolliest season is upon us, and SECORCares is dedicated to helping the families who need assistance during a time that’s magical to most of us, but stressful to them. This nonprofit has assisted thousands of families through their Christmas outreach, with volunteers and donors responsible for its continued success. 

A large number of local families in 42 local zip codes need help to provide presents for their children, with SECORCares becoming aware of their needs through partnerships with churches and agencies. Please consider donating to SECORCares Christmas Outreach.

The 15th Annual Turkey ROCK Trot Benefits Help and Hope

Happy Thanksgiving! When you participate in Castle Rock’s largest attended race at the Douglas County Event Center on Thanksgiving morning, you are helping the Help and Hope Center serve the people who are currently facing a crisis in Douglas and Elbert counties In 2018, this nonprofit administered a whopping 16,670 community members with $1,677,510 of direct and in-kind assistance. The health expo has more than 30 great vendors, so run, walk or stroll your way to helping a family get on their feet. Register at TurkeyRockTrot.com. Donations can also be made at HopeandHelpCenter.org.

The 10th Annual Colorado Gives Day Dec. 4

Mark your calendars for the state’s largest day of giving. The 10th Annual Colorado Gives Day will be Tuesday, Dec. 10 this year. Sponsored by Community First Foundation and FirstBank, 10 cash prizes of $10,000 each will be given out in honor of its decade of success. And as with the previous Colorado Gives Days, the $1 Million Incentive Fund created by the presenting partners will magnify the value of every donation given during this event. 

In just 24 hours, Colorado Gives Day brought in a whopping $35.1 million to 2,481 nonprofits during last year’s campaign Dec. 4, 2018. This movement that lasts 24 hours and includes the entire state of Colorado utilizes the power of the internet to champion philanthropy. Colorado Gives Day is powered by ColoradoGives.org, an online donation website available year-round that features more than 2,500 nonprofits. Giving where you live is a great thing to do.