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Goodwill opening 14th donation center

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Goodwill is opening a new drive-through donation center April 30 at its administrative campus, 1460 Garden of the Gods Road. The center will be open from 7 a.m to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Donations of clothing, shoes, housewares, furniture, appliances, sporting goods, computers and electronics, books… Continue Reading Goodwill opening 14th donation center

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Colorado women still earn only 77 cents for every dollar their male counterparts earn, according to the Women’s Resource Agency. The nonprofit is hoping to assist women in getting ahead in the workforce through its Equal Pay Day Rally and Suit Drive  that will benefit its Dress for Success program. The event is scheduled for… Continue Reading Women’s Resource Agency planning “Equal Pay Rally”

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A Denver-based communications firm is giving away $75,000 worth of creative services to one nonprofit organization. Pure Brand Communications is accepting applications from nonprofit organizations across the country who need branding, marketing and other creative services. For one year, the company will treat the nonprofit agency like any other client. The company, which is about… Continue Reading Marketing firm offering $75,000 branding grant to nonprofits

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Goodwill changes its name

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Goodwill Industries of Colorado Springs has changed its name to Discover Goodwill of Southern and Western Colorado. The new name better represents the organization’s expanded mission and regional presence, according to a press release. “We’re no longer just within Colorado Springs,” said Goodwill spokesman Brad Hafer. “We’re in 38 of 64 counties in Colorado.” The… Continue Reading Goodwill changes its name

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Colorado Farm Bureau Foundation has established an agricultural disaster fund to help people whose farms were damaged by a fire that swept through Yuma County earlier this week. Farmers and ranchers lost miles of fencing, hay and grass. The fire endangered humans, livestock, structures and homes, but is now 100 percent contained. It burned a… Continue Reading Farm Bureau asks for donations for Yuma Co. farmers

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TESSA reports busier 2011

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TESSA, Colorado Springs’ nonprofit focused on preventing domestic violence and assisting women who are victims, saw more people in 2011 than in the previous year. In its quartlery issue, “Be the Change,” TESSA executives reported having more than 100 additional hospital calls in 2011, and more than 10,000 nights of safe shelter provided to more… Continue Reading TESSA reports busier 2011

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Wells Fargo & Co. gave nearly $3.7 million to 1,100 nonprofits in Colorado in 2011. It adds up to about $10,000 a day in giving to nonprofit organizations across the state, including organizations like The National Sports Center for the Disabled and the Anti-Defamation League’s “No Place for Hate,” Wells Fargo officials announced this week.… Continue Reading Wells Fargo gave $3.7 million to nonprofits in 2011

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Blue Star Recyclers seeks donors for move

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Blue Star Recyclers, a nonprofit organization that focuses on recycling electronic waste and providing jobs to developmentally disabled adults, is looking for a new building — and the money to move into it. Continue Reading Blue Star Recyclers seeks donors for move

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Springs Rescue Mission received a $100,000 Daniels Fund grant to support the expansion of its Life Recovery Center, which houses its New Life addiction recovery program for adult men. Since 1996, Springs Rescue Mission has been providing critically needed food, clothing, household supplies and services like the New Life Program to homeless and struggling families… Continue Reading Springs Rescue Mission receives Daniels’ Fund grant

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The American Numismatic Association, headquartered in Colorado Springs, has launched an effort to create a World War I commemorative dollar coin. The United States has honored the Civil War, World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War on U.S. commemorative coins. There isn’t yet a World War I coin, which led ANA Numismatic… Continue Reading Springs association moves to create WWI coin

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