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Colorado Gives Day raises $15 million, sets record

Coloradans reached deep into their pockets this holiday season and donated a record $15 million to nonprofits across the state through the annual Colorado Gives Day. Donations were up 20 percent from last year’s $12.4 million raised through the Community First Foundation’s Colorado Gives Day 2012, which allows donors to make donations online at GivingFirst.org.… Continue Reading Colorado Gives Day raises $15 million, sets record

Colorado Gives Day set for Dec. 4

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Colorado Gives Day is set for Dec. 4, and organizers hope to top last year’s $12.4 million in donations. Colorado Gives Day was created to increase philanthropy in Colorado through online giving. The inaugural Colorado Gives Day in 2010 generated more than $8.4 million for 529 local charities. Last year, $12.4 million was donated to… Continue Reading Colorado Gives Day set for Dec. 4

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Coloradans have donated or pledged more than $2 million through the Community First Foundation to the victims of the Aurora movie theater shooting. Already about $200,0000 has been distributed from the Aurora Victim Relief Fund, a partnership started by Governor Hickenlooper and the Community First Foundation following the July 20 shootings in an Aurora movie… Continue Reading Coloradans donate $2 million to Aurora victims

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FirstBank contributed $4.2 million to more than 1,000  nonprofit organizations across the state in 2011. FirstBank Holding Company, the Lakewood-based holding company for the locally owned banking organization in Colorado, released the results today of its annual community investment program. Since 2000, FirstBank has donated more than $36 million to area nonprofits. “FirstBank invests heavily… Continue Reading FirstBank gives $4.2 million to nonprofits in 2011

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More than 20 Colorado Springs nonprofit agencies are hoping for some holiday cheer in their bank accounts for Colorado Gives Day, which is today. The event is a one-day effort to push charitable giving and was launched by the Denver-based Community First Foundation. “Our slogan was $1 million in one day,” said spokeswoman Angela Bevacqua,… Continue Reading More than 20 Springs nonprofits to benefit from Colorado Gives Day

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