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CBA raises money to retain state pro bono programs

  Programs benefiting from the fundraising money:   • Alpine Legal Services (serving Pitkin, Garfield and Eagle counties) • Boulder County Legal Services (serving Boulder County) • Larimer County Bar Association Pro Bono Program (serving Larimer County) • Mesa County Bar Association Pro Bono Project (serving Mesa County) • Metro Volunteer Lawyers (serving Adams, Arapahoe,… Continue Reading CBA raises money to retain state pro bono programs

Rocky Mountain PBS and the Space Foundation are partnering for a public event that brings together some of the world’s greatest scientific minds at the International Space Symposium April 16-19. The symposium and PBS are presenting “Superstars of Space and Science with Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson” April 19 from 2 to 7 p.m. The event… Continue Reading PBS, Space Foundation bring “superstars” event to Space Symposium

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COPPeR launches new Peak Arts fund

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The Cultural Office of the Pikes Peak Region announced  the launch of its new Peak Arts Fund today. The fund is designed to increase funding for 15 area arts organizations and build partnerships between the business and the arts community. Businesses and employees can give to the fund. An annual donation of $60 or more… Continue Reading COPPeR launches new Peak Arts fund

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The cash rolled in for Colorado Springs nonprofit organizations that participated in the second Colorado Gives Day, a statewide day of giving in December. Nineteen organizations banned together in their marketing efforts, and their combined collections were $127,000  – four times higher than El Paso County raised last year, organizers said. There were also dozens… Continue Reading Colorado Springs nonprofit organizations collect big on Colorado Gives Day

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President Barack Obama is heading to Denver to pitch his jobs plan in the city where he accepted the Democratic nomination. But as he’s acknowledged at fundraisers up and down the West Coast, this election isn’t like 2008. Obama told a star-studded Hollywood fundraiser Monday night that this time around people are weary, and the… Continue Reading Obama pitches jobs plan in Denver, ends West Coast fundraising tour

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Dr. Glen House, a quadriplegic since the age of 20, will attempt to climb Pike’s Peak Sept. 10 in a wheelchair to raise money for the Brain Injury Alliance of Colorado. House, a physiatry doctor in Colorado Springs, has made the 13.5 mile trek up the 14,110-foot mountain twice before. This time, he has a… Continue Reading Local quadriplegic doctor attempts to climb Pikes Peak

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In its second year, the U.S. Olympic Committee’s “America Supports Team USA” initiative brought in $4 million in donations. This year’s promotion, the “Backyard Games” campaign, began May 31 and concluded July 31.  Participants representing more than 5,000 cities upped this year’s average donation level from $29 last year to $31. More than 20,000 supporters… Continue Reading USOC’s Backyard Games campaign raises $4 million

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Operation 6035 hopes to raise $100,000

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Operation 6035 hoped to raise as much as $100,000 yesterday. Volunteer executive director Phil Lane said he expected between 150 and 200 locals to turn out for last night’s fundraising event on the UCCS campus. The El Pomar Foundation provided the initial $100,000 of seed money, but has asked the Operation 6035 implementation committee and… Continue Reading Operation 6035 hopes to raise $100,000

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The U.S. Olympic Committee will launch its second year of the “America Supports Team USA” initiative, which capitalizes on the patriotic period between Memorial Day and the Fourth of July. The program will run Monday, May 31, through Saturday, July 31. Designed to enable Americans to be part of the Olympic mission, the campaign will… Continue Reading Team USA ready to kick off Memorial Day push

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