For Halloween, we opted not to go trick or treating with my 3 year old. It would have been his first time going, and my husband and I, knowing what he was missing, were more disappointed than he was. We opted to do some reverse trick or treating and left goodie bags with candy, or … Continue reading Humankindness: Spread a Little Positivity
The Civic 50, an initiative of Points of Light, recognizes the 50 most community-minded companies in the nation each year as determined by an annual survey administered by True Impact. Modeled after Points of Light’s national program, The Civic 50 Colorado was offered for the first time, in partnership with CSR Solutions of Colorado, in … Continue reading The Civic 50 Colorado 2020 Honorees Announced!
We are nearing the end of a year riddled with change, turmoil, hard work, and fatigue. Social and political unrest, a world wide pandemic, and unprecedented restrictions on travel and social distancing has this holiday season feeling a bit different than it has in the past. Regardless of all the new and daunting change we … Continue reading Save the Dates: Giving Tuesday & Co Gives Day 2020 are Just Around the Corner!
Following the success of our VISTA Summer Associate Contact Tracing program, we are excited to announce our continued involvement in the state’s collaborative effort to enhance Colorado’s public health response to COVID-19. Together Community Resource Center (CRC) and Conservation Legacy will be placing 100 AmeriCorps members in Colorado’s COVID Containment Response Corps (CCRC). Please share this with your networks … Continue reading CRC: Statewide COVID-19 Contact Tracing
Spark the Change Colorado’s Mental Wellness Program connects licensed and insured mental health professionals who volunteer their time and expertise to low-income Coloradans in need of counseling. Each year, the program connects over 1,000 individuals to free mental health services in their communities. The Mental Wellness Program serves individuals and families in Denver, Longmont, and Pueblo communities, who need mental health services, … Continue reading Spark the Change Colorado’s Mental Wellness Program
Spark the Change Colorado partners with Harvest Pack to offer meal packaging opportunities to organizations that want a hands-on volunteer opportunity that feeds those in need. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, food insecurity is at an all time high. In response we have partnered with The City and County of Denver to donate 800,000 meals to those … Continue reading 1 Million Meals Donated in 2020: Help us reach our goal!
We often hear of the logarithmic spirals found in nautilus shells, in the leaves or petals of flower, or in the arms of galaxies. We do not, however, often hear this term applied to the impact of libraries and their volunteers. In terms of library influence, however, this may be one of the most exciting … Continue reading The “Golden Spiral” of Connections: Increase Impact with Service Enterprise
Original Article on Denver7 website If you’re looking for a way to get involved in the community but aren’t sure how, we have the resource for you. Denver7 is proud to partner with Spark the Change Colorado for the release of the 2020/2021 Volunteer Guide. The Volunteer Guide makes connecting with volunteer opportunities easy. With more than 91 … Continue reading Denver7 Feature: Spark’s 2020 Volunteer Guide!
Volunteering Plays a Critical Role During the Startup of 5th Element Center for Dance Aurora – 5th Element Center for Dance is a nonprofit dance studio that provides dance andacademic resources, and will provide social emotional resources in the near future, to youth inAurora with no cost barrier. 5th Element is named after the fifth … Continue reading Member Spotlight: 5th Element Center for Dance
Spark the Change Colorado is the leading Colorado agency in times of disaster, including pandemics. During this COVID 19 crisis, Spark ignited service by connecting volunteers to nonprofit organizations responding to and serving unprecedented needs. It is our mission to be nimble and able to respond, regardless of whether we know when, where or how … Continue reading Spark the Change Colorado: Keeping Colorado Communities Connected