Raising Kindness Update

In its first three months, the Raising Kindness program held four events where 346 volunteers completed 1,200 projects for the Cat Care Society, Colorado Pet Pantry, Family Tree, Mount Saint Vincent’s, Rocky Mountain Children’s Health Foundation, and There with Care. Thank you to all our amazing volunteers, generous supporters and our nonprofit partners! Thank you to our event Sponsors: Feingold Horton, Straffon Orthodontics, Triad Recruiting, VCA Wingate Animal … Continue reading Raising Kindness Update

12 Days of Volunteering!

Added to daily until the 25th! 😃 – Spark the Change Colorado Day seven is WOW! Children’s Museum! at Marsico Campus. Volunteers are needed for Noon Year’s Eve! Noon Year’s Eve is one of Denver’s biggest and best New Year activities for young children. Greet guests, count down to the “Noon” Year, facilitate craft projects and more! Volunteer … Continue reading 12 Days of Volunteering!

Congratulations to our most recent Service Enterprise Member, Butterfly Pavilion

We are proud to announce that Butterfly Pavilion is Colorado’s most recent Service Enterprise! After investing months of hard work into the overall health of your organization, and your community they finished the program on July 2nd. They participated in the second cohort of the Colorado Service Enterprise. If your org is interested in becoming a … Continue reading Congratulations to our most recent Service Enterprise Member, Butterfly Pavilion

Volunteer Coordinator needed at Boulder County Fair

This position will help in the planning, recruitment, orientation, and engagement activities for volunteers for the 2018 Boulder County Fair, which will occur August 3-12 and attract more than 150,000 people. Several hundred volunteers are needed to support this event, in areas including guest services, vendor relations, and Ag-education. Behind-the-scenes work begins in May, and … Continue reading Volunteer Coordinator needed at Boulder County Fair

An Interview with Amy Lowright, Registered Psychotherapist & Art Therapist

I sat down with one of our volunteers, Amy Lowright, a registered psychotherapist and a board member of the Art Therapy Association of Colorado to hear her thoughts on art therapy. Amy received her MA in Counseling Psychology and Art Therapy in 2016 and has since been providing art therapy services to individuals of all ages with histories of interpersonal violence.

The Value of Art Therapy: Debunking the myths of training and practice for art therapists

After graduate school, I was fortunate enough to spend time with my family in Massachusetts before moving out to Colorado. The last year and a half I had struggled with my mother’s cancer diagnosis, my best friend’s little sister’s shocking death, stress dreams leading to insomnia, and depression. Art is a force in my family. … Continue reading The Value of Art Therapy: Debunking the myths of training and practice for art therapists

American Lung Association’s Fight for Air Climb Event, March 4. 2018

MARCH 4, 2018 7 AM (MT) Republic Plaza | Denver, Colorado56 Floors, 1098 Steps Online Registration Closes on Wednesday, February 28 at 10:00 a.m. *You will be able to register the day of the event but registration fees increase to $40. The required minimum fundraising fee of $100 will have to be turned in before you may climb. … Continue reading American Lung Association’s Fight for Air Climb Event, March 4. 2018