Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Participating in #GivingTuesday the Colorado Way

By Samantha Barlow, Communications Coordinator at Community First Foundation

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are behind us in a wave of late night lines and busy websites; today is #GivingTuesday. In Colorado, the way we participate in #GivingTuesday is by scheduling our Colorado Gives Day donations.

This year, our Colorado Gives Day Rally coincides with #GivingTuesday to remind Coloradans to give where they live. The Rally is the last “big hurrah” before Colorado Gives Day and takes place on the West Steps of the Colorado State Capitol. Nonprofit representatives show up in costumes, FirstBank conducts five cash prize drawings, and the Governor officially proclaims December 6, 2016, as Colorado Gives Day.

Sixteen-year-old Allison Winn of the Stink Bug Project is also talking all about KidsforColoardoGives.org as the place for kids in the Colorado Gives Day movement.

Nonprofits and Coloradans across the state will continue to rally support for their causes in the last days before December 6. To schedule a gift early, simply go to ColoradoGives.org and click the “CO Gives Day” button during checkout.


Learn more about the ways you can give where you live this #GivingTuesday at ColoradoGives.org.

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