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Pride, Eggplants, and a Case for Spreading the Word

By Lisa Lujan, Online Giving Coordinator
I’m not going to lie, I’m proud.
I’m proud to be a part of the ColoradoGives program at Community First Foundation because I love helping other people. I’m always a little thrown back when people ask where I work, then look at me like I have eggplants growing out of my ears when I enthusiastically reply, “I’m part of the ColoradoGives program at Community First Foundation!” 
Even though I’m thrown back, it’s okay. It’s okay because it’s a great opportunity to tell them what I do, how important our nonprofits are to the community, and why we should support them.
We know that for many of you, this season – especially Colorado Gives Day on December 6 – is one of the most important fundraising periods of the year. That’s why I’m encouraging you to share the ways people can get involved with on Colorado Gives Day. Shout it from the rooftops! Tell friends and family to do the same. If we all tell one new person, think what the impac…

Great Big Thank-You to our Colorado Gives Day Media Sponsors

By Kayla Arnesen, Director of Strategic Communications Thanks to our wonderfulColorado Gives Daymedia sponsors, our statewide movement is receiving nearly $500,000 in donated print, online, on-air, bus board and billboard media support. These powerful partnerships help us spread the word about Colorado Gives Day. We are pleased to welcome a new sponsor this year, Outdoor Promotions of Colorado, which is sharing the Colorado Gives Day message on 20 bus stop shelters located around the Denver metro area.
If you have the opportunity to interact with any of our sponsors, please thank them for their outstanding support:

The Networks of 9NEWSUnivisionComcastColorado Public Television (CPT12, PBS)Outdoor Promotions of ColoradoiHeartMediaRocky Mountain PBSMile High Outdoor AdvertisingDenver Business Journal5280 Magazine