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Charitable Giving

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2012

    Gay on Santa Fay lands at Denver's Art District on Santa Fe Friday

    Like everything going green on St. Paddy's Day or ghoulish on Halloween, over the next three days our fair city will be going gay for PrideFest. And Denver's Art District on Santa Fe is no exception to this rule: For the third year running, this stretch will be transformed into a gayborhood for th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2010

    Taste Of The Nation: Cocktails for the Kids Competition results

    Brian Melton of TAG, the winning bartender in Sunday night's Share Our Strength's Taste of the Nation drink competition.​As part of Denver's Taste of the Nation/Share Our Strength benefit last night at Mile High Station, eight generous drink slingers from some of the city's hottest bars partic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2010

    Haiti Benefits: Here's what's coming up

    During times of trouble like this, it's heartening to see the outpouring of support. After the jump, we've posted all the benefits we're aware of that have been organized by local artists and cultural organizations that are pitching in to help. And rest assured, we'll be adding even more as we hear ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2010

    Bake sales at Denver schools to benefit Haiti

    ​Denver's public schools have been showing support for Haiti in a big way, between "penny wars" at Place Bridge Elementary, Hearts for Haiti at Goldrick and dozens of other fundraising events. The latest effort comes in the form a school fundraising staple: bake sales.

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2010

    Shmucks of the week: Haiti charity scammers

    "Shmuck" is too kind a term for the type of bogus charity collectors who tend to crop up after disasters of the size and scope of the one currently rolling out in grisly slow motion across Haiti, a country that was hardly in the best shape even before an earthquake struck earlier this week. So is " ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2009

    Culinary calendar for the week ahead: Beer, cheer and New Year's Eve parties

    Enjoy a plethora of pulled pork at Steuben's.​While the year draws to a close, you can find something special at just about every one of your favorite foodie spots, plus sign up for charity events that will help kick 2010 off to a great start. Here's a taste of what's ahead: Monday, December ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2009

    Free beer! Get Blitzen at the Rock Bottom tonight

    Get blitzed with Blitzen.​Donner may have been Rudolph's dad in the 1964 TV special, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, but Blitzen will be responsible for giving you a red nose when downtown's Rock Bottom Brewery taps its venerable holiday seasonal beer at 6 p.m. tonight. Even better: Pints are ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2009

    Qdoba wants to know who's making a difference in your community

    ​ Know an everyday hero in your community? Qdoba Mexican Grill is accepting nominations for its new online campaign geared toward recognizing the do-gooders in society, called Qmmunity. The campaign is a joint effort between the Denver-based Mexican restaurant chain and its national charity p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2009

    Family Help Center can't help these two charity fraudsters

    Danny Troy Kleiman may get more owies like this where he's going...​Say somebody calls you up and asks if you'd like to donate to the Family Help Center. Sounds like a good idea, right? Because you like families, and you'd like to help. But if you opened up your heart, and your wallet, to such ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2009

    Charity vs. rugby team in eating contest. Who ya got?

    The scene from last year's Chow Down for Charity hot dog eating contest. Who do you think can eat more hot dogs in a short period of time: the chefs and volunteers from Project Angel Heart, which feeds over 800 meals to sick and housebound patients every day, or the Glendale Raptors rugby team? P ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2009

    First report from the Food & Wine Classic in Aspen

    Lori MidsonMario Batali at the Food & Wine Classic in AspenSee more photos at westword.com/slideshow.As expected, the first night of the Food & Wine Classic in Aspen was a culinary red carpet of celebrity chefs and the giggling, starstruck fans who couldn't stop pawing them. And then there w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 2, 2009

    Booze, boobs and broads: Jonesy's EatBar staff showing skin for a good cause

    The staff at Jonesy's EatBar and the Horseshoe Lounge are taking it all off (well, most of it, anyway ...), and we've got the pictures to prove it!  Check out the slideshow for pics from the 2009 pin-up calendar.  And when you're done with that, get down to Jonesy's at 400 East 20th Aven ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2009

    Mayor Hick drives the bung at Stranahan's

    Photo courtesy of FlickrStranahan's Colorado Whiskey celebrated the corking of its 1,000th barrel on Wednesday, April 8 -- which means that the five-year-old micro-distillery has produced 52,800 gallons of whiskey at its facility in the Ballpark neighborhood. And who was on hand to drive home the c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2008
  • News

    January 31, 2008

    Shirt Happens

    John Hickenlooper would give you the flag off his back.

  • Blogs

    August 7, 2007

    Michael Vick Chew Toy, August 7

    Thousands of man hours a week go into adding to academic databases that make reports on the latest and greatest human achievements available to the public, and this is what America is searching today: Hillary Nutcracker The production of this toy will likely have the same kind of divisive reaction ... More >>

  • Music

    May 17, 2007

    Slim 7

    Giving back in a big way.

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2007
  • Music

    December 7, 2006

    Kettle Joe's Psychedelic Swamp Revue

    Friday, December 8, Quixote's True Blue; Saturday, December 9, Cervantes' Masterpiece Ballroom, 1-866-455-2263.

  • News

    September 29, 2005

    We're Not Worthy

    Charity began at home. This home.

  • Goods & Services

    March 24, 2005
  • News

    May 13, 2004

    Letters to the Editor

    From the week of May 13, 2004

  • News

    April 29, 2004

    The Importance of Being Holly

    Meet Holly Kylberg, the boldest of Denver's boldfaced names.

  • Calendar

    April 15, 2004

    Walk That Walk

    Loren Mach’s passions get moving at the RhythmWalk benefit.

  • Calendar

    March 25, 2004
  • News

    February 19, 2004

    Cable Guy

    Bill Daniels made a fortune bringing cable to the West. But would he agree with how his legacy is being spent?

  • Calendar

    January 29, 2004

    Just for Her

    Super Babe Sunday kicks off gags for gals

  • Calendar

    December 25, 2003

    Thrills and Spills!

    Riding the rails has a whole new look

  • Calendar

    November 6, 2003
  • News

    October 24, 2002

    Knock, Knock, Who's There?

    These candy-selling kids aren't telling -- because they don't know.

  • News

    January 3, 2002

    Money Market

    United Way will no longer manage charitable donations from city and state employees.

  • News

    December 20, 2001

    A Thought for Your Pennies

    Colorado charities face a crisis in the aftermath of September 11.

  • Music

    November 8, 2001

    Hit Pick

    School Aid

  • Music

    November 1, 2001

    Critic's Choice

    Rock Bottom Remainders

  • Goods & Services

    March 29, 2001
  • People & Places

    March 29, 2001

    Best Fundraising Gimmick

    2001 Denver Metro Firefighter Calendar

  • News

    November 2, 2000

    Follow That Story

    There goes the neighborhood

  • Best of Denver

    June 29, 2000
  • News

    June 1, 2000

    Off Limits

    Happy trails for the Broncos' mascot.

  • News

    May 4, 2000

    Give and Take

    The owner of a Larimer Street liquor store isn't feeling very charitable toward the Volunteers of America.

  • News

    March 18, 1999

    Uncharitable Contributions

    Homeless people say fees for background checks are a get-rich-quick scheme for social service agencies.

  • News

    January 15, 1998

    Dynasty: The Lost Episode!

    Did the recently concluded fight over the Magness fortune have an oddly familiar ring to it? Here's why.

  • News

    April 24, 1997

    Roll On, Columbia

    The nation's largest for-profit hospital chain is out to flatten its Denver competition. It's already reshaped the world of local health care.

  • News

    March 20, 1997

    Buy the Numbers

    Meet the Doyles. They've made a high-powered business out of lowly bingo.

  • Culture

    December 5, 1996
  • News

    October 24, 1996

    Fete Unknown

    If Denver's Black Arts Festival keeps growing, why is it facing financial ruin?

  • News

    October 10, 1996

    Due Unto Others

    Next month, Colorado voters will decide whether the state's $5 billion worth of tax-exempt properties are all charity cases.

  • News

    March 28, 1996

    Ire of Newt

    The Speaker's shadow falls on local Republicans.

  • News

    June 21, 1995

    STRANGE BREW

    COORS TAPS INTO LIBERAL "DOMESTIC PARTNER" BENEFITS, STUNNING ITS GAY CRITICS.

  • News

    October 12, 1994

    GIVE AND TAKE

    THE DENVER FOUNDATION GETS AN UNCHARITABLE REVIEW.

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