United Way

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    November 13, 2014

    See the Winners of the 2014 Mayor's Design Awards Tonight

    Tonight Mayor Michael Hancock and Denver's Community Planning and Development Department will honor fifteen projects for excellence in architecture, design and place-making during the 2014 Mayor's Design Awards ceremony at The Studio Loft of the Denver Performing Arts Complex. "This year's winning p ... More >>

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    September 26, 2014

    Work Options for Women Brewing Up a Barista Station -- and You Can Help

    Work Options for Women -- the local nonprofit that helps train at-risk women (and men) for careers in the food industry through on-the-job training -- is nearing the end of its indiegogo campaign to raise $5,161 o outfit the Barista Training Station at Cafe United, the facility WOW will be running a ... More >>

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    March 13, 2014

    DJ Chonz's new scholarship offers a full ride for CU Denver's summer music industry program

    DJ Chonz (born Mario Rodriguez) is a graduate of the Music Industry program at he University of Colorado at Denver. He recently returned to UCD to pursue a Master's Degree in Communication. A full time on-air personality on Denver's KS 107.5 FM and still a force behind the decks in the nightclub sce ... More >>

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    February 13, 2014

    Master of the Brewniverse comes to the Oriental tonight

    Mirror, mirror on the wall, who's the beeriest of them all? The Wynkoop Brewing Company, which has hosted the Beer Drinker of the Year contest for years, has introduced a new competition: the Master of the Brewniverse competition, which honors the makers rather than the drinkers -- although they ben ... More >>

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    December 20, 2013

    The best concerts in Denver this weekend

    FRI | ONEREPUBLIC'S DENVER ACOUSTIC CHRISTMAS at OGDEN | 12/20 Over the last few years OneRepublic has made its acoustic Christmas shows an annual event that helps local charities. This year's show, which also features Gungor, is a benefit for Colorado flood relief. VIP ticket includes ticket to the ... More >>

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    November 28, 2013
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    October 31, 2013

    Poems will flow at benefit for flood victims at Lighthouse tomorrow

    "Whatever a community goes through affects its artists as well. What poets bring to the healing process is a kind of articulateness, a way of expressing what many of us feel and need to find the words for," says David Mason, Colorado's poet laureate, who will be sharing poetic reactions to September ... More >>

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    October 30, 2013

    Make your mark at the Boulder Tattoo Project's Halloween fundraiser for flood victims

    On Thursday, October 31, the Laughing Goat at 1709 Pearl Street in Boulder will be the host of a Halloween party to help Boulder flood victims -- and also to introduce some of the 200 people getting tattooed in the Boulder Tattoo Project, which we profile in this week's cover story. And by doing go ... More >>

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    October 8, 2013

    Wine and dine in support of flood relief tonight

    Colorado restaurants have come together to help those who have were victims of the floods -- and tonight there are two ways to support flood relief in Boulder. See also: Photos: Chautauqua Dining Hall unveils a new look for the historic building

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    September 25, 2013

    A list of Colorado flood relief benefit concerts

    Update, 9/25/13: Todd Park Mohr of Big Head Todd has been added to the lineup for this Friday's flood relief benefit at Swallow Hill. Complete information listed below. Although the heavy rains that soaked the Front Range have stopped and the floodwaters have begun to recede, as with any natural di ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2013

    Photos: At Project Homeless Connect, the little things can be very big

    Access to basic products and services -- like haircuts, lip balm, tampons -- can be difficult for Denver's homeless population to find. That's why the city's annual free resource fair for the homeless, Project Homeless Connect, is so important. More than forty organizations took part in this week's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2013

    Crisanta Duran hosts town hall on homelessness tonight

    As the weather heats up, so do concerns that the camping ban Denver City Council approved a year ago has not worked as envisioned. Last week, Denver Homeless Out Loud released the results of its survey of 500 homeless people on the impact of the ban, which took effect on May 28, 2012. And tonight, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2012

    Ryan Tedder/OneRepublic set up victims' fund for Sandy Hook shooting tragedy in Connecticut

    On Friday, Ryan Tedder from OneRepublic was sitting a hotel room in San Francisco, struggling with some powerful emotions. It was anger at first, anger at the inexplicable deaths of more than two dozen first graders and their teachers in Newtown, Connecticut. But like the rest of us, that fury quick ... More >>

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    November 22, 2012
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    November 6, 2012

    "I voted" stickers perfect addition to LoHi hipsters' yoga ensembles

    At 7:35 a.m., a Colorado Republican Committee radio ad urging people to vote early by mail was airing on KHOW. Too late. I'd just returned from the polling place in my neighborhood -- a neighborhood that has changed drastically in the twenty years I've been voting here.

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    September 24, 2012

    Aurora theater shooting: Rich Audsley, donation adviser, reflects on funds for past massacres

    Last month, ex-United Way official Rich Audsley got involved in the committee responsible for disbursing millions of donated dollars to the families of those who were killed or injured in the Aurora theater shooting. He was brought on as a special adviser because of his expertise in an area he never ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2011

    Michael Hancock launches Denver Education Compact to help improve public schools

    Michael Hancock.​ After spending the morning with W., Mayor Michael Hancock (who the former president said was classy), launched his Denver Education Compact, a committee of big brains set to tackle the city's school system, which graduated just 51.8 percent of students on time last year. Hanc ... More >>

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    September 21, 2011

    Never Shout Never's Christofer Drew on his new band and helping out his hometown

    ​Never Shout Never used to be a band of one -- as the moniker of Christofer Drew, the teenage singer-songwriter who began relaying fantastic love songs to his Myspace masses in 2007. Now, at 20 years old, the Joplin, Missouri native has given his music a new life and brought in a full band of ... More >>

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    June 6, 2011

    Review: Dispatch at Red Rocks, 6/3/11

    Photo by Britt ChesterDISPATCH at RED ROCKS | 6/3/11"Dispatch fans came for a good time -- the first they've shared with this band in a while -- and let's just say they got what they came for."

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    November 25, 2010
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    November 24, 2010

    Ten things to do for $10 this weekend, November 24-28

    Come out this weekend.​It's a four-day weekend, and that means we get to kick off 10 for $10 early this week, with tons of awesome bonus stuff for you to do when you're not stuck in a turkey coma listening to your aunt ramble on about her new kitten. We've got plenty of events to take your tim ... More >>

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    January 22, 2010

    Tonight's MTV Hope for Haiti Telethon has roots here at home with mGive

    As you've undoubtedly heard by now, tonight the biggest names in entertainment are coming together for MTV's Hope for Haiti Telethon, a unified relief effort to raise much needed funds for the disaster torn country, devastated by the recent earthquake. The relief effort is wide reaching and beyond m ... More >>

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    January 5, 2010

    Homeless coalition weighs service cuts, defends "lean" salaries

    The $180,000 man: CCFH president John Parvensky.​Grappling with a shortfall in government funding and a rising tide of people displaced by a wretched economy, officers and senior staff of the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless will make some tough decisions this evening about what they and th ... More >>

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    November 16, 2009

    Culinary calendar for the week ahead

    Mile High United Way wants to help stock your wine cellar.​Our online Food & Drink listings feature dozens of culinary events around Colorado this week, including Anthony Bourdain's local appearance, the Mile High United Way Emerging Leaders Wine Event, the Celebrity Chef Tour and Opus's Cele- ... More >>

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    November 12, 2008

    If Daniel Young is good enough for Barack, he's good enough for you

    Plenty of good food for good causes this week. The Bartender's Martini Miracle Ball, which benefits the Children's Hospital Research Institute, will be at the Church nightclub, 1160 Lincoln Street, from 7:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. on Friday, November 14. Tickets are $100, but buy you four cocktails, live ... More >>

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    November 6, 2008
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    November 4, 2008

    The voting line in Highland is already big -- and growing by the minute

    Okay, the Highland line isn't quite this long -- but it's getting there. I'm waiting to vote at the United Way on the edge of Highland. People started arriving at 6 a.m., there were thirty in line by a quarter of seven, and another thirty showed up in the last ten minutes. Hope you brought somethi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2008

    High on my Highland polling place

    Keep your distance, media scum. I was the 26th person in line at 6:45. Another fifty people had arrived by the time the election workers at the Mile High United Way polling place at the edge of Highland started the countdown at 6:59: "Five, four, three, two, one... the polls are officially open." ... More >>

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    July 24, 2008
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    January 31, 2008

    Shirt Happens

    John Hickenlooper would give you the flag off his back.

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    May 17, 2007

    Goodbye, Cruel Real World

    Denver says goodbye to the worst cast ever.

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    March 15, 2007
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    February 1, 2007
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    October 19, 2006

    All Grown Up

    At eighteen, these foster kids aged out of a system that denied them a childhood.

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    November 24, 2005

    Day-by-Day Picks

    For the week of November 24

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    September 29, 2005

    We're Not Worthy

    Charity began at home. This home.

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    November 25, 2004
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    June 17, 2004

    Off Limits

    Captive audience

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    June 19, 2003

    Bug Love

    A car show to exhaust VW fans

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    November 28, 2002

    Pop Quiz

    A small tell-all

  • Goods & Services

    April 4, 2002
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    January 3, 2002

    Money Market

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

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    November 22, 2001

    Give Thanks

    Are we having funds yet?

  • Music

    June 17, 1999
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    May 15, 1997

    This New House

    A "philanthropic organization" from Littleton wants to give away a home for charity--and for profit.

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    September 5, 1996
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    May 10, 1995
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    November 23, 1994
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