The 450 people at the DoubleTree Hotel early morning on Aug. 26 were invited to stand if their household had been impacted by substance abuse.
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For 29 years, Pasta in the Park has been a rite of the late-summer nonprofit fundraising scene. Teams with creative names, costumes and themes…
Longtime Colorado Springs Dance Theatre becomes the Dance Alliance of the Pikes Peak Region.
Those 2020 cancellations bumped the Half the Sky Giving Circle 10-year anniversary celebration. Instead, members of the philanthropic group ga…
Nonprofit fundraisers, most of them virtual, are being planned during 2021.
Plans are beginning to be in place for nonprofit fundraisers and here are some Save the Dates.
Dates are in place for some of 2021's nonprofit fundraisers.
Nonprofit fundraisers are in the planning stages for 2021
Large in-person fundraising events throughout 2020 went virtual or were canceled or rescheduled. A Save the Dates list for 2021 nonprofit fund…
2021 Colorado Springs Nonprofit Fundraisers Save the Dates
For two decades, Historic Preservation Alliance of Colorado Springs volunteers, many of which are longtime area residents, have advocated for …
A James Turrell Skyspace creation will become part of the mountain above Green Mountain Falls during next summer's Green Box Arts Festival, a summer music and arts celebration made larger after last year's COVID restrictions.
When chef Brother Luck cooked for Court Care, it was an evening all about dumplings and youngsters whose parents have court business in the Ju…
Forks with Franco & Friends a lasagna evening for Ronald McDonald House.
November Noel's long focus on premature babies and their families became a virtual fundraiser.
Comfortably at home in October, dog lovers across the U.S. watched video of dogs successfully saved from breeding mills and virtually met the …
The annual Cheyenne Village Shrimp Boil became a dinner at home fundraiser instead.
They're 100+ Women Who Care and they support local nonprofits.
Cowgirls Against Cancer supports breast cancer awareness during a month of Cowgirls & Cocktails activities.
Volunteers created a new gateway to historic Ivywild mural.
A Night of Comedy raised funds for Zach's Place, a Special Kids Special Families respite and day care for special needs children.
Inside Out Youth Services' Ally Up went online for LGBTQ+ youth safe place.
Fostering Hope's annual foster-care fundraiser went online with supporters, raising a theme of "HOPE."
The colorful Butterflies Flight auction has been a local tradition for 13 years. The Rotary project went virtual during COVID-19 and raised $100,000.
Springs Recovery Connection virtual fundraiser raised more than $55,500.
During this challenging year for music and musicians, Philharmonic Music Director Josep Caballé-Domenech invited supporters to the virtual Unc…
So many special people, events and objects tell the sesquicentennial stories of Colorado Springs from 1871 to the present.
For 23 years Pasta in the Park had been a late-summer tradition. Filling a huge green field on the grounds of Myron Stratton campus with big w…
Discover Goodwill's Enchanted Weekend fundraiser went mainly virtual this year, raising more than $650,000.
The Happy Trails annual Bear Creek Nature Center fundraiser went Happy at Home with Zoom.
The 2020 Butterflies Flight is part live viewing and part online auction this year.
The 23rd annual Humane Society Fur Ball went virtual and raised $327,000 for homeless, abused and neglected animals.
For five years enthusiastic crowds of about 1,000 supporters gathered for breakfast under the Colorado Avenue bridge.
Formal nonprofit fundraising galas are out for now, giving way to creative virtual events for supporters during these COVID-19, socially distanced days.
The word “family” was everywhere March 7 at the Antlers Hotel.
Kyle and Sally Hybl were the subjects of the 10th annual Cheyenne Village Roast, a benefit for the nonprofit serving special-needs adults.
Community's morning to "Celebrate Youth in the Arts"
The 37th Colorado Springs Heart Ball focused on "The Gift of Time" for longer lives.
Pikes Peak Community College Foundation's President's Dinner updates the community.
They're the Angels of America's Fallen, those who are there to support the children of fallen military and first responders.
Chorale masquerade gala leads up to Normandy D-Day concert.
Leadership Pikes Peak trains community leaders and gave top awards to four alumni.
The 2019 Empty Stocking Fund announced a record $1.2 million drive for 20 partner nonprofits.
The nonprofit Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing gives disabled veterans a way to head for the best fishing waters.
Dolly Parton's gifts of books for children and her music were combined at Karaoke for a Cause.
The Colorado Springs Conservatory All-Star Concert was a night to enjoy music and raise scholarship money for students.
The Flying W Ranch in Colorado Springs will reopen Thursday, May 21, after being ravaged by the Waldo Canyon fire in 2012.
Framed and autographed sports memorabilia made for a great Third Friday evening reception of art browsing and fundraising Jan. 17 at Academy A…
In a holiday season highlight at The Broadmoor, 21 area young women who are freshmen in college were formally presented as the 2019 Colorado Springs Debutantes.
YOT Club (toy spelled backward) is a multi-year tradition, a holiday gala bringing in donations of toys and books for youngsters.