Formal nonprofit fundraising galas are out for now, giving way to creative virtual events for supporters during these COVID-19, socially distanced days.
Recent Around Town Columns
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.
Nonprofits in Colorado Springs are planning their fundraising events for 2020. Here's a master calendar of Save the Dates announced as of Dec. 29. Some announcements are delayed because of the several-year closure of America the Beautiful Park to events.
A casual wear-flannel holiday office party for YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region was the setting for surprise announcements about the exciting future of the Downtown Y.
Green Box Arts Festival brings art, dance, music and a full arts atmosphere to Green Mountain Falls each summer. New additions for 2020 were announced at a holiday reception.
Rocky Mountain Community Land Trust is well known for its annual fundraising auction night and this year superheroes joined in.
Newborn Hope's November Noel party hopes to help lighten the load for the families of premature babies.
Colorado Children's Literacy Center, based in Colorado Springs, was the beneficiary of a black-tie fundraising vintner dinner.
TESSA's 'Behind the Mask' gala was an evening of support for domestic violence and sexual assault victims.
Early Connections Gingerbread & Jazz Gala turned silver with an anniversary evening at The Broadmoor.
U.S. Association of Blind Athletes' sports and athletes were celebrated at an annual benefit Breakfast with Champions.
The Colorado Springs Chamber & EDC went black tie to honor the best in local 2019 business.
Woman's Club of Colorado Springs raised funds for community service with a sold-out luncheon and fashion show.
Two companies that received the top customer service awards for five years were among the five BBB of Southern Colorado 2019 recipients.
Special Kids Special Families provides daycare for children with physical, intellectual and emotional disabilities. And a Night of Comedy is a special benefit evening.
A familiar city entrance sign near North Gate on I-25 has been modernized with the city's new brand, Olympic City USA. Donors and athletes celebrated at a Broadmoor luncheon.
Vittles for Vests & the Rest helps Colorado Springs Police Foundation provide tactical vest packages for officers.
A fall tradition is bright red as hundreds of women Go Red for Women to learn about heart health and celebrate survivors with the American Heart Association.
Fostering Hope volunteers are the community supporting foster families and helping older foster youth.
The best in local historic preservation was honored during an annual gala.
REACH Pikes Peak celebrated their year of helping more than 9,000 people through poverty eradication and homeless prevention programs.
Palmer Land Trust was formed to protect and conserve the land. Special Colorado conservation champions were honored at the nonprofit's 10th annual benefit.
They’re eight different downtown churches of different denominations and since 1982 they have collaborated in a “Christian response to providi…
Inside Out Youth Services Ally Up Breakfast welcomed 800 supporters for LGBTQ+ youth.
Daughters of the late Penrose Cancer Hospital founder Dr. Juan Angel del Regato were guests at the first showing of a new documentary tracing the history of local treatment.
Blessing "Yemi" Mobolade receives community Quality of Life Award during Pikes Peak Hospice Foundation gala in Colorado Springs.
Griffith Centers for Children fundraising evening teamed chefs and the Center's youth.
The Colorado Springs Rotary Club's annual Flight event of artists' butterflies and dragonflies is a 12-year success, raising over a million dollars for art and community programs.
The Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College celebrated the 100th anniversary year with a gala evening.
The Pikes Peak United Way Tocqueville Society, that special group of donors who make annual gifts of $10,000 or more, was treated to a thank-you reception.
Big Brothers Big Sisters has celebrated late summer with a special Bruncheon fundraising gathering for friends for the past seven years.
El Paso County Nature Centers shut down during county-wide budget cuts 10 years ago. Now they're celebrating growth and a possible new north center.
Springs Recovery Connection said "Come Walk With Me" in support of its alcoholism and substance abuse peer mentoring.
The Pioneer Museum's Gift of History Breakfast has major exhibitions leading to the Colorado Springs Sesquicentennial.
The annual Discover Goodwill Enchanted Weekend was a delight, with chefs' gourmet food samplings overlooking Garden of the Gods, a chic boutique and a Moroccan gala.