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Colorado Gives Day: This site teaches kids the importance of giving in a fun way

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Join one of the largest one-day giving movements in the country.

Each December Coloradans come together with the common goal to strengthen the community by helping to power nonprofits. Community First Foundation and FirstBank partner to make this day rewarding for givers, nonprofits and the community as a whole.

Colorado Gives Day is Tuesday, December 10, and features a $1.5 Million Incentive Fund. Every nonprofit receiving a donation on Colorado Gives Day will receive a portion of the fund, increasing the value of every dollar donated. Colorado Gives Day has grown to be the state’s largest one-day online giving event, raising more than $217 million since it began in 2010. 

Kid-Friendly Giving

Do you want to give to Colorado kids? KidsforColoradoGives.org is a kid-friendly addition to ColoradoGives.org. Launched in September 2016, this awesome site was designed for kids and families to inspire the next generation of givers.

It makes giving to charity fun for the whole family in a trusted environment. 

There are several ways for you to be a Kid for ColoradoGives:

1. Ask parents, grandparents or other important adults in your life to purchase a Giving eCard(s) and send it to you. These Giving eCards can be redeemed on KidsforColoradoGives.org and make great birthday and holiday gifts!

2. Talk to your parents about how you can earn Giving eCards through special projects, chores or volunteering.

3. For more ideas, checkout their Pinterest board on kids giving.

What kind of giver are you? Download a free Giving Activity Kit or take this quiz to find out and remember to GIVE!

Amber Johnson
Author: Amber Johnson

Amber is the founder and editor of Mile High Mamas. She is a passionate community builder and loves the outdoors. She has two awesome teens and is happily married to a man obsessed with growing The Great Pumpkin.

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