Citywide Banks Donates 100 Holiday Turkeys to Denver Rescue Mission

Citywide Banks has donated $1,500 to the Denver Rescue Mission that will be used to purchase 100 turkeys for the shelter’s holiday campaign. The gift will help the nonprofit feed hundreds of Denver’s families and individuals challenged by homelessness and poverty.  The Denver Rescue Mission provides a special Thanksgiving banquet at its downtown shelter and distributes over 1,000 holiday food boxes to poor families in Metro Denver through churches, schools, and other non-profit organizations.

“Citywide Banks is pleased to support the ongoing good works of the Denver Rescue Mission,” expressed Kevin Quinn, president & CEO of Citywide Banks. “We encourage other local businesses to continue reaching out and helping those working to overcome life’s challenges.”

About the Denver Rescue Mission
Since 1892, the Denver Rescue Mission has been meeting the needs of the poor and homeless through emergency services, rehabilitation, transitional programs, permanent housing assistance, and community outreach. For more information, visit www.DenverRescueMission.org.

About Citywide Banks
Family owned and locally focused since 1963, Citywide Banks specializes in commercial lending, deposit accounts and treasury management solutions for businesses throughout Denver and Boulder. The bank and its team of more than 250 Front Range employees is aproud supporter of hundreds of local charities through employee volunteering, financial contributions, and social media awareness campaigns. For more information, please visit the bank’s website at www.CitywideBanks.com. Citywide Banks is Member FDIC and an Equal Housing Lender.

Citywide Banks Helps Longmont Humane Society Save More than $500k with New Financing

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The Longmont Humane Society, a private, 501(c)3 nonprofit that provides shelter and care to thousands of animals each year, reached a financing agreement with Citywide Banks, a family operated, Colorado bank, that will reduce its annual payment from $772,227 to $177,612. As reported in Boulder’s Daily Camera, the deal came within […]

HOPE HOUSE OF COLORADO Wins Top $5,000 Donation in Citywide Banks Charity Hand-Up Contest

Hope House of Colorado edged out six other local charities to rally the most votes in Citywide Banks $8,000 Charity Hand-Up Contest. The 15-day Facebook contest aimed to raise awareness for seven Colorado nonprofits nominated by Citywide Banks employees. Hope House of Colorado will receive a $5,000 cash donation from the bank, while runner-up, Wild B.I.R.D., will receive $1,000. An additional $1,500 in donations will be split among the other nominees based on final vote standings. The Colorado Alliance for Drug Endangered Children will receive an additional $500 donation for growing its Facebook network the most during the contest. […]

Citywide Banks Helps Light Up Boulder Star on Flagstaff Mountain as Tribute to Veterans – Nightly Lighting Begins on Veterans Day

The Boulder Chamber, along with its partners Citywide Banks and Craig Reynolds (Lord & Reynolds Electrical Services), will light the Boulder Star on Flagstaff Mountain at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 11. The annual Veteran’s Day lighting is a tribute to our active and past members of the armed services that kicks off the holiday season with a symbol of hope that can be seen for miles during the long winter nights. […]

How Will $8,000 Be Split Across Seven Colorado Charities? VOTE NOW in Citywide Banks Charity Hand-Up Contest

Now through midnight on November 17, 2014, Citywide Banks is hosting its Charity Hand-Up Contest to raise awareness for seven Colorado nonprofits. The community is invited to participate by voting for a charity nominee on Facebook and sharing their support through social media. The charity that receives the most votes on Facebook will receive a $5,000 cash donation from Citywide Banks. An additional $2,500 in donations will be split between the other nominees based on final vote standings. An extra $500 donation will go to the charity that increases their Facebook followers the most during the contest. The public can enter to win several prizes by participating. […]

(Contest Nominee) WILD B.I.R.D. Helps Injured Birds Return to the Colorado Skies

In 1999, Debbie Strimple and other wild bird enthusiasts saw a need in Denver for an organization dedicated to the care of orphaned and injured wild birds. She witnessed the devastation of wild birds colliding with cars, windows, and power lines and losing their homes due to storms and other destructive events. The next year, Strimple founded the Wild Bird Information and Rehabilitation of Denver (Wild B.I.R.D.) as a nonprofit organization. During its early years, the group saved a couple of hundred birds a year with the help of a few volunteers. Now, the organization treats, on average, about 3,000 birds annually with a 60% release rate. To date they’ve returned over 28,000 birds back into the Colorado skies. […]

(Contest Nominee) AUTISM SOCIETY OF COLORADO Works to Improve Lives of All Affected by Autism

The prevalence of Autism is on the rise. In 2000, 1 out of 150 children were diagnosed with autism nationally. Now, it affects 1 in 68. The mission of the Autism Society of Colorado (ASC) is to help the growing amount of people who are impacted by autism, whether it’s families, caregivers, educators, first responders, or members of the community. […]

(Contest Nominee) COLORADO OUTWARD BOUND SCHOOL Transforms the Next Generation of Young Leaders

Many of us have heard of Outward Bound and know at least a little bit about it. It’s about the outdoors and adventure. But, what you may not know, is that the Colorado Outward Bound School (COBS), a non-profit educational organization founded in 1962, was the first Outward Bound School in the western hemisphere. It serves people of all ages and backgrounds through challenging learning expeditions that focus on character development, leadership, environmental stewardship, and service to others. […]

(Contest Nominee) COLORADO DEC Works to Bring New Hope to Children Affected by Parental Substance Abuse

The Colorado DEC’s goal is prevent any type of child neglect or abuse from womb to school-aged children through training, education and outreach with law enforcement, caseworkers, medical professionals, families and community leaders. The nonprofit looks to act amidst two primary scenarios of child endangerment. The first involves children exposed prenatally to drugs or alcohol, which can make them prone to a variety of developmental issues. The next are kids in the care of a person abusing drugs or alcohol. […]

(Contest Nominee) ROCKY MOUNTAIN CANCER ASSISTANCE Helps Low-Income Cancer Patients with Household Expenses

The unique and wonderful thing about Rocky Mountain Cancer Assistance (RMCA) is that they fund 100% of grant applicants that meet their eligibility requirements. Grants of between $250 and $1,000 are awarded to any qualified low-income cancer patient receiving treatment in the state of Colorado and go toward household expenses such as rent, mortgage, utilities, groceries, and insurance co-pays. […]

Pass it on, Citywide Banks is Now Hiring!

Citywide Banks is currently offering the following employment opportunities: Chief Credit Officer; Branch Coordinator; Account Executive; Construction Banker; Commercial Banker; Treasury Management Business Development Officer; Mortgage Underwriter; Valuation Specialist; Loan Review; Mortgage Loan Originator […]

(Contest Nominee) HOPE HOUSE OF COLORADO Is Committed to Transforming the Lives of Teen Moms

No one knows better than Lisa Steven, founder and executive director of Hope House of Colorado (HHOC), how difficult it can be to be a teen mom. Not only was she a teen mom herself, but in her late 20s she volunteered for an organization that assisted teen moms and learned that many of them come from abusive situations, were living below the poverty level and, in some cases, were even homeless. This inspired her to start HHOC to help empower teen moms to become self-sufficient, healthy mothers. […]

Colorado CEO Forum Provides Global Intelligence Briefing – Video Replay Available

Earlier this week, Citywide Banks participated in the Fifteenth Annual Colorado CEO Forum held in downtown Denver. The event brought together leaders from over 400 companies based in Denver and Boulder. The featured presenter was Herb Meyer, former associate editor of Fortune, and Special Assistant to the Director of Central Intelligence and Vice Chairman of the CIA’s National Intelligence Council under the Reagan Administration. Herb managed production of the U.S. National Intelligence Estimates and other top-secret projections for the President and his national security advisers. During this week’s presentation, Herb discussed how global demographic trends, economics, and culture impact Colorado businesses. […]

Citywide Banks Announces Free Shredding Events in October

A great way to help protect yourself from identity theft is to shred financial documents that are no longer needed. As a free, community service, Citywide Banks is hosting four Shred It & Forget It events during October at select Citywide Banks branches. Feel confident knowing your personal and private documents will be safely and securely disposed of by Cintas Corporation professionals. Due to the popularity of this event, please limit your shredding materials to five boxes. […]

(Contest Nominee) MENTAL HEALTH CENTER OF DENVER Is Dedicated to Making Recovery Happen

The Mental Health Center of Denver has three main program areas that cover the breadth of the community’s behavioral health and recovery needs. The first one is an Adult Recovery Services program that includes helping people find housing, residential treatment centers, a statewide HIV and mental health program and other therapy treatments. Next is Child and Family Services, which includes programs starting from before a child’s birth through their early adult years (16-24), and everything in between. And their last division is for Rehabilitation and Reaching Recovery that includes their drop-in centers, resource centers, and all employment programs that help people get ready to go back to school or work. […]