Citywide Banks Holding Book Drive for Behavioral Healthcare’s Community Connections Library

Citywide Banks is collecting books to help stock new reading libraries at Behavioral Healthcare, Inc. (BHI) centers across the Front Range. BHI is a non-profit organization that provides Medicaid mental health services in Arapahoe, Douglas, and Adams counties, as well as the City of Aurora. Now through Friday, July 31, 2015, bank customers and the public can drop-off gently-used books to the Citywide Banks Marketing Offices at 13741 E. Mississippi Avenue, Suite 102, Aurora, CO, 80012. Books should be in good condition and appropriate for readers from young adult to elderly ages. No children’s books are needed at this time. […]

Citywide Banks Presents Free Summer Concert on July 9

Citywide Banks is proud to present the Aurora Summer Concert at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 9, 2015 at Utah Park in Aurora. […]

Adopt Duck in HOPE FLOATS Charity Duck Race for Rocky Mountain Crisis Partners – Enter to Win $3,250 in Cash Prizes

Citywide Banks is helping present the 2015 Hope Floats campaign to raise awareness and critical funds for Colorado nonprofit, Rocky Mountain Crisis Partners, formerly Metro Crisis Services. RMCP is a provider of Colorado Crisis Services and operates a 24/7/365 hotline for mental health and substance use crises, free of charge for all Coloradans. If you or a loved one is in need of help, call 1.844.493.TALK (8255). […]

Citywide Banks Helps Client Raise Over $30,000 on Coast to Coast Ride for Parkinson’s

Boulder cyclists, Henry Prescott III and George Lilley, completed their 3,500-mile trek through 13 states on Tuesday, June 30, 2015. It took the pair 48 days to bike from Seattle, through Minneapolis and Cleveland, to reach their final destination of Portland, Connecticut. The purpose was to raise awareness and critical funds for the fight against Parkinson’s Disease. The campaign, dubbed “Cycle Sea to Sea for PD,” has already raised $30,500, and continues to accept donations. The money will go to the Davis Phinney Foundation, Parkinson Association of the Rockies, GZ Sobol’s Parkinson’s Network, YMCA of Boulder Valley, and Middlesex YMCA. […]

Citywide Banks Teaming with Denver’s Project L.I.F.E. for Free Community Financial Workshop on August 1st

Citywide Banks is teaming with Colorado nonprofit, Project L.I.F.E., to present a free community workshop on personal financial management on Saturday, August 1, 2015 in Denver. The two-hour presentation will overview budgeting, understanding credit reports, saving money, investing money, and safeguarding your personal financial information. Pre-registration is required due to limited space. For complete information and to register, please contact Jyona Slay at 303-292-0016 or info@ckbced.org. […]

Citywide Banks Partners with Bags of Fun to Bring Play to Children in Colorado Hospitals

Citywide Banks is proud to announce an annual partnership with the Gabby Krause Foundation to help fund its Bags of Fun program. The unique program delivers personalized backpacks of educational toys and electronics to kids going through serious medical treatment in Colorado hospitals. […]

Citywide Banks Helps Raise $40,000 for Colorado Golf Foundation’s Funding of Denver Youth Programs

As the presenting sponsor for the fourth-straight year, Citywide Banks helped raise $40,000 at the 2015 Colorado Golf Foundation Annual Fundraising Tournament on May 28th. The money raised will help fund local youth programs, including the Solich Caddie and Leadership Academy and CommonGround’s community partnership activities. These programs primarily target underprivileged kids in metro Denver. […]

Citywide Banks Gives $5,000 to Longmont Humane Society as Top Winner in Social Media Contest

Citywide Banks awarded the Longmont Humane Society a $5,000 donation today at the bank’s Boulder offices. The nonprofit beat out six other Colorado charities to win the top donation in the recent Citywide Banks Charity Hand-Up Contest. Employees at the Boulder and Downtown Denver branches were responsible for nominating the Longmont Humane Society (LHS) for the contest. Employees celebrated today at a special lunch with members of the animal shelter, including Liz Smokowski, executive director, Kara Pappas, director of development, and Carrie Brackenridge, communication & outreach manager. […]

Reminder – Citywide Banks Hosting Free Shredding Event for Community on May 30

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 its final shredding event of the season at its Mississippi branch this Saturday, May 30, 2015, from 9:00 am until 12:00 noon. The branch is located near I-225 and Mississippi in Aurora at 13731 E. Mississippi Avenue in Aurora. […]

Citywide Banks Presents Financial Literacy Classes at Arrupe Jesuit High School

For the third straight year, Citywide Banks sponsored the EverFi (TM) financial literacy program for students at Arrupe Jesuit High School in Denver. This week, more than 85 graduating seniors were certified in the program that aims to better prepare young adults to effectively manage money and avoid the pitfalls of financial debt. Citywide Banks has partnered with EverFi to bring the financial management program to these high school students at no cost to the school. […]

Citywide Banks Raising Money for Denver’s Youth as Presenting Sponsor of 2015 Colorado Golf Foundation Fundraising Tournament

Citywide Banks has teamed with the Colorado Golf Foundation for the fourth-straight year to present the nonprofit’s 2015 Fundraising Tournament on May 28th at the CommonGround Golf Course in Aurora. The money raised will help fund youth programs at the foundation, including the Solich Caddie and Leadership Academy and CommonGround’s community partnership activities. The programs supported by the Colorado Golf Foundation primarily target underprivileged kids in metro Denver communities. […]

Citywide Banks Helps Raise $12,500 for Aurora Youth Options, a Dynamic Mentoring Program

Citywide Banks was the presenting sponsor and matching donor for Aurora Mental Health Center’s 2015 Spring Benefit held on May 1, 2015. The event raised $12,546, which will go to Aurora Youth Options (AYO), an offshoot program of Aurora Mental Health Center focused on youth mentoring and family engagement activities. The proceeds raised at the event includes a special donation matching fund created by Citywide Banks. […]

Longmont Humane Society Surges on Final Day to Win Citywide Banks Charity Hand-Up Contest

Longmont Humane Society edged out six other Colorado nonprofits to rally the most votes in Citywide Banks $8,000 Charity Hand-Up Contest. The 21-day Facebook contest raised awareness for seven Colorado nonprofits nominated by Citywide Banks employees. Longmont Humane Society will receive a $5,000 cash donation from the bank, while runner-up, EarthLinks, will receive $1,000. An additional $1,500 in donations will be split among the other nominees based on final vote standings. Aurora Mental Health Center will receive an extra $500 donation for growing its Facebook network the most during the contest. […]

DID YOU VOTE YET? Seven Colorado Charities in Tight Race for Citywide Banks $8,000 Charity Hand-Up Contest

The final days for the Citywide Banks Charity Hand-Up Contest are here, and the race for $8,000 in donations is very close. All seven nominated Colorado nonprofits will get a donation, and one will receive $5,000. The amount depends on rallying supporters to vote on Facebook and share the contest with friends, coworkers, and family. More votes means more critical funds for the nonprofit. See below on how each nominee plans to spend the money if they win the top $5,000 donation. The contest will end at midnight on April 30th. […]

Citywide Banks Teams with Latino Community Foundation to Raise $250,000 for Colorado Charities through Piggy Banks

Citywide Banks and the Latino Community Foundation of Colorado (LCFC) have partnered to launch a three-year grassroots campaign to educate Latinos and others about the importance of philanthropy and investing in our local community. Using the classic coin collecting container, the “piggy bank,” LCFC and Citywide Banks want to educate and engage the Latino community in philanthropy by encouraging families and individuals to save money in their piggy banks. Then, at the end of the year, the goal is to donate those funds to a Colorado charity of their choice. Using a piggy bank helps to break the myths that philanthropy is only for the rich and older people and helps inspire involvement from people of all ages that might otherwise shy away from giving to their community. […]