(Contest Nominee) LONGMONT HUMANE SOCIETY Works to Improve the Lives of Companion Animals

The goal of Longmont Humane Society is simply to improve the lives of companion animals in the community. Whether it’s sheltering lost or homeless animals, providing low-cost veterinary care, or offering behavior training, the shelter offers passionate care for the 4,000 animals that come through their facility every year. […]

(Contest Nominee) EARTHLINKS Uses Nature to Empower Those Faced with Homelessness and Poverty in Denver

Homelessness can be incredibly isolating, says Kathleen Cronan, executive director of EarthLinks. The Denver nonprofit provides people experiencing homelessness and poverty with a place to learn skills, interact with an accepting community, and connect with nature as they work to move their life forward. […]

Citywide Banks Participating in Food Drive March 23-27 to Benefit Jewish Family Service Food Pantry

Citywide Banks Participating in Food Drive March 23-27 to Benefit Jewish Family Service Food Pantry […]

(Contest Nominee) FOCUS POINTS Family Resource Center Is Building Strong Communities in North Denver

Focus Points Family Resource Center is a nonprofit community resource committed to serving low-income families in the northeast Denver neighborhoods. In 2015, Focus Points expects to serve over 1,500 families, most of whom are Spanish-speaking immigrants, through a variety of programs aimed at strengthening self-reliance. […]

Citywide Banks Named Business of the Year by Aurora Chamber

The Aurora Chamber has named Citywide Banks the 2014 Business of the Year for its continued commitment to the Aurora community. Tom Flanagan, division president at Citywide Banks, accepted the award at a ceremony earlier this month. […]

(Contest Nominee) AURORA MENTAL HEALTH CENTER Helping Those in Need Live Life to the Fullest

Aurora Mental Health Center is more than a resource for those with mental health concerns. Since its founding 1975, it has become a true partner in the Aurora community by providing a wide range of behavioral health services to more than 17,000 people a year through 29 specialty programs at 12 locations. […]

(Contest Nominee) KIPP COLORADO Nurturing First Generation College Students in Denver’s Underserved Communities

KIPP Colorado is a nonprofit network of free open-enrollment charter schools serving Denver’s most underserved neighborhoods. Through its extended school day, longer class year, and strong culture of achievement, KIPP is proving what is possible in public education. KIPP is one of seven Colorado charities nominated in the Citywide Banks Charity Hand-Up Contest taking place from April 10-30, 2015. […]

APRIL CHARITY CONTEST Nominees Announced — Community Will Decide How $8,000 in Donations Are Split

Citywide Banks will host another Charity Hand-Up Contest from April 10-30, 2015 to raise awareness and give away $8,000 in donations to seven Colorado nonprofits nominated by Citywide Banks employees. 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 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. A bonus $500 donation will go to the charity that increases their Facebook followers the most. The public can enter to win several prizes by participating. Watch for charity spotlights and more announcements as the April 10th kickoff approaches. […]

Citywide Banks Employees Spreading the Warmth with Acts of Kindness in Community

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Citywide Banks has once again teamed up with Spread the Warmth(TM), a Colorado nonprofit dedicated to promoting the spirit of giving in our Denver community.  For the second year in a row, the bank has given each of its employees a special pair of gloves to hand-deliver to someone in the community. Whether it’s […]

Citywide Banks Gives $5,000 to Hope House of Colorado at Employee Victory Lunch

Citywide Banks awarded Hope House of Colorado with a $5,000 donation today at the bank’s Hampden & Monaco offices in Denver. Employees at the Hampden branch, along with employees at the Cherry Creek and Santa Fe locations, were responsible for nominating the local nonprofit for last month’s Charity Hand-Up Contest. Hope House of Colorado beat out six other Colorado nonprofits to win the top donation from Citywide Banks. Employees celebrated today at a special lunch party with members of the charity. […]

Citywide Banks Named One of Colorado’s Top Corporate Philanthropists

The Denver Business Journal released its 2014 list of top corporate donors to Colorado-based charities. Citywide Banks again made the top 20, coming in at 18 on the list that included many larger corporations. During 2013, Citywide Banks contributed over $444,441 to more than 150 nonprofits in Boulder, Denver, & the Front Range (up from $330,000 in 2012). This figure does not include hundreds of hours that employees spent volunteering on boards and committees, performing pro bono financial services, and participating in fundraising campaigns. A more complete overview of Citywide Banks community outreach activities can be viewed at www.CitywideBanks.com/community. […]

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 thousands 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. […]

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. […]

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. […]