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 […]

CHARITY HAND-UP CONTEST Begins July 7th – Seven Colorado Causes Nominated by Citywide Banks Employees

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Citywide Banks will host another Charity Hand-Up Contest from July 7-21, 2014, to raise awareness for seven Colorado charities. 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. A bonus $500 donation will go to the charity that increases their Facebook followers the most. The public can also enter to win several prizes by participating. Watch for charity spotlights and more announcements as the July 7th start approaches. […]

(Contest Nominee) RACHEL’S CHALLENGE Starting a Chain Reaction of Kindness in Schools and Communities

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Seven Colorado charities have been nominated in Citywide Banks’ Charity Hand-Up Contest taking place on Facebook from March 17-31, 2014. The local community is invited to vote for a nominee and enter prize drawings. $7,500 in cash donations will be split between nominees based on the voting results. CLICK HERE for […]

Citywide Banks Helping Promote Acts of Kindness through Spread the Warmth Holiday Campaign

Citywide Banks, in association with the Colorado nonprofit Spread the Warmth(TM), is working to bring warmth to the hearts and hands of the community this holiday season. Each Citywide employee has received a gift package with a pair of special gloves to give to someone – anyone – who needs them. Whether it’s a homeless person, an elderly neighbor, or a stranger working out in the cold, the mission is to reach out and make a heart-felt, personal gesture with the gloves. Then, each employee is asked to share their glove story on www.Spread-the-Warmth.org to help inspire others. A $5 donation to Urban Peak will be made for every glove story submitted online. […]

Citywide Banks Boulder Gives $10,000 Donation to Help Boulder Flood Victims

On September 19th, Citywide Banks, a Colorado owned and family operated bank, presented a $10,000 donation to the Emergency Family Assistance Association (EFAA), a Boulder nonprofit that is providing food, housing, and other assistance to Boulder county families and individuals impacted by this month’s flooding. The money will help EFAA’s team expand their reach to provide temporary housing and meals to hundreds of Boulder households displaced by the flood waters. […]

(Contest Nominee) PETAID COLORADO is the Healthcare Safety Net for At-Risk Pets

The mission of PetAid Colorado is to be the healthcare safety net for underprivileged pets and animals at risk. PetAid helps vulnerable pets whose owners are struggling with financial barriers to obtain medical care for their sick or injured pets. […]

(Contest Nominee) SUPPORT-A-SOLDIER Helps Fulfill Requests from Active Military

The mission of Colorado-based nonprofit, Support-A-Soldier, is to fulfill requests from deployed troops who need gear and equipment, over and above what the military provides, to help make them safer, more comfortable, and more effective in combat. The organization also acts as a conduit between active soldiers and citizens who want to honor and give back to those who serve us. […]

(Contest Nominee) SOUTH METRO PROFESSIONAL FIREFIGHTERS FOUNDATION Helps Colorado’s First Responders & Their Families

For 16-year firefighter veteran Jon Adams, the work he does as treasurer of the South Metro Professional Firefighters Foundation (a.k.a. The 2164 Foundation) is personal. “I’ve got a wife and three kids and I always think, if something happened to me I would hope that there would be someone there to help my family.” […]

(Contest Nominee) GIRLS INC. OF METRO DENVER Inspires Young Girls to be Strong, Smart, & Bold

Many nonprofit organizations offer much needed after-school and summer programming for young kids. But Girls Incorporated of Metro Denver is one of the only ones that offer programs specifically for girls. […]

(Contest Nominee) INNOVAGE Works to Empower Aging Adults to Live Life on Their Terms

The InnovAge Foundation raises awareness and money to support InnovAge, a nonprofit organization devoted to helping Colorado’s aging population and other disabled individuals live as independently as possible. Its mission is to empower those who deal with issues and diseases associated with aging such as dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, and mobility challenges, providing information, resources, and advocates to allow individuals to live life on their terms (in Colorado and New Mexico). InnovAge also provides resources and support for family members and care givers as they navigate the sometimes rocky terrain of finding the right care for their loved ones. […]

(Contest Nominee) CLOTHES TO KIDS OF DENVER Helps Kids Build the Confidence to Succeed

For kids, it’s hard enough fitting in and feeling comfortable at school. But if all you have is old, worn out, and out-of-fashion clothes, or shoes and socks with holes in them, your academic performance and self-esteem can suffer. Research shows that clothing impacts multiple aspects of the school experience from academic performance to social acceptance. That’s where local nonprofit, Clothes To Kids of Denver (CTKD), steps in to help. Its mission is to help students feel prepared for school by providing those who qualify with a free wardrobe of new or quality used clothing and shoes. […]

Citywide Banks Raises Over $12,000 for Metro Crisis Line through Hope Floats Duck Derby Race

Citywide Banks and its employees raised over $12,000 for Metro Crisis Services by participating in the charity’s Hope Floats Derby Duck Race. Metro Crisis Services is a Denver nonprofit that provides in-the-moment mental health crisis intervention through its Metro Crisis Line at 1-888-885-1222. Citywide Banks sponsored the event for $5,000. Employees and bank customers then adopted 1,466 ducks which contributed over $7,000 in additional funds to the organization. […]

Citywide Banks Invites Community to Adopt Ducks for Chance to Win $2,500 & Other Prizes in Charity Duck Race

Citywide Banks is sponsoring Hope Floats, the first annual derby duck race at City Park on Saturday, August 24, 2013. The race and duck adoption proceeds will benefit Metro Crisis Services, a Denver nonprofit that provides in-the-moment mental health crisis intervention through its Metro Crisis Line at 1-888-885-1222. The community is invited to adopt ducks to participate in the August race for as little as $5 per duck. Every rubber duck adopted will be another chance for supporters to win $2,500 in cash, a Denver Night Out Package including downtown hotel, theatre tickets, and dinner, or a $100 grocery gift card. The public can adopt a duck as part of a Citywide Banks Corporate Team by stopping by any of Citywide Banks branches or adopting online. […]

Citywide Banks Helps CGA Raise $20,000 to Help Disadvantaged Kids in Denver

Citywide Banks was the title sponsor of the 2013 Colorado Golf Fundraising Tournament held earlier this week at the CommonGround Golf Course in Aurora. The event raised $20,000 that will help fund youth programs at the Colorado Golf Association (CGA), a nonprofit that works to foster integrity, sportsmanship, and self-discipline for those children who may not otherwise have a chance to benefit from golf. This year’s tournament raised funds to support the Solich Caddie and Leadership Academy, the Golf in Schools program, CGA Outreach Programs, and the Hale Irwin Elite Player Program. […]

(Contest Nominee) VETERAN’S PASSPORT TO HOPE Is Focused on Helping Colorado Veterans

When Shane Schmutz, an Army Captain and Blackhawk helicopter pilot who served three combat tours in Iraq, started Veteran’s Passport to Hope (VP2H), a nonprofit organization focused on helping Colorado’s 420,000 veterans as well as local veteran-friendly organizations, he learned just how little civilians knew about the many serious issues they veterans faced. […]