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Giving and Philanthropy




Philanthropy means "love of humanity," and there is plenty of love going around in Denver. Charitable nonprofits of all kinds give locals the vehicle to help reduce inequality, ease social problems and work for the common good. But sometimes there's a disconnect between philanthropy and giving. Tap into your passions and pet causes and help build a better city. For some, this means donating money, but for others, it's about spending time by volunteering for their favorite charity. Both tacts are welcome: Denver needs both donors and volunteers, because, in the end, it's all about doing some good.


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Not Exactly: What Home Means to Those without One

Is an art exhibit capable of ending homelessness? No, not exactly. But RedLine's newest exhibit may very well spark discourse by authentically and tactfully capturing the experience of living without shelter. Not Exactly opens at the nonprofit art lab June 1.

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Building Equity in the Arts in Denver

Denver's downtown performing arts scene draws visitors from across the region every year, but African Americans and Latinos are typically not among them. Amid changing demographics, institutions are challenged to create authentic diversity.

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Colorado's hidden hunger story: The elderly

How can communities make sure their older citizens are fed? Amplify messages about available food services, and slay the stigma against asking for help.

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Space to Create Ridgway: Taking the squeeze off creative entrepreneurs

For tiny Rigway, Colorado, population 960, the goal of an affordable housing complex is to keep artists and others living locally.

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A Vision for Westwood

Re:Vision got started in southwest Denver's Westwood neighborhood with urban agriculture initiatives aimed at quenching one of the city's driest food deserts. Now the nonprofit has moved into creative placemaking to plant the seeds for an art district.
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New & Next: Becoming Miss Ann

Dr. Nita Mosby Tyler looks back at lessons from the woman who taught her about equity as she launches The Equity Project, LLC.
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