Uncommon Gifts for the Holidays

**This is the first in a series of holiday gift-giving guides.  Stay tuned for more! Are you looking for uncommon gifts this holiday season? Then look no further than Uncommon Goods!  Not only are all their products handmade and sustainable, that has been their mission since they began.  They even allow you to make a $1 donation at checkout to charity through the Better to … [Read more...]

Hunting for last minute gifts? ARC in Westminster is thrifty and green!

ARC has opened a new location in Westminster - formerly an independent Thrift store, and the new store has been cleaned up and packed to the gills for the holidays! The store will be stocked with a host of treasures, including household goods, clothing, furniture, and unique finds. All Christmas décor will be 50 percent off beginning Monday, December 7th.  While at the … [Read more...]

Colorado Gives Day today – December 9th, 2014

Colorado Gives Day is an annual statewide movement to celebrate and increase philanthropy in Colorado through online giving. Donations are accepted through ColoradoGives.org. It takes place today - on Tuesday, December 9, 2014, during a 24-hour period starting at 12 a.m. (i.e., 00:00 MST) Colorado Gives Day was created by the Community First Foundation, a community … [Read more...]

CafePress giveaway for Autism Awareness month

In order to highlight the growing need for concern and awareness about autism, the Autism Society has been celebrating National Autism Awareness Month since the 1970s. The United States recognizes April as a special opportunity to educate the public about autism and issues within the autism community. My son has been diagnosed with Aspergers Syndrome (or what some call High … [Read more...]

Charity at Home: Are your kids ready to do some Kung Food Fighting?

The Food Bank of the Rockies, one of our favorite local charities,  has launched a new kid’s club, Kung Food fighters Kid's Club! Because they can't accept anyone under 14 to volunteer (many local non-profits have the same restrictions) they decided there was a need to develop an avenue for younger kids to get involved in fighting hunger and helping to make a  difference in … [Read more...]