Oil and gas is known for being a boom and bust industry. Its leaders and employees are no strangers to dealing with dramatic fluctuation in commodity prices due to factors outside their control. Now, the combination of the COVID-19 pandemic and the price war between Saudi Arabia and Russia have created a dual negative impact that is hitting the industry especially hard. In spite of this combination of challenges that have led to lay-offs and billions of dollars in losses, industry members have stayed true to their roots and continue to provide philanthropic support to local communities.
“Nonprofits are crucial to the better quality of life we enjoy here in Colorado,” said Renny Fagan, President and CEO of Colorado Nonprofit Association. “Our communities thrive when individuals, nonprofits, for-profits and government work together, and Colorado Nonprofit Week celebrates this work.”
RK Mechanical takes a moment every Veterans Day (November 11th) to thank their 100+ veteran employees who represent all branches of service. In addition to recognizing and thanking the veterans within their organization, RK Foundation gives a donation each November to coincide with Veterans Day to a charity that supports veterans.
DENVER, CO – February 9, 2018 – The results are in for The Denver Post Season To Share presented by DaVita: more than $1,850,000 will be granted to 49 local nonprofit organizations in March. Thanks to over 4,200 donors and a generous DaVita matching grant, this will make a significant impact on thousands of children, families and individuals through programs focusing on the areas of children and youth, health and wellness, homelessness and hunger.
Through The Denver Post Community Foundation, these grants will strengthen Metro Denver by helping to nourish those who experience hunger, protect children and families in need with medical care, prepare children and youth for success in the classroom and in life, and house families and individuals in need of a permanent home. The nonprofit agencies receiving grants will be announced in March 2018.
On Monday, January 15 – MLK Day – more than 25 Kaiser Permanente Colorado employees volunteered at The Action Center in Lakewood, a human service nonprofit organization offering services to struggling residents of Jefferson County and the homeless.