Donations spike on Colorado Gives Day in Southwest Colorado

Donors gave more to nonprofits in Southwest Colorado than they did last year for Colorado Gives Day. Across a five-county region, 67 nonprofits received $231,471 from a total of 1,457 donations,...

DATE: Dec. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Photos: Festival of Trees begins today

DATE: Dec. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado Gives Day a powerful alternative to Giving Tuesday

Black Friday brought big-box deals, Cyber Monday delivered online specials and Giving Tuesday was a chance to give back by supporting a favorite nonprofit. But Colorado residents who want to get...

DATE: Nov. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos Giving Tree seeks gift donations, requests

Local charitable organization Mancos Giving Tree is bringing back its annual charity program for its 21st consecutive year. The program provides gifts, food and utility vouchers to Mancos Valley...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Community

Project Merry Christmas fulfills holiday wishes

Holiday shoppers searching for gifts at the Durango Mall and Walmart can also help bring joy to less-fortunate children, seniors and disabled residents in La Plata County through Project Merry...

DATE: Nov. 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Thanksgiving, delivered from Durango

Gordon Clouser was driving from one side of La Plata County to the other, delivering Thanksgiving meals at the request of families, when he had a thought: “There’s a better way to do this,” he...

DATE: Nov. 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

The One Hundred Club honors first responders

In a year that included a 54,129-acre fire and subsequent floods and mudslides, firefighters, first responders and law enforcement officers said they were particularly touched by community support...

DATE: Nov. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma Habitat for Humanity celebrates 10th year, new home

Habitat for Humanity of Montezuma County is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, and on Sunday, it dedicated a new home to local family Deidre and Ian Garfield and their two sons. The...

DATE: Nov. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Shop with a Cop looks for support

The Southwest Colorado chapter of the Fraternal Order of Police is looking for donations to help fund its Shop with a Cop program that provides children from low-income families with Christmas...

DATE: Nov. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Community Foundation raises, spends $416,000 to aid residents hit by 416 Fire

The Community Foundation Serving Southwest Colorado, which went into overdrive to raise funds in the wake of the 416 Fire, reports it has raised and spent a symbolically appropriate $416,000 as of...

DATE: Oct. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Annual Dolores Ski Swap fundraiser coming Nov. 10

The Dolores Ski Swap and fundraiser will be held on Nov. 10 at the Dolores Community Center from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.. Telluride and Hesperus ski passes will be for sale, as well as a roomful of snow...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

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