Support the work of Adoption Dreams Come True on Colorado Gives Day
Fort Collins, CO Adoption Dreams Come True invites Coloradans to support our efforts to Create Families and Deliver Dreams by donating to us on Colorado Gives Day, December 6, 2017. Visit our profile and make your safe and secure donation in a few easy steps. Presented by Community First Foundation and FirstBank, Colorado Gives Day is an annual statewide movement to celebrate and increase philanthropy through online giving. The event is powered by ColoradoGives.org, a year-round, online giving website. “The donations we receive on Colorado Gives Day help us do more to support the community and ensure that Adoption Dreams Come True creates happy healthy families. Our goal is to raise $10,000 this year, which is a part of our annual operating budget. We also want to get a share of the $1 Million Incentive Fund.” $1 Million Incentive Fund Community First Foundation and FirstBank each contributed $500,000 to create a $1 Million Incentive Fund, one of the largest gives day incentive funds in the country. Every nonprofit receiving a donation on Colorado Gives Day receives a portion of the fund, which increases the value of every dollar donated. For example, if Adoption Dreams Come True receives 10 percent of the total donations made on Colorado Gives Day, Adoption Dreams Come True also receives 10 percent of the $1 Million Incentive Fund. Community First Foundation, an Arvada-based foundation dedicated to fueling the power of community to drive positive change, and FirstBank, Colorado’s largest locally owned bank, have partnered to present Colorado Gives Day for the past six years. By making fundraising simple for nonprofits and giving easy for donors, Colorado Gives Day is one the most successful events of its kind in the nation. Last year, $26.2 million was raised for Colorado nonprofits in just 24 hours. Since its inception in 2010, $83 million has been donated on Colorado Gives Day. For more information about Colorado Gives Day, please visit ColoradoGivesDay.org. About Adoption Dreams Come True Creating Families, Delivering Dreams. Adoption Dreams Come True believes every child deserves a home that is loving, safe and permanent. The agency works to make this dream come true for children by supporting birth parents with decisions about their unplanned pregnancy and aiding adoptive parents in adoption process. The Dream room as a part of Adoption Dreams Come True is a free resource to any Larimer County family in need. We have a wide selection of donated items such as nursery accessories, clothing, toys, baby gear and diapers. About Community First Foundation Since 1975, Community First Foundation has been helping generous donors and innovative nonprofits come together to improve the quality of life and create positive change in Jefferson County, the Denver metropolitan area and beyond. Community First Foundation serves as a connector, partner, collaborator and resource to fuel the power of community for the greater good. Community First Foundation is proud to channel energy, leadership and their trusted stewardship of financial resources to drive giving across our state, strengthen nonprofits, support donors and find new ways to address community needs. For more information, visit CommunityFirstFoundation.org. About FirstBank FirstBank operates more than 115 locations in Colorado, Arizona and California. FirstBank is the largest locally owned banking organization in Colorado, serving more than 650,000 customers. Since 2000, FirstBank has contributed more than $45 million and thousands of volunteer hours to charitable organizations. FirstBank is unique in that a majority of its stock is owned by management and employees. For more information, visit efirstbank.com.