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Tuesday, November 15th, 2022

Nonprofit Spotlight: 2022 Holiday Giving Opportunities

This is the season of giving and Boulder County nonprofits need the support of our community to help make the holidays memorable for the clients, families, and youth they serve. If you are looking for ways to give back this holiday season, Social Venture Partners Boulder County has collected a list of local giving opportunities ranging from donation drives, giving trees, holiday fundraisers, and holiday volunteer opportunities. We hope that our Boulder County community will come together and support every one of these amazing organizations.


Rise Against Suicide

Holiday Star Program

Give the gift of mental health during the holiday season

Date: Begins November 15


Impact on Education

Bid for a Good Cause

Support BVSD schools and students

Date: November 18 to November 30


Emergency Family Assistance Association (EFAA)

Holiday Food Drive, Holiday Gift Room and Holiday Volunteer Needs

Support local families struggling to make ends meet

Date: Drop off Holiday Gift Room donations between November 28 and December 9


YWCA Boulder County

Persimmon Giving Tree Gift Drive

Annual community program that provides gifts to families

Date:  Drop off gifts November 28 to December 12


I Have a Dream Boulder County

Holiday Dreams

Purchase holiday gifts for Dreamer Scholars

Date: Donate gifts by December 9



2022 Toy Shop

Donate toys, books, and bikes for BVSD families in need

Date: Donation drop off on December 14 and December 15


Out Boulder County

2022 Youth Giving Tree Request List

Youth Giving Tree Monetary Donations

Support LGBTQ+ youth this holiday season by purchasing a gift or making a cash donation

Date: Donations needed by December 16



Holiday Gifts, Holiday Cards and Holiday Meal Donations

Provide gifts, meals, and winter essentials for TGHTR youth program participants

Date: Donations needed in  December


Community Cycles

Kids Holiday Bike Giveaway

Donate or join a volunteer team to help gift bikes to kids

Date: December 10 and December 17


Boulder Voices for Children

Super Santa 5K

Charitable fun run and donation drive to support Boulder Voices for Children

Date: December 18


Boulder Shelter for the Homeless

Holiday Menu Wish List

Donate food and supplies for holiday meals

Date: Drop off donations on December 19 and December 20


Annie & Millie’s Place

Holiday Pet Food Drive

Donate pet food and supplies to support the unhoused and their pets

Date: Donations needed in December


OUR Center

Community Market Holiday Wish List

Donate food and supplies to stock up OUR Center’s Community Market

Date: Donations needed in December


Sister Carmen Community Center

Holiday Food Donation Wish List

Donate food or host a holiday food drive to support families in East Boulder County

Date: Donations needed in December


Feet Forward

Winter Supply Needs

Purchase items like hats, gloves, socks and sleeping bags from Amazon Wish List

Date: Ongoing need during winter months


Safehouse Progressive Alliance for Nonviolence (SPAN)

SPAN Wish List

Donate new or gently used items from the wish list

Date: Ongoing donation need


Safe Shelter of St. Vrain

Wish List

Donate new items from the wish list

Date: Ongoing donation need

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