Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Wish List Wednesday

Welcome to the latest edition of The Wish List. Included below are items that would augment and enhance Imagine! programs and services for the individuals we serve and would be much appreciated. If you are able to provide an item, please contact Patti Micklin at or 303-926-6443. Pick-up for large items can be provided, and your contribution is tax deductible. If you prefer to provide a cash gift to be used for the purchase of one of the items below, that would also be most welcome. Please check out this blog every Wednesday to see new Wish List Items.

This week's Wish List:

Personal Items for Those We Serve (Adults) in Our Residential Homes

Sports gear – especially New York Yankees Sports posters
Music CDs – especially country
Make-up/cosmetics (perfume, light beige foundation, eye shadow, mascara, lipstick)
iPads - heavy duty iPad covers
Rockies tickets for groups
Arts and craft supplies OR gift certificates to Michaels’ or Hobby Lobby
Computer games
Essential Tremor adaptive utensils, clothing, computer aids, writing devices, etc. for individuals with hand tremors (
Games/activities made especially for those with Alzheimer’s/dementia
Recreation center passes or punch cards
Restaurant Gift Cards
Movie Tickets
Denver Zoo Passes
Gift Cards to educational stores:
Stationary bike
Wheelchair-Bicycle Tandem:
SmartLift foldable, packable transport system:

Furniture and Housing Needs for Imagine! Residential Homes

Garden Place in Longmont
New area rug 4 x 3
Small book shelves
Several cushioned chairs for the “Book Nook”
Set of four kitchen chairs
New oven
New set of silverware and a new dish set

Manhattan Group Home in Boulder
Non-fabric couch (6’), loveseat (5’), and chairs
Bike Rack
Picnic table
Two small raised garden beds (3 ft tall, 4 ft long, and 3 ft wide) for vegetable gardening

Santa Fe Group Home in Broomfield
2 new office chairs
Stand Mixer
New non-fabric couch 50" or larger
Smart TV
New set of nonstick pots and pans

Bob and Judy Charles SmartHome
Knife set
Canvases & art supplies
Snow shovels
Color Printer
Mini lockers/storage cubby for staff belongings

All Group Homes
American Furniture Warehouse gift certificates for upgrades to furniture in several homes
Picnic table

Program Needs


Nuk Brushes
Pop Toobs
Therapressure Brushes
Mr. Juice Bears
Chunky Bare Books (for goodbye books)
Pop up Tunnels
Knobby Balls
Bubble Oodles
Blow up pools

Out & About

One camping lantern for Catalog evening activities
Three fishing poles
Fold-down wheelchair

Thursday, July 11, 2019

Thank You Thursday

Recent generous donors to the Imagine! Foundation include:

Platinum ($10,000+)
AEC Trust - Dayspring grant
Virginia Hill Foundation - Dayspring grant

Gold ($5,000-$9,999)
Leo Hill Charitable Trust
Motorola Solutions Foundation

Silver ($2,500-$4,999)
Lynn and Helen Clark Fund - Case Management Emergency Fund grant
McGuckin Hardware

Bronze ($1,000-$2,499)
April Fund - Out & About grant
Boulder Area Alumnae Panhellenic
Lucky's Market
Wendy and Ed Wassom

Associate ($500-$999)
Beth Buchanan
Phil Rice

Supporter ($250-$449)
Jackie and Brent Friesth

Friend ($1-$249)
Lu Walters and Kent Arnold
Cheryl Pricone and John Bradin
Gig & Co Pet Products
Tom Glassen
Nick McDowell
Barbara and Harry Newman
In honor of Mike Gehr
  Alice Swift
Jessica and Jeff Tyler

As always, we thank all of our generous donors.