Monday, December 11, 2017

Thank You, MOOV

A big shout out to MOOV and the participants in last Saturday’s “Kettlebells for Christmas” event, which raised $3,407 for Imagine!.

Check out some pictures from the day below.




The cheering section included Emily, who lives in Imagine!'s Charles Family SmartHome.

Friday, December 8, 2017

Imagine! 2016-2017 Annual Report


Imagine!’s 2016-2017 Annual Report is hot off the presses! With a very appropriate theme of community, the report highlights the many achievements and successes from the last year at Imagine!, and makes clear that those successes are because of the incredible support that we receive from all over our community.

Check out the report here, and enjoy some informational graphics below demonstrating the breadth and scope of our impact (you can click on the graphics to make them larger).














Thursday, December 7, 2017

Thank You Thursday


Recent generous donors to the Imagine! Foundation include:

Gold - $5,000-$9,999
McElwain Family Foundation - Imagine! Celebration Gold Sponsor

Silver - $2,500-$4,999
Colorado Business Bank - Imagine! Celebration Silver Sponsor
Elevations Credit Union - Imagine! Celebration Silver Sponsor

Bronze - $1,000-$2,499
Lisa Van Goor and Bob Bauers
BCinteriors - Imagine! Celebration Table Sponsor
Craft Works Restaurants & Breweries
Gayla and Pete Lindquist
Lockton Investment Advisors - Imagine! Celebration Table Sponsor
Diane and Richard Vandermeer

Associate - $500-$999
Dianne and Bob Charles
Lisa and Doug Granat
Wiland, Inc.

Supporter - $250-$499
Kelly and Bill Atteridg
Don and Karen Wood Family Foundation
Patricia Lowe
David Millhiser
Motorola Solutions Foundation
Trailhead Wealth Management, LLC 

Friend - $1-$249
Jan and Ken Alford
AmazonSmile Foundation
In memory of Georga Reiss
  Anonymous
  Emilio Balius
Margaret Berglund
In memory of Kelly Emery
  Beth Leibo and Whitney Blair
Emily and Paul Bliss
In honor of Allie Balzer
  Ellen and Paul Boehm
In memory of Kelly Emery
  Dayspring Staff
Kay and Ken Conger
In memory of Georga Reiss
  Beth and George Dooneief
In honor of John Creighton and Beverly Shaw
  Sallie and George Duvall
In memory of Georga Reiss
  Rob Fishman
Doug Fuhr
Judi Halbert
IBM Corporation
Jeffrey K. Abrams Architect P.C.
Fran and Kent Katnik
Walter Kingsbery and Jane Christman
Pat and Eldon Lindeman
In memory of Georga Reiss
  Amy and Gene Marx
Mikki and Lorne Matheson
Kara and Mike McDowell
Susie and John McFetridge
In memory of Georga Reiss
  Roz and Harvey Micklin
Cirrelda and Jack Mills
Laura and John Mitchell - Imagine! Celebration Tickets
In memory of Georga Reiss
  Michelle Moffatt
Agnes Moser
Jeanne and Jim Mytton
Jackie and Rick Nelson
Ginny and Steve Orndorff - Imagine! Celebration Tickets
Rebecca and Mark Pepin
Bonnie and Charles Re
Deb and Doug Sandersen
Sarah and Robert Sutherland
Barbara Trager
In memory of Georga Reiss
  Lenore Weissberg
Stephany and Bruce Westhusin
Thelma Whitaker

As always, we thank all of our generous donors.

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

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 pmicklin@imaginecolorado.org 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:

For Dayspring







Nuk Brushes
Pop Toobs
Therapressure Brushes
Mr. Juice Bears
Chunky Bare Books
Pop Up Tunnels
Knobby Balls
Kickballs
Bubble Oodles
Blow Up Pools

Imagine!’s Dayspring department has been providing parent education and therapeutic services to children (ages birth to three) for more than 30 years. Dayspring believes that the family is the child’s first teacher, and takes a whole child approach to encourage parents and children to build upon their strengths. Dayspring provides services and supports to children where they live, learn, and play. 

Check out the entire Wish List here

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Today Is Colorado Gives Day!

Today is Colorado Gives Day! 

Below are four simple steps on how to support Imagine! on this day of giving (click on the image to make it larger), and make that support count extra! Thank you in advance for your help in creating a world of opportunity for all abilities. 

Click here to donate


Thursday, November 30, 2017

Thank You Thursday

Today we’d like to thank the volunteers who took time out of their Thanksgiving holiday to help out at both the Imagine! Innovations Thanksgiving Day Feast and the 14th Annual Zolo Thanksgiving Dinner for Imagine! families wonderful events.

People give to, and support, Imagine! in many ways. We appreciate them all, and recognize that giving up some of their own holiday in order to help create a world of opportunity for all abilities is an extra special gift.

Thank you!





Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Wish List Wednesday

It’s the Holiday Season, and we wish you a very merry one!

If this season of giving motivates you to support Imagine!’s mission of creating a world of opportunity for all abilities, below are a variety of ways you can help!



Colorado Gives Day is December 5, but you can preschedule your gift to Imagine! starting today

By giving your support online through Colorado Gives Day, Imagine! will be eligible for a portion of the 1stBank and Community First Foundation incentive fund. You'll help people Imagine! serves of all ages!



If you do your Holiday shopping on Amazon, you can help us create a world of opportunity for all abilities.

Shop for everyone on your gift list this holiday at smile.amazon.com/ch/84-0526620 and Amazon donates to Imagine! (also known as the Developmental Disabilities Center). 




Imagine!’s Annual Gift Giving Program is well underway, and we invite you to take part! 


Gift Ideas:

For Children
Educational Toys (Spanish or English)
Dolls and Accessories
Board Games Books (Spanish or English)
Craft Sets Ball Set or Nerf Set
Car or Truck Sets
Remote Control Car
Legos Art Supplies
Hat, Scarves, Mittens, Gloves
Gift Cards

For Adults
DVDs
Colorado sports team memorabilia
Art Supplies
Craft Supplies
Body Lotion
Bath Sets
Hats, Scarves, Mittens, Gloves
Gift Cards

Please deliver donations to Imagine!’s administrative office at 1400 Dixon Ave., Lafayette, CO. Pickups can be arranged for group donations.

Questions? Contact Elizabeth Hill at ehill@imaginecolorado.org or 303-926-6460.



MOOV is hosting its Third Annual Kettlebell Swing-a-Thon on Dec. 9, 2017, to raise money for Imagine!. Once again, the good folks at MOOV will be supporting Imagine! in this fun and challenging way.

Last year they raised over $3,600 for Imagine!, and you are encouraged to help them reach their goal this year. This year, participants will get 2 hours to get as many swings as they can. Each swing counts towards earning pledges for Imagine!.

REGISTER TO COLLECT PLEDGES OR TO DONATE HERE


Monday, November 27, 2017

MOOV's Third Annual "Kettlebells For Charity" To Support Imagine!


MOOV is hosting its Third Annual Kettlebell Swing-a-Thon on Dec. 9, 2017, to raise money for Imagine!. Once again, the good folks at MOOV will be supporting Imagine! in this fun and challenging way.

Last year they raised over $3,600 for Imagine!, and you are encouraged to help them reach their goal this year. This year, participants will get 2 hours to get as many swings as they can. Each swing counts towards earning pledges for Imagine!.

REGISTER TO COLLECT PLEDGES OR TO DONATE HERE

"Swingers" will be able eligible to win prizes! Form a team, or fly solo, but come and get your swing on!

MOOV was born out of boredom with the normal gym experience and a love for functional fitness and alternative therapies, and was founded by a team of fitness enthusiasts who wanted more from their training. This event clearly demonstrates their creativity, in addition to their commitment to their community.

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Thank You Thursday


Today, we’d like to offer our sincere thanks to Dave Query, who is once again treating individuals served by Imagine! and their families to a traditional turkey dinner on this Thanksgiving Day. This is the 14th year Dave has hosted this event, which will again be at Zolo Southwestern Grill, 2525 Arapahoe Avenue, Boulder.

There are three seatings, and more than 350 people will benefit from Dave's amazing generosity.

Dave Query is the owner of Big Red F Restaurant Group, including restaurants Centro Latin Kitchen, Jax Fish House – Boulder, Denver, Fort Collins, Glendale, and Kansas City, LoLa Coastal Mexican, Post Brewing Company, West End Tavern, and Zolo Grill.

Dave is donating the makings for a delicious dinner with all the trimmings, and the wait staff is volunteering its time. There is no charge for the meal, and no tips are necessary.

Thanks to Dave and the Zolo staff for making it a Thanksgiving to remember for individuals served by Imagine!.

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Wish List Wednesday

Colorado Gives Day is coming up on December 5, and we’re wishing you’ll join in and help to create a world of opportunity for all abilities.

Below is a simple four-step plan to do just that!


Thursday, November 16, 2017

Thank You Thursday


Recent generous donors to the Imagine! Foundation include:

Silver - $2,500-$4,999
Mark Zentner

Bronze - $1,000-$2,499
Prime Industries
Sample Supports

Associate - $500-$999 
Audrey and Andy Franklin
Diana and Rich Lirtzman
Salon Nové

Supporter - $250-$499
In Memory of Kelly Emery
  Janan and Ron Alford

Friend - $1-$249
Anonymous (2)
Lu Walters and Kent Arnold
In Memory of Kelly Emery
  Gale and Tim Boonstra
In Honor of Matthew Wood
  Cheryl Pricone and John Bradin
In Memory of Kelly Emery
  Neila and Mark Brownstein
Patricia Dance
Sheila Dexter
Marianne Falk
Stacie and Greg Fieth
Darlene and David Foy
Joan and Ron Hollenback
In Memory of Kelly Emery
  Diane and Eduardo Illanes
Alexis Khan
Kathy and Roy Krughoff
In Memory of Billy Montgomery
  Charlene Laughlin
In Memory of Kelly Emery
  Dianne and Jack Lubdera
Edwin McDowell
Nick McDowell
Pat and Gerry McNutt
Shirley Morck
Barbara and Harry Newman
Dona and Dick Padrnos
In Memory of Kelly Emery
  Brenda and Shane Pearson
Susan Routt
Barb and Art Sward
Melissa and Damon Vangelis
Stephanie Veck 

IN-KIND DONATIONS

Gold ($5,000-$9,999)
Palmos Family - one week stay at villa in Greece - Imagine! Celebration Auction Item 

Friend ($1-249)
James Anderson - three, one hour personal training sessions - Imagine! Celebration Auction Item 
Arcana - $150 gift card - Imagine! Celebration Auction Item
Arvada Center for the Arts - two tickets - Imagine! Celebration Auction Item
Boulder Bookstore - seven children's books - Imagine! Celebration Auction Item
Boulder Cork - $200 in gift certificates - Imagine! Celebration Auction Item
Boulder International Film Festival - five pairs of tickets to BIFF films - Imagine! Celebration Auction Item
Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra - $100 gift certificate - Imagine! Celebration Auction Item
Buenos Tiempos - $50 gift card - Imagine! Celebration Auction Item
Clutter - $25 gift certificate - Imagine! Celebration Auction Item
Leah Nickie Advanced Aesthetics - European facial, moisturizer, UV sunscreen - Imagine! Celebration Auction Item
Debbie Lipski - one hour therapeutic massage - Imagine! Celebration Auction Item
Origins - three ginger set gift boxes - Imagine! Celebration Auction Item
Savory Spice Shop - Better Baking spice box - Imagine! Celebration Auction Item
Tahona Tequila Bistro - $25 gift certificate - Imagine! Celebration Auction Item

As always, we thank all of our generous donors.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Wish List Wednesday

Imagine!’s Annual Gift Giving Program starts next Monday, and we hope you’ll take part! 


Gift Ideas:

For Children
Educational Toys (Spanish or English)
Dolls and Accessories
Board Games Books (Spanish or English)
Craft Sets Ball Set or Nerf Set
Car or Truck Sets
Remote Control Car
Legos Art Supplies
Hat, Scarves, Mittens, Gloves
Gift Cards

For Adults
DVDs
Colorado sports team memorabilia
Art Supplies
Craft Supplies
Body Lotion
Bath Sets
Hats, Scarves, Mittens, Gloves
Gift Cards

Please deliver donations to Imagine!’s administrative office at 1400 Dixon Ave., Lafayette, CO. Pickups can be arranged for group donations.

Questions? Contact Elizabeth Hill at ehill@imaginecolorado.org or 303-926-6460

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Thank You Thursday


Recent generous donors to the Imagine! Foundation include:

Platinum ($10,000+)
Linda and Walt Pounds

Associate ($500-$999)
Carl Vertuca

Supporter ($250-$499)
Jan and Craig Fisher
Longmont Rotary

Friend ($1-$249)
Monica Baldwin
Linda and Joel Champion
Tim Clifford
Ken Hackbarth
Ruth Howe
IBM
Carol and Tom Kent
Ellie and Don King
Joy Linfield
Linda and Richard Martyr
Ellie and Ed Merchant
Athena and Gary Mills
Grace and Don Pierce
Dianne Primavera
Jackie Ramaley
Beth and Ed Reichstein
Sarah Rollins
Bette Royce
In Memory of Kelly Emery
  Julie and Jerry Rudy
Jane Stockebrand
Denise and Todd Tenge
Terry and Jim Vratny

IN-KIND DONATIONS 

Supporter ($250-$499)
Comedy Works - ten admit two passes – Imagine! Celebration Auction Item
Isle Casino Hotel - one night stay in Mini Suite & $100 gift certificate to Farraddays - Imagine! Celebration Auction Item
Lake Valley Golf Club - foursome of golf with carts - Imagine! Celebration Auction Item

Friend ($1-249)
Acupuncture Clinic of Boulder, Inc. - two new patient consultations & acupuncture - Imagine! Celebration Auction Item
City of Louisville - 20-visit pass - Imagine! Celebration Auction Item
Colorado Ballet - two tickets to a Colorado Ballet production - Imagine! Celebration Auction Item
Dairy Arts Center - dual membership to the Dairy Arts Center - Imagine! Celebration Auction Item
Eldorado Artesian Spring, Inc. - four summer swim passes - Imagine! Celebration Auction Item
eTown - two eTown gift certificates and two Handmade Songs CDs - Imagine! Celebration Auction Item
Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar - dinner for two - Imagine! Celebration Auction Item
Lodge Casino - Black Hawk - one night stay and buffet for two - Imagine! Celebration Auction Item
Longmont Dairy Farm - $25 gift certificate - Imagine! Celebration Auction Item
Mountain Sun Pub & Brewery - four $50 gift certificates - Imagine! Celebration Auction Item
Peak Entertainment at 1STBANK Center - two event tickets with VIP parking - Imagine! Celebration Auction Item
The SideDoor Salon - $50 gift certificate - Imagine! Celebration Auction Item
The Sink - a $50 gift card - Imagine! Celebration Auction Item
Tinker Art Studio - 90 minutes of Tinker Time - Imagine! Celebration Auction Item
Ute Creek Golf Course - one foursome of golf with two golf car rentals - Imagine! Celebration Auction Item
Via Toscana - two $50 gift cards - Imagine! Celebration Auction Item
Wallaroo Hat Company, LLC - three Wallaroo hats - Imagine! Celebration Auction Item
Well Spine Family Chiropractic - new patient exam and treatment - Imagine! Celebration Auction Item
West Flanders Brewing Co. - $50 gift card - Imagine! Celebration Auction Item
Z2 Entertainment - two tickets to a show at Boulder Theater or Fox Theatre - Imagine! Celebration Auction Item

As always, we thank all of our generous donors.

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

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 pmicklin@imaginecolorado.org 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.

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

Books – any kind, but especially books about animals and romance novels
Jigsaw puzzles of all levels of difficulty
Board games: Trouble, Candy Land, Chutes and Ladders, Connect 4, Hi Ho Cherry O, Go Fish, Operation, Guess Who, Quirkie, matching games
Sports gear – especially New York Yankees
Sports posters
Latch hook kits
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 (http://essentialtremor.org/treatments/assistive-devices/)
Games/activities made especially for those with Alzheimer’s/dementia
Recreation center passes or punch cards
Gift Cards to educational stores: www.beyondtheblackboard.com; www.lakeshorelearning.com; www.reallygoodstuff.com; www.educatorsoutlet.com; www.banksschoolsupply.com
DVD player
Stationary bike
Wheelchair-Bicycle Tandem: http://www.frankmobility.com/duetfeat.php
SmartLift foldable, packable transport system: https://www.etac.com/products/hoists-and-slings/mobile-hoists/molift-smart-150/

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Support Imagine! This Holiday Season By Shopping On Amazon


The Holiday shopping season is just around the corner (or maybe you have already gotten started!). If you shop on Amazon this year, you can help us create a world of opportunity for all abilities.

Shop for everyone on your gift list this holiday at smile.amazon.com/ch/84-0526620 and Amazon donates to Imagine! (also known as the Developmental Disabilities Center). 

Thank you!

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Thank You Thursday


Recent generous donors to the Imagine! Foundation include:

Silver ($2,500-$4,999)
Lin and Jim Loftus - Imagine! Celebration Silver Sponsor
PDC Pharmacy - Imagine! Celebration Silver Sponsor

Bronze ($1,000-$2,499) 
Kristen and Andrew Christie - Imagine! Celebration Table Sponsor
Kim and Todd Schulte - Imagine! Celebration Table Sponsor

Supporter ($250-$499)
MTech Mechanical

Friend ($1-$249)
Anne Arnold
Rick Baker
Sandra Berger
Helen Bosley
In Memory of Bob Boonstra
  Judy and Jim Brantz
Jim and Jen Bray
Robin and Walter Davis
Cynthia and Richard Hoge
Linda and Mark Loewenstein
Glennys and John McPhilimy
Laura Roland - Imagine! Celebration Tickets
Katie Torres and Paul Terhaar
Janine and Andrew Volkmann
Thelma Whitaker
Marsha and Wayne Wood

 As always, we thank all of our generous donors.

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Wish List Wednesday


Here’s wishing you’ll join us on a day when amazing Colorado citizens and non-profits come together to make a real difference in our state.

Colorado Gives Day is December 5, but you can preschedule your gift to Imagine! starting today

By giving your support online through Colorado Gives Day, Imagine! will be eligible for a portion of the 1stBank and Community First Foundation incentive fund. You'll help people Imagine! serves of all ages!

We thank you in advance.

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Thank You Thursday


Recent generous donors to the Imagine! Foundation include:

Gold ($5,000-$9,999)
Lynda and Bill Johnson - Imagine! Celebration Gold Sponsor

Supporter ($250-$499)
Karen and Doug Ward

Friend ($1-$249)
Mary Blue
In Honor of Chris Miller
  Jill Hobson
IBM
Jannelle and Mark Johnson
Barbara and Craig MacCambridge
Isabella and German Nunez
Sue and Jim Rector
In Honor of Hannah Bozzay
  Deb and Doug Sandersen

As always, we thank all of our generous donors.

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

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 pmicklin@imaginecolorado.org 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:

For Imagine!’s Out & About Program 

  • Two camping Lanterns for Catalog evening activities 
  • Three fishing poles 
  • Fold-down wheelchair 
  • Strider Bikes 
Out & About provides summer camp, after-school, and school closure day programs for school-aged children with developmental disabilities, as well as weekend activities for adults. All activities are community-based and are designed within a therapeutic framework.
 
Check out the entire Wish List here

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Thank You, Albertsons Companies Foundation


Today we'd like to thank Albertsons Companies Foundation for their recent donation to help purchase iPads for Imagine!’s CORE/Labor Source (CLS) department.

In just a few short years, iPads have moved from merely fun items for CLS to have to absolute necessities. The amount of life-long learning that can and does take place using the iPads at CLS is astounding, and we are so grateful to Albertson’s for the gift.

Pictured below, students at Imagine!'s CORE/Labor Source hub in Longmont take advantage of an iPad class to practice their art skills and play task oriented games.


Monday, October 23, 2017

Are You 70.5 Or Older?


Thanks to the permanent passage of IRA Charitable Rollover legislation, donors age 70.5 and older can transfer up to $100K from their IRAs directly to the Imagine! Foundation, as a tax-free lifetime gift.

Please consult your tax advisor and contact contact Patti Micklin for more information.

Friday, October 20, 2017

Thank You, NewMark Merrill Mountain States


Today we’d like to offer a great big “thank you” to NewMark Merrill Mountain States, owner of the Village at the Peaks shopping center in Longmont, for their donation of $15,000 to support Imagine! services.

The donation will be split between Imagine!’s Dayspring and Out & About service departments, and will make a tremendous difference in the lives of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

We appreciate NewMark Merrill Mountain States’ commitment to supporting their community, a commitment demonstrated by this generous gift.

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Thank You Thursday


Recent generous donors to the Imagine! Foundation include:

Platinum ($10,000+) 
NewMark Merrill - for Dayspring and Out & About

Silver ($2,500-$4,999)
Albertsons Companies Foundation - grant for CORE/Labor Source

Bronze ($1,000-$2,499)
Broomfield Community Foundation - Grant for Case Management Emergency Fund
Laura and Bill Kock
Patti Ann O'Brien and Jim White

Friend ($1-$249)
Buffalo Lock & Key
Community Shares of Colorado
Olivia Edwards
Haddon, Morgan and Foreman
Connie and Ed Lehman
Kathy and Mike Sandstrum
Jeanne Schmid
Anne and Peter Schmid

As always, we thank all of our generous donors.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

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 pmicklin@imaginecolorado.org 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:

For Dayspring







Nuk Brushes
Pop Toobs
Therapressure Brushes
Mr. Juice Bears
Chunky Bare Books
Pop Up Tunnels
Knobby Balls
Kickballs
Bubble Oodles
Blow Up Pools

Imagine!’s Dayspring department has been providing parent education and therapeutic services to children (ages birth to three) for more than 30 years. Dayspring believes that the family is the child’s first teacher, and takes a whole child approach to encourage parents and children to build upon their strengths. Dayspring provides services and supports to children where they live, learn, and play. 

Check out the entire Wish List here

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Thank You Thursday


Recent generous donors to the Imagine! Foundation include:

Silver ($2,500-$4,999)
Susan LaHoda - Imagine! Celebration Silver Sponsor

Bronze ($1,000-$2,499)
One Lafayette - Grant for Case Management Emergency Fund

Friend ($1-$249)
Anonymous (3)
Lu Walters and Kent Arnold
Ken Hackbarth
IBM
Nick McDowell
MGM & United Artists
Barbara and Harry Newman

As always, we thank all of our generous donors.

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

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 pmicklin@imaginecolorado.org 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.

Furniture and Housing Needs for Imagine!’s Santa Fe Group Home
Patio chair cushions for 4 chairs
Storage racks for the basement
Cornhole game
Free standing outdoor basketball hoop and ball
12 White bath sheets and wash cloths
2 sets full sheets, gender neutral
10 sets twin sheets, gender neutral
2 new office chairs
Stand mixer
New non-fabric couch
50" or larger Smart TV
New set of nonstick pots and pans
New set of unbreakable bowls and plates

Monday, October 9, 2017

Thank You, Broomfield Community Foundation


Today, we’d like to say “thanks” to the Broomfield Community Foundation for its generous $1,500 grant to Imagine!. The funds will go toward Imagine!’s Case Management Emergency Fund for individuals living in Broomfield.

Through the Emergency Fund, Imagine! provides limited financial assistance to help individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) meet urgent or extraordinary needs not covered by Medicaid or other funding sources. Examples of approved expenses include mental health services, extraordinary medical bills, respite care during times of upheaval, IV sedation for dental procedures, short-term housing for clients at risk of homelessness, and home modifications for clients with decreasing mobility.

Thank you, Broomfield Community Foundation, for your long-time commitment to the health, safety, and well-being of all members of your community!

Friday, October 6, 2017

Thank You, City of Lafayette


Today, we’d like to offer our sincere thanks to the City of Lafayette, Colorado, for its $2,000 grant to Imagine! through the city's One Lafayette Community Fundraiser. The City finances this community fundraiser to help local nonprofit organizations provide essential services.

Funding from One Lafayette will be used to cover a portion of Imagine!'s Emergency Fund distributions to Lafayette residents with developmental disabilities. Through the Emergency Fund, Imagine! provides limited financial assistance to help individuals served by Imagine! meet urgent or extraordinary needs not covered by Medicaid or other funding sources. Examples of approved expenses include mental health services, extraordinary medical bills, respite care during times of upheaval, IV sedation for dental procedures, short-term housing for clients at risk of homelessness, and home modifications for clients with decreasing mobility.

Thank you, City of Lafayette, for your demonstrated commitment to supporting all of your citizens, regardless of ability or disability.

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Thank You Thursday


Recent generous donors to the Imagine! Foundation include:

Associate ($500-$999)
In Honor of Janine Randol for Dayspring 
  Renate Alpert

Supporter ($250-$499)
Supporters of Innovations Advisory Council fundraiser

Friend ($1-$249)
In Honor of Colene Van Winkle
  Erna Maj and Bobby Pelz

As always, we thank all of our generous donors.