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Denver does good: 6 nonprofit events to support with your end of year giving

Fall ushers in one of the most important times of year for nonprofits: Giving Season! Attending a local fundraising event can help you positively impact your community, meet your year-end giving goals, and have a good time while you’re at it. Keep reading to hear more about some exciting and inspiring events happening around you in the coming weeks.



Tails & Ales

When: November 9th @ 5 pm


What do you get when you combine Denver's largest outdoor patio with oodles of wagging tails? One of Colorado's favorite dog parties. This event helps to raise money, and awareness for dog rescues around the Denver area with a unique combination of pup portraits, silent auctions, a bone bar, and more. You'll have the opportunity to 'Ask The Trainer' while sipping on some of your favorite adult beverages. You can see all of the details and purchase your tickets for this tail-thumping event here.



The Squeakeasy

When: November 3rd @ 6pm


Gin, guinea pigs, and good vibes? Count us in! This event benefits Foothills Animal Shelter - an open admissions facility that’s committed to serving pets in Jefferson County. They care for thousands of pets a year, and their impact is felt throughout the community. This is a 21+ event with door prizes and a silent auction. There will also be a whiskey tasting, live music, and food trucks. This is going to be a blast, so make sure you get your tickets early. More details on the event page here.



AIAD Annual Night At The Museum

When: November 19th @ 6pm


The American Indian Academy of Denver is hosting its annual fundraising dinner at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science. This much-anticipated event celebrates indigenous culture and raises support for Denver's only Indigenous-based, open-enrollment public charter school. Guests will enjoy an indigenous-themed dinner and fashion show. Plus, some of the museum's exhibits will be open for guests to view. Dress is semi-formal, and the event will feature a cash bar. For more details or to find tickets, click here.



Denver Heart Ball

When: November 12th @ 6pm


The American Heart Association is hosting its annual Denver Heart Ball at Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum. This fun night of fundraising will help raise money and awareness for their important cause: helping people to live longer, healthier lives. During this event, sponsors will be celebrated, and heroes will be honored. There will be a live auction, live music, and lots of livin'. To join, click here for more details.



10th Annual Be The Light Gala Fundraiser

When: November 5th @ 5:30pm


This annual fundraiser is a big hit with a big heart, and for good reason. Night Lights mission is to provide respite care for children who have special needs, as well as their neuro-typical siblings. Funds from this event provide relief for parents and care providers and ensure they can meet their child's needs. This organization's work is worthy and important, making this event a guaranteed hit. Plan to enjoy a silent auction, plated dinner, and cocktail hour. To contribute or learn more, get all the info you need here.



Special Olympics Colorado Hall of Fame Luncheon

When: November 17th @ 11am


Join the Special Olympics of Colorado for this Hall of Fame luncheon, where you’ll have the opportunity to meet and hear from athletes and celebrate their great accomplishments. This event attracts over a thousand guests annually, including community members, business leaders, supporters, families, and athletes. It’s a giant celebration with fun and enjoyment to be had by everyone who attends. Guests will have the opportunity to learn about the accomplishments of the Special Olympics and their goals for the future. It’s free to attend, so please consider making a generous donation while you’re there. Get more information or register by clicking here.


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