Donations Doubled On CO Gives Day

Make your donation to the Matthew Shepard Foundation go further on Tuesday, Dec 6. The Foundation is just one of the local charities benefiting from giving on Colorado Gives Day, December 6, 2011. Donations made on December 6 will get a boost from an incentive fund established by 1stBank. One hundred percent of all donations to the Matthew Shepard Foundation will go to support programs, services and research. To donate, visit

UPDATE: Due to the GivingFirst website being overloaded with traffic today, the deadline for donations being matched has been extended to 12 noon on Wednesday, December 7. All donations will continue to be matched for the additional 12 hours. is made possible by Community First Foundation and encourages charitable giving by providing comprehensive objective and up-to-date information about local charities and offers an easy way to support them online. The Foundation covers all credit card processing fees on donations made through

For more information visit or call 303.830.7400 ext. 16 You can also visit the Foundation Staff on the 16th Street Mall in Denver, on Dec. 6th between 11am and 2pm who will be promoting Colorado Gives Day with the help of PopChips & Vitamin Water!



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