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OUR Center again receives coveted 4-star rating by Charity Navigator!
Per Michael Thatcher, President and CEO: “We are proud to announce OUR Center has earned our sixth consecutive 4-star rating. This is our highest possible rating and indicates that your organization adheres to sector best practices and executes its mission in a financially efficient way…OUR Center exceeds industry standards and outperforms most charities in your area of work.”
“This exceptional designation from Charity Navigator sets OUR Center apart from its peers and demonstrates to the public its trustworthiness.”
Charity Navigator is the leading charity evaluator in America. For more information, visit Charity Navigator site
It’s now easy to help OUR Center simply by using your King Soopers Club card!
New King Soopers Community Rewards Program is a quick & easy way to help OUR Center in just a few steps!
Simply log onto your account at www.kingsoopers.com (or create an account if you haven’t)
Go to My Account
Go to “Community Rewards”
Enter OUR Center (or organization CW019) to Enroll!
Once you’ve linked your Sooper card to OUR Center, each time you shop and swipe your card, it automatically helps OUR Center.
How easy is that?
See attached flyer for more details. Sign up today!
85% of our expenses go directly to participant services!
We are proud to announce that OUR Center once again received a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, the nation’s largest and most-utilized independent evaluator of charities. This is the highest possible rating and indicates that an organization adheres to sector best practices and executes its mission in a financially efficient way. “Only 9% of the charities we evaluate have received at least 5 consecutive 4-star evaluations, indicating that OUR Center outperforms most other charities in America. This exceptional designation from Charity Navigator sets OUR Center apart from its peers and demonstrates to the public its trustworthiness.” – Michael Thatcher, President and CEO – Charity Navigator, June 1, 2018 notification letter
Charity Navigator aims to accentuate the work of efficient and transparent organizations and to provide donors with essential information to give them greater confidence in both the charitable decisions that they make and the nonprofit sector. For more information, visit www.charitynavigator.org.
List of wanted donated items (food or clothing).
*We accept cash, check, MasterCard, VISA, and Discover.
Special tax credits may apply to Colorado donors for gifts to Basic Needs for the Enterprise Zone Tax Credit, worth 25% of your gift (minimum gift $250 and you must notify us if you want the credit) and for Child Care for the Colorado Child Care Contribution Tax Credit, worth 50% of your gift (no minimum; credit and paperwork are automatic if no goods or services were exchanged but you must designate “Aspen Center” or “child care” on your gift).
We are so grateful to all of our faithful donors.
These are our major 2018 donors:
|Boulder County||Kenneth King Foundation|
|Chick-fil-A Foundation||Longmont Community Foundation|
|City of Longmont||Lynn and Helen Clark Trust|
|Colorado Health Foundation||Organix Supply, LLC|
|Community Foundation Serving Boulder County||St Vrain Valley School District (LENA Program)|
|Denver Post Community Foundation||Temple Hoyne Buell Foundation|
|Interfaith Quilters||The Denver Foundation|
|James Hynd Trust||Wells Fargo Foundation|
|Jeff Sands Memorial Blue Skies Fund||Whitt Family Foundation|