THANK YOU to our major foundations in 2020 for supporting our efforts of providing COVID-19 relief and helping St. Vrain families move toward self-reliance:

Ameriprise Financial
Anschutz Family Foundation
CenturyLink Family & Work Development Fund
Colorado COVID Relief Fund
Colorado Office of Children, Youth & Families
Community Foundation Boulder County
Denver Post Community Foundation
Education Foundation for the St Vrain Valley
El Comite de Longmont Inc
ELPASO
Family Resource Center Association Inc
Kenneth and Myra Monfort Charitable Foundation Inc
Longmont Community Foundation
Mile High United Way
Qualcomm Foundation
Rose Community Foundation
SeiSolo Foundation
Temple Hoyne Buell Foundation
The Denver Foundation
Trailhead Institute DBA CFPHE
Wells Fargo Foundation
Whitt Family Foundation

OUR Center again receives coveted 4-star rating by Charity Navigator!

July 1, 2020 – Per Michael Thatcher, President and CEO: “On behalf of Charity Navigator, I wish to congratulate OUR Center on attaining the coveted 4-star rating for demonstrating strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency.”

“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.  Only 7% of the charities we evaluate have received at least 7 consecutive 4-star evaluations.”

See full announcement here: Charity Navigator Announcement 7-1-2020

Charity Navigator is the leading charity evaluator in America.  For more information, visit Charity Navigator site

OUR Center is also a Better Business Bureau Accredited Charity, meeting all of the BBB Standards for Charity Accountability.

It’s easy to help OUR Center simply by using your King Soopers Club card!

The 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!  King-Soopers-Community-Rewards-Program

84% of our expenses go directly to participant services!

List of wanted donated items (we are currently not accepting clothing or housewares in order to accommodate additional food needs).

*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).