Community outreach and bettering individuals is part of Weifield’s culture. Weifield Group supports the following non-profit organizations within four categories: Head of Household, Women & Children, the U.S. Military, and the Disabled & Less Fortunate.
Weifield recently received this letter of support from Denver Rescue Mission which discusses our charitable efforts and how they’ve impacted their operations. We are honored to support this fantastic organization that touches so many lives in our community, year after year!
Head of Household
Denver Rescue Mission – is changing lives in the name of Christ by meeting people at their physical and spiritual points of need, with the goal of returning them to society as productive, self-sufficient citizens. Denver Rescue Mission is the oldest, full-service Christian charity in the Rocky Mountain region. Thriving today as non-denominational organization, no one is denied services because of gender, race, color, creed, national origin, religion, age, handicap, political affiliation, sex, sexual orientation, or marital, parental or military status.
Master’s Apprentice – The Master’s Apprentice program is a faith-based organization that is all about changing lives for the better. Since 2013, this 501(c)(3) non-profit – pre-apprenticeship program, improves the lives of young adults by offering a bridge to a career in construction. It also helps fulfill the huge demand for additional workers in the skilled trades.
Mile High Youth Corps – Mile High Youth Corps (MHYC) is a 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization established in 1992 to give youth ages 16 to 24 a chance to earn an income and learn hands-on job skills while serving in their communities. In its first year, 20 youth served Denver neighborhoods through a single 10-week program. Today, MHYC engages more than 200 youth (called Corpsmembers) every year through several comprehensive programs that integrate paid work experience on community service projects with leadership development, career exploration and education. MYHC’s mission is to help youth make a difference in themselves and their community through meaningful service opportunities and educational experiences.
Peer 1 Residential Program – Peer I is a 126-bed Therapeutic Community that offers long-term, intensive treatment for men who are addicted to drugs and alcohol. Licensed by the Colorado Alcohol and Drug Abuse Division (ADAD), Peer I is contracted by the Colorado Division of Criminal Justice as a Community Corrections center. Clients are referred from the criminal justice system, a direct judicial sentence, or from a variety of non-criminal justice agencies. Peer I clients typically stay nine to 12 months in residential treatment, followed by an additional 12 months of outpatient TC treatment services. Long-term outcomes are very positive. In fact, according to the Colorado Division of Criminal Justice, recidivism rates for clients who have successfully completed treatment at Peer I are among the lowest in the state.
The Stout Street Foundation – The mission of Stout Street Foundation (SSF) is to provide the necessary services and support in a totally structured therapeutic community environment to assist addicts and alcoholics to help themselves in rehabilitation, recovery, and transition in returning to society as productive and responsible citizens
Women & Children
Alliance for Choice in Education (ACE) Scholarships – ACE Scholarships is committed to helping low-income parents provide that opportunity to their children. ACE is a Denver, Colorado 501(c)(3) non-profit that provides partial scholarships to children in grades K-12 to attend the private school of their choice. Since 2000, ACE Scholarships has provided more than 15,000 scholarships worth more than $25 million in Colorado.
Blue Sky Fund – Blue Sky Fund is a youth development non-profit that provides transformational experiences for urban youth through outdoor education. The organization supports academic success by providing school field trips focused on the environmental sciences, and builds resiliency and character through outdoor adventure programming.
Boys and Girls Club – Club programs and services promote and enhance the development of boys and girls by instilling a sense of competence, usefulness, belonging and influence. Boys & Girls Clubs are a safe place to learn and grow – all while having fun. Weifield financially supports the Gates Camp fundraising efforts.
Clarity Commons is a new Arapahoe High School (Colorado) garden plaza that honors the life of Claire Davis, the 17-year-old Arapahoe High School student who was shot and killed at the school in December, 2013. Clarity Commons provides common quiet areas for outdoor classrooms, meetings and features; noise-reducing berms, mature trees, picnic tables, and a granite pillar engraved with inspirational thoughts and quotes. Weifield was honored to donate electrical services to the project and have a customized paver stone on the engraved pillar.
Colorado State University – Colorado State is the “university of choice” for Colorado residents; 30% of all of Colorado’s science, math, engineering and technology majors pursue degrees at CSU. Weifield Group is on the CSU “Honor Roll” for donations made to help advance the school; the experiences of every CSU student have been enhanced through Honor Roll donation because of improvements made to their campus facilities, increased research opportunities, experiential study abroad opportunities, and so much more.
FamilyLife© – In 1976, the ministry of Campus Crusade for Christ (now called Cru) saw young couples on staff struggling and knew something must be done. Immediately. Forty-plus years later, with over three million people attending events, 1.6 million weekly radio listeners, and resources in over 100 countries, FamilyLife is ready to help even more. FamilyLife’s mission is to help develop godly marriages and families who change the world, one home at a time.
Gateway Battered Women’s Services – The overall mission of Gateway Battered Women’s Services is to work toward the elimination of personal and societal violence against all women and children. Weifield is a sponsor for Gateway’s events to raise financial support for their cause.
Hope House of Colorado – Hope House of Colorado is committed to transforming the lives of teen mothers around the world. Hope House of Colorado was incorporated in October 2000, and the next three years were spent developing a comprehensive self-sufficiency program, building a funding base, and learning how to run a non-profit organization. In April 2003, Hope House opened the doors of its first Residential Program. In 2006, Hope House moved into their own facility and in 2007, Hope House began providing community programs to teen mothers, including a mentoring program and a GED program.
Rocky Mountain Children’s Law Center strives for new, innovative, and collaborative ways to meet the unique needs of each child. In 2014 and 2015, Rocky Mountain Children’s Law Center launched a new initiative to help foster youth transition successfully from the child welfare system to an independent, healthy, and successful adulthood. Rocky Mountain Children’s Law Center helps prevent abuse, protect children who have suffered devastating maltreatment and prepare children for a future that is abuse-free – and achieve a life full of promise and hope.
The Children’s Hospital Foundation – Believes that all children should have the opportunity for a bright and healthy future. Weifield actively participates in The Children’s Hospital Foundation’s Courage Classic, a three day bicycle tour, as well as the Children’s Classic at Perry Park, a premier golf tournament that benefits research projects at Children’s Hospital.
The Make-A-Wish Foundation – Tens of thousands of volunteers, donors and supporters advance the Make-A-Wish® vision to grant the wish of every child diagnosed with a critical illness. In the United States and its territories, on average, a wish is granted every 34 minutes. Make-A-Wish® believes a wish experience can be a game-changer. This one belief guides the organization and inspires it to grant wishes that change the lives of the kids they serve.
The Gathering Place – The Gathering Place exists to support women and their children who are experiencing homelessness or poverty by providing a safe daytime refuge and resources for self-sufficiency. Weifield Group accommodates the shelter’s electrical needs at no cost or donation.
The U.S. Military
American Military Family.org provides emergency financial assistance to wounded warriors and their families who are struggling with a financial crisis (rent/mortgage payments, utilities, transportation, food/toiletries and/or crisis intervention), while providing budgeting guidance to alleviate future financial pressures and anxieties. They also provide free one on one mental health therapy sessions for our wounded warriors. All sessions are with Combat Veteran Therapists. Wounded warriors feel safe and comfortable addressing their struggles with PTSD, depression, suicidal thoughts and tendencies and reintegration concerns with someone who has served and fought in combat and therefore understands the related issues and traumas of war.
The Wounded Warrior Project is a charity and veterans service organization that offers a variety of programs, service and events for wounded veterans of the military actions following the events of September 11, 2001.
The USO currently operates more than 135 centers worldwide, including ten mobile canteens located in the continental United States and overseas. The organization distributes care packages that include snack foods, international calling cards, disposable cameras, toiletries, games, reading materials and are overseas or distributed by hand through Operation USO Care Package.
Health/The Less Fortunate
ALS Association – Established in 1985, The ALS Association is the only national non-profit organization fighting Lou Gehrig’s Disease on every front. By leading the way in global research, providing assistance for people with ALS through a nationwide network of chapters, coordinating multidisciplinary care through certified clinical care centers, and fostering government partnerships, The Association builds hope and enhances the quality of life while aggressively searching for new treatments and a cure.
American Heart Association – Heart disease is the No. 1 killer worldwide, and stroke ranks second globally. From humble beginnings in 1924, the AHA has grown into the nation’s oldest and largest voluntary organization dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke. A shared focus on cardiovascular health unites the organization’s more than 33 million volunteers and supporters as well as its more than 3,400 employees. The AHA works to see a world free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke.
Avista Hospital Foundation – The Avista Hospital Foundation is a nonprofit, faith-based fundraising organization dedicated to providing financial support to Avista Adventist Hospital, thereby helping to facilitate and improve healthcare for the people of our community. Weifield is a proud financial supporter of their mission.
Bike MS Colorado Chapter – Multiple Sclerosis is a disease that affects the central nervous system. Weifield is an active supporter of the MS Colorado Chapter, and participates in its annual Bike MS 150 event.
Emily Griffith Technical College – Emily Griffith Technical College (EGTC) was founded in downtown Denver as a place that provides opportunities “for all who wish to learn.” With the school’s emphasis on accessible education, EGTC continues to attract individuals of all backgrounds and nationalities. EGTC is proud of its 100-year history of consistently doing this, and welcomes all students. Emily Griffith Technical College is one of a few colleges in Denver that are recognized as a Hispanic Serving Institution by the U.S. Department of Education and by the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities.
Goodwill Industries International – Goodwill enhances the dignity and quality of life of individuals, families and communities by eliminating barriers to opportunity and helping people in need reach their fullest potential through the power of work. Weifield is a proud financial supporter of their mission.
Habitat for Humanity – Through volunteer labor and donations of money and materials, Habitat builds and rehabilitates simple, decent houses alongside our homeowner (partner) families. Weifield has been a supporter of Habitat for Humanity recruiting employees and vendors to participate and donate their skills on construction projects for needy families.
National Sports Center for the Disabled (NSCD) Ski Cup – The National Sports Center for the Disabled (NSCD) is one of the largest outdoor therapeutic recreation and adaptive sports agencies in the world, based out of Winter Park Resort and Sports Authority Field at Mile High in Colorado. The NSCD began in 1970 providing ski lessons for children with amputations for the Children’s Hospital of Denver. Each year more than 3,000 children and adults with disabilities participate in our programs to learn more about sports and themselves. With specially trained staff and volunteers, and its own adaptive equipment lab, the NSCD teaches a variety of year-round sports and activities to individuals with almost any physical, cognitive, emotional or behavioral diagnosis. Find out more at ncsd.org.
Chanda Plan Foundation – The Chanda Plan Foundation’s mission is to provide access to integrative therapy, primary care, and other complementary services to improve health outcomes and reduce healthcare costs for persons with physical disabilities.
The Spark of Life Foundation – The Spark of Life Foundation exists to instill hope that, though life can never be the same after loss, life can be rich and fulfilling. They do this by offering Grief Recovery Retreats to those who have experienced loss. These retreats are given as a gift to all who come. There is no charge – all one has to do is get there.
The THIRSTTM Living Waters Fund encourages the prevention of suicide by encouraging people physically, emotionally, and spiritually. The organization: 1) Lends support to families and friends who have lost loved ones to suicide; 2) Actively promotes suicide education, prevention, and support; 3) Has created a Prayer Line to lift the emotional and spiritual needs of the hurting; 4) Financially supports and partners with causes and organizations with a similar passion and successful outcomes; and 5) Raises funds through bequests, gifts, and fundraisers.