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
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
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.
Women & Children
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.
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.
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.
A Precious Child – A Precious Child, Inc. is a nonprofit organization providing children in need with opportunities and resources to empower them to achieve their full potential. We provide basic essentials to children in need to empower them to succeed in school including clothing, coats, shoes, sports equipment, backpacks, school supplies, and toiletries.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The mission of Project 1.27 is “to inspire, recruit and resource churches and families to foster and adopt the kids in their own backyard.” Project 1.27 believes in building relationships, God’s calling, a pioneering spirit, community, partnership, integrity, and hope in the fact that every child and youth deserves a forever home. Through the collaborative efforts of state and county agencies, churches and faith-based organizations like Project 1.27, the number of waiting children has declined in recent years. Project 1.27 now focuses on inspiring and recruiting families to both foster and adopt through the Foster Care System. Through their work in Colorado, as well as efforts toward a national expansion, Project 1.27 continuously strives to achieve our vision of a family waiting for every child!
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.
The U.S. Military
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.
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.
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.
Health/The Less Fortunate
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.
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.
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.
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.
The American Diabetes Association – The American Diabetes Association helps to prevent and cure diabetes and improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes. The Association has been able to annually fund over $34 million in research of Type 1, Type 2, and gestational diabetes and has served millions through its educational materials, website, and publications. Individuals who have been denied their rights have found an advocate in the American Diabetes Association.
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.
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.