Non-profits providing education for children in their community

Spark Change

Spark Change (through Young Americans Center for Education) empowers students to make a change with "change" through philanthropic giving and youth service learning.  In 2016-2017, Spark Change raised $50,029.25 for 68 charities and funded 41 service projects.  This is Lindsey's third year as a volunteer coach at Park Hill Elementary for Student Leaders.  


Escuela De Guadalupe

 Escuela de Guadalupe is a nationally recognized Pre-K to middle school independent, dual-language Catholic school was founded in 1999 in north Denver as a response to the community's determination to improve educational opportunity to children.  Dick is a current board member.


The Adelante Foundation, Inc. 

Adelante has been a part of Dick's life since 2004, when he joined the board to support the mission of providing small business and education loans to provide opportunity to the rural poor in Honduras.  Adelante's values are Unity, Discipline, Hard Work and Courage.


Cheyenne Mountain Zoo connects people with wildlife and wild places through experiences that inspire action.  Douglas believes through support of the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo that it can make a positive impact on the world in its protection of endangered animals.

Museo de las Americas educates the community about Latino Americano art and culture from through innovative exhibitions and programs.  As a teacher, Elisabeth has taken many fifth-graders on field trips to the museum, which has been able to host the students free of charge.  The museum also brings experiences to Elisabeth's school - a great way for students to meet learning objectives in an interactive way.  

Jonathan Holtzinger Scholarship Award of Excellence honors Jon's commitment to North High School and mentorship in the community he so loved.  Jon was a dear friend of our family who passed away on June 12, 2012.  We miss him and remember his life lessons every day. 

Please click on the organization above to be directed to their website.