Gearing up for Colorado Shops for Kids

Colorado Shops for Kids books are on the way, and we’re gearing up for this fashionable fundraiser!

Circle of Friends Board Member Jennifer Alvarado Geller will host a Sellers’ Kickoff for our volunteer sales force on Wednesday, April 15 at 6:30 p.m. in her Cherry Creek Country Club home. Sellers will mingle over appetizers and wine, hear from Children’s Campaign president Chris Watney about the importance of the Colorado Shops for Kids program for the organization, and will receive selling materials.

Sincere thanks to generous partners Cherry Creek North and Hutch & Fig for donating special thank you gifts for the volunteer salesperson who sells the most Colorado Shops for Kids books this year!

If you’d like to attend the Sellers’ Kickoff and participate on a team to help sell Colorado Shops for Kids books—which we make fun and easy!—please contact Director of Advancement Kristy Adams, kristy@coloradokids.org.

Colorado Shops for Kids Books on Sale Now!

An important and fun fundraiser for the Colorado Children’s Campaign, Colorado Shops for Kids books are on sale now! Purchase your book  here now for $50 and save BIG May 1-15 while helping Colorado kids.2015-CSFK-Cover

Now in its tenth year, Colorado Shops for Kids is a book of vouchers offering amazing savings at Colorado’s best retailers and restaurants in its most renowned shopping areas throughout the Denver metro areas.  This year’s book has more than 80 participating retailers, from longstanding program favorites such as Eccentricity, Garbarini, Heloise, Hutch & Fig, Lawrence Covell, MAX, Molly’s of Denver, Nest and Swoozie’s, to great new stores like Gracie’s, O2 Aspen-Cherry Creek, Two Pals and a Pup and many more.  You’ll also find delicious restaurants such as Cuba Cuba Sandwicheria, MAD Greens, Kobe An and more.  Click here for a complete list of participating stores.

Colorado Shops for Kids is valid just in time for sprucing up spring and summer wardrobes, celebrating new graduates, and treating mom on Mother’s Day.  Don’t miss your chance to support the Colorado Children’s Campaign, and shop and save!

 

Strong Sponsor Support, Retail Participation Position Colorado Shops for Kids for Another Great Year

Colorado Shops for Kids, the Children’s Campaign’s signature spring fundraiser and shopping program, is just around the corner, and with strong support from sponsors, and the participation of 80 retailers and restaurants, it promises to be another not-to-be-missed year of shopping and snacking.2015-CSFK-Cover

Now in its tenth year, Colorado Shops for Kids is a special book of vouchers offering deep discounts at Colorado restaurants and fashionable retailers in the most renowned shopping districts. Click here for a list of this year’s participating merchants, and watch for information soon on the Colorado Shops for Kids retail kickoff event at Cherry Creek North boutique MAX.

We express our gratitude to our retail partners and our generous sponsors who make this program possible! The 2015 Colorado Shops for Kids program is presented by Bachus & Schanker Cares Foundation; gold sponsors are 5280 Magazine, Alpine Bank and Cherry Creek North; and silver sponsors are Filsinger Energy Partners, Heloise Children’s Boutique and Perry & Co.—Lindsay Filsinger and Corrie Lee.

Colorado Shops for Kids is a BIG Success!

We would like to thank our sponsors, shoppers, retailers and volunteer salespeople for participating in Colorado Shops for Kids program. We experienced another successful year because of all your hard work and efforts. We would like to give special thanks to MAX Clothing Store and volunteer C Foltz for selling the most Colorado Shops for Kids books again this year!  Thank you to everyone who supported this program and our work on behalf of Colorado kids to ensure every child has every chance to succeed in life.

Colorado Shops for Kids Launched at Heloise!

Thank you to Heloise, this year’s Gold Sponsor of the Colorado Shops for Kids book, in Cherry Creek North for hosting our Colorado Shops for Kids kickoff and for their support in making this event a huge success. Shoppers who used their Heloise voucher that night were entered into the Heloise drawing. Congratulations, Gemma Taylor, you’ve won a 3-course tasting menu for two at Ste. Ellie’s paired with their creative and delectable cocktails generously donated by Allison & Nelson Perkins, owners of Ste. Ellie! A big thanks to everyone who attended! See photos from the event on Facebook and Flickr.

Circle of Friends President, Lindsay Filsinger, Circle of Friends Member Amy Sigge and Circle of Friends Board Member, Alison Roper-Zuckert at the Colorado Shops for Kids Kickoff.
Circle of Friends President, Lindsay Filsinger, Circle of Friends Member Amy Sigge and Circle of Friends Board Member, Alison Roper-Zuckert at the Colorado Shops for Kids Kickoff.

Volunteer Sellers gather to Kickoff Colorado Shops for Kids Sales Efforts

On Monday, Circle of Friends members and volunteer sellers gathered at the home of Circle of Friends President Elect, Andrea Stevens, to kick off the sales effort for the Colorado Shops for Kids program. The attendees had a chance to hear from Children’s Campaign President and CEO Chris Watney to learn more about the Colorado Children’s Campaign’s mission and why the funds raised through the sale of the Colorado Shops for Kids books are critical to the organization’s work.

Colorado Shops for Kids is a book of vouchers offering amazing savings at Colorado’s most fashionable retailers and restaurants throughout the Denver Metro area May 1 through May 14, 2014. Purchase your book for $50 and take advantage of huge savings all while supporting the work of the Colorado Children’s Campaign. If you’d like to join the sales effort, raising critical funds on behalf of the Children’s Campaign, contact Renee Ferrufino, renee@coloradokids.org. You’ll be provided with all necessary materials, including Colorado Shops for Kids books and selling tips. It’s fun and easy!

Click here for more information about Colorado Shops for Kids, a complete list of participating merchants and to purchase your book.

Join Us: Colorado Shops for Kids Kickoff

Colorado Shops for Kids, an important fundraiser for the Colorado Children’s Campaign, will be held May 1 through May 14, 2014. Colorado Shops for Kids is a book of vouchers offering amazing savings at Colorado’s most fashionable retailers and restaurants in well-known shopping districts, including Cherry Creek North, Larimer Square, Washington Park, The Highlands, Lowry, The Village Shops at The Landmark and many points in between. Purchase your book for $50 and take advantage of savings between 25 percent and 30 percent off services or merchandise, two-for-one deals at restaurants and other one-of-a-kind special offers. Not only will you save BIG on your purchases, but all proceeds will benefit the Children’s Campaign’s work on behalf of Colorado’s more than 1.2 million children!

We invite you and your kiddos to join us for the Colorado Shops for Kids Kickoff Event at Heloise in Cherry Creek North at 300 University Blvd, Denver, Tuesday, April 29, 2014 from 4-7pm. Purchase a Colorado Shops for Kids book that night and get a jump on your shopping while taking advantage early of the incredible savings offered at Heloise. Also, nibble on delicious appetizers, delight in sweet treats donated by Sugarlicious and sip wine compliments of 5280 Shops all while enjoying a night of great shopping.

Click here for more information about Colorado Shops for Kids, a complete list of participating merchants and to purchase your book. Special thanks to Colorado Shops for Kids presenting sponsor Bachus & Schanker Cares Foundation.

Circle of Friends Membership Tea Set for April

The Children’s Campaign’s Circle of Friends is hard at work planning its Annual Membership Tea, which will take place Thursday, April 24, 9:30-11:30 a.m., at a home in Cherry Creek Country Club.  Now in its eighteenth year, the Tea has become a springtime tradition, bringing awareness to the issues facing Colorado kids.  Attended by nearly 200 women from around the metro area, the Membership Tea provides an opportunity for potential supporters to learn more about the mission of the Colorado Children’s Campaign, and provides long-time friends the opportunity to hear about the organization’s accomplishments over the past year. In addition, the Membership Tea is a festive social occasion to discuss opportunities for volunteering and supporting the organization. For additional information about this year’s Tea, and to register for the event, click here.

The Circle of Friends is a group of Children’s Campaign ambassadors who provide volunteer and financial support to the organization.  In addition to the Tea, the Circle of Friends also help organize not-to-miss events like the Colorado Shops for Kids program and the Annual Luncheon.