Challenge Denver Kicks-off Colorado Gives Day Campaign!
Participants at Grant Beacon Middle School's Challenge Day offer hugs after sharing their stories.
We're thrilled to share that Challenge Denver is participating in Colorado Gives Day!
With the holidays upon us, we're asking for your support in bringing our life-changing programs to more Denver students living in poverty to ensure they have the social emotional skills and resources needed to be save, loved, and successful in school and in life.
In the words of one 8th grade student:
"I thought Challenge Day was just going to be all fun, but it also turned out to be very emotional. What was so great was that it really made us feel more connected as a school. It reminded us that we are never alone, and that our friends may be going through a lot more than we know. I think every school should have a Challenge Day because it really brought us together. Things feel different now."
NEED: Community support for our programs has been overwhelming, and current demand far exceeds available funding. We have eight schools on our waiting list eager to receive programming.
GOAL: Our goal is to add at least one new school partner as a result of the support of this campaign, and we know we can get there with your help!
GIVE: Please visit www.coloradogives.org/
On behalf of Denver's students, we thank you in advance for your generosity and outpouring of love this holiday season!
With much gratitude,
The Challenge Denver Team
Challenge Denver: Our Story
Challenge Denver is a non-profit organization located in Denver, Colorado whose work is to inspire and re-engage Denver Public School (DPS) middle and high school students in their school communities by providing them with the experience of Challenge Day along with consistent follow-up programming and support.
We believe that every member of our school communities has the potential to be the change they wish to see in the world. Our mission is to engage and inspire Denver Public School students, teachers, and community members by helping them feel connected, valued, and empowered to be successful in their school communities every day.
"Never doubt that one day can change your life because if you don't allow yourself the opportunity of Challenge Day, you may not learn what is truly possible and you may never see the world for what it truly is." - Freshman, South High School, Denver, CO
Our Work In Action
Learn more about us and meet our board members. We are committed to ensuring all of our students and teacher in DPS feel connected, valued, and empowered in school every day.