Volunteers helped Growe Foundation assemble garden kits at a local elementary school. Growe Foundation teaches young children about healthy eating and caring for the environment through grade-specific lessons and hands-on learning with experiential gardens. A veritable army of volunteers helped to clear out last year’s gardens and assemble garden-to-table educational kits in preparation for the upcoming school year at Crestview Elementary.
Crayons to Calculators: The Boulder office held its annual Crayons to Calculators school supply drive in late July. Many members of the office donated supplies or money and dedicate team of more than 20 attorneys and staff assembled and packed 221 backpacks that were delivered to elementary school children in need in the Boulder Valley and St. Vrain Valley school districts.
Habitat for Humanity: In a unique partnership between Flatirons Habitat for Humanity and a private developer, Flatirons Habitat or Humanities is developing Wonderland Creek, a project of four, single-family homes that will provide four families with safe, decent, affordable housing.
Members of the Boulder office raised funds from snack bar sales that were used to sponsor a $2,500 “Peak Season Build Day.” In late May, a small but productive group helped to install insulation and roofing on a new home for a family left homeless after the Jamestown floods that included ADA-compliant ramps for a veteran coping with neuropathy in his feet and legs. In June, nine volunteers toiled in the hot sun on another new home for a family of four, who will be ecstatic to have more space than their current CU-Boulder two-bedroom apartment.
Crayons to Calculators: The Boulder office held its annual Crayons to Calculators school supply drive in July. Through the efforts of approximately forty volunteers, 229 backpacks were supplied for second graders in need in the Boulder Valley and St. Vrain Valley school districts.
I Have a Dream Foundation Adopt-A-Center:The office adopted four needy families for the annual holiday project purchasing gifts for each family member. Our group of families had one or more young children. The gifts were distributed in mid-December to the I Have a Dream Foundation which made the deliveries to each family.
- Annual Chili Cook-off
- Annual Firm-wide Food Drive
- United Way Day of Caring