FirstBank posed as “vet techs in training” at several different animal hospitals throughout the state – including Colorado State University Veterinary Teaching Hospital, Fox Hollow Animal Hospital, and MaxFund Wellness Center – to surprise more than 120 families, and their four legged companions, by paying their entire vet bill. In total, FirstBank covered over $40,000 in… Read More


We are less than a week away from the 10th Anniversary of Colorado Gives Day (Dec. 10), and you can feel the generosity and giving spirit building in the brisk Colorado air. To commemorate this monumental day of giving, FirstBank and Community First Foundation are excited to announce a special contest for donors around the… Read More


“When you feel interconnected to the earth around you, it makes it much easier to feel interconnected to the people around you. What we’re doing is taking the local food movement, and opening it up to everyone.” In our sixth and final installment of the Colorado Gives Day Nonprofit video series, we happily present The… Read More


“Access to healthcare for anyone is essential. Have a cultural competence safe place for people to come and get healthcare is extremely important.” In our fifth installment of the Colorado Gives Day Nonprofit video series, we happily present Clínica Tepeyac. Clínica’s mission is simple, to provide culturally competent healthcare and preventative health services to the… Read More


“90 percent of people with Autism are either unemployed, or underemployed. It’s not because they can’t, or don’t have the skills, or they don’t want to. It’s because our world isn’t set up for them to be able to work yet.” In our fourth installment of the Colorado Gives Day Nonprofit video series, we’re happy… Read More


“To use outdoor recreation – where an adult can connect to a kid, or a kid can connect to another kid – we are changing the trajectory for youth in the state of Colorado.” In our third installment of the Colorado Gives Day Nonprofit video series, we’re happy to present SOS Outreach. Since 1993, SOS… Read More


“Knowing that you can’t save them all is tough, but being able to save some and give them a life they truly deserve is more rewarding than anything I’ve ever done.” In our second installment of the Colorado Gives Day Nonprofit video series, we’re happy to present Rocky Mountain Lab Rescue. This volunteer-run, Broomfield-based nonprofit… Read More


Halloween’s greatest trick? Getting Americans to spend more than $9 billion annually on the candy-coated holiday. But here’s the treat: with a little ingenuity and a whole lot of creativity, you can celebrate this season without ghosting your family’s budget. Boo it Yourself Americans spend $3.2 billion on Halloween costumes annually; followed by $2.7 billion… Read More