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Thank You Thursday

Published: April 18, 2019


Recent generous donors to the Imagine! Foundation include:

Bronze ($1,000-$2,499)
Longmont Community Foundation

Associate ($500-$999)
In honor of Leona Stoecker
  Elycia Cook
In memory of Dennis Fase
  Suzie and Terry Lavelle
Wiland

Friend ($1-$249)
In memory of Kristie Brosious
  Donna and Dale Adair
Erin Calderwood Polen
In memory of Kristy Kearney
  Kristina Kearney
In honor of Kristie Brosious
 Gail and Phillip Raznick

As always, we thank all of our generous donors.


Wish List Wednesday

Published: April 17, 2019

Welcome to the latest edition of The Wish List. Included below are items that would augment and enhance Imagine! programs and services for the individuals we serve and would be much appreciated. If you are able to provide an item, please contact Patti Micklin at pmicklin@imaginecolorado.org or 303-926-6443. Pick-up for large items can be provided, and your contribution is tax deductible. If you prefer to provide a cash gift to be used for the purchase of one of the items below, that would also be most welcome. Please check out this blog every Wednesday to see new Wish List Items.

This week's Wish List:

For Imagine!’s Out & About Program 

  • Camping Lantern for Catalog evening activities 
  • Three fishing poles 
  • Fold-down wheelchair 
Out & About provides summer camp, after-school, and school closure day programs for school-aged children with developmental disabilities, as well as weekend activities for adults. All activities are community-based and are designed within a therapeutic framework.


Thank You Thursday

Published: April 11, 2019


Recent generous donors to the Imagine! Foundation include:

Platinum ($10,000+)
Walter and Ursula Eberspacher Foundation 

Supporter ($250-$499)
Bonfire Fundraising
Jana and Chris Petersen 

Friend ($1-$249)
Lu Walters and Kent Arnold
In memory of Dennis Fase
  Andrea and Boyd Bell
Cheryl Pricone and John Bradin
Tom Glassen
Ken Hackbarth
IBM
In memory of Dennis Fase
  Melody Kimberlin
  Mary Lou and George Krietemeyer
  Gayle and Timothy Lanier
  Carolyn Marino
  Linda Nehls
Nick McDowell
Barbara and Harry Newman
Bill Storinger
In honor of Mike Gehr
  Alice Swift
Jessica and Jeff Tyler

As always, we thank all of our generous donors.


Wish List Wednesday

Published: April 10, 2019

Welcome to the latest edition of The Wish List. Included below are items that would augment and enhance Imagine! programs and services for the individuals we serve and would be much appreciated. If you are able to provide an item, please contact Patti Micklin at pmicklin@imaginecolorado.org or 303-926-6443. Pick-up for large items can be provided, and your contribution is tax deductible. If you prefer to provide a cash gift to be used for the purchase of one of the items below, that would also be most welcome. Please check out this blog every Wednesday to see new Wish List Items.

This week's Wish List:

Furniture and Housing Needs for Imagine! Residential Homes

American Furniture Warehouse gift certificates for upgrades to furniture in several homes
Picnic table
Grill


Thank You Thursday

Published: April 4, 2019


Recent generous donors to the Imagine! Foundation include:

Platinum ($10,000+) 
Bob Von Eschen

Gold ($5,000-$9,999)
The Parking Spot

Silver ($2,500-$4,999)
High Plains Bank - Imagine! Celebration Two Table Sponsor
Motorola Solutions Foundation - Imagine! Celebration Gold Sponsor

Supporter ($250-$499)
Jane Brennan
Facebook Campaign - Zoe Polk's Birthday
Meg McClellan and Jim Barlow

Friend ($1-$249)
Ball Corporation
Carolyn and Joel Buck-Gengler

As always, we thank all of our generous donors.


Wish List Wednesday

Published: April 3, 2019

Welcome to the latest edition of The Wish List. Included below are items that would augment and enhance Imagine! programs and services for the individuals we serve and would be much appreciated. If you are able to provide an item, please contact Patti Micklin at pmicklin@imaginecolorado.org or 303-926-6443. Pick-up for large items can be provided, and your contribution is tax deductible. If you prefer to provide a cash gift to be used for the purchase of one of the items below, that would also be most welcome. Please check out this blog every Wednesday to see new Wish List Items.

This week's Wish List:

Furniture and Housing Needs for Imagine!’s Santa Fe Group Home in Broomfield

2 new office chairs
Stand Mixer
New non-fabric couch 50" or larger
Smart TV
New set of nonstick pots and pans


Shop At King Soopers and Support Imagine!

Published: April 2, 2019


Do you shop at King Soopers? If so, you can help support Imagine!’s mission of creating a world of opportunity for all abilities at the same time.

It’s simple to get started:

  • Go to http://www.kingsoopers.com 
  • Sign in to your account (or create one) in upper left of web page 
  • Click on My Account From left column, click Community Rewards In the search box, type Imagine!, and Imagine! Foundation will show up. Choose it and we will receive a portion of your sales! 
Thanks, and happy shopping!


Thank You Thursday

Published: March 28, 2019


Recent generous donors to the Imagine! Foundation include:

Platinum ($10,000+)
Julie and Scott Von Eschen

Associate ($500-$999)
Knights of Columbus Boulder Council
Lockton

Friend ($1-$249)
Kimberly and Bradley Barnett
Eleanor Bonino
Compass Chiropractic
IBM
In memory of Dennis Fase
  Susan LaHoda
Anne Matthes
Krista Mattes
In memory of Dennis Fase
  Patti and David Micklin
In memory of Allie Balzer
  Patti and David Micklin
Alissa Nenninger
Kendall Odorizzi
Lorena Sanchez
Jeannette Sutton
Thelma Whitaker
Jennifer Wood
In memory of Dennis Fase
  Jane Zimmerman

As always, we thank all of our generous donors.


Wish List Wednesday

Published: March 27, 2019

Welcome to the latest edition of The Wish List. Included below are items that would augment and enhance Imagine! programs and services for the individuals we serve and would be much appreciated. If you are able to provide an item, please contact Patti Micklin at pmicklin@imaginecolorado.org or 303-926-6443. Pick-up for large items can be provided, and your contribution is tax deductible. If you prefer to provide a cash gift to be used for the purchase of one of the items below, that would also be most welcome. Please check out this blog every Wednesday to see new Wish List Items.

This week's Wish List:

Furniture and Housing Needs for Imagine! Manhattan Group Home

Non-fabric couch (6’), loveseat (5’), and chairs
Basketball hoop
Picnic table
Two small raised garden beds (3 ft tall, 4 ft long, and 3 ft wide) for vegetable gardening


Thank You Thursday

Published: March 21, 2019


Recent generous donors to the Imagine! Foundation include:

Silver ($2,500-$4,999)
PASCO - Imagine! Celebration Sponsor

Bronze ($1,000-$2,499)
In memory of Dennis Fase
  Marcia and Tyler Forman

Associate ($500-$999)
Wiland

Supporter ($250-$499)
Anonymous

Friend ($1-$249)
Community Shares of Colorado
IBM
In honor of Hannah Bozzay
  Deb and Doug Sandersen
In memory of Dennis Fase
  Cathleen Shoenfeld
  Kathy and Michel Stearley
Heather and David Wier

As always, we thank all of our generous donors.


Wish List Wednesday

Published: March 20, 2019

Welcome to the latest edition of The Wish List. Included below are items that would augment and enhance Imagine! programs and services for the individuals we serve and would be much appreciated. If you are able to provide an item, please contact Patti Micklin at pmicklin@imaginecolorado.org or 303-926-6443. Pick-up for large items can be provided, and your contribution is tax deductible. If you prefer to provide a cash gift to be used for the purchase of one of the items below, that would also be most welcome. Please check out this blog every Wednesday to see new Wish List Items.

This week's Wish List:

Furniture and Housing Needs for Imagine!'s Garden Place Residential Home

New area rug 4 x 3
Small book shelves
Several cushioned chairs for the “Book Nook”
Set of four kitchen chairs
New oven
New set of silverware and a new dish set


Thank You, Ryan Elementary

Published: March 15, 2019

Today we’d like to thank the awesome kids, teachers, parents, and administrators at Ryan Elementary School in Lafayette. For the second year in a row, they helped to raise funds to support Imagine!’s Out & About program, specifically so Out & About can purchase a hand controlled adaptive bike. The bike will allow more children with disabilities served by Imagine! to experience the joy, freedom, and independence that comes from riding a bike.

The total raised was $1,318!

Awareness was raised as well. One teacher did a whole lesson with her students to teach them about disabilities, inclusion, and acceptance.

Thanks Rhinos!




Thank You Thursday

Published: March 14, 2019


Recent generous donors to the Imagine! Foundation include:

Platinum ($10,000+)
Linda and Walt Pounds

Bronze ($1,000-$2,499)
Blue Federal Credit Union - Imagine! Celebration Underwriter
City of Lafayette - Grant for Centre Stage production
Knights of Columbus Northglenn Council

Supporter ($250-$499)
Bob and Judy Charles

Friend ($1-$249)
Lu Walters and Kent Arnold
Cheryl Pricone and John Bradin
Erin Calderwood Polen
Tom Glassen
Ken Hackbarth
In memory of Kristy Kearney
  Fran Katnik
Nick McDowell
Barbara and Harry Newman
In honor of Mike Gehr
  Alice Swift
Jessica and Jeff Tyler

As always, we thank all of our generous donors.


Wish List Wednesday

Published: March 13, 2019

Welcome to the latest edition of The Wish List. Included below are items that would augment and enhance Imagine! programs and services for the individuals we serve and would be much appreciated. If you are able to provide an item, please contact Patti Micklin at pmicklin@imaginecolorado.org or 303-926-6443. Pick-up for large items can be provided, and your contribution is tax deductible. If you prefer to provide a cash gift to be used for the purchase of one of the items below, that would also be most welcome. Please check out this blog every Wednesday to see new Wish List Items.

This week's Wish List:

Furniture and Housing Needs for Imagine! Residential Homes

Garden Place in Longmont
New area rug 4 x 3
Small book shelves
Several cushioned chairs for the “Book Nook”
Set of four kitchen chairs
New oven
New set of silverware and a new dish set

Manhattan Group Home in Boulder
Non-fabric couch (6’), loveseat (5’), and chairs
Basketball hoop
Picnic table
Two small raised garden beds (3 ft tall, 4 ft long, and 3 ft wide) for vegetable gardening

Santa Fe Group Home in Broomfield
2 new office chairs
Stand Mixer
New non-fabric couch 50" or larger
Smart TV
New set of nonstick pots and pans

All Group Homes
American Furniture Warehouse gift certificates for upgrades to furniture in several homes
Picnic table
Grill


Thank You, NetApp

Published: March 8, 2019

Today we’d like to thank the good folks at NetApp, who recently turned a team building exercise into a creative way to support Imagine!’s services for children. Check out the short video below to learn more.

 


Thank You Thursday

Published: March 7, 2019


Recent generous donors to the Imagine! Foundation include:

Bronze ($1,000-$2,499)
Benson Kerrane Storz & Nelson - Imagine! Celebration Table Sponsor
Alice and Pete Madden - Imagine! Celebration Table Sponsor

Supporter ($250-$499)
Amy and Kevin Callahan
Knights of Columbus - St. Louis Council - for Dayspring

Friend ($1-$249)
In memory of Kristy Kearney
  Connie and Bill Barclay
Beautykind Foundation
Courtney Gimeno
Kat Hasler
Teresa Hsieh
IBM
In memory of David Prentice
  Carmen Pupo

As always, we thank all of our generous donors.


Wish List Wednesday

Published: March 6, 2019

Welcome to the latest edition of The Wish List. Included below are items that would augment and enhance Imagine! programs and services for the individuals we serve and would be much appreciated. If you are able to provide an item, please contact Patti Micklin at pmicklin@imaginecolorado.org or 303-926-6443. Pick-up for large items can be provided, and your contribution is tax deductible. If you prefer to provide a cash gift to be used for the purchase of one of the items below, that would also be most welcome. Please check out this blog every Wednesday to see new Wish List Items.

This week's Wish List:

Personal Items for Those We Serve (Adults) in Our Residential Homes

Sports gear – especially New York Yankees Sports posters
Music CDs – especially country
Make-up/cosmetics (perfume, light beige foundation, eye shadow, mascara, lipstick)
iPads - heavy duty iPad covers
Rockies tickets for groups
Arts and craft supplies OR gift certificates to Michaels’ or Hobby Lobby
Computer games
Essential Tremor adaptive utensils, clothing, computer aids, writing devices, etc. for individuals with hand tremors (http://essentialtremor.org/treatments/assistive-devices/)
Games/activities made especially for those with Alzheimer’s/dementia
Recreation center passes or punch cards
Restaurant Gift Cards
Movie Tickets
Denver Zoo Passes
Gift Cards to educational stores:

Stationary bike
Wheelchair-Bicycle Tandem: http://www.frankmobility.com/duetfeat.php
SmartLift foldable, packable transport system: https://www.etac.com/products/hoists-and-slings/mobile-hoists/molift-smart-150


Thank You, Don and Lorraine Freeberg Foundation

Published: March 5, 2019


Today we’d like to thank The Don and Lorraine Freeberg Foundation for their generous grant of $8,854 to the Imagine! Foundation. The grant will be used to support Imagine!’s Dayspring Community Calendar Activities and for an electric charging station for Imagine!’s hybrid vehicles.

The Don and Lorraine Freeberg Foundation supports organizations primarily focusing on education, healthcare, children, and veterans by funding capital improvements and programs.

We appreciate their generous support of Imagine!’s mission of creating a world of opportunity for all abilities.


Thank You Thursday

Published: February 28, 2019


Recent generous donors to the Imagine! Foundation include:

Gold ($5,000-$9,999)
Don & Lorraine Freeberg Foundation - grant for EV Charging Station and Dayspring
Laura and Bill Koch 

Silver ($2,500-$4,999)
Gary Corbett

Bronze ($1,000-$2,499)
Amy and Kevin Callahan
City of Louisville - grant for Case Management Emergency Fund
Nancy and Dennis Heagney
Lynne and Rick Waidler

Associate ($500-$999)
Steve Norwood
Wiland 

Supporter ($250-$499)
Tim Clifford

Friend ($1-$249)
AmazonSmile Foundation
Katie Espy
Gregory Fricke
Jennifer Graham
IBM
Scott Kruger
Kathryn Long
In memory of Sandy Berger
  Roz and Harvey Micklin
Robyn Nick
In honor of Hannah Bozzay
  Deb and Doug Sandersen
In memory of Kristy Kearney
  Tim Scheitlin
Lynita Scott
Liz and Douglas Teece
Jennifer Teece

As always, we thank all of our generous donors.


Wish List Wednesday

Published: February 27, 2019

Welcome to the latest edition of The Wish List. Included below are items that would augment and enhance Imagine! programs and services for the individuals we serve and would be much appreciated. If you are able to provide an item, please contact Patti Micklin at pmicklin@imaginecolorado.org or 303-926-6443. Pick-up for large items can be provided, and your contribution is tax deductible. If you prefer to provide a cash gift to be used for the purchase of one of the items below, that would also be most welcome. Please check out this blog every Wednesday to see new Wish List Items.

This week's Wish List:

Personal Items for Those We Serve (Adults) in Our Residential Homes

Sports gear – especially New York Yankees Sports posters
Music CDs – especially country
Make-up/cosmetics (perfume, light beige foundation, eye shadow, mascara, lipstick)
iPads - heavy duty iPad covers
Rockies tickets for groups
Arts and craft supplies OR gift certificates to Michaels’ or Hobby Lobby
Computer games
Essential Tremor adaptive utensils, clothing, computer aids, writing devices, etc. for individuals with hand tremors (http://essentialtremor.org/treatments/assistive-devices/)
Games/activities made especially for those with Alzheimer’s/dementia
Recreation center passes or punch cards
Restaurant Gift Cards
Movie Tickets
Denver Zoo Passes
Gift Cards to educational stores:

Stationary bike
Wheelchair-Bicycle Tandem: http://www.frankmobility.com/duetfeat.php
SmartLift foldable, packable transport system: https://www.etac.com/products/hoists-and-slings/mobile-hoists/molift-smart-150

Furniture and Housing Needs for Imagine! Residential Homes

Garden Place in Longmont
New area rug 4 x 3
Small book shelves
Several cushioned chairs for the “Book Nook”
Set of four kitchen chairs
New oven
New set of silverware and a new dish set

Manhattan Group Home in Boulder
Non-fabric couch (6’), loveseat (5’), and chairs
Basketball hoop
Picnic table
Two small raised garden beds (3 ft tall, 4 ft long, and 3 ft wide) for vegetable gardening

Santa Fe Group Home in Broomfield
2 new office chairs
Stand Mixer
New non-fabric couch 50" or larger
Smart TV
New set of nonstick pots and pans

All Group Homes
American Furniture Warehouse gift certificates for upgrades to furniture in several homes
Picnic table
Grill

Program Needs

Dayspring

Nuk Brushes
Pop Toobs
Therapressure Brushes
Mr. Juice Bears
Chunky Bare Books (for goodbye books)
Pop up Tunnels
Knobby Balls
Kickballs
Bubble Oodles
Blow up pools

Out & About

One camping lantern for Catalog evening activities
Three fishing poles
Fold-down wheelchair


Wish List Wednesday

Published: February 20, 2019

Welcome to the latest edition of The Wish List. Included below are items that would augment and enhance Imagine! programs and services for the individuals we serve and would be much appreciated. If you are able to provide an item, please contact Patti Micklin at pmicklin@imaginecolorado.org or 303-926-6443. Pick-up for large items can be provided, and your contribution is tax deductible. If you prefer to provide a cash gift to be used for the purchase of one of the items below, that would also be most welcome. Please check out this blog every Wednesday to see new Wish List Items.

This week's Wish List:

For Imagine!’s Out & About Program 

  • Camping Lantern for Catalog evening activities 
  • Three fishing poles 
  • Fold-down wheelchair 
Out & About provides summer camp, after-school, and school closure day programs for school-aged children with developmental disabilities, as well as weekend activities for adults. All activities are community-based and are designed within a therapeutic framework.


Thank You, Ryan Elementary

Published: February 15, 2019

Today we’d like to thank the awesome kids, teachers, and administrators at Ryan Elementary School in Lafayette. For the second year in a row, they are raising funds to support Imagine!’s Out & About program, specifically so O & A can purchase a hand controlled adaptive bike. The bike will allow more children with disabilities served by Imagine! to experience the joy, freedom, and independence that comes from riding a bike.

Go Rhinos!




Thank You Thursday

Published: February 14, 2019


Recent generous donors to the Imagine! Foundation include:

Gold ($5,000-$9,999)
Janan and Ron Alford

Silver ($2,500-$4,999)
Medtronic
Jana and Chris Petersen
Wiland

Bronze ($1,000-$2,499)
BCinteriors
Linda and Walt Pounds
Wendy and Ed Wassom

Supporter ($250-$499)
Laura and Bill Koch

Friend ($1-$249)
Lu Walters and Kent Arnold
Cheryl Pricone and John Bradin
Erin Polen
Fatima Chaudhry
Karen Collins
Sallie and George Duvall
Google
Ken Hackbarth
Joan Martin
Nick McDowell
Barbara and Harry Newman
Jeff Schmidt
Alice Swift
Jessica and Jeff Tyler

As always, we thank all of our generous donors.


Wish List Wednesday

Published: February 13, 2019

Welcome to the latest edition of The Wish List. Included below are items that would augment and enhance Imagine! programs and services for the individuals we serve and would be much appreciated. If you are able to provide an item, please contact Patti Micklin at pmicklin@imaginecolorado.org or 303-926-6443. Pick-up for large items can be provided, and your contribution is tax deductible. If you prefer to provide a cash gift to be used for the purchase of one of the items below, that would also be most welcome. Please check out this blog every Wednesday to see new Wish List Items.

This week's Wish List:



For Dayspring 

  • Kid friendly paint 
  • Blow up swimming pools/blow up pool toys 
  • Chalk 
  • All different kinds of balls (blow up balls or soft balls) 
  • Books 
  • Toys for children 0-3 years old 
  • Pens/markers/crayons 
  • Color paper 
  • Binders 
  • Folders 
  • Swimming towels 
  • Bubbles


The Impact of Imagine! Donors

Published: February 12, 2019

Imagine! donors make such a difference in our efforts to create a world of opportunity for all abilities. The short video below shows just a few ways donors impacted our work last year.