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Thank You Thursday

Published: December 13, 2018


Recent generous donors to the Imagine! Foundation include:

Gold ($5,000-$9,999)
Betty Eldridge - Imagine! Celebration Gold Sponsor
 McElwain Family Foundation - Imagine! Celebration Gold Sponsor

Silver ($2,500-$4,999)
Prime Industries - Imagine! Celebration Silver Sponsor
Eide Bailly - Imagine! Celebration Silver Sponsor

Bronze ($1,000-$2,499)
Lynn and Ken Curtis - Imagine! Celebration Table Sponsor
Lo Anne Zentner

Associate ($500-$999)
Audrey and Andrew Franklin

Supporter ($250-$499) 
Chuck Wellman - Imagine! Celebration Tickets

Friend ($1-$249)
Anonymous
Stef and Ashley Streamer
Cheryl Pricone and John Bradin
Community Shares of Colorado
Dolores Esposito
Ken Hackbarth
In memory of Kristy Kearney
  Lauren Hansen
Jannelle and Mark Johnson
Nick McDowell
Barbara and Harry Newman
Susan Routt
In honor of Mike Gehr
  Alice Swift
Jessica and Jeff Tyler

In-Kind Bronze ($1,500 - $2,499)
Playa Viva - a four night stay in a Queen Ecosita

In-Kind Associate ($500-$999)
Fall River Village - a two night stay in a two bedroom, two bath resort
L.I.D. Landscapes - a Garden Potting Party for 10

Supporter ($250-$499)
Ellen Monroe - two framed original paintings
Sanitas Skincare - Sanitas Skincare basket and Cowgirl Skincare basket

Friend ($1-$249)
Abo's Pizza - $25 gift card
Alpine Modern - $50 gift card
Bhushali Jain - original painting
BlackPaw - dog gift basket
Bob L. Burger Recreation Center - 20 Visit Card
Buffalo Lock & Key, Inc. - American Security personal safe
Carrabba's Italian Grill - $50 gift card
Cedar & Hyde Mercantile - $75 gift card
Children's Museum of Denver - four admission passes
Color Me Mine - $50 gift certificate
Friends of Dinosaur Ridge - four day passes
Indian Peaks Golf Course - two BOGO round of golf cards
J&L Distilling Company - bottle each of SNO Vodka, FYR Liqueur, and SNO Gin
Jennifer Dennis - custom watercolor pet portrait
Leslie Rothman - original print
KT's BBQ - two books of $25 BBQ Bucks
Leona and Bernie Stoecker - tailgate party package
Linda Sole Faul - framed original oil painting and print
Longmont Museum - ten free admission passes
Lucky Pie - $25 gift card
McDevitt Taco Supply - $50 gift card
Monarch Mountain - two Monarch Lift Tickets
Morning Glory Café - $25 gift card
Jane Dinsmore - shampoo, cut, & style
Murphy's North - $25 gift certificate
Nissi's - $30 gift card
Organic Sandwich Company - $50 gift card
Rachel Keppeler Designs - beautiful jewelry set
Sample Supports - martini set, candle, and $100 gift card
Via Toscana - $100 gift card
Wallaroo Hat Company, LLC - two sun protection hats
WOW! Children's Museum - one year family membership


Thank You, Boulder Area Alumnae Panhellenic

Published: December 7, 2018

Today, we’d like to thank Boulder Area Alumnae Panhellenic for hosting a special Sensory Friendly time to visit Santa's House. Boulder Area Alumnae Panhellenic enhances the fraternity system through scholarship awards, annual educational informational functions for prospective college freshman, philanthropic projects, community participation and civic leadership. They have been longtime supporters of Imagine! and our Dayspring program, not only by hosting this special time for kids with sensory challenges to meet Santa and Mrs. Claus, but also by donating a portion of the proceeds of Santa's House to Imagine!.







Thank You Thursday

Published: December 6, 2018


Recent generous donors to the Imagine! Foundation include:

Bronze ($1,000-$2,499)
James Densberger
Northrop Grumman - Case Management Emergency Fund grant

Associate ($500-$999)
Colorado Events
Ella Washington

Supporter ($250-$499)
Cathy Bodine

Friend ($1-$249)
Anonymous
Helen Bosley
Maryann and Paul Bursiek
Kay and Ken Conger
Sallie and George Duvall
Facebook - Chong Kim's Birthday Fundraiser
Helen and Marty Goldman
Judi Halbert
In honor of Mike Gehr
  Karen Hamilton
Lauren and Stuart Kingsbery
Hsia Lee
Agnes Moser
Kathy and Gregg Near
Eva Raschke
Alan Rudy
In honor of the Tyler Family
  Kathy Vick

In-Kind Associate ($500-$999)
Craig MacCambridge - two large canvas prints and art glass leaf dish

In-Kind Supporter ($250-$499)
Comedy Works - 10 Admit 2 Passes
Omni Interlocken Resort - one night stay with breakfast and 18 holes of golf for two
The Hiltons on Canyon - one weekend stay with breakfast for two
The Wild Game Entertainment Experience - a $350 event credit

In-Kind Friend ($1-$249)
740 Front - An American Dining Saloon - $50 gift card
Acupuncture Clinic of Boulder - consultation and acupuncture treatment
Arcana - $100 gift card
Arvada Center for the Arts - two tickets to an Arvada Center Production
Biscuit Bar - $40 gift card
Boulder Cork - a $100 gift certificate
Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra - $100 gift certificate
BrewHop Trolley - four day passes for Longmont loop
Cafe Aion - gift certificate for Paella Wednesday
Centura Health Integrative Medicine - one hour massage
Colorado Ballet - two tickets to any 2018/2019 performance
Denver Broncos Football Club - Justin Simmons autographed photograph
Denver Museum of Nature & Science - four museum entry tickets
Denver Zoological Foundation - Family Four Pack
Dish Gourmet - $50 gift card
ETown - two tickets to an eTown Radio Show taping
Foolish Craig's Café - $50 gift card
Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park - two Funday Pass vouchers
GolfTEC - full swing evaluation
Iron Mountain Hot Springs - two all-day passes
Leah Nickie Advanced Aesthetics - European facial and Odacite Skincare Kit
Lodge Casino - Black Hawk - one night stay and buffet for two
Longmont Dairy Farm - $25 gift certificate
Monarch Casino – Black Hawk - buffet for two
Mountain Sun Pub & Brewery - four $50 gift certificates
Mudrocks Tap & Tavern - $40 gift card
Opera Colorado - two tickets to The Marriage of Figaro
Origins - Origins gift box
Peak Entertainment at 1STBANK Center - two tickets and VIP parking to an event
Pirates Cove Family Aquatic Center - four passes to Pirates Cove
Puzzah! LLC - gift certificate for 4 to participate in a 1-hour puzzle room
Renaissance Denver Hotel - one night stay and breakfast for two
Shuttles, Spindles & Skeins - $25 gift certificate
Starfish Jewelry LLC. - pair of UNO de 50 earrings and a Paz Collective scarf
Swoon Jewelry Studios - $50 gift certificate
Tangerine Restaurants - $40 in gift cards
Tara Cluck Dance Center - one month of dance class
The Art of Cheese - $50 gift card
The Greenbriar Inn - champagne brunch for two
The Melting Pot - two, lunch for two certificates
The Old Mine Cidery & Brewpub - $50 gift card, two cider glasses, cider jug, T-shirt
The SideDoor Salon - a $50 gift certificate
Tinker Art Studio - one hour of tinker time
Wonderbound - two tickets to Cupid's Playground


Wish List Wednesday

Published: December 5, 2018

'Tis the season for giving, and there are a lot of folks served by Imagine! who could use a little extra Holiday cheer. Our Annual Gift Giving program is underway, and we’re wishing you'll be part of it. Gift ideas are below, you can drop them off at Imagine!, or you can arrange a pickup for multiple items by contacting Elizabeth Hill (ehill@imaginecolorado.org).



Today Is Colorado Gives Day

Published: December 4, 2018

Today is Colorado Gives Day! 

By giving your support online through Colorado Gives Day, Imagine! will be eligible for a portion of the 1stBank and Community First Foundation incentive fund. Your donation will go further toward helping people Imagine! serves of all ages!

Click here to donate.




Giving Thanksgiving Thanks

Published: November 30, 2018

The Imagine! Foundation would like to offer our sincere thanks to Dave Query and everyone at Big Red F Restaurant Group, who once again treated individuals served by Imagine! and their families to a traditional turkey feast on Thanksgiving Day. Dave is pictured below with his wife Dana.


We also offer our sincere thanks the almost 40 volunteers (pictured below) who gave up part of their turkey day to help out.



Thank You Thursday

Published: November 29, 2018


Recent generous donors to the Imagine! Foundation include:

Silver ($2,500-$4,999)
Western Disposal Services - Imagine! Celebration Silver Sponsor

Bronze ($1,500-$2,499)
Gayla and Pete Lindquist

Associate ($500-$999)
Judy and Rob Allan
Dianne and Bob Charles
Vicki and John Greff - Imagine! Celebration Table Co-Sponsor
Carolyn and Ron Hughes

Supporter ($250-$499)
Tim Clifford
David Millhiser
In honor of Nancy Shiovitz
  Dori and Bill Shiovitz

Friend ($1-$249)
Ann and John Boettcher
Bob Brockish
Rick Dyson
Ken Hackbarth
In honor of Leona Stoecker
  Ruth Howe
IBM
Heather Mohan and Ron Jung
Cathy and Mike Kromrey
Pat and Eldon Lindeman
Pat and Gerry McNutt
Ellie and Ed Merchant
Barbara and Robert Mohr
Barbara Oviatt
In honor of Chris Miller and Beverly Shaw
  Andy Shaw
Bev and Lee Springer
Michael Van Allen
Carolyn and Marion Weygandt
Thelma Whitaker
Ludy and Eric Williams

As always, we thank all of our generous donors.


Wish List Wednesday

Published: November 28, 2018

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


Today Is Giving Tuesday

Published: November 27, 2018


Today is #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving.

There are a number of ways you can support Imagine! on this special day:

Pre-schedule your Colorado Gives Day gift


Donate gifts to Imagine!’s Holiday Gift Giving Drive 


Support Imagine! while you shop on Amazon through the AmazonSmile program 


Donate Online Now


Mail a Donation

Please make your check payable to Imagine! Foundation and mail to:

Imagine! Foundation
c/o Patti Micklin
1400 Dixon Ave.
Lafayette, CO 80026

Corporate Matching Gifts

Your gift may be eligible to be matched by your employer. You can view a list of Companies that participate in gift matching with Imagine!.

Memorial Gifts and Special Tributes

Make a gift in memory of a departed loved one or in honor of someone special to you. We will send a letter to the recipient of your choice as notification of your thoughtful gift. You can make your donation online or by mail.

Gifts of Stock

Gifts of stock or other securities enable donors to receive tax benefits while supporting people with intellectual disabilities. Contact Patti Micklin via email at pmicklin@imaginecolorado.org or phone at 303-926-6443 for our brokerage account information to make a gift of securities to Imagine! Foundation.

Donate Your Old Car, Truck, RV or Boat

Imagine! would love to have your car!
Instead of selling or trading in your old car, truck, RV or boat, donate it in support of Imagine! and get a tax deduction. We work with Vehicles for Charity and their process is easy.

Access the Vehicle Donation Form.

The Imagine! Promise


Help ensure that Imagine! is strong in the future by including Imagine! in your estate plan.

A bequest is a planned gift in which you include in your will a designated gift to the Imagine! Foundation. Gifts of real estate, life insurance, and endowed funds are also accepted within the policies approved by the Imagine! Foundation's Board of Directors. Please let us know if you are planning to or have remembered Imagine! Foundation with a planned gift so we may thank you.

Thank you in advance for supporting Imagine! on this day focused on giving back.


Thank You Thursday

Published: November 22, 2018


Today, the Imagine! Foundation would like to offer our sincere thanks to Dave Query and everyone at Big Red F Restaurant Group, who are once again treating individuals served by Imagine! and their families to a traditional turkey dinner for Thanksgiving Day. This is the 15th year Dave has hosted this event, which will again be at Zolo Southwestern Grill, 2525 Arapahoe Avenue, Boulder.

There are three seatings, and in all, more than 350 people will benefit from Dave's amazing generosity.

Dave Query is the owner of Big Red F Restaurant Group, which includes restaurants Centro Latin Kitchen, Jax Fish House – Boulder, Denver, Fort Collins, Glendale, and Kansas City, LoLa Coastal Mexican, Post Brewing Company, West End Tavern, and Zolo Grill.

Dave and several vendors are donating the makings for a delicious dinner with all the trimmings, and the wait staff is volunteering its time. There is no charge for the meal, and no tips are necessary.

Thanks to Dave and the Big Red F staff for making it a Thanksgiving to remember for individuals served by Imagine!.


Wish List Wednesday

Published: November 21, 2018

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.


You Can Help Make The Holidays Brighter For Folks Served By Imagine!

Published: November 19, 2018

“Tis the season for giving, and there are a lot of folks served by Imagine! who could use a little extra Holiday cheer. Our Annual Gift Giving program starts accepting donations today, and we’d love to have you be part of it. Gift ideas are below, you can drop them off at Imagine!, or arrange a pickup for multiple items by contacting Elizabeth Hill (ehill@imaginecolorado.org).



Thank You Thursday

Published: November 15, 2018


Recent generous donors to the Imagine! Foundation include:

Silver ($2,500-$4,999)
Mark Zentner - Imagine! Celebration Platinum Sponsor (partial)

Bronze ($1,500-$2,499)
Kristen and Andrew Christie - Imagine! Celebration Table Sponsor
Kim and Todd Schulte - Imagine! Celebration Table Sponsor

Supporter ($250-$499)
Jessica and Jeff Tyler - Imagine! Celebration Tickets

Friend ($1-$249)
Anonymous
Lu Walters and Kent Arnold
Helen Bosley
In honor of Matthew Wood
  Cheryl Pricone and John Bradin
Fatima Chaudhry
RaShelle and Mike Hindman
IBM
Barbara Kammer and Kent Brown
Nick McDowell
Glennys and John McPhilimy
Kellie and Frank Mendicino
Barbara and Harry Newman
In honor of Nancy Shiovitz
  Dori and Bill Shiovitz
In honor of Mike Gehr
  Alice Swift

As always, we thank all of our generous donors.


Wish List Wednesday

Published: November 14, 2018

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


Thank You Thursday

Published: November 8, 2018


Recent generous donors to the Imagine! Foundation include:

Silver ($2,500-$4,999)
Bob and Judy Charles - Imagine! Celebration Table Sponsor
Linda and Walt Pounds - Imagine! Celebration

Bronze ($1,500-$2,499)
Susan LaHoda
Meg McClellan and Jim Barlow - Imagine! Celebration Table Sponsor
Roz and Harvey Micklin
Susan and John Sidwell - Imagine! Celebration Table Sponsor
Stephany and Bruce Westhusin

Associate ($500-$999)
Wiland

Supporter ($250-$499)
Heidi and Mark Leachman - Imagine! Celebration Tickets
Emily and Rob Miller - Imagine! Celebration Tickets

Friend ($1-$249)
AmazonSmile Foundation
Kristen and Kevin Anthony
In honor of Hunter Petersen
  Pam and David Detra
Olivia Edwards
In memory of Nancy Gallagher
  Terry Gallagher
Pat and Tom Metz
Jackie and Rick Nelson
Heather and David Wier

As always, we thank all of our generous donors.


Wish List Wednesday

Published: November 7, 2018

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, Albertsons/Safeway Foundation

Published: November 6, 2018

Today we’d like to thank the Albertsons/Safeway Foundation, which recently awarded Imagine! with a $5,000 grant to support Imagine!’s CORE/Labor Source (CLS) program by increasing tech support for job placement and on the job supports. The grant will be used to purchase iPads which can help individualize the supports offered by CLS.

Thank you, Alberstons/Safeway Foundation, for your commitment to helping create a world of opportunity for all abilities.



Preschedule Your Colorado Gives Day Gift Today!

Published: November 5, 2018

Colorado Gives Day is December 4, but you can preschedule your gift today! By giving your support online through Colorado Gives Day, Imagine! will be eligible for a portion of the 1stBank and Community First Foundation incentive fund. Your donation will go further toward helping people Imagine! serves of all ages!

Click here to preschedule.




With Your Help, Imagine! Can Win $15,000!

Published: November 2, 2018

Imagine! made it to the 2nd round in the Plante Moran Gives Charity Contest - thanks to YOU! 

Now we need your help again. Vote every day from today through November 7, to keep us in the TOP TEN, so we can qualify for the final round.

Click here to vote now.

Please share this and encourage your friends and followers to vote for us as well. Thanks for your help!




Thank You Thursday

Published: November 1, 2018


Recent generous donors to the Imagine! Foundation include:

Gold ($5,000-$9,999)
Albertsons Safeway Foundation - grant for iPads
Sally and Sandy Bracken - Imagine! Celebration Gold Sponsor

Silver ($2,500-$4,999)
Lin and Jim Loftus - Imagine! Celebration Silver Sponsor
Tebo Properties & Tebo Family - Imagine! Celebration Silver Sponsor

Bronze ($1,500-$2,499)
Beverly and Gene Shaw - Imagine! Celebration Table Sponsor

Associate ($500-$999)
Import Coachworks, Ltd.

Supporter ($250-$499)
Motorola Solutions Foundation

Friend ($1-$249)
Marcia and Bob Garcea
Laura Hundley
In honor of Hannah Bozzay
  Deb and Doug Sandersen

As always, we thank all of our generous donors.


Wish List Wednesday

Published: October 31, 2018

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


Support Imagine! By Shopping On Amazon

Published: October 29, 2018


Now through November 2, AmazonSmile is donating 5% (ten times the usual amount) to Imagine! (also known as Developmental Disabilities Center) when you shop at: smile.amazon.com/ch/84-0526620

Thanks for your support!


There's Still Time To Vote For Imagine!

Published: October 26, 2018

There's still time to vote for Imagine! in the Plante Moran Gives Charity Contest.

The rules of the contest are simple — the three Colorado charities with the most votes from their supporters at the end of three rounds will win a substantial donation. (First place will receive $15,000, second place will receive $10,000, and third place will receive $5,000.) Imagine! is an official entrant!

Show your support in round one by clicking here now and voting for Imagine! once a day through October 29.

And please forward the contest link and encourage your friends and followers to vote for us as well.

Thanks for your help!



Thank You Thursday

Published: October 25, 2018


Recent generous donors to the Imagine! Foundation include:

Platinum ($10,000+)
Leslie and Sandy Brown

Bronze ($1,000-$2,999)
Beth and Tom Huffman

Associate ($500-$999)
Melanie and Pete Nelson
Patti Ann O'Brien and Jim White

Supporter ($250-$499)
Don and Karen Wood Family

Friend ($1-$249)
Megan and Rich Armstrong
Fatima Chaudhry
IBM
In honor of Brad Johnson
  Jannelle and Mark Johnson
Stephanie and Matt Lyon
MGM & United Artists
Chuck Wellman
Thelma Whitaker

As always, we thank all of our generous donors.


Wish List Wednesday

Published: October 24, 2018

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