Colorado Gives Day!
The Center for Health & Hope is excited to participate in Colorado Gives Day, a movement to celebrate and increase philanthropy through online giving. This year, the campaign will run from November 1st through December 5th and we are asking for your support.
During this time, an incentive fund is proportionally allocated to each nonprofit that receives donations. Every nonprofit that receives a gift on Colorado Gives Day gets an added boost from the incentive.
World AIDS Day Observance
Friday, December 1, 2023
Park Hill United Methodist Church
5209 Montview Blvd, Denver, CO, 80207
Join us for our annual World AIDS Day Observance, beginning at 6:00 pm with a Candlelight Walk in remembrance of those lost to HIV, followed by a Service of Healing & Hope and refreshments.
Our speaker will be Davina Conner from Prevention Access Campaign (PAC).
Read about our World AIDS Day observance in the United Methodist Insight
If you are interested in being a sponsor for the event, click the button below.
A Great Gathering to H.E.A.L. Breakfast!
We had a great day at the Gathering to H.E.A.L. Breakfast on September 30 at Hope UMC, and raised about $15,000!
Let's End Period Poverty
Change a life - help a young woman in Kenya stay in school, pursue their dreams and have impact on their world, without a period getting in the way.
Stanley & Mary Gitari in Maua have provided a workroom and supervision for making reusable sanitary supplies for young women; Center donors provided the sewing machine and materials. Stella, an AIDS orphan (pictured left), has been hired to sew the supplies
Sponsor a HIV/AIDS young woman for $25 or any amount to provide sanitary supplies.
2023 Humanitarians of the Year!
Marla Petrini & Kelly Triplett
The Center Board of Directors unanimously named lawyer Marla Petrini & musician Kelly Triplett of Jacksonville, Florida, as the 2023 Humanitarians of the Year. Long active in supporting Center projects in Asia & Africa, together they have funded the Spring Brunch for sixteen years, aiding innumerable AIDS orphans in Kenya.
As a former Center Board member (now honorary), Marla led the way in ensuring anti-discrimination policies & developing new programs. Kelly has shared her extraordinary musical talent at numerous Center fund-raising events. They have encouraged human rights by funding programs for LGBTQ+ persons in Africa.
Doing Good: In This Life & Beyond
A Webinar on Planned Giving
Jon Kraus, Executive Director of Gift Planning at the University of Denver has 23 years of experience in financial planning and nonprofit development. Volunteering his time and expertise, he shares his knowledge about various options available to individuals who want to continue to make a difference with the resources they have accumulated over the years.
Dr. Suzanne Hamm, retired child psychologist and chair of the Center’s planned giving program, shares her thoughts about leaving a lasting legacy.
Are You Required to Take Required Minimum Distributions (RMDs)?
Check out attached document about how you can make a difference by contributing via a “Qualified Charitable Distribution (QCD) in 2023. If you like saving money, especially money you might have to pay to the government, then explore humanitarian options the Center provides in Africa and Asia.
The mission of the Center for Health and Hope is to support and advocate for persons infected and affected by HIV and AIDS around the world with programs of education, prevention, care and treatment. As a faith-based organization operating for more than ten years, the Center was incorporated formally January 21, 2006 as a tax exempt 501(c)3.