The Season for Giving!

Posted on November 17, 2015 by Krysta Cossitt

The Season for Giving!

Stores across the country were making Christmas decorations available alongside Halloween decorations. What happened to Thanksgiving? More importantly, why are we rushing one of the best holidays this country celebrates? Thanksgiving Day is a a day to be thankful for all you have in your life. It’s also about giving and helping others in need. There are many ways you can give back – here are a few suggestions to help you get into the season of giving.

Hands Across Roxborough is a local non-profit helping families in the 80125 area with food and clothing needs. Gently used children’s clothing can be dropped off at 9608 Fox Den Drive and non-perishable food items can be dropped off at 7129 Eagle Rock Drive.

Now until December 20th, Hands Across Roxborough will be having their annual gift card drive. Donate gift cards from Safeway, King Soopers, Walmart and Target to help local families purchase perishable food items and gas. Stop by Waterton Tavern or Trailstone Insurance to make your 100% tax deductable donation.  For more information please call 303-667-2860 or email carlene.harris@comcast.net.

Coats for CO

Coats for Colorado is the state’s largest coat drive, providing well over 2 million coats to Colorado residents of all ages. Coats for Colorado was established in 1982 by Dependable Cleaners and Shirt Laundry. In 2003 7NEWS partnered with Coats for Colorado.

Drop off new and lightly used coats at any Dependable Cleaner location or at one of the below special collection events. Coats will be accepted till November 30th. Coats for Colorado is in need of Men and Women XL coats as well as coats for children.

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About Krysta

Krysta Cossitt, owner of Cossitt Concierge, has been a resident of Roxborough for three years. She lives in the park with her husband, Travis, and dog, Ruby. Cossitt Concierge offers individuals and families an affordable way to offload a range of tasks in order to manage an active lifestyle including event coordinating, organizational tasks and you guessed it - blogging.

 

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