Mercy Housing is participating in Colorado Gives Day 2014

Denver, Colorado (11/25/14) – Mark your calendar to support Mercy Housing for Colorado Gives Day on December 9, 2014. Coloradans will come together to support local nonprofits throughout the state like Mercy Housing. For the fifth consecutive year, Community First Foundation and First Bank are partnering to present Colorado Gives Day.

By donating to Mercy Housing on 12/9/14 you are helping Mercy Housing continue to change lives and revitalize neighborhoods by providing safe, quality, service-enriched housing. Jane Graf, CEO of Mercy Housing states, “Colorado Gives Day is a great way for our community to come together and support our friends, neighbors and the community right in our own backyards. At Mercy Housing we serve families, seniors and people with special needs throughout Colorado that need our support. Colorado Gives Day is a terrific opportunity to make a real difference.”

Mercy Housing Colorado provides homes for more than 2,000 low-to-moderate-income people. With 13 properties throughout Colorado, Mercy Housing provides services and programs that give residents a stable foundation to achieve their dreams. This is possible through our generous local donors.

$1 Million Incentive Fund

Thanks to Community First Foundation and First Bank, Colorado Gives Day 2014 features a $1 Million Incentive Fund, one of the largest gives-day incentive funds in the country. Every nonprofit receiving a donation on Colorado Gives Day receives a portion of the incentive fund, which increases the value of every dollar, donated. For example, if Mercy Housing receives 10 percent of the total donations made on Colorado Gives Day, Mercy Housing will also receive 10 percent of the $1 Million Incentive Fund.

On December 9, 2014 don’t forget to visit www.coloradogives.org/mercyhousing and give what you can. If you would like to give ahead of time you can visit the website early and donate to Mercy Housing. Even a donation of $10 will help so many families, seniors and people with special needs this holiday season. Support Mercy Housing and Give Where You Live!

About Mercy Housing

Mercy Housing, a national not-for-profit affordable housing organization is headquartered in Denver, CO. The Colorado location serves more than 2,000 families, seniors and people with special needs. With 13 properties throughout Colorado, Mercy Housing is committed to building healthy, vibrant and safe neighborhoods by providing quality, service-enriched housing. For more information about Mercy Housing, please visit mercyhousing.org.

About Community First Foundation

For nearly 40 years, Community First Foundation has been bringing donors and nonprofit organizations together. We offer financial support and educational opportunities to strengthen nonprofits. We also fund community programs, inspire philanthropy and assist individuals and businesses with charitable giving. ColoradoGives.org, our year-round, online giving website, has raised more than $81 million for Colorado nonprofits since 2007. We are the proud recipient of the 2013 National Philanthropy Day in Colorado Outstanding Foundation award. For more information, visit CommunityFirstFoundation.org.

About FirstBank

FirstBank operates more than 115 locations in Colorado, Arizona and California. FirstBank is the largest locally owned banking organization in Colorado, serving more than 650,000 customers. Since 2000, FirstBank has contributed more than $45 million and thousands of volunteer hours to charitable organizations. FirstBank is unique in that a majority of its stock is owned by management and employees. For more information, visit efirstbank.com.

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