More than a year after the police killing of George Floyd and the avalanche of donations toward racial equity initiatives that followed, the actual gift amounts and their destinations remain largely unknown, complicating efforts to gauge the effectiveness of the donations and their recipients.
Tickets are now on sale for the largest fundraisers for the state largest advocacy organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual transgender and queer plus Coloradans and their families.
MacKenzie Scott, the wealthy ex-wife of Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos, announced another series of multi-billion dollar charitable contributions this week — making it her third donation since last July.
Thirty-five years ago, when Lisa Steven and Amie Walton met while assisting in a support group for teen parents like themselves, they were shocked to see how so many of the girls lived in fear, shame, hunger or pain — even in their own homes. It was even more shocking to discover how many were actually homeless, Steven said.
The Aurora Police Department, Food Bank of the Rockies, area school districts and several nonprofits are teaming up to provide 1,000 families with resources to last throughout the summer.
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