Community Involvement

For over 50 years, we have been providing specialty ski and snowboard gear to people throughout Colorado and Utah and truly understand the importance of community, which is why Christy Sports proudly supports local organizations in the communities where we operate.  We are happy to assist these exceptional groups because they are striving to enrich the lives of others through various activities and channels.  From cancer research and treatment through community activism, natural disaster relief, and more, Christy Sports gladly supports these local organizations which are making a difference in our society.

Here are some of the great causes we support:

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The American Red Cross exists to provide compassionate care to those in need. Our network of generous donors, volunteers and employees share a mission of preventing and relieving suffering, here at home and around the world, through five key service areas: disaster relief, supporting military families, lifesaving blood, health and safety services, and international services.

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 Conscious Alliance is a Boulder, Colorado based national nonprofit organization committed to distributing much-needed food to communities across the United States, and providing long-term solutions to hunger by focusing on empowerment programs for youth in impoverished regions of the country. We operate through ongoing, grassroots food collection and hunger awareness programs, by organizing food drives at concerts and music events.

 

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Colorado Foundation for Conductive Education (CFCE) is a corporation based in Loveland, Colorado, that offers an intensive alternative approach to traditional therapy for individuals with motor disabilities, such as Cerebral Palsy.  CFCE was incorporated on September 18, 2008.

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Founded in Michigan in 1959, Trout Unlimited is now a national non-profit organization with over 150,000 members dedicated to conserving, protecting, and restoring North America’s cold-water fisheries and their watersheds.

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Craic Addicts are a group of people on a mission to put an end to the suffering caused by cancer.  We hold a variety of crazy events throughout the year, all raising awareness and funds for the Love Hope Strength Foundation.  We also introduce team heroes periodically in an effort to increase awareness and let others know they are not alone.

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The Denver Active 20-30 Children’s Foundation is a non-profit service organization for business leaders between the ages of 20 and 39. The mission of the Foundation is to raise money for disadvantaged children through annual fund-raising events and projects. The organization gives away over $1 million dollars every year to local Colorado charities benefiting thousands of kids across the region.

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The Denver Rescue Mission is the oldest, full-service Christian charity in the Rocky Mountain region and is thriving today as non-denominational organization.  The Denver Rescue Mission is focused on changing lives by meeting people at their physical and spiritual points of need, with the goal of returning them to society as productive, self-sufficient citizens.

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Founded in August 1995 by a small group of recent college graduates, Education First is a nonprofit organization that believes higher education is critical to enhancing one’s life and community. Education First is dedicated to providing need-based college scholarships to exceptional seniors attending high schools with historically low percentages of college applicants.

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FACES (Family Advocacy, Care, Education, Support) mission is to prevent child abuse, neglect and family violence.  Because child abuse, neglect and family violence are multi-generational issues, it can be safely said that FACES has impacted thousands of lives since 1974.  FACES is breaking the cycle of abuse, creating a non-violent community, one family at a time.

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Hope On The Slopes (HOTS) fund raising events are held at resorts and ski areas nationwide and have raised over 3 million Dollars for cancer research since the organization’s inception.  HOTS and Ski and Ride for a Cure combine fun and enjoyment on the slopes with the passion to help find a cure for cancer through research, patient services and education.

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The K2 Ski Alliance has been developed in an effort to unite female skiers of all ages around the world. We hope to help organize and inform ladies of happenings in the ski world while promoting camaraderie and building community- all while having fun!

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Morris Animal Foundation is a global leader in supporting scientific research that advances veterinary medicine. Since founding in 1948, Morris Animal Foundation has invested more than $70 million toward more than 2,000 studies that have improved the health and quality of life for dogs, cats, horses and wild life in more than 150 countries around the world.

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Northern Colorado Active 20/30 (NOCO 20/30) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization comprised of business leaders between the ages of 20 and 39 that are focused on raising money for charities serving disadvantaged children in Northern Colorado.

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Shaw Regional Cancer Center provides high-quality, compassionate cancer care that’s close to home. Our highly trained cancer specialists utilize the most advanced technology, along with the healing powers of nature, compassion, fitness and nutrition to treat a variety of cancers, including breast cancer, prostate cancer and lung cancer. With an innovative, holistic approach, cancer patients are empowered to become cancer survivors.

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Serving children aged 6-18 living with pediatric cancer or other life threatening illnesses, the Shining Stars Foundation provides services centered on unique recreational and social activities.  These special programs are created for individuals and families affected by illness, and are available in single day, overnight, or week long programs.

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Since December of 2005, There With Care has provided support to hundreds of families being treated at 12 hospitals and medical facilities across Colorado. Through the kindness of volunteers, generosity of business owners and the philanthropy of donors, we have been able to ease many of the burdens of children and families facing critical illness.

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The Delores Project is a homeless shelter in Denver that provides safe, comfortable shelter to women experiencing homelessness. It’s a fantastic organization that serves one of Denver’s most vulnerable populations.

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Little Red Schoolhouse is a non-profit corporation dedicated to providing high quality education and childcare in a safe and nurturing environment to the children who attend, and an educational resource and support system for the families of these children. LRSH Inc. collaborates with other community organizations and preschools to help promote and support quality education.

The Adoption Exchange

The Adoption Exchange offers the connection between the children who wait in foster care and the families who adopt.  They provide expertise and support before, during, and after the adoption process.

Colorado Talking Book Library

For over 85 years the Colorado Talking Book Library has provided free access to audio, large print and braille magazines to all Coloradans from ages birth to death who cannot read standard print for any reason.

Project Angel Heart

Project Angel Heart was founded in 1991 to address major challenges facing Coloradans living with a life-threatening illness—getting the nutrition they need to get stronger and remain independent in their homes.

Ekar Farm

Ekar Farm is an urban farm dedicated to educating the community about sustainable agriculture practices and food justice, and donating fresh, healthy organic produce to local food banks.

ELK Kids

ELK serves more than 5,000 underserved, urban youth (ages 5-25) each year through year-round intensive programs and in-school/after-school programs in Denver, Adams, and Arapahoe Counties.

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The National Sports Center for the Disabled (NSCD) is one of the largest outdoor therapeutic recreation and adaptive sports agencies in the world, based out of Winter Park Resort and Sports Authority Field at Mile High in Colorado.  With specially trained staff and volunteers, and its own adaptive equipment lab, the NSCD teaches a variety of year-round sports and activities to individuals with almost any physical, cognitive, emotional or behavioral diagnosis.

As Colorado’s community blood center since 1943, Bonfils proudly provides a safe and adequate blood supply for patients statewide and beyond.

Colorado Neurological Institute (CNI), a non-profit neuroscience organization, has been providing research, education and patient services for persons with neurological conditions and their caregivers since 1988. As the only nonprofit organization in the Rocky Mountain Region of its kind, CNI offers patients easy access to comprehensive, state-of-the-art care, support services, clinical trials, outpatient neuro rehab, counseling and more.

Nancy Brinker established Susan G. Komen® in memory of her sister who died of breast cancer. Today, Komen is the global leader of the breast cancer movement investing hundreds of millions of dollars each year for research, education, screening and treatment and encouraging governments everywhere to make cancer a top priority.