November 17, 2012 5:43 PM
It started in 2005 as a way to help displaced families from Hurricane Katrina provide for their kids at Christmas time.
Now the non-profit Families Helping Families has immensely grown in Pueblo. They get names of families in need from Catholic Charities, and they need your help to provide for... more »
November 10, 2012 5:15 PM
Care and Share has teamed up with Springs Rescue Mission, and they have a very specific goal this Thanksgiving holiday.
They want to collect 10,000 turkeys! Through different events in the next couple of weeks they hope to meet their goal.
If you'd like to help out you can... more »
November 10, 2012 5:11 PM
It's a flag football tournament that started out as a fun rivalry between brothers. Now in its fourth year, the Turkey Bowl has become a full blown tournament between ten teams with a total of 120 players. They played out at CSU-Pueblo, and all of the proceeds from the event... more »
October 15, 2012 7:40 PM
With the cooler temps we've seen lately, it's important to remember not everyone can afford to keep warm with a coat this winter.
If you want to help out in Pueblo, head over to El Centro Del Quinto Sol at North Erie and 6th to donate a new or gently... more »
September 25, 2011 3:59 PM
"Isis is my lifeline to freedom...my lifeline to independence," says a soft-eyed Heidi Berge.
Isis has a special gift - sensing when Berge may become in trouble. She's a 19-month-old Rottweiler service dog that has the ability to sense when Berge, who suffers from epilepsy, may have a seizure.... more »
May 7, 2011 2:46 AM
With the temperature expected to be a little over eighty degrees on Saturday, it is a perfect day to put those shorts and walking shoes on and support a worthy cause.
The annual Walk MS, hosted by the Colorado-Wyoming Chapter of the National MS Society, kicks off their series of... more »
April 28, 2011 8:29 PM
Natural disasters seem to bond many people together. In the wake of the tornadoes that have violently swept across many of the Southern states, many Southern Coloradans are wondering how they can help.
Jaici Murcia of the Pikes Peak American Red Cross Chapter advises, "We are not able to... more »
October 13, 2010 5:23 PM
Carol Krebs' bedroom windows are in bad shape. "I stick rags all the way around (this one), because the water pours in," said Krebs. She says some of them are broken or won't close all the way--letting in a draft each night. "Right now it's really cold because of the... more »
September 15, 2010 5:42 PM
The United Way of Pueblo County is asking you to open up your hearts and pocket books. On Wednesday a big crowd gathered at the Pueblo Convention Center as the organization kicked off its 2010 fundraiser. Their goal is to raise $975,000 during the campaign--that's $17,000 more than last year,... more »
September 8, 2010 3:36 PM
A religious watchdog group in Colorado says it will send a copy of the Quran to the Afghan National Army for every one that may be destroyed by the pastor of a small Florida church.
Mikey Weinstein, president of the Military Religious Freedom Foundation, said Wednesday his group would... more »
June 16, 2010 11:43 AM
Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and billionaire investor Warren Buffett are launching a campaign to get other American billionaires to give at least half their wealth to charity.
Former Gates Foundation CEO Patty Stonesifer says Gates and Buffett have been campaigning for the past year to get others to donate... more »
December 21, 2009 5:37 PM
Silver Key Senior Services has a limited number of fresh Christmas trees available for a suggested donation of $20. The trees were donated by a local tree lot and all proceeds will go to support services for people 60 and over. The trees will be for sale fron noon to... more »
December 18, 2009 1:54 PM
Students at one local elementary school got a big surprise Friday morning--the last day of school before Christmas break. Every students at Beulah Heights Elementary in Pueblo received a bag full of ten books. More than 3,000 books were donated by the Dr. Barbara Swaby, with the Literacy for All... more »
December 17, 2009 4:01 PM
Christmas came early for hundreds of needy families in Pueblo. On Thursday, the Salvation Army of Pueblo held its annual toy and food giveaway. Over the past couple of weeks they've been collecting donated gifts for families with children, that can't afford christmas. In all--they received enough clothes, toys and... more »
December 15, 2009 1:05 PM
CSU-Pueblo is giving hundreds of elementary school students the gift of reading this Christmas. At Columbian Elementary students from all grade levels got to pick out one free book. CSU-Pueblo's Teacher Education Association recently held a book drive. They collected more than 1,000 books for several title one elementary schools... more »
December 1, 2009 3:49 PM
The Salvation Army of Pueblo is asking for your help to make this Christmas a little brighter for some children in need. The Angel Tree programs helps children ages 14 and under in low income families. Donors select a name off a Christmas tree at the Pueblo Mall and are... more »
October 29, 2009 3:04 PM
Hundreds of people in Pueblo are helping the homeless, by simply buying a bowl of soup. The 14th annual Empty Bowls fundraiser is going on at the Sangre De Cristo Arts Center on Thursday, Oct. 29. Lunch is being served from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.; dinner is from 4... more »
September 14, 2009 12:10 PM
Three active NFL players are joining former players in agreeing to donate their brains after death to a Boston University medical school program that studies sports brain injuries. The donations by Mark Birk of the Baltimore Ravens, Lofa Tatupu of the Seattle Seahawks and Sean Morey of the Arizona Cardinals... more »
September 9, 2009 1:56 PM
Some new Habitat for Humanity homes may be outfitted with furniture that once graced Aspen's Little Nell Hotel, where a suite can run as much as $5,500 a night. The Little Nell has donated furniture, bedding, appliances and decor from 86 rooms as the hotel undergoes an $18 million renovation.... more »
September 8, 2009 7:46 AM
A New York man is donating his 320th pint of blood this week, making him one of two people in the U.S. who has given 40 gallons. Seventy-five-year-old Al Fischer of Massapequa plans to reach the milestone Tuesday, 58 years after he started giving blood. According to a New York... more »