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Our January 2020 Table Talk eNewsletter is now available online. Click below to read about the latest happenings and upcoming events at Community Table.
We earned the highest rating from the independent charity rating agency, Impact Matters, in recognition of our social impact and were named one of its top nonprofits. “Based on our analysis of your program’s outcomes and costs, we determined your program is highly cost-effective. We are excited to help you highlight your cost-effectiveness to donors this giving season and beyond,” explained Tamsin Chen, Director of Ratings for Impact Matters.
Impact Matters is a new nonprofit rating agency similar to Guidestar and Charity Navigator. Their mission is to guide donors to high-impact nonprofits by producing ratings of impact. They believe strongly in the nonprofit sector as a way to improve people’s lives and have designed their rating system help the nonprofit sector flourish by rewarding impact.
Impact Matters considers social impact as the change in outcomes caused by a social program relative to cost. Some programs are more effective than others at changing outcomes. This data is not available to most donors, preventing them from pinpointing the impact of their own donation. Through data analysis, ImpactMatters calculates the impact of a nonprofit’s program and issues a rating. Donors can use these ratings to make more informed decisions about their giving.
To check our Impact Matters rating, please visit https://www.impactmatters.org/nonprofit/74-2250374
Want to help us make an even bigger impact on hungry and struggling families in our community? Please make a donation today at https://cotable.org/donate/
You can also schedule your Colorado Gives Day donation today by visiting https://www.coloradogives.org/index.php?section=organizations&action=newDonation&fwID=15601
You can help feed your hungry neighbors and give them the resources they need to become self-sufficient by supporting Community Table on Colorado Gives Day, Tuesday, December 10.
Across Colorado, 1 in 8 kids (12%) may not always know when or where they will get their next meal. Your support can put an end to families having to decide between buying food and paying other expenses.
To donate to Community Table NOW through midnight on Colorado Gives Day, click on the DONATE NOW button and use the “CO Gives Day” option under donation frequency to schedule your donation to process on Dec 10.
Your donation is in good hands at Community Table. We have a “4-Star” rating on Charity Navigator, a “Platinum Seal of Transparency” on GuideStar and we are a Better Business Bureau Accredited Charity, which means you can trust that your donation will be used to help those in need in your community.
Colorado Gives Day, which began in 2010, to increase online giving has raised more than $217 million for Colorado nonprofits. This year, Colorado Gives Day features a $1.5 million incentive fund made possible by Community First Foundation, FirstBank and other community partners..
For every donation Community Table receives on Colorado Gives Day, we will receive a portion of the incentive fund.
In Colorado, Giving Tuesday is a reminder to schedule your Colorado Gives Day donation.
For every $10 you donate to Community Table, we can provide 30 meals for struggling families in our community.
Schedule your Colorado Gives Day donation today by visiting
When you shop for a gift during the month of November, Balefire Goods will donate 5% of the sale to Community Table so we can give the gift of food to someone in need.
Balefire Goods located in Olde Town Arvada features unique and beautiful jewelry created by artists and since opening has been giving back to the local community through their nonprofit of the month program. In addition to donating 5% of sales in the month of November to Community Table, Balefire Goods is collecting personal care items for us such as shampoo, bar soap, toothbrushes, lotion, laundry pods and diapers.
Don’t miss Balefire’s 2nd Anniversary party on November 16!
Small Business Saturday on November 30 is a great day to shop local at Balefire Goods.
Visit balefiregoods.com to learn more.
The 8th Annual Friendsgiving Feast is November 24!
Join world-class chefs and mixologists from some of the best restaurants in the Denver area for an amazing community celebration benefiting Community Table and our friends and neighbors who do not have enough to eat.This annual celebration is hosted by One Night Stand and friends and will take place on November 24 from 5-11 pm at The Kirk of Highland event center in northwest Denver. Over the past five years, this event has raised nearly $20,0000 for Community Table!
The price of admission includes a bountiful Thanksgiving feast featuring fried turkey, turducken, smoked hogs and brisket along with all your favorite side dishes and an open bar with specialty cocktails, beer, and wine.
The event sells out. Buy your tickets today!
For tickets and more information CLICK HERE
Schedule Your Colorado Gives Donation Today!
Cutting back on food is a difficult but often necessary choice for families struggling to make ends meet. Especially when you consider the impact of not having enough to eat. Hungry children don’t do well in school. Hungry adults may not be able to hold a job and not having enough to eat affects the ability of seniors to maintain their health and manage an illness.
When you support Community Table on Colorado Gives Day you can help put an end to families having to decide between buying food and paying other expenses and you can help stabilize families and give them the resources they need to be self-reliant.
For every $1 we receive, we can provide 3 nutritious meals for children, adults and seniors in our community who don’t have enough to eat.
Mark your calendar to donate to Community Table on Colorado Gives Day. Don’t want to wait until December 10? You can schedule your donation today by clicking the DONATE NOW button below and using the “Co Gives Day” option under donation frequency to schedule your donation to be counted and process on Colorado Gives Day.
Your donation is in good hands at Community Table. We have a “4-Star” rating on Charity Navigator, a “Platinum Seal of Transparency” on GuideStar and we are a Better Business Bureau “Accredited Charity”, which means you can trust that your donation will be used to help those in need in your community.
Colorado Gives Day, which began in 2010 to increase online giving, has raised more than $217 million for Colorado nonprofits. This year, Colorado Gives Day features a $1 million incentive fund. For every donation Community Table receives on Colorado Gives Day, we will receive a portion of the incentive fund!
Thank you for thinking of your neighbors in need!
Our November 2019 Table Talk eNewsletter is now available online. Click below to read about the latest happenings and upcoming events at Community Table.
Get ready to Trek, Trot and Toddle!
3W Races annual Thanksgiving run benefiting Community Table is November 23.
The race includes a 10K Turkey Trek, a 5K Turkey Trot and a 2K Turkey Toddle along with fun challenges like chugging egg nog, filling your pumpkin pie hole and hopping over hay bales.
Racers, volunteers and spectators who bring FIVE canned goods to the food drive at the event will be entered into a raffle for prizes from local businesses including race entries, gift certificates apparel and more!