Nearly 6,00zero Comcast Colorado Employees, Friends and Family Volunteer at 57 Schools and Community Organizations Across the State on Comcast Cares Day

DENVER–()–On Saturday, April 22, practically 6,00zero Comcast NBCUniversal staff and their households, associates and group companions volunteered at 57 colleges and group organizations round Colorado as a part of the 16th annual Comcast Cares Day.

Comcast Cares Day is greater than only a day – it’s the end result of Comcast NBCUniversal’s dedication to volunteerism that started when the firm was based greater than 50 years in the past. From utilizing know-how to create optimistic change, equivalent to wiring group facilities and libraries and educating digital literacy abilities, to mentoring youth, to beautifying parks, Comcast NBCUniversal staff volunteer on at the present time, and all through the yr, to make an enduring affect. This yr, greater than 100,00zero volunteers participated in roughly 900 tasks throughout the nation and round the world. To date, volunteers have contributed practically 5 million volunteer hours at 7,700 tasks since Comcast Cares Day started in 2001.

Colorado tasks included participation in the Great American Cleanup efforts to assist with a wide range of cleanup, path restoration, and different outside tasks at Bear Creek Regional Park in Colorado Springs to portray, grounds and backyard tasks, furnishings and know-how set up at Denver Housing Authority’s North Lincoln Opportunity Center.

“As we have a good time our 16th annual Comcast Cares Day, we’re so proud to associate with these essential organizations to provide again in our group,” stated Rich Jennings, Comcast senior vp for the Mountain West Region. “It’s truly amazing what’s possible when thousands of volunteers donate their time to make a difference in the lives of others. I’m inspired by the community’s response to Comcast Cares Day, and am so thankful for the participants who help to make this effort a success today and throughout the year.”

Comcast Cares Day tasks befell in 16 communities throughout Colorado serving the following group organizations:

  • The Action Center – Jefferson County
  • Audubon Society of Greater Denver
  • City of Aurora Parks & Recreation
  • Aurora Public Schools
    • Dalton Elementary
    • Columbia Middle School
  • Bonfils Blood Center
  • City of Boulder Parks & Recreation
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Weld County
  • Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
  • Children’s Hospital Colorado Foundation
  • Clayton Early Learning
  • City of Colorado Springs Great American Cleanup
  • Colorado Springs School District 11 – Mitchell High School
  • Boys & Girls Club Organizations (Denver Broncos, Jefferson County, Owen and Shopneck)
  • Denver Health
  • Denver Housing Authority
  • Denver Indian Center
  • Denver Public Schools
    • Beach Court Elementary
    • Bear Valley International School
    • Collegiate Prep Academy
    • Columbian Elementary
    • Florence Crittenton High School
    • Garden Place Academy
    • Goldrick Elementary
    • John Amesse Elementary
    • Kunsmiller Creative Arts Academy
    • Lake International School
    • STRIVE Prep at Lake
    • North High School
    • Omar D. Blair Charter School
    • Stedman Elementary
  • Easterseals Colorado
  • Executives Partnering to Invest in Children (EPIC)
  • Food Bank of the Rockies
  • Freedom Service Dogs of America
  • Girls Inc. of Metro Denver
  • Greenway Foundation Spring RiverSweep
  • Hudson Gardens
  • Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region
  • Junior Achievement Rocky Mountain
  • Lighthouse Writers Workshop
  • Littleton Public Schools
  • Mi Casa Resource Center
  • Mile High United Way
  • Project Angel Heart
  • Pueblo City Schools – South High School
  • Rainbow Alley at The Center Advancing LGBT Colorado
  • Roaring Fork Valley Habitat for Humanity
  • South Platte Valley Humane Society
  • Trinidad Community Foundation Community Clean-Up
  • Troublesome Horse Rescue
  • United Way of Larimer County
  • USO Colorado Springs

For extra data on Comcast NBCUniversal volunteer and group funding initiatives, go to www.comcast.com/community.

About Comcast Corporation

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About the Comcast Foundation

The Comcast Foundation was based by Comcast Corporation in June 1999 to offer charitable help to certified nonprofit organizations. The Foundation primarily invests in packages supposed to have a optimistic, sustainable affect on their communities. The Foundation has three group funding priorities—increasing digital literacy, selling group service, and constructing tomorrow’s leaders. Since its inception, the Comcast Foundation has donated greater than $195 million to organizations in the communities nationwide that Comcast serves. More details about the Foundation and its packages is accessible at www.comcast.com/community.