San Luis Valley Colorado Gives Roundup

Support San Luis Valley Nonprofits on Colorado Gives Day 2023— Dec. 5th

The holiday season is a time for giving back, and Colorado Gives Day on December 5th provides the perfect opportunity. This annual event brings together donors statewide to support vital nonprofits through

About Colorado Gives Day

Colorado Gives Day is a powerful statewide movement for charitable giving. This annual event organized through makes donating easy by connecting donors directly to vetted local nonprofits.

In 2022, over $53 million was raised for nonprofits across Colorado through Colorado Gives Day.

In the San Luis Valley (SLV), we can direct donations to organizations addressing crucial local needs like hunger relief, affordable housing, healthcare access, education, animal welfare, and more. Though the SLV includes some of the poorest counties in Colorado, it is also home to many dedicated nonprofits working to create change.

This Colorado Gives Day, we encourage you to give generously to any of these worthy SLV nonprofits making a difference locally. No matter who you choose to support, your donation will stay here in the Valley, fueling impact where needs are greatest.

Discover SLV Nonprofits to Support this Colorado Gives Day

Below are 30+ SLV nonprofits participating in Colorado Gives Day 2023. Peruse causes meaningful to you and give on December 5th via Early giving is open now through December 5th.

Food Security & Food Access in the SLV:

  • San Luis Valley Local Foods Coalition – Fostering an equitable local food system through programs like the Valley Roots Food Hub and Rio Grande Farm Park.
  • La Puente Home – Providing food, shelter and services for Alamosa County’s homeless population.

 “I have learned to incorporate healthy foods into 3 meals a day. I’ve also realized the importance of checking labels. It was all perfect.”

Brook about Cooking Matters, an SLV Local Foods Coalition program

Immigrant Resources in the SLV:

Housing in the SLV:

  • Habitat for Humanity of the San Luis Valley – Constructing affordable SLV homes through partnerships with families and volunteers.
  • Crestone Peak Community Housing – Developing affordable housing opportunities in the Crestone area.

Healthcare in the SLV:

  • Valley Citizens Foundation for Health Care – Helping provide primary healthcare access for uninsured and underserved SLV residents.
  • Blue Peaks Developmental Services – Supporting individuals with developmental disabilities through employment, housing, transportation and more.

Youth Programs in the SLV:

Recreation & Outdoors in the SLV:

Animal Welfare & Wildlife in the SLV:

Environmental Protection in the SLV:

Community Programs in the SLV:

Thank you again for allowing us to attend the Conejos Summit this past weekend. It was wonderful to meet so many community members and see them collaborate so passionately about the community!~

Nicholas Stoll about the CFAA, an SLV Local Foods Coalition program

Arts & Culture in the SLV:

Donate Generously this Colorado Gives Day

No matter what cause you’re passionate about, you can find a way to make a difference right here in the Valley.

Together, we can create powerful change from within by fueling the organizations tirelessly working to help our communities thrive and grow.

Visit from today through December 5th to make a donation to any of the vetted SLV nonprofits featured here. Every gift makes an impact.

Let’s unite to build a better, stronger future for the San Luis Valley this Colorado Gives Day!

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