Contact: Rhonda Sheya
Phone: 303-403-5896 (direct) Cell: 720-345-4969
June 16, 2016
The Denver Foundation awards $25,000 grant to Family Tree
Wheat Ridge, CO…Family Tree announced today that it has received a $25,000 grant from The Denver Foundation to help further providing life-changing services focused on, domestic violence and homelessness. Family Tree is the only non-profit organization in the Denver metro area working to address the interconnectedness among child abuse and neglect, domestic violence and homelessness. Within the last year, Family Tree provided services to nearly 24,000 people in the Denver metro area through the administration of an array of direct services to those affected by these issues including: in-depth and comprehensive case management, emergency residential care, housing and rental assistance, education and employment counseling, and crisis hotline, along with ancillary support to connect clients with vital community-based resources to achieve and maintain self-sufficiency
Family Tree CEO Scott Shields stated, “We are very appreciative of The Denver Foundation’s continued support and investment in our mission and we look forward to working with The Denver Foundation to make a positive impact in the community.”
Family Tree Inc. – For nearly four decades, family Tree has provided innovative, life-changing services designed to end child abuse and neglect, domestic violence and homelessness. As the only non-profit organization in the Denver metro area working to address the interconnectedness among these issues, Family Tree is changing how individuals, families and communities see, and overcome them through an array of programs. For more information about Family Tree visit www.TheFamilyTree.org.
The Denver Foundation - is a community foundation that inspires people and mobilizes resources to improve life in Metro Denver. In 2015, the Foundation and its donors awarded more than $98 million in grants. The Denver Foundation has three roles: stewarding an endowment to meet current and future needs for Metro Denver, working with community leaders to address the core challenges that face the community and managing more than 1,000 charitable funds on behalf of individuals, families and businesses. For more information, visit www.denverfoundation.org.