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July 31, 2017        

Family Tree, Inc. receives $40,000 through Denver Post Season to Share

 

Wheat Ridge, CO…Family Tree announced today they received a $40,000 grant through Denver Post Season to Share, a McCormick Foundation Fund. The grant will help Family Tree continue providing life-changing services designed to end child abuse, domestic violence, and homelessness. Denver Post Season to Share grant will specifically be used to fund programs related to stabilization and support for those experiencing homelessness by helping with housing navigation and placement services, as well as education and employment counseling.  The program is expected to positively impact over 1,000 people in the Denver Metro area.

Family Tree CEO Scott Shields, stated “Denver Post Season to Share has been an important partner in aiding Family Tree to provide vital services to those experiencing homelessness in our community. Family Tree deeply appreciates the many years of commitment and generous support the Denver Post Season to Share and the McCormick Foundation has made to the people we serve, and to our community.”

Last year, Family Tree provided services to more than 26,000 people in the Denver metro area. Family Tree administers an array of direct services to those affected by child abuse and neglect, domestic violence, and homelessness including: in-depth and comprehensive case management, emergency residential care, housing navigation services, education and employment counseling, crisis hotlines, along with ancillary support to assist clients in achieving and maintaining economic independence. Family Tree also operates both a domestic violence crisis line and a homelessness hotline.

 

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Family Tree, Inc. – For over four decades, Family Tree has provided innovative, life-changing services designed to end child abuse and neglect, domestic violence and homelessness. As one of the only non-profit organizations 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 these challenges through various programs. For more information about Family Tree visit www.TheFamilyTree.org

About Denver Post Season to Share, a McCormick Foundation Fund – Established in 1992, through Denver Post Season to Share, a McCormick foundation fund, local nonprofit organizations with programs that focus on child & youth education, health & wellness, homelessness and hunger are supported. Grants are made possible with the generosity of Denver Post readers, the general public and corporate donations to the Season to Share campaign, the primary fundraising campaign for Denver Post Season to Share. All donations are matched at 50 cents on the dollar by the Robert R. McCormick Foundation, based in Chicago, Illinois. The Denver Post and the McCormick Foundation pay all expenses, ensuring 100 percent of donations, plus the match, goes directly to charitable organizations. Since inception, more than $71 million has been distributed to improve the lives of those in need in Metro Denver.

About the Robert R. McCormick Foundation – Robert R. McCormick Foundation is committed to fostering communities of educated, informed and engaged citizens. Through philanthropic programs, Cantigny Park and museums, the Foundation helps develop citizen

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leaders and works to make life better in our communities. The Foundation was established as a charitable trust in 1955, upon the death of Colonel Robert R. McCormick, the longtime editor and publisher of the Chicago Tribune. The McCormick Foundation is one of the nation’s largest foundations, with more than $1.5 billion in assets.

The McCormick Foundation’s Communities Program continues Col. McCormick’s legacy by partnering with media outlets, such as the Denver Post, sports teams and philanthropic organizations across the country, to raise money and provide matching dollars which increase the impact of charitable giving. To learn more about the McCormick Foundation visit www.McCormickFoundation.org. Follow us on Twitter and Like us on Facebook. 

 

Family Tree, Inc.

3805 Marshall #100, Wheat Ridge, CO 80033 

303-422-2133

www.thefamilytree.org

 

 

 

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