Charitable Tax Donation Incentives Made Permanent

[ezcol_1half] Three tax incentives for charitable giving are now permanent. The tax extenders package, known as the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes (PATH) Act of 2015, includes a number of provisions, including the IRA charitable rollover and enhanced deductions for the donation of food inventory and land conservation easements. Senior Donations Up to $100K Not…

Donate that Unused Freezer to Lift-Up!

[ezcol_1half] LIFT-UP, the local food bank for the Roaring Fork Valley area, needs several home-appliance, upright freezers to store food donations. If you’ve got an old freezer sitting around in your basement or garage, now is the time to put it to good use for those who need it. When you donate your freezer, you…

Join Survivors of Suicide Loss Day – Nov. 21

[ezcol_2third]   The Suicide Prevention Coalition of Garfield County will join the Aspen Hope Center and Heartbeat of Glenwood Springs to sponsor a one-day seminar for survivors of suicide loss on November 21. The event will be held at Grand River Health in Rifle and will include a screening of Famiy Journeys: Healing and Hope…

Donate a Coat to the Salvation Army

Frost is showing on the high peaks, and many of us are starting to prepare to bundle up. As you pull your warm clothes out where they have been hiding, consider de-cluttering your closets. The coats that you and your children no longer wear can help The Salvation Army keep underprivileged families warm in the…

Eagle & Pitkin County Food Programs Announce Fall 2015 Details

The mobile and brick-and-mortar food pantries in Eagle and Pitkin Counties have announced their autumn schedules. As noted in the downloadable Food Resource Flyer below, a new location for the monthly 4th Tuesday Mobile Food Pantries has been added in Aspen. For more information, use these emails: Pitkin County: susan.markwood@pitkincounty.com Eagle County: camila.stefli@eaglecounty.us The flyer…

Post-Fire Help for Center for Independence

[ezcol_1half] Donations Needed to Help Nonprofit Recover from Arson The Center for Independence (CFI) at Carbondale’s Third Street Center has asked for donations to help repair an estimated $15,000 in damages that were inflicted by an arson and fire bombing. The incident occurred around 1:30 a.m. on Wednesday, September 16. Police officials and the Colorado…