Community Development

Merage Foundations Partner Events

The annual Colorado Children’s Campaign Luncheon took place on November 1st at the Denver Center for Performing Arts. The luncheon gathered over 700 of Colorado’s most influential community and business leaders, child advocates, and service providers to examine some of the most pressing issues facing Colorado’s children today. Keynote speaker, Sonia Manzano, shared her personal journey and engaged the audience in discussions revolving around diversity, equity, and inclusion. To learn more about Colorado Children’s Campaign, visit their website.

Also on November 1st, the Staenberg- Loup Jewish Community Center (JCC) hosted their annual dinner at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in downtown Denver. Norman Brownstein was honored during the event, receiving the Robert E. Loup Hineni Award for his leadership and commitment to the Jewish community. The fundraising event raised over $1.4 million to support JCC’s many programs and activities throughout the Denver community. To see more events hosted by the JCC, visit their website.

Executives Partnering to Invest in Children (EPIC) hosted their 8th Annual Business Leaders Dinner on November 9th at the Denver Center for Performing Arts. This annual dinner aims to increase members who believe in their mission and inspire more leaders to invest in early childhood initiatives. EPIC members are focused on elevating early childhood by supporting the workforce of today and the workforce of tomorrow. To learn more about EPIC, visit their website.

The Anti-Defamation League Mountain States Region (ADL) hosted their annual Ignite! Torch of Liberty Dinner on November 29th at the Denver Center for Performing Arts. The Torch of Liberty awards were received by Andrew Feinstein and Elaine Gantz Berman and Dr. Stephen Berman. Guests were also able to enjoy performances throughout the night inspiring passion for civil rights issues. To see more about ADL’s initiatives, visit their website.