Category: Fundraiser


How to give free medical equipment to your community

home medical equipment

No one should ever have to pay for durable medical equipment out of pocket – learn how to start a free, equipment lending program in your community!

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Announcing a generous donation!

Dear Friends of the Homestead, We are pleased and honored to announce to you that our growing, grassroots wellness movement recently received a $5,000 grant from Christopher and LuAnne Hormel of the Fire Monkey Fund of RSF Social Finance. The…

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Labor Day Weekend Farmer’s Market at the Homestead!

Come out to the Homestead TOMORROW for our annual Labor Day Weekend Farmer’s Market – we’ll have tents selling produce, honey, fiber arts and handmade jewelry – all local, all sustainable and all wonderful! Show your support for good things…

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Happy New Year from our Homestead to yours

It’s been an amazing year here at the Homestead – our biggest accomplishment was becoming a REAL tax-exempt, 501c3 nonprofit! Hurrah! Enjoy this short video, and see you in the new year! Love the Homestead? Donate today!

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Announcing the launch of our CSA!

Dear Friends, We are excited to announce our first concrete step toward building a sustainable Gilpin County, launching our first CSA! What is a CSA? Community Supported Agriculture is a way for local folks to pre-pay for seasonal, organic produce….

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101 Ways The Homestead Helps the Community

woman and small child with painted sign: How would you change health and wellness in Gilpin County?

Grant Writing is one of my favorite pastimes. Seriously. I turn the lights down, put on some sweet, mantra-laced techno/trance beats, and I’m in the “Homestead Zone”. “How does your nonprofit benefit the community?” “How many people does your nonprofit…

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Holistic Health Fair a SUCCESS!

AND…if you’re following us on Facebook, take advantage of our online silent auction continuing throughout December! Thank you to all who attended! This was a great fundraiser for the Homestead, everyone walked away knowing a little more, feeling more aligned,…

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Don’t miss our BIGGEST event of the year…

Our 2nd Annual Holistic Health Fair is our biggest fundraiser of the year! It is really a testament to the passion and energy in our community that we have 7 healers, 4 vendors, 3 performers/presenters, and LOTS of goodies donated…

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What is a ‘holistic’ Health Fair?

Here in Colorado, Channel 9 News sponsors something called the “9 Health Fair”. These fairs happen all over the state throughout the year and feature vaccination clinics, blood donation areas, dental exams, eye exams, BMI checking, A1C and diabetes testing,…

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How effective are your online donations?

I recently got some very worthwhile questions from a prospective donor: “Why should I donate online? I hesitate because I know those crowdfunding sites take a percentage of all donations. How much does CrowdRise, Facebook, PayPal and Amazon Smile get…

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