Category: Fundraiser


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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Take a video tour of Homestead HQ!

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Announcing Mountain Mama Fun Run, August 12!

Dear Friends of the Homestead, I love our Mountain Mamas – some of the toughest mamas on the planet. We raise our families at 8,000+ feet, we shovel snow, we drag slash, we chop wood…and we love it! One of…

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and the grand total is…

Dear Friends, Thank you for making our December fundraiser so successful! Between membership and subscription renewals, paid sponsorship, a silent auction and our First Annual Holistic Health Fair, we raised

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