12 Days Of Christmas

Teri Izquierdo rides a horse at The Right Step. (credit: CBS)

At The Right Step, ‘Empowering’ Horses Supply Physical, Emotional Gifts

Izquierdo, who has cerebral palsy, says the therapeutic riding program she participates in at The Right Step helps her boost her physical wellbeing; but it also furnishes a mental and emotional health that’s less tangible.


Kay Martinez serves burritos to construction workers at the new VA Hospital (credit: CBS)

Mother Of Wounded Soldier Serves Up Burritos At New VA Hospital

She started early in the morning making burritos that she sells for a few dollars at a time. Before she headed out, she piled well over 100 in coolers, wrapped with foil and piping hot.


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West Side Organization Offers Hope For Less Fortunate Neighbors

People in West Denver have little, but they manage to give a lot at a neighborhood organization called Servicios de La Raza.


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12 Days Of Christmas

CBS4 News at 10 p.m. is airing a series of special reports called the 12 Days of Christmas through December 25 that feature local nonprofit organizations that have helped people in our community this year.


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2 Brothers With Big Hearts Turn Ranch Into Youth Farm In Rifle

The Don Kriz Youth Farm in Rifle is a haven for children in need. They can learn about farming and raising animals. It’s a ranch where they can feel safe.


Mark Haas, right, with Brandon Schantz' family, left (credit: CBS)

CBS4’s Mark Haas Remembers Mentor Who Battled Cancer

After Brandon Schantz beat cancer the first time, he wanted to help kids battling cancer. He never got the chance, but it’s a cause his family has continued today.



12 Days Of Christmas

CBS4 News is featuring a special series of reports called the 12 Days of Christmas in December 2013. They showcase neighborhoods and families in need who have been helped by the community and area non-profit organizations. CBS4 newscasters profile community organizations they feel a genuine and passionate connection towards. Read the press release or see all the stories below.


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Nonprofit Helps Children & Parents Learn At The Same Time

At Kenton Elementary in Aurora there are two kinds of classrooms — one for children and one for their parents.


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Charter School Teaches Men The Importance Of Giving Back

The Sims-Fayola International Academy For Boys teaches men the importance of going back and giving back through education.


Abby rides a horse at Praying Hands Ranch (credit: CBS)

Ranch In Parker Changes Lives Through Hippotherapy

A couple turned their dream into the Praying Hands Ranch, a place where people with special needs or severe injuries could receive hippotherapy.




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