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12 Days Of Christmas

12 Days of Christmas

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.

12/25/2013

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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.

12/25/2013

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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.

12/24/2013

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.

12/23/2013

Gold Crown Foundation (credit: CBS)

Former Nugget Hanzlik’s Plan For Helping Kids Has Blossomed

Bill Hanzlik spent eight years playing for the Denver Nuggets, but he has spent more than two decades helping Colorado’s children.

12/22/2013

Pierina Reyes with her son Christopher at the Family and Intercultural Resource Center (credit: CBS)

Center Offers Support To Summit County Families In Need

Summit County is a popular vacation spot for families but some of the families who call it home get some help from the Family and Intercultural Resource Center.

12/21/2013

"Al" a rescue pug from Colorado Pug Rescue (credit: CBS)

Pugs Get Second Chance Thanks To Dedicated Volunteers

Pugs that are a little older or have special needs don’t always top the list for pets. But one organization wants to change that.

12/20/2013

Trinity at Mount Saint Vincent (credit: CBS)

Children Look Toward Bright Future After Time At Mt. Saint Vincent

Mount Saint Vincent is a safe place for children in need who have endured traumatic experiences or suffer from mental health issues.

12/19/2013

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Troubled Girls Find Remarkable Help from Dogs

The Excelsior Youth Center in Aurora is a place that helps troubled girls change their lives, and they’re doing it with the help of dogs.

12/18/2013

Jessica Bacchus (credit: CBS)

Woman’s Loss Sparked Her Desire To Help Others During The Holidays

A mother of three has changed countless lives on Christmas morning and all through the year simply because she had a desire to build something beautiful for the daughter she lost too early.

12/16/2013

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