12 Days Of Christmas

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12 Days Of Christmas

CBS4 aired a series of special reports called the 12 Days of Christmas in December 2014 that feature local nonprofit organizations that have helped people in our community this year.

12/26/2014

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Ridgway Parents Channel Pain Into Purpose With Axel Project

It’s an unthinkable tragedy, and a pain that no parent should feel. That’s how Randy and Jen Charrette of Ridgway describe their saga.

12/24/2014

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While Tough In Workouts, CrossFit Is Kind In Community

CrossFit has become a popular and growing sport. But it’s also evolved into a community as well-known for charity as it is for its tough workouts.

12/23/2014

There With Care founder Paula Dupre Pesmen with Ja'veonnah (credit: CBS)

Volunteer Organization Specializes In Helping Families With Ill Children

There With Care is a local volunteer organization that was started nearly a decade ago to help the families of critically ill children.

12/22/2014

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Organization In Littleton Specializes In Rescuing Giant Breed Dogs

Lola’s Rescue in Littleton specializes in rescuing giant breed dogs, sometimes from abused homes.

12/21/2014

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Safe House For Women Escaping Sex Industry Operates On Very Small Budget

‘Tis the season for hope and holiday cheer, and one house in Denver encompasses that in its name — as well as on its walls.

12/20/2014

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Denver Organization Changing Lives While Clothing Children

Clothes to Kids of Denver provides thousands of Denver-area children with clothes — and it never charges a cent.

12/19/2014

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Volunteers Of America Helps Those Down On Their Luck At Family Motel

Life deals many people a bad hand, and some of those struggling the most are lucky to find an old motel in west Denver.

12/19/2014

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.

12/17/2014

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.

12/16/2014

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