DENVER (CBS4) – Hundreds of volunteers fanned out across Denver in support of Amp The Cause. They worked on service projects at 32 nonprofits including the Children’s Advocacy Center in Denver.
There they painted and worked on the yard.READ MORE: Stimulus Check Update: When Might Your $1,400 Economic Relief Payment Arrive?
In past years, at least 1,000 volunteers signed up for the community day, but organizers adapted the projects this year because of the coronavirus pandemic.READ MORE: Colorado Researchers Discover Hint Of Scorching-Hot Planet Orbiting Vega
“The work being done today all around the community is primarily outside, keeping everybody safe but helping these non-profits that really need it more than ever,” said Walter Isenberg, an Amp the Cause Board Member.MORE NEWS: Wheat Ridge-Based Travel Company To Refund More Than $800,000 For Trips Canceled At Beginning Of Pandemic
The group served nearly 300,000 Colorado children and families in 2019. Since Amp The Cause was founded in 2004, it has given more than $9 million to Colorado nonprofits.