A collection of news, events, photos, and stories that are inspiring to us.

Our Educational Counselors provide the one-on-one support and advocacy necessary to empower our Denver Kids students to succeed academically, personally, and socially. The added support of school personnel, family, mentorship, and various community members help them reach their full potential. These are their stories.

Student Spotlight, News:

New Research Sheds Light on How Childhood Adversities Impact Adult Health

Rosmina Garcia, a mentor specialist with Aurora Youth Options, at her apartment on Wednesday, May 24, 2017 in Aurora. (Joe Mahoney/MahoneyImages) Rosmina Garcia of Aurora endured a significant number of adverse experiences early in life.…

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Governor Hickenlooper Declares Denver Kids Day!

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Join the Denver Kids Young Professionals Council!

Looking to grow your leadership skills? Expand your social circle? Want to make a difference? Join the Denver Kids Young Professionals Council! You’ll link arms with a dynamic group of young professionals interested in making…

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Featured Supporter, News, Future Options:

Denver Kids Students Explore DaVita

Future-focused conversations happen the instant a Denver Kids student is matched with an Educational Counselor, empowering them to dream big and set actionable steps to keep those goals within reach. In addition to college guidance,…

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Events, News:

It’s a match!

We recently held our first Mentor/Student Launch Party, matching 17 Denver Kids students with volunteer mentors! We welcome our new mentors and thank them for the life-changing impact they will have on our students. In…

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January is National Mentoring Month

January is National Mentoring Month! If you’re already a Denver Kids mentor, thank you. You’re making a life-changing difference for our students every day. In fact, when children of higher risk environments have the support…

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Help us unlock $5,000!

A generous new donor has challenged us with a 2:1 match: when we raise $10,000 by December 31, an additional $5,000 will be unlocked! Your financial contribution helps students open the door to new possibilities, academic…

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Denver Kids in the news

Article by Joe Vaccarelli as seen in The Denver Post, November 17, 2016 Denver Kids Inc educational counselor Kate Kratofil, left, works with 7th grade student Perla Guzman, 13, at STRIVE Prep Federal middle school on…

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NEWS: Denver Kids, Inc. Names Jim Goebelbecker, Ph.D., New CEO

Following a nine-month search, Denver Kids, Inc. has named Jim Goebelbecker, Ph.D., its new chief executive officer. Goebelbecker succeeds Mary Hanewall, interim chief operations officer, a post she has held for the last 8 months. Goebelbecker…

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