Our philanthropy program called TO Gives has been serving the greater Denver area since 2015! The goal of TO Gives is to give back to the community by organizing various philanthropic activities throughout the year—activities our young patients may participate in.
As parents ourselves, we know that you all want your children to do good things—to participate actively in the community and to give of themselves selflessly. We also know that life is really busy for you as parents and that getting these philanthropic opportunities organized for your children sometimes takes a back seat to the many other demands in your life. That is where TO Gives comes in. We do all the organizing for you. All the kids have to do is show up and give! We have quarterly events, events are 2-4 hours long and all events are supervised by adults who have undergone background checks.
May of 2019 – CALF @ Lowell Ranch Barnyard Clean-up
Some of our events include:
November, The Great Candy Run– A group of 50 handed out swag to the runners/walkers at the end of the race.
March, Food Bank of the Rockies– Partnered with Centennial Center Dental Center, a group of 80+ volunteers, worked in their reclamation area: inspecting, cleaning, sorting and boxing the food going out to those in need. Remember the oranges?!
July, Joshua Station– Partnered with Lone Tree Pediatric Dentistry. A group of 40+ cleaned, weeded, threw a car wash, organized a shed, moved rocks, furniture and bark from the playground.
We invite all of our patients, aged 11 and up, to participate. Each event will be age appropriate. The benefits of children being involved in our community are endless. Here are just a few:
- Increased self-esteem
- Enhances development
- Promotes a healthy lifestyle and choices
- Teaches life skills
- Improves the community
- Community service hours earned
We are very excited about this new program, and we are making a long-term commitment to its operation. If you would like your child to be involved in at least one of these events, please let us know! We’d love to have you join us to give back!
TO Gives! Will your children?
The Entire TO Team