Northern Colorado & Wyoming
Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain, Inc. serves more than 10,000 local students in Northern Colorado and Wyoming each year. In 2012/13 we mobilized 358 business and community volunteers who visited 440 classes to bring entrepreneurship, financial literacy, and workforce readiness education to K-12 students, while helping educators meet state standards. We play a critical role in the success of our youth and our local economy.
Dollar for Dollar Matching on Colorado Gives Day, Dec. 10
Gifts to JA scheduled for Colorado Gives Day, December 10 will be matched dollar for dollar, up to $40,000 through the generosity of the Anschutz Foundation. Click here to make your gift. Select “Programs” from the drop down menu “Where do you want your donations directed?” Then select “JA Programs in Northern Colorado and Wyoming” when prompted by “Program to direct funds.”
There is no need to wait – you can schedule your gift NOW to be processed on December 10th. 100% of your donation goes directly to support JA programs!
Junior Achievement (JA) is passionate about helping youth succeed while strengthening our local economy. Your financial support will help us reach more than 10,000 students in Northern Colorado/Wyoming in 2013-2014!
Please let your friends, family, and colleagues know about this opportunity. Thank you for supporting Junior Achievement!
The JA Bowl-A-Thon is a great team building event that helps employees support local economic educational efforts and make a lasting impact in the lives of K-12 students and our community. Junior Achievement expects to raise $75,000 through this year’s Northern Colorado JA Bowl-A-Thon, which will help Junior Achievement impact 10,000 local students during the 2013/14 school year.
Click on the following links for more information:
For more information on upcoming JA events in Northern Colorado, contact
Joy Nyenhuis at 970-490-1035.
We are fortunate to have the reliable leadership of the committed individuals who serve on the Northern Colorado Executive Board of Directors. It’s these hardworking council members who ensure that we have both volunteer and financial resources to satisfy the community’s demand for JA’s programs.
Speaking of supporters, it would be impossible to do our work without the generosity of our donors.
- Companies Providing Volunteers
In the Classroom
- Check out our curriculum: Elementary School, Middle School, or High School
- Teachers: Request more information about JA in your classroom.
- Volunteers: Get more information about volunteering in a classroom near you.
The Junior Achievement office that serves Northern Colorado and Southern Wyoming is located at 2032 Caribou Drive, #101-B, Fort Collins, CO 80525. Phone: 970-490-1035.
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