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Aegon Transamerica Foundation
At Transamerica, we believe our responsibilities go beyond our corporate walls. That's why we created the Aegon Transamerica Foundation (the "Foundation") in 1994. Through a combination of financial grants and the volunteer commitment of our employees, we support non-profit organizations focused on the education, health and well-being of the communities where we live and work.

 

The Anschutz Family Foundation
"The Anschutz Family Foundation supports Colorado nonprofit organizations that assist people to help themselves while nurturing and preserving their self-respect. The Foundation encourages endeavors that strengthen families and communities and advance individuals to become productive and responsible citizens. There is a special interest in self-sufficiency, community development and programs aimed at the economically disadvantaged, the young, the elderly and the disabled. The Foundation is also dedicated to funding efforts in rural Colorado."

 

AV Hunter Trust
"The goal and the operations of the A.V. hunter Trust have always been to exemplify Mr. Hunter's desires to 'give aid, comfort and support to children, aged people, and indigent adults' in Colorado. The Trust has awarded more than $60 million to more than 500 nonprofit organizations and many thousands of individuals who have sought help from the Trust. The Trustees will continue this long tradition to help those among us who are less fortunate."

 

Daniels Fund
"The Daniels Fund, founded through the generous legacy of Bill Daniels, operates the Daniels Fund Grants Program and the Daniels Fund Scholarship Program in Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming.

The Daniels Fund Grants Program supports nonprofit organizations in our four-state region as well as national programs. Each year, approximately 70% of the Daniels Fund’s community investments are made through the Daniels Fund Grants Program in the following areas: Aging, Alcoholism and Substance Abuse, Amateur Sports, Disabilities, Early Childhood Education, K-12 Education Reform, Ethics and Integrity in Education, Homeless and Disadvantaged, and Youth Development."

 

Denver Active 20-30 Children's Foundation
"The 24-year old foundation is dedicated to contributing to the betterment and welfare of the children in the local community. In its efforts to help others each member also strives to develop character, become a better citizen and learn to live and appreciate a fuller and richer life. In addition, the organization strives to raise the community’s awareness of the need to care for underprivileged children in the state of Colorado through fundraising and hands on community service."

 

Denver Kiwanis Foundation
Since 1917, the Denver Kiwanis Foundation has been unified in the belief that children and communities benefit from the efforts of caring and involved volunteers. Primarily, this club provides service to the community with an emphasis on serving children, particularly those "at risk."

Interested in a membership? Contact the Denver Kiwanis Club with any questions at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Gannett Foundation
The Gannett Foundation is a corporate foundation sponsored by Gannett Co., Inc. Through its Community Grant Program, Gannett Foundation supports nonprofit activities in the communities in which Gannett does business. Through its other programs, the Foundation invests in the future of the media industry, encourages employee giving, reacts to natural and other disasters, and contributes to a variety of charitable causes.

 

Jeffco Sertoma Club
"Sertoma works to create communities of change under common leadership and with a common voice that will serve the many in need."

 

Oberkotter Foundation
"For more than 30 years, the Oberkotter Foundation has supported schools where children who are deaf or hard of hearing can learn listening and spoken language. We have provided significant funding nationally, supporting approximately 50 schools throughout the country. This work has dramatically increased the number of opportunities for children who are deaf or hard of hearing to listen and talk."

The Oberkotter Foundation grew out of one family’s journey with their daughter Mildie, who is deaf, which resulted in their mission to support families throughout their LSL journey. The Oberkotter Foundation provides grants throughout the U.S. supporting LSL programs for children birth to three years of age. The Listen Foundation is honored to be a recipient of Oberkotter grants for our tele-health programs since 2013.

Click on the photo below to watch a short film celebrating the Oberkotter Family’s journey to spoken language.

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Rocky Mountain Ear Center
"At Rocky Mountain Ear Center, P.C., every member of our team is a trained professional to ensure you receive the best possible quality care. We take pride in our ability to serve you and we look forward to a mutually satisfactory relationship."

 

Schlessman Family Foundation
"Schlessman Family Foundation in 1957 for general charitable purposes with interests in human services, civic and community projects."

 

The Soule Family Foundation
"The Soule Family prides themselves in helping others strive and achieve opportunities that might not have been granted to them otherwise. It is the foundations goal to help these individuals create an impact in their local communities. Being able to impact the community and help other individuals is the main purpose of the Soule Family Foundation."

 

Thornton Assistance Fund
"Since 1983, the City of Thornton has provided grant funds to assist nonprofit organizations that help Thornton residents meet their basic needs and enhance their ability to be self-sufficient. Basic needs are identified as food, housing, health and medical, or human services. Programs that help people move from relying on private or public assistance to providing for one's own needs is also eligible for funding. The City has $76,538 available to award to nonprofit organizations in 2016."

 

Wells Fargo Foundation
"Wells Fargo is proud to support organizations working to strengthen our communities. Through the efforts of our enthusiastic team member-volunteers and our contributions, we share our success within our communities by giving back to non-profits and educational institutions that address vital community needs and issues."

 

 

Sponsors

Award & Sign
"From Do-It-Yourself Plaque Magic kits to Name Badge Programs, we have everything that your company’s recognition program needs to succeed."

 

Build-a-Bear Bear Hugs Foundation
"The mission of the Build-A-Bear Workshop Bear Hugs Foundation is to make life more bearable for children, families and pets in need of the kindness of others. Build-A-Bear Workshop Bear Hugs Foundation will make grants to qualified non-profit organizations (either 501(c)(3) organizations or registered Canadian charities) that support the health and wellness of children and families, the care and welfare of animals and the promotion of literacy and education for all."

 

Advanced Bionics
"Advanced Bionics is a global leader in developing the most advanced cochlear implant systems in the world. Acquired by Sonova Holding AG and working with Phonak since 2009, AB develops cutting-edge cochlear implant technology that restores hearing to those with severe-to-profound hearing loss."

 

Cochlear America
"Cochlear is the leading implantable hearing solution for people with a hearing loss. Learn more about Cochlear products, support, and hearing loss."

 

MED-EL
"As the industry’s technology leader in implantable hearing solutions, MED-EL products are the result of 30 years of focused research and a commitment by its founders to fostering a company culture of excellence."

 

National Cattlemen’s Beef Association
A generous share of the proceeds from the Cattleman’s annual golf tournament are donated to Listen.

"NCBA is committed to developing and recognizing leaders within our industry and rewarding them for their valuable contributions. Several programs have been created over the years to not only further educate cattlemen, but to recognize their efforts for current and innovative practices within the industry. These programs include the Young Cattlemen’s Conference and programs through the National Cattlemen's Foundation such as scholarship opportunities for undergraduate students, the Environmental Stewardship Award and the Beef Quiz Bowl."

 

Plaque Presentation

Cherry Creek Has Heart!

Pat Greenway and Naomi Cohen of the Listen Foundation present a plaque to the Cherry Creek Has Heart Committee at the Merrill Lynch office in Cherry Creek. The committee is made up of independent financial advisors who have donated $15,000 to sponsor three children for a year. Listen Foundation greatly appreciates this generous and thoughtful contribution.

Plaque presentation 2017 

Listen in the News

Doreen Pollack Founder's Event Honors the Auer Family

"The Listen Foundation honored the Auer Family for their role in founding the organization. The Auer Family has had a lifelong commitment to early childhood identification, education and intervention to help children achieve their full potential." Read the Full Article Here!

Listen has been awarded

the El Pomar Foundation

Award for Excellence 

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Listening and Spoken Language Practice

1. Working toward the earliest possible identification of hearing loss in infants and young children, ideally in the newborn nursery.  Conducting an aggressive program of audiologic management.

2. Seeking the best available sources of medical treatment and technological amplification of sound for the child who is deaf or hard of hearing as early as possible.

3. Helping the child understand the meaning of any sounds heard, including spoken language, and teaching the child's parents how to make sound meaningful to the child all day long.

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