Empowering the Community
Colorado Springs Ladies Events
Empowering the Community
We Need You!
I am only one, but still I am one.
I cannot do everything, but still I can do something.
- Edward Everett
Help Us Make a Difference in the lives of
our Colorado Springs Community
2022 was a great first year for our nonprofit! We were able to bring in just under $2,800 in contributions due to people like you! With this money
We were able to give every child and every parent at Partners in Housing a gift for Christmas!
We were also able to cover our initial nonprofit startup fees!
We were able to cover some initial overhead!
Make a difference in our Colorado Springs community! Let's keep our money local and help our city. Until we help our city, how can we help others?
Since we are solely a volunteer organization, donations are split between our current charity and our nonprofit.
80% charity / 20% nonprofit
To set up your donation . It’s easy and most importantly, it will make a major difference
in the lives of so many who are in need of help.
2022 & 2023 Charity!
Colorado Springs Ladies Events and Partners in Housing have partnered together for the 2022 & 2023 years to create a better awareness of this amazing organization!
CSLE will donate 80% of ALL donations made in the 2022 & 2023 fiscal years to Partners in Housing. The money received will help support families experiencing homelessness in the Pikes Peak Region. They will put your dollars right to work, ensuring that families in the Family Self-Sufficiency Program have access to crucial supports such as a place to call home, childcare, employment and financial services and engagement with caring staff.
"We believe in neighbors helping neighbors, and together, we can change lives."
Partners in Housing
Partners in Housing’s mission: Partners in Housing guides families in housing crisis from insecurity to stability, self-reliance, and prosperity.
Partners in Housing was founded in 1989 as a branch of Catholic Charities to serve the unique needs of mothers experiencing homelessness in Colorado Springs, CO. As the demand for services continued to grow, Partners in Housing was spun off as a separate 501(c)(3) non-profit in 1991, and transitioned to helping families experiencing homelessness.
The mission of Partners in Housing is to guide families in housing crisis from insecurity to stability, self-reliance, and prosperity.
Partners in Housing currently operates 68 transitional housing units, ranging from efficiency apartments at the Colorado House and Resource Center to scattered-site single-family homes. Partners in Housing also owns or co-owns 119 units of affordable housing with Greccio Housing and Rocky Mountain Community Land Trust. Partners in Housing is the largest and longest-running family homeless program in the Pikes Peak Region.
In 2007, The Myron Stratton Home selected Partners in Housing as one of three human service agencies to become part of the Myron Stratton Consortium. Together with TESSA, Peak Vista, and The Myron Stratton Home, we are providing a community of support for people in need.
Past Charity Fundraisers
Prior to becoming a non-profit
TESSA was established in May 1977 in response to a high rate of calls to local law enforcement from women threatened or assaulted by their partners. At the time, Domestic Violence was considered a private matter and resources were difficult to locate, if they existed at all. With assistance from within the legal and philanthropic communities TESSA emerged as an information provider and resource referral service. That initial effort has evolved into a multi-faceted agency that includes a confidential Safehouse, Victim Advocacy, Counseling and Children’s Programs, a 24/7 Safe Line, and Community Outreach and Education. Through these efforts, TESSA strives to realize our vision of a community free of personal violence for all.
Between our Spring Fling 2021and
Costume Party 2021 we were able to donate 2 checks to TESSA. This was by far our largest donation to date from our organization. We want to thank all our volunteers, crafters, associates and attendees! Thank you so very much!
This year we tried something different and unfortunately it did not work out. We tried to start a Go Fund Me account since so many people were still at home and ask for donations for those people one the front lines: the nurses; doctors; EMS; and staff at the hospital. We were saddened by the fact this fundraiser didn't take off.
Care and Share Food Bank
At Care and Share Food Bank, we believe that no one should go hungry. Every day, we provide food to our partner food pantries and meal sites across Southern Colorado to serve our neighbors in need because well-fed communities are better for us all.
Care and Share exists to ensure that the one in eight Southern Coloradans at risk of hunger have access to enough healthy and nutritious food to thrive. We know that children without adequate access to food cannot develop successfully, families cannot plan for their future, and seniors find it more difficult to remain independent.
Colorado Springs Therapeutic
Spring - 2019
The Colorado Springs Therapeutic Riding Center was established in August 2008 at the Mark Reyner Stables in Palmer Park. The center offers an alternative form of therapy to those living with physical, emotional, and cognitive challenges.
We offer equine-assisted therapies to children and adults living with various forms of trauma, developmental delays, autism, cerebral palsy, blindness, deafness, down syndrome, muscular dystrophy, multiple sclerosis, batten disease, and cancer.
The Colorado Springs Therapeutic Riding Center offers an enjoyable and professional therapeutic riding and hippotherapy programs for children and adults ages 2 years and older in private and small groups for 30 minute lessons. Our lessons are instructed by certified PATH International Instructors (Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship).
Ronald McDonald House
We are proud to say, that we worked with the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southern Colorado (RMHCSC) for this years party! The RMHCSC "keeps families with critically ill children close to each other and provides the care and resources they need, when they need it most". With that in mind, the Colorado Springs Ladies Events took the opportunity to ask everyone attending
the event, to donate from their approved House Wish List.
In May 2017 we had our Teddy Bear Picnic and after delivering the Teddy Bears, we discovered from an officer at the Gold Hill Police Station of a need for NEW SOCKS for the Homeless in the Colorado Springs area. After speaking with him, we realized this was quite a great need! So for our Costume Party in 2018, we asked everyone to please bring NEW SOCKS to donate for the Homeless! Below is the Organization we donated the socks too, along with many blankets by an anynomous donor.
Teddy Bear Picnic
Spring - 2017
Donations were amazing! Not only did we receive donations from the ladies who attended the Colorado Springs Ladies Events, but the Radisson Hotel Colorado Springs collected hundreds of donations from staff, clients and even guests!! We had so many bears and friends that we were able to donate ALL around the city to: Police Stations; Fire Stations; and a KinderCare.
Costume Parties 2006-2016
Donations made at our events between 2006 and 2017 were usually given to Care and Share Food Pantry.
Many years we made deliveries to the warehouse with boxes and bags of canned and boxed goods