My heart shattered when I first saw it.
“Over 300,000 people live in extreme poverty in Denver, Colorado” — a six-figure-stat that I never wanted to see. Mothers, fathers, siblings, children, neighbors, friends, and friends-of-friends — all 300,000 of them wake up each day in the vice grip of poverty. Many suffer in solitude, and with no one to support them, the path to escape must seem impossible. My heart burned for them, and I knew I wanted to join the fight to end poverty in Denver, Colorado.
That’s why I partnered with CrossPurpose.
CrossPurpose is a non-profit organization that offers career guidance resources to our neighbors in need. This transformative career development program is a powerful weapon in the war against poverty, and it goes beyond your standard employment program. CrossPurpose equips Coloradans to enter meaningful careers, and it helps them build social and spiritual capital. This program promises to create lasting generational change in our beloved city.
As soon as I heard about CrossPurpose, I knew I had to get involved.
For years, I’ve enjoyed being an active community member in Colorado, and I love getting involved wherever I am needed. So, when I found CrossPurpose, I knew I had to contribute. Since partnering with CrossPurpose, I’ve spent much of my time as a mentor, walking alongside aspiring leaders in CrossPurpose’s career development program. I’ve had the priviledge of working with the awe-inspiring men and women of Denver, Colorado, cheering them on as they rise above their circumstances and reach their career goals. Witnessing their resilience has inspired me greatly, and I’ve made it my mission to support them a little more each day.
That’s where I need YOUR help.
In solidarity with their journey, I am pushing my own limits by training for CrossPurpose’s 500-mile bike ride in Iowa, known as the RagBrai. The bike ride is scheduled to take place July 23rd through July 29th. As I prepare for and petal my way through the RagBrai, I’ll be raising funds for CrossPurpose’s poverty-ending programs. My mission is to raise at least $5,000, and with your help, we can reach that goal together!
So, friends, I invite you to join me on this transformative journey! Petal by petal, dollar by dollar — we’ll creep closer towards a poverty-free city!
Here’s how you can help:
Join me in making a difference today by contributing to this cause! You can make a donation of any amount right here.
$5,000 — that’s all we’ll need to make a difference in the lives of the 300,000. Show your support by making a donation today!