City of Centennial Launches Centennial Cares

Published on December 01, 2023

Centennial Cares

On Colorado Gives Day, the City of Centennial is excited to invite residents, businesses and community partners to participate in Centennial Cares this holiday season! Centennial Cares is a seasonal campaign designed to raise awareness for Centennial-based charities and nonprofits—while providing participants the opportunity to give back and make a difference in our community.

Centennial understands countless causes of importance are always in need of support for their work. Community generosity is valuable, and giving back (locally) can make a world of difference in the lives of many.

So, whether it's access to medical resources, supporting children, or helping homeless with socks, Centennial Cares provides local ways to give back through the list of organizations provided below. 

Arapahoe County and Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office –Arapahoe County Partnering for the Holidays creates a special holiday season for local individuals and families in need.

Back the Blue K-9 Force – Provides local support to law enforcement K-9 units, helps obtain additional K-9 dogs, and care for retired K-9s.

Centennial Arts and Culture Foundation – Celebrates, inspires, and connects art and culture in Centennial.

Cherry Creek Schools Foundation and Littleton Public Schools Foundation – Supports education opportunities, resources and tools needed for teachers and kids.

Freedom Service Dogs of America – Transforms lives by partnering people with custom-trained assistance dogs.

Iron Sharp Community Foundation - Hosting Lavished with Love Holiday Meals for families in need across Aurora and Cherry Creek School Districts.

Kids Mobility Network – Supplies children with disabilities with complex rehab technology and durable medical equipment.

Nourish Meals on Wheels – Enriches the lives of older (60+) and homebound adults in South Metro Denver. Participate in their Twelve Days of Giving, surprising their clients with specially wrapped gifts to spread joy this holiday season.

Project C.U.R.E. – Addresses the shortage of medical resources around the world.

The Salvation Army, Centennial Corps – Hosting Angel Tree Toy Distribution, a drive-thru event providing families a grocery store gift card and pre-bagged gifts for their children. You can also Register to Ring or donate to the Virtual Kettle.

Sock It To 'Em – A Denver nonprofit serving local homeless shelters with the number one clothing need of those experiencing homelessness—socks!

How to Participate in Centennial's Sock Campaign: Collection boxes are available at the following locations for participants to drop off new socks until January 10, 2024. 

Centennial Civic Center: 13133 E Arapahoe Rd, Centennial, CO 80112 Collection Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Centennial Public Works: 7272 S Eagle St, Centennial, CO 80112 Collection Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

If you have ideas or suggestions and would like to get involved, contact the City at or 303-325-8000.

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