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11th Annual Turkey ROCK Trot

Join us for the 11th Annual Turkey ROCK Trot 5k Family Fun Run/Walk/Stroll! Thanksgiving Day, November 26th, 2015 Douglas County Event Center 500 Fairgrounds Drive Castle Rock, CO 80104 Start your Thanksgiving Day off on the right or left foot by giving back to those less fortunate in our community at the 11th Annual Turkey

Make Room For Summer Clothes

IT’S TIME TO WEED OUT CLOSETS AND MAKE ROOM FOR SUMMER CLOTHING AND ACTIVITIES. By Sharon Huddleson Kids grow like weeds, so it’s a great time to wash the clothing they can’t use anymore, and prepare to make a donation to the Douglas/Elbert Task Force. Include gently worn shoes and boots, books, and games. (We

I Love You, Mom…

Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 11, is right around the corner, and many of us wonder how we may best honor our mothers. Sometimes we’re able to spend time together –the best gift of all--and we may honor Mom with a gift. How much we spend is never sufficient to express how much we love or


Questions regarding TREASURES Is TREASURES open only to clients of the D/ETF? No! Anyone is welcome to shop the extensive inventory of TREASURES, and the money spent in TREASURES goes right back into our community The inventory is constantly changing, so if you see something of interest, it’s wise to purchase it while you are in the store.

Treasures: Your Clothing Solution in Your Weight Loss Journey

And the solution may be…. A friend’s husband has been on a journey to become lean and healthy, and to remain so.  As he successfully loses weight, he also changes sizes in his clothing. He is a business professional and his appearance is most important to him. My friend is also succeeding with her weight loss, and

Donate a Loved One's Goods

And the solution most appreciated is……… A close relative recently passed on. She left us her home, and all of its contents. After reviewing all, we realized that there is nothing we want to keep, but the house. We all wish we could make this as simple, rewarding, and worthwhile as possible. Consider donating to the

It Started in a Garage and Grew

A Castle Rock woman, knowing some local families were struggling financially, started collecting items in her garage to distribute to people who needed them. Mela Rudolph knew the families well enough that she often knew just what they needed and would deliver the items to them, said Connie Huydts, 82, who started helping Rudolph soon

30 Years of Love Benefit Concert Was a Success

Firefall Helps to Celebrate 30 Years of Love for the Douglas/Elbert Task Force. The Douglas County Events Center was rockin’ to the gills on Sunday night as the Douglas/Elbert Task Force brought the famous band Firefall to play some of their memorable hits. It was the celebration of 30 years for DETF, and Firefall did

Colorado Conversations Interview

Joe Roos, our Director of Philanthropy was interviewed by Wilks Broadcast Company about the Douglas/Elbert Task Force, part of "Colorado Conversations".  It aired on Kool 105. You can listen to this fantastic interview here:

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