DPS Foundation Blog

We give for Team DPS because we love our students!

South High School, winner of the 2013 MVP Award shares, why they decided to support the I Give for Team DPS employee giving campaign. “Outside of our competitive spirit and the encouraging emails from team captain Karen to participate in the campaign, we are all team players for DPS. We believe in the DPS Foundation […]

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The Peña-Chavkin Family

“Education is a fundamental value of our family. We believe public education is the foundation of a thriving community. We want all DPS students to graduate with the skills and abilities needed to make informed decisions; that will create a better Denver. DPS is leading the state and emphasizing academic achievement for all students, while […]

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Target, a Literacy Champion for DPS!

In February students at DPS’s Barnum Elementary drew their ideal school library and now, thanks to Target Corporation and The Heart of America Foundation, their dreams are a reality! Over the past two years, Barnum and Godsman Elementary unveiled newly renovated libraries as part of the Target School Library Makeover program. The Target Library Makeover […]

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QEP Resources, a STEM Champion for DPS!

“At QEP, we recognize the importance of investing in the community. If you look at the jobs in highest demand for the nation as a whole, STEM fields have such tremendous opportunities for our young people. Even if a student’s interests are outside STEM fields, there is a technical basis for what we do today […]

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Mary Brauer, a Champion for DPS!

“One of the greatest joys of my support is going to visit the schools and see the programs I am investing in. To see the faces of the kids light up as they come through the door for an afternoon of fitness and learning and a hot meal – it makes the impact of my […]

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DaVita, a Values Champion for DPS!

“I think there’s amazing potential in our Partnership. This would be one incredibly clear example of a company taking the skills that it has and applying them in a sustained, thoughtful partnership to a not-for-profit, and in so doing, reinvigorating their own intellectual thinking. For me, this is like a dream, because I’m harnessing my […]

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