Leslie L. Juniel

Leslie L. Juniel

Leslie L. Juniel A native of Colorado, Leslie L. Juniel is passionate about making positive contributions to the community. A native of Colorado, Leslie L. Juniel is passionate about making positive contributions to the community. She is a part of a large family whose...
Jimena Cristerna

Jimena Cristerna

Jimena Cristerna Jimena Cristerna, a junior at George Washington High School, exemplifies what’s possible when a student has great educators that support her. Jimena Cristerna, a junior at George Washington High School, exemplifies what’s possible when a student has...
John Andrew

John Andrew

John Andrew John Andrew is a great example of what lifelong commitment to DPS really means. As a DPS graduate himself, a proud John F. Kennedy alumnus, John comes from a family of DPS educators with his mom, sister and wife all longtime DPS teachers as well. Over the...
Donor Spotlight: Mary Brauer, donor since 2009

Donor Spotlight: Mary Brauer, donor since 2009

“Education is the foundation of everything we hope for the future. This is not a controversial statement. Education deserves much more support than what public financing and government funding can support.” Mary initially got involved with the DPS Foundation in 2009...
From the Notepad of Verónica Figoli: An Important Update

From the Notepad of Verónica Figoli: An Important Update

At the DPS Foundation, we believe our city is strengthened by every Denver child who graduates ready to lead a successful life. Tom Boasberg shares this belief and I want to take a moment to reflect on the news he shared today. I have had the privilege of working for...
Achieve Gala 2018: Sneak Peek

Achieve Gala 2018: Sneak Peek

The Achieve Gala is the DPS Foundation’s annual fundraiser to support the more than 92,000 students and nearly 200 schools in DPS. We invite you to join us for Achieve Gala 2018 when Denver Public Schools students – more than ever before – take center stage. See a...

Team Runs for DPS Foundation to Put Students First

CFC is a construction company based in Golden that works on projects throughout Colorado. The team of relay runners decided to run for the DPS Foundation due to the recent uncertainty in public education funding. Everyone agreed that children and education are...

From the Notepad of Verónica Figoli…actually, make that Serenity

I left this year’s Achieve Gala inspired by so many things, but especially the student leaders with whom I shared the stage that night. Among them, you met Serenity, a fourth-grade student from Fairview Elementary. After watching Serenity that night, it is clear that...