Trivia night on tap in support of Empty Stocking Fund

The Gazette Updated: January 10, 2018 at 6:28 am • Published: January 9, 2018 0

The Empty Stocking Fund continues its drive to raise $1 million for the Colorado Springs community with two events this week.

Trivia night is scheduled 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at The Gold Room in downtown Colorado Springs. Tickets are $10 at the door with cash or check preferred. Prizes will be awarded, snacks will be provided and a cash bar available. Reservations are required. Email chelsey.walker@gazette.com to reserve your table. More information here.

On Friday night, find the Empty Stock Fund table at the Colorado College vs. Minnesota Duluth hockey game at the Broadmoor World Arena. CC t-shirts and rally towels will be available for purchase to support the fund.  More information here.

The Empty Stocking Fund is an eight-week campaign over the holiday season that raises money for 20 social service nonprofits operating across the Pikes Peak region.

The fund has raised more than $18 million since its inception in 1984. And every penny will go to those nonprofits, because administrative costs are covered by Wells Fargo, ADD STAFF, the El Pomar Foundation, The Anschutz Foundation and The Gazette.

Last season's campaign marked the 10th consecutive year of having raised at least $1 million.

This year's campaign runs through Jan. 19.

HOW TO DONATE

Make a secure donation at www.fillanemptystocking.org. Call 476-1673 to make a credit card or stock donation. Make check payable to the Empty Stocking Fund and mail to P.O. Box 910942, Denver, CO 80291-0942. Like us on Facebook at EmptyStocking Fund or follow us on Twitter @esfsprings.

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