Back at it! Volunteering with Food for Thought


New year, new opportunity to help out in the community! We spent the morning volunteering with Food for Thought. We packed a record 2,700 PowerSacks! These sacks will go to help students in twenty-one Denver Public Elementary Schools. 

If you or you organization would like to participate and get involved with this great organization, you can learn more here: http://foodforthoughtdenver.org/get-involved/

School is back in session...

Studio PBA and ULI Colorado volunteers with Food for Thought founders, Bob Bell and John Thielen.

School is back in session and that means we spent the morning volunteering by packing power sacks for Food for Thought Denver with our friends from ULI Colorado & Downtown Denver Partnership.  To learn more visit FFT's website at: http://foodforthoughtdenver.org/

Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver Build Day!

Studio PBA team members spent Friday in the Sheridan neighborhood, helping Habitat for Humanity with a build day for the Sheridan Square housing project.  We worked next to construction staff, Habitat homeowners and other volunteer groups and learned about the building process.

Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver is a non-profit that brings people together to build affordable, energy-efficient homes and communities.  Sheridan Square is the largest Habitat development in Denver's history where 63 homes will be built over the next five years.  

We spent the day installing insulation, painting the exterior of the house, cutting and putting up siding and other various construction tasks.  It was a beautiful day and it was nice to get out of the office and get our hands dirty.  The team has a new found respect for construction work and the people who do it.  If you want to learn more about Habitat or volunteer yourself, check out their website for more information: https://www.habitatmetrodenver.org/


PBA Volunteers with Food for Thought

PBA staff members spent Friday morning volunteering with one of our favorite organizations, Food for Thought.  We packed Power Sacks for Denver-area elementary school students that depend on these food sacks every week to supplement or to provide food for the weekend for the students and their families.  

We also have elected Food for Thought Denver as our charitable organization to benefit from in the upcoming Colfax Marathon Relay.  Studio PBA will have three teams racing for the top spots of the Architecture Construction Design division as the top teams win prize money to benefit their chosen charity.  More updates on the relay to follow.  If you or your organization will be participating in the Colfax Marathon, consider Food for Thought Denver as one of your charitable organizations! For more information, click the link here: http://foodforthoughtdenver.org/

PBA Drive for The Gathering Place

Studio PBA held a food, clothing and supply drive this month for our neighbors and friends at The Gathering Place.  We found out about The Gathering place last month while helping at ULI's holiday volunteer opportunity.  TGP helps women, children and transgendered individuals that are experiencing homelessness and poverty. 

During the month of January, the office was able to collect enough supplies that it required the help of several people to carry the donations the two blocks to the center.  We collected food to stock their food pantry along with supplies and books for the job readiness program and education center.  We also collected clothing and shoes for the boutique they offer.  Thank you to everyone who participated and donated items.  Keep an eye out for our February's volunteer opportunity.  To learn more about The Gathering Place, here is a link to their website: http://tgpdenver.org/