Cottonwood Institute Happy Hour


Celebrating Another Great Year: CI Happy Hour 2018

  We recently hosted our annual Cottonwood Institute (CI) Happy Hour to help celebrate the end of another great year of programming! Over this past year we logged 19,200 program hours, completed 8,200 service learning hours, and served 400 participants through our 31 programs in 2018. Our amazing programs couldn’t be executed without the help and… Read more »


Volunteers Join for a Morning of Giving Back at Re:Vision

  Cottonwood Institute (CI) continued its partnership with Re:Vision to help make the 4th annual Urban Farm Volunteer Project a success! 15 rock star volunteers gathered on a chilly fall Saturday morning, all with different connections to CI, but a shared interest in giving back their time to Re:Vision! CI Instructors, Advisory Board Members, Staff,… Read more »

The Throwdown 2018


All The Fun At The Throwdown 2018

The day started off with some sprinkles, but in the end, the sun showed up and it was a beautiful day for The Throwdown 2018, our annual charity cornhole tournament to benefit Cottonwood Institute!   Denver’s Union Station was the perfect setting for our corporate and competitive teams to battle it out. Although a total… Read more »

Great Divide Heyday Modern IPA


April 2018 Great Divide Tap Room Beneficiary

One of our favorite months is upon us! Spring is in the air, baseball season is starting up, it’s a great time to get out and explore the great outdoors, and Cottonwood Institute is the Tap Room Beneficiary at Great Divide Brewing Company! For the month of April 2018, head over to Great Divide’s Arapahoe… Read more »


Cheers to a Successful Year: Donor Happy Hour 2017

It has been another amazing year at Cottonwood Institute (CI)! We are happy to report that over the past year, CI has delivered 18,729 program contact hours through 33 programs serving 481 students, and more than 7,000 service learning project hours. None of this would be possible without the amazing support of our generous donors…. Read more »


Volunteers Come Together for a Good Cause at Re:Vision

Cottonwood Institute is in its third year of partnering with Re:Vision for its Urban Farm Volunteer Project to provide a volunteer day that supports the growing Westwood neighborhood of Denver.  Eighteen eager volunteers gathered on a Saturday morning, September 30th, 2017 with various connections to CI including board members, advisory members, instructors, friends of CI,… Read more »


Hole-y ‘Mole What A Throwdown

What started as a cool, misty, and cloudy day at Denver’s Union Station turned into a perfect day for The Throwdown 2017, our annual charity cornhole tournament to benefit Cottonwood Institute. 32 corporate teams and 16 competitive teams battled it out, but only 1 team from each bracket would emerge victorious. In the corporate bracket,… Read more »


Come Throwdown at The Throwdown on August 6, 2017

It wouldn’t be summer without one of the best charity cornhole tournaments to benefit Cottonwood Institute, so come throwdown at The Throwdown on Sunday, August 6th, 2017 at Denver’s Union Station! It’s a pretty big deal, so Register Today! Not only will you help empower underserved students in Colorado through Cottonwood Institute’s award winning programs,… Read more »


Don’t Miss The 12th Annual Base Camp Bash!

Spring is in the air, which means it is time to get excited for the 12th Annual Base Camp Bash to benefit Cottonwood Institute on Saturday, April 22nd, 2017 from 6-9pm at Posner Center in Denver, CO! Why should you come you ask? Here are a few reasons: The Cause: You help raise critical funds… Read more »