Whether you are a visitor, seasonal resident, or you call Aspen your home full-time; we know, it truly is one of the most magical places on earth. As we enter the holiday season many people are looking for ways to contribute to others in need.
Here are some of the best volunteer/donation opportunities in the Aspen area:
Aspen Community Foundation
ACF serves the entire Roaring Fork Valley, helping struggling families and children with community programs and philanthropic efforts. Learn more.
Aspen Homeless Shelter
This day center is open seven days a week and provides shelter and support services to homeless men and women. They’ve served over 2,100 meals this year so far and will need plenty of volunteers during the holiday season. Learn more.
The Buddy Program
This program provides support services for youth and their families by connecting them with local mentors. If you are not able to mentor they would accept donations. Learn more.
Wheeler Opera House
The City of Aspen is always looking for dedicated volunteers to help run and participate in arts programs at the Wheeler Opera House. Learn more.
Susan G. Komen Aspen
Susan G. Komen for the Cure is one of the country’s largest grant-making organizations with a focus on curing, educating and raising awareness about breast cancer. Komen Aspen is our local chapter. Learn more.
Basalt Regional Library District
This library program is dedicated to providing free and equitable access to information, learning and resources for everyone in the community. Volunteers are always welcome. Learn more.
Anderson Ranch Arts Center
This is a wonderful arts center located in Snowmass Village. They offer many community arts and education programs designed to inspire creativity and enhance arts education. Learn more.
Challenge Aspen is focused on creating opportunities for individuals with physical or cognitive disabilities. They offer year-round activities and excellent ski programs in the winter season. Learn more.
National Executive Service Corps
This is a volunteer program for senior-level corporate executives and professionals. They volunteer their business services and knowledge to help local nonprofit organizations operate more effectively. Learn more.
Aspen Camp for the Deaf/HoH
Aspen Camp serves deaf individuals and those with hearing challenges by providing social support, education programs and recreational activities. Learn more.
Extreme Sports Camp
This is an individualized outdoor sports program that helps youth and young adults across the autism spectrum. Learn more.
Aspen High School and Aspen Middle School both offer VolunteerMatch programs with collaboration between parents, volunteers and staff. Learn more.
It’s never a bad time to give back to the Aspen community. Whether you volunteer your time or donate funds, you will be able to make a significant difference in the Roaring Fork Valley.
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