Our Supporters

We are grateful for all the support we receive in the local community and beyond – other organizations, service clubs, churches, businesses, youth groups, individuals and grantors. We could not do it without you!

We want to acknowledge all those who have provided us with in-kind donations of goods and services, as well as financial donations. Please peruse the tabs below. If you have any interaction with any of these groups or businesses, be sure to tell them THANK YOU! for their support of Tri-Lakes Cares!

If you feel your group has been left off this list, please know it is not intentional. Please contact Christine Bucher, Development Manager, for clarification and/or correction via developmentmanager@tri-lakescares.org or at (719) 481-4864 x 110.


  Thank you to all of our donors and volunteers who made
our Thanksgiving Holiday Food Collection and Basket Distribution so successful!!

We were able to provide 170 households, impacting 452 individuals, will all the fixin’s for the perfect Thanksgiving holiday meal.

Thank you to Monument Hill Kiwanis for helping to organize the Harvest of Love food drive in District 38. Without the members of the club, the organization, the pickup and delivery of all the food would not have been possible.
Thank you to District 38 for supporting the Harvest of Love food drive! Much of the food collected during the month-long effort in October is used for the holiday food baskets. Over 17,000 lbs of food was collected and generous cash donations.
Participating Schools / Departments
Ray Kilmer Elementary School Prairie Winds Elementary School Bear Creek Elementary School
Lewis-Palmer Elementary School Palmer Lake Elementary School Lewis-Palmer Middle School
Palmer Ridge High School Lewis-Palmer High School Monument Academy
St. Peter Catholic School LPSD Transportation Department District 38 “Big Red”

Thank you to all those who held turkey drives and holiday food drives!

  • Care and Share: Turkeys and turkey roasts from their “Take a Turkey To Work” Day event
  • Cooper Ciesielski: Worked with 14U AAA Rampage Hockey and Advisors Asset Management to collect 70 turkeys
  • DECA/Palmer Ridge High School: Organized by McKenna G, they hosted a special “Buy It Forward” event at King Soopers (Baptist Road) to stock the pantry with holiday food and gift cards
  • DePuy Synthes (Johnson & Johnson)
  • Discovery Canyon High School: the students held a “trick or treat for canned foods” event
  • Family of Christ Lutheran Church: donated 54 pre-filled Thanksgiving bags
  • Girl Scout Troop Service Unit 16: provided 73 lbs of homemade baked goodies
  • JW Wheaton Team: Held an appreciation event for their clients and invited them to bring non-perishable food items
  • Lisa Hernandez: hosted a baking / holiday food drive
  • Monument Hill Church: Youth group hosted a holiday food drive and brought in over 200 lbs
  • Northgate Family Chiropractic: Hosted a “healthy and natural food” drive
  • Palmer Lake Pub: Collected food at a Saturday concert
  • PetSmart (Monument): 200 stuffed animals to bring joy to kids and seniors alike
  • Prairie Winds Elementary School Annual Turkey Trot: a special event held in November to raise money for turkeys
  • Safeway/Monument: Donated 30 turkeys with sides
  • Tri-Lakes Cruisers: Brought in nearly 400 lbs of turkeys

And thank you also to all the anonymous donors, volunteers and staff who dropped off turkeys and other food donations the weeks prior to distribution.

Of course, we couldn’t do it without all the volunteers who helped to sort, shelve, pack the food bags, and helped with distribution.

Thank you to:

DECA/Palmer Ridge High School Food Maven Monument Hill Kiwanis

And thank you to the many volunteers who are too numerous to name individually, but you know who you are and we are so very grateful!!!

Check out the photos of the distribution here.




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Thank you to these foundations, businesses and organizations who have provided grants for general operating or specific programs during our fiscal year 2019 (October 1, 2018 through September 30, 2019) – Year to Date, October 31, 2018.

Energy Outreach Colorado Karl E. Eitel Fund
Kum & Go Corporate Philanthropy Tri-Lakes Lions Club


Thank you to these foundations, businesses and organizations who have provided grants for general operating or specific programs during our fiscal year 2018 (October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018).

American Family Insurance Dreams Foundation American Legion Post 9-11
A.V. Hunter Trust Boeing Employees Community Fund of Colorado
BNSF Railway Foundation Carl W & Carrie Mae Joslyn Trust
Ceres Foundation Colorado Garden Foundation
Colorado Springs Health Foundation El Paso County Community Services Block Grant (CSBG)
El Paso County Housing Trust Authority  Energy Outreach Colorado
FedEx Fellowship of the Second Mile
FEMA Phase 34 FEMA Phase 35
First Congregational Church Great Western Bank Making Life Great
Kinder Morgan Foundation Lillis Foundation
Luther T McCauley Foundation LexisNexis
Marson Foundation  M.B. Glassman Foundation
Moniker Foundation Monument Hill Foundation – Kiwanis
Mountain View Electric Association (Round-Up Fund) Nutrition Camp School Foundation
Rollie R. Kelley Family Foundation Fund Russell Grinnell Memorial Trust
Sally Brown McInnis & John “Mac” McInnes Charitable Trust Sam S Bloom Foundation
Tri-Lakes Lions Club Tri-Lakes Women’s Club
Virginia Hill Foundation WalMart Community Fund Grants (5 stores)
Wells Fargo


Thank you to these foundations, businesses and organizations who have provided grants for general operating or specific programs during our fiscal year 2017 (October 1, 2016 through September 30, 2017)

A.V. Hunter Trust Anna Keesling Ackerman Fund / El Pomar
BBVA Compass Boeing Employees Community Fund of Colorado
Bruni Foundation Carl W. & Carrie Mae Joslyn Charitable Trust
Colorado Springs Health Foundation Colorado Springs Health Foundation Fostering Collaboration
Colorado Springs Osteopathic Foundation Community Roundtable
Credit Union of Colorado Edmund T  Eleanor Quick Foundation
El Paso County – CSBG (Community Svs Block Grant Funds) El Paso County – CDBG (Community Block Grant)
El Paso County Housing Authority El Pomar Foundation
Energy Outreach Colorado Ent Credit Union
Fellowship of the Second Mile First Congregational Church
Integrity Bank & Trust Joseph Henry Edmondson Foundation
Kaiser Permanente Karl E Eitel Fund / El Pomar
Kinder Morgan Larson Foundation
LexisNexis Max & Victoria Dreyfus Foundation
Mountain View Electric Association Myron Stratton Home Foundation
Pikes Peak United Way Russell Grinnell Memorial Trust
Sally Brown McInnes & John McInnes Charitable Trust T. Rowe Price Foundation
The Denver Foundation The Edmund T. & Eleanor Quick Foundation
The Town of Monument Tri-Lakes Lions Club
Tri-Lakes Women’s Club Tri-Lakes United Methodist Church
USAA Foundation Walmart Foundation
Wells Fargo Bank Western Digital



Service Clubs & Groups

Service Clubs & Groups

Adult Groups Youth Groups
18 Holes Gold Ladies (Woodmoor) Blizzard Football & Cheer
American Legion Tri-Lakes Post 9-11 Boy Scout Troop 194
Binky Patrol, Monument Chapter Boy Scout Troop 352
Black Forest Chapter of AARP Boy Scout Troop 538, Wolf Pack
Knights of Columbus, St. Peter’s Council # 11514 Boy Scout Troop, Pack 67
Monument Community Garden Cub Scout Pack 76
Monument Hill Kiwanis Club Cub Scouts – Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Colo Sprngs North Stake
Monument PEO Girl Scout Troop 105
Project Linus Girl Scout Troop 3401
Red Rock Ranch Home Owners Association Girl Scouts of Colorado
Safari Club International Girl Scouts of Colorado Troop 420
Santa on Patrol (Monument Police Dept.) Mt. Hermann 4-H Club
Service Group Shootout Fund Lewis Palmer High School Hockey Team
Tri-Lakes Chamber of Commerce
Tri-Lakes Cruisers
Tri-Lakes Lions Club
Tri-Lakes Music Association
Tri-Lakes Women’s Club

Churches & Faith Groups

Churches & Faith Groups

Apostolic Christian Church Ascent Church Benet Hill Monestary
Black Forest Community Church Black Forest Lutheran Church Cathedral Rock Church
Christ the King Anglican Church Women Church at Woodmoor Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Gleneagle Ward
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Monument Ward Family of Christ Lutheran Church First Baptist Church
(Colorado Springs)
First Baptist Church
of Black Forest
First Congregational Church
(Colorado Springs)
First United Methodist Church
(Colorado Springs)
Forest Ridge Community Church Fuel Church Good Shephard United Methodist Church
Holy Trinity Anglican Church Little Log Church Monument Community Presbyterian Church
Monument Hill Church Mountain Community Mennonite Church New Life Church
Northland Community Church St. Matthias Episcopal Church St. Peter Catholic Church
Sunrise Methodist Church Tri-Lakes Church of Christ Tri-Lakes Reformed Church
Tri-Lakes United Methodist Church Trinity Lutheran Church United Congregational Church




Thank you to these businesses and organizations who provided in-kind donations, financial donations, meeting space, reduced costs for services to clients or provide matching gifts for employee donations during our fiscal year 2016 (October 1, 2015 through September 30, 2016).

7-Eleven (Northgate Blvd) Affordable Flooring Connection AmazonSmile Foundation
Angel Realty, LLC Ashtonz Aspen Gold General Contracting
Aviation Training Program Bella Art & Frame, LLC Big O Tire
Blue Star Recycling Bookkeeping by Bobbi, Inc. Boyers Coffee
Broken Bones BBQ Brooks Plumbing & Heating, Inc. Centura Health
Colorado Community Action Assoc Inc Comfort Dental of Monument Competitive Distributors Inc.
Conoco Phillips Covered Treasures Diacut, Inc.
Dr. Norma Longo, DDS Echo Pages EPL CBRN LLC
Freddy’s Frozen Custard Front Range Real Estate Professionals, LLC Gardner Capital Partners, LP
H & R Block (Monument) Home Depot (Monument) Honeywell Intl Charity Matching
Hudson Technology Professionals, LLC JJ Tracks Tire & Auto
Keysight Technologies
King Soopers (Baptist Road) Kneaders Kum & Go (Interquest)
Kum & Go (Monument) LexisNexis Lisa Welch Stevens, Attorney
Loaf n’ Jug McDonald Enterprises Messenger International Inc.
Microsoft Matching Gifts Program Monument Vision Clinic Monumental Building Services Ltd.
Natural Grocers (Baptist Road) Panera (Shoppes at Briargate) Pankratz Studios, Inc.
Papa John’s Papa Murphy’s Peak Ranch Alpacas Boutique
Peet’s Coffee Penrose – St. Francis Penzeys Spices (N. Academy Blvd.)
People’s National Bank Pepsi Beverages Co. Pikes Peak Brewing
Pikes Pop Kettle Corn Pinecrest Enterprises Pioneer Public Storage
Pizza Hut Rocky Mountain Oil Change Safeway (Monument)
Schur Success Realty & Auction, LLC Secret Window Serrano’s
Smallcakes: Cupcakery & Creamery, Colo Sprgs Southeast Publications
Staples (Monument)
DePuy Synthes
Taste of Life The Benevity Community Impact Fund
The Independence Center The Wine Seller The Wright Group Services
Tico’s Tri-Lakes Collaborative Counseling Tri-Lakes Garage Door
Tri-Lakes Printing USAA Verizon
Walgreens (Monument) WalMart (Monument) Wesley Owens Coffee
West End Center Which Wich Woodford Manufacturing Charities
Woodmoor Business Group Yoga Pathways Studio  Your Cause, LLC


Schools & School Groups

Schools & School Groups

U.S. Air Force Academy U.S. Air Force Academy Athletic Department
Antelope Trails Elementary School Bear Creek Elementary School
Kilmer Elementary School LASER Child Care & Learning Center
Lewis Palmer Education Association Lewis Palmer High School
Lewis-Palmer Elementary School Lewis-Palmer Middle School
Monument Academy Charter School Option 38 High School Alternative
Palmer Lake Elementary School Palmer Ridge High School
Palmer Ridge High School Field Hockey Team Palmer Ridge High School Girls Volleyball Team
Prairie Winds Elementary School Ray E. Kilmer Elementary School