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Playing It Forward 2017

Join us on Thursday, October 26, 2016, from 4:00-7: 00 pm for a fun-filled evening of doubles Ping-Pong with your Denver advertising community. The proceeds will go to The Samaritan House in Denver and Harvesting Hope.

Event Details

Date: Thursday, October 26, 2016

Time: 4:00pm-7:00pm

Location: Ace Eat Serve: 501 E 17th Ave, Denver, CO 80203


Š$40.00 tickets per team (Two players per coed team).

Š$10.00 tickets for non-players.

Tickets include drinks and snacks.

Tickets sales will go directly to the Good Samaritan House and Harvesting Hope 5K.

Don’t forget to wear your most radical 80’s attire!

Please visit our event page for more information!

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About the Non-Profits:

The Samaritan House:

The Samaritan House opened in November 1986 and was the first building in America designed specifically as a homeless shelter. Samaritan House became a model for the nation for what aŠ”home” for the homeless can be.

The distinction between Š”home” and Š”shelter” was significant when conceptualizing the facility. A shelter provides the basics, maybe some food and short-term protection from life on the street. However, a home is a place of nurturing, providing stability and skills, which enables residents to consider a future.

Located in the heart of downtown Denver, Samaritan House supplies close to 25% of the shelter housing available to families in the Denver area.

Harvesting Hope 5K:

Two local, active Stapleton moms began to explore an opportunity to raise awareness in their fight against childhood obesity, and more specifically Prader-Willi Syndrome. Both moms, parents to Jude (age 5) and Eliza (age 3) with Prader-Willi Syndrome (PWS), wanted to give their children the opportunity to participate in a local, fitness-focused tradition on Thanksgiving Day with other children and families in their community.

PWS is the leading genetic cause of life-threatening childhood obesity, and for those affected, Thanksgiving can be a scary time of year (read more about PWS in the PWS section of the website). While there is no cure for PWS, the Foundation for Prader-Willi Research is working diligently to fund research with the goal of understanding and treating specific aspects of the syndrome to eventually eliminate the challenges of this devastating disease.

About The Author

Megan Sullivan-Jenks is director of marketing & communications at Choozle – Easy Digital Advertising®. A self-proclaimed tinkerer, Megan's a problem solver for marketing and advertising strategies and execution. From nonprofits to consumer goods and software, she's an expert at creating online and offline marketing & communications strategies that are engaging and results-driven. Outside of the office, Megan rolls up her sleeves to enjoy all things DIY like sewing and woodworking.