TTEC Delivers Holiday Cheer for 244 Families, Donates to Denver Students
Company Hosts Annual Spirit of the Season Event for University Prep, Announces Local Community Foundation Grant Awards
Established more than 36 years ago in Colorado, TTEC has long been a strong supporter of education initiatives across the local community. Through the community foundation, grants are awarded to nonprofit organizations that strive to transform the educational experience for disadvantaged students. The foundation, now in its eleventh year, has been ranked by the
TTEC has hosted the Spirit of the Season holiday celebration, which this year benefitted University Prep students and families, for the past 14 years with participants enjoying a free and fun evening of entertainment, food, and gifts. 313 students and their families participated in this year's event, with more than 80 TTEC employees volunteering for over 100 cumulative hours to plan, prepare and participate in the festivities. In addition, area Boy Scouts, middle school and high school students volunteered and earned service hours while participating alongside TTEC volunteers supporting the event. TTEC's community foundation has supported University Prep for the past five years, providing funding and support for a variety of technology and human capital needs at the school.
"For more than a decade, we have worked hard to create better tomorrows for students through the efforts and grants of our community foundation and the efforts of our people, both here in
Other Denver-based organizations benefitting from the company's community foundation grant awards through the third quarter include:
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Colorado
- Via the mentor 2.0 program at Sheridan High School, students and mentors participate in programs aimed at building strong relationships, growth mindset, grit and resilience, self-advocacy, and social capital skills. These programs ensure that participants are on the right track to graduate high school prepared for post-secondary education or the workforce and ultimately lead to increased high school and graduation rates for Colorado's most vulnerable populations.
Clothes to Kids of
The grant for Clothes to Kids of
Denverprovided 57 complete wardrobes for free to preschool through 12th grade students from low-income or in-crisis families in a warm, welcoming store-like setting. The goal is to help youth put their best foot forward in the classroom.
- The grant for Clothes to Kids of
The sponsorship of the Succeeds Prize supported recognition of Colorado's top educators, schools and districts driving transformational impact of public education across the state.
TTECsponsored the Transformational Impact in an Elementary Schoolaward and presented the award to Paonia Elementary Schoolduring the organization's recent awards program.
- The sponsorship of the Succeeds Prize supported recognition of Colorado's top educators, schools and districts driving transformational impact of public education across the state.
Denver Health's School-based Health Centers
- Funds support the Health Education Program which will conduct 6,500 client health educator visits and provide classroom presentations over the course of the school year.
Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain Inc.
- Funds granted were used to support provision of JA programming to approximately 160 low to moderate-income (LMI) students for organization that prepares young people to thrive in in the 21st century workplace and global economy.
- The grant supported several special needs students and benefitted all staff, students, and parents.
The company's foundation, which was founded in 2007, was created based on the principle that education is the key to a successful community. Since its inception, the foundation has donated more than
For more information on the company's foundation and community outreach activities, please visit https://www.ttec.com/community-foundation.