Volunteers

Excelsior, the DCPA & Jessica Austgen – Improving Self-Expression One Improv Skit at a Time

Once a week, Excelsior girls are given the opportunity to less loose and express themselves in an “Actor’s Workshop” hosted by the Denver Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA). Jessica Austgen, a teaching artist with the DCPA, leads weekly improv classes at Excelsior to increase self-esteem and improve self-expression. These

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The Alliance of Professional Women & Excelsior

Recently, Excelsior Youth Center was honored to be one of the beneficiaries of the Helping Women & Changing Lives luncheon, hosted by the Alliance Foundation and the Alliance of Professional Women (APW). These organizations have been strong supporters of Excelsior for years and we are so grateful for their support

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Excelsior launches new program for community members – The Impact Circle!

We are thrilled to announce we’re launching a brand new community member program at Excelsior, The Impact Circle. This program will not only provide community professionals an opportunity to give back in a direct and meaningful way, but also offer valuable networking opportunities. The youth and families of Excelsior need YOU – please contact Nicole Wolf

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Thank You to all our Wonderful Volunteers!

As our CEO Susan Hébert, often reminds us, “it takes a village to raise a child” – something we know all too well. Thankfully, we have many compassionate, dedicated, and selfless villagers, without whom we would be lost in our efforts to “raise” our girls. In honor of Volunteer Week,

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Thankful for Our Volunteers During the Holidays

By: Chantae Thomas An evangelist by the name of Henry Drummond said “There is no happiness in having or in getting, but only in giving.” Three-hundred-sixty volunteer hours, 140 hours of volunteering in one day, and $25,000 only begin to figure into the contributions that were given to the girls

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January – National Mentoring Month!

In celebration of National Mentoring month, we’d like to repost a previous blog we shared that details the basics and benefits of mentoring youth. Mentoring is incredibly powerful for youth and there are plenty of organizations and kids looking for someone to fill that role. For Excelsior Youth Center, in particular, mentors are

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