Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Use for: Philathropy DU NOTE: Use for the process of endowing, organizing and funding charitable organizations. For the actual organizations and their activities, use: Charities, or at the Resource level only, the subdivision -- Charities under names of individual corporate bodies and under individual religions and Christian denominations for works about charities sponsored by the corporate body, religion, or denomination. Use under ethnic groups for works about charities serving or benefitting the group.
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
Overview The Allied Jewish Community Council of Denver was established in 1949 with goals to unite the Jewish community of Denver and work to coordinate charitable activities and the advancement of the Jewish community in Denver. Collection contains administrative papers, surveys, pamphlets and brochures relating to the Allied Jewish Community Council of Denver.
Dates: Other: 1950-1980
Overview The Denver Chapter of Hadassah was organized in 1915. Hadassah is a Zionist organization that combine the Jewish emphasis on social welfare with the ideology of Zionism. The Denver Chapter continues to support Israel and to promote health awareness, education, and Zionist youth programs. The minutes, programs, publications, and scrapbooks and scrapbooks reflect the history of a Jewish women's organization with programs in Israel and Denver.
Overview The Galen and Ada Belle Spencer Foundation is a civic and social charitable organization in Denver, Colorado. This collection contains personal papers, documents, photographs, clippings, scrapbooks, posters, plaques, and a hand-painted sign reading "Galen and Ada Belle Spencer Foundation".
Dates: Other: 1883 - 1994
Overview The Maimonides Society was established mid-1982 as an affiliate of the Center for Judaic Studies at the University of Denver. It was established to support the Center for Judaic Studies through donor development, public programming and Jewish cultural events. They also produced a newsletter publication "The Maimonidean." The organization lasted from 1982-1987.Collection contains mailing lists, patron files, correspondence, newsletters, newspaper clippings, and administrative...
Overview Mary Jacobs (1902-1994) grew up in Denver and was involved extensively with social service organizations in Denver including the National Council of Jewish Women, which she was President of Council 1954-55, Jewish Family and Children's Services and the Allied Jewish Community Council. The Mary Jacobs Papers contains newspaper clippings, correspondence, programs, by-laws, speeches, notes, board meeting agenda, newsletters and notebooks related to Mary Jacobs from 1950 through 1988.
Overview In 1976 the Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society (RMJHS) began conducting interviews of Denver's long-time Jewish community members in an effort to record oral histories reflecting Jewish history and culture in Colorado. The interviews were made by the former and current directors of RMJHS as well as its trained volunteers. These recordings of Jewish men and women reveal information about the history of various individuals and families, Jewish organizations, religious groups, medical and...
Dates: 1970s-2009; Coverage: 1859 - 2009
Overview Rose Community Foundation is a philanthropic foundation that supports the Greater Denver Area. The foundation was formed with the assets from the sale of Rose Medical Center in 1995. Materials from the Rose Community Foundation including event ephemera, an annual report and several betamax tapes, VHS tapes, and DVDs.
Dates: Other: 2000-2017
Overview General Rose Memorial Hospital was founded in 1945. The hospital was named for General Maurice Rose, a Denver native, who had been killed in action the same year. General Rose was the highest ranking American officer killed in action in Europe and also the highest ranking Jewish officer in the Army. The hospital was intended to “serve the need of every creed.”The records highlight fundraising related to the hospital foundation through photographs, programs and other event...
Overview Collection contains Scholarships, Special Programs, Tuition reports, Activity Reports, Sponsored Programs Newsletters, Flyers, and Announcements 1982 – 1987 related to the Sponsored Agreements (Special Programs) department at the University of Denver.
Dates: Other: Date Not Yet Determined
Overview Initially known as the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation Denver Metropolitan Affiliate, the organization was incorporated in Colorado May 4, 1992, and appears to have been accepted as a chapter of the national organization in 1994. In 2007 the name was changed to The Susan G. Komen for the Cure Denver Metropolitan Affiliate. The collection consists of administrative papers, reports, and meeting minutes, publications, official Race for the Cure materials, photographs, audio/visual...
Dates: 1992 - 2011