April is Volunteer Month

 

“We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” – Winston Churchill

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There are many things we take pride in here at Odell: making each beer better than the last, creating a great place to work, and giving back to our communities. Odell Brewing Company is committed to contributing to the well-being and prosperity of the people, communities and environment within our distribution area. Our charitable program helps to accomplish this goal. It is managed by a team of co-workers who meet quarterly to choose which agencies to support.  Our primary areas of interest for donations include:

  • Humanitarian
    • Children-at-risk
    • Single parent families
    • Elderly
  • Environmental
  • Educational

Each month we choose a different charity to give to. If you have ever purchased a taster tray in our tap room, you too have contributed to our goal of giving back to the community. All of the proceeds from our taster trays and tips help fund our charitable program (thank YOU for trying our beers)! Our charities of the month for April focus on education:

The United Way/ Teaching Tree (Larimer County, Education)

The philosophy of Teaching Tree is to provide a stimulating and respectful environment for preschool aged children. They are able to adjust tuition based on the ability to pay

Teach for America (Denver, Education) Change is Possible

We can provide an excellent education for kids in low-income communities. Although 16 million American children face the extra challenges of poverty, an increasing body of evidence shows they can achieve at the highest levels.

Tips: Be FRANK Foundation (Bayfield, Education)

Be FRANK (For the Recreational and Artistic Needs of Kids) Foundation strives to provide opportunities for area youth through fine arts, environmental and outdoor education, and athletics. We strive to encourage our youth to live meaningful and purposeful lives by getting them involved in activities that stimulate their minds and get them in touch with their communities.

Odell Outreach

There are many other ways to give back to your community. Here at Odell Brewing Company, we encourage our co-workers to get out and volunteer. We also LOVE working with others in our community and encourage all of you to join. Check out opportunities to volunteer through our Odell Outreach Program.  We host events throughout the year and invite people to join us. We are, also, a proud member of The United Way Business Cares program. If you would like to join us in a project, learn more information about our giving program, or just give back, check out our Philanthropy page.  We are always excited to meet new people, give back, and enjoy a pint after our hard work is complete! Thanks to all of you who have joined us already!

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