Honoring Bonnie Aona

Bonnie Aona passed away on February 28, 2017 at 68. In her will she left a incredibly generous bequest to SPAN of more than $272,000. Ms. Aona was born in California and did graduate studies at UC Davis in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. She had a long and successful career in Boulder, working for…

Create a Legacy for SPAN

Did you know that there are strategic ways to show your long term financial support for SPAN that also offer tax benefits for the donor? Called Planned Giving, these are fundraising mechanisms that involve specific donations funded with cash, equity or property. The most common form of Planned Giving are bequests, but other strategies involve…

Bringing Resources to the Community: Federal Grants to Support Infrastructure, Housing & Legal Services

People don’t ordinarily think about non-profits as economic generators for the community. But in fact, nationally non-profit organizations contribute more than $800 billion a year to the US economy and employs about 10% of the nation’s labor force! One example of how non-profits provide economic benefit to their communities is in bringing federal funds to…

Spring Volunteer Spotlight

 VOLUNTEER SPOTLIGHT Rachael & AmandaThis month we have 2 amazing Children’s Volunteers sharing the title of Volunteer of the Month – Rachael B who has been a volunteer since February 2016 and Amanda H who’s been with us since October 2016. They’re phenomenal in their own right, and a powerhouse team that works together to…