DENVER, Colo., (November
10, 2012) — One
thousand and one hundred Denver-area individuals received a new winter coat
this past Saturday at the annual Highpoint Church Winter Coat Giveaway
sponsored by Highpoint Church, Frazier Global Strategies and Jones International University® (JIU®). During the two hour event, brand new coats were
distributed on a first come, first served basis to men, women and children in
the Denver community. Held at the Martin
Luther King Jr. Library in Aurora, Colorado, the giveaway was open to the
public; no advanced reservations or registration required.
organized in 2004, the Winter Coat Giveaway has grown from sixty coats given away
in its first year to 1,100 coats in 2012.
One hundred and fifty volunteers will facilitate the two hour event and
help fit recipients with the appropriate sized coats. All coats are brand-new and were purchased in
part by the event’s sponsors.
are deeply moved by the fact that many individuals in our urban community will
suffer through the Colorado cold season without adequate winter clothing,”
stated Gene Roncone, Lead Pastor of Highpoint Church. “With collaboration and
partnerships, organizations can work together to meet community needs.”
Church partnered with Frazier Global Strategies, a small, globally oriented,
consulting and professional
services business, and Jones International University® (JIU®), a Denver-based online
university providing associate to doctorate level degree programs in the fields
of Education and Business, to sponsor the 2012 Winter Coat Drive. Honorary sponsors include councilmembers
Marsha Berzins and Sally Mounier.
is exciting to be a part of an event that supports so many people in our
community,” stated Acting University President Tim Burke. “In just two hours’ time, we gave away enough
coats to keep over 1000 people warm.”
coats were distributed Saturday, November 10th from 2PM – 4PM at the Martin
Luther King Jr. Library on 9898 East Colfax Ave., Aurora, CO. Coats were
distributed on a first come, first served basis and only one coat was distributed
per person present at the event. For more information on Highpoint Church visit
www.highpointchurch.us. For more information about Jones
International University visit www.jiu.edu.
One of Highpoint Church’s core values is ‘loving our
community.’ We teach our people that
spiritual growth is impossible without being a part of and serving in our
Church is located at 6450 S. Southlands Parkway, Aurora, CO 80016. For more
information, please visit our website at www.highpointchurch.us
or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Global Strategies (FGS), a small, globally oriented, consulting and
professional services business. FGS works with business leaders to develop and
implement B2B-Business 2 Business, B2C-Business 2 Community, and B2G-Business 2
Government strategies in the Technology, Healthcare, Energy, and Education
markets. FGS is committed to delivering Excellence. Everywhere.
As the pioneer in online
education, Jones International University, offers an unparalleled online
educational experience that provides essential tools and strategies for career
starters, career changers, and career advancers around the globe. JIU offers an
array of online undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degrees and professional
certificate programs in the fields of business administration, education, and
business communication and employs some of the greatest minds from many of the
world’s leading universities.