The Colorado Phoenix Project Hosts Inaugural Gala, Successfully Raises Over $31,000 for "Camp Kid Confidence"

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Colorado Springs, CO The Colorado Phoenix Project, a nonprofit dedicated to empowering foster kids and orphans, proudly hosted its first inaugural gala on June 29 at Lumen8. The event, aimed at raising funds for "Camp Kid Confidence," exceeded expectations with over-capacity attendance and remarkable contributions from the community.

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The Colorado Phoenix Project Hosts Inaugural Gala, Successfully Raises Over $31,000 for "Camp Kid Confidence"

Colorado Springs, CO The Colorado Phoenix Project
a nonprofit dedicated to empowering foster kids and orphans, proudly hosted its first inaugural gala on June 29 at Lumen8. The event, aimed at raising funds for "Camp Kid Confidence," exceeded expectations with over-capacity attendance and remarkable contributions from the community.

Fundraiser Highlights:
  • Over capacity attendance
  • $55,418 in gifts donated for auctions
  • $11,500 value in raffle items and gifts distributed during the event
  • $31,324.99 in total donations raised for "Camp Kid Confidence"

"Camp Kid Confidence" is a transformative program designed to equip foster children and orphans with essential life skills as they prepare to transition out of the foster care system. The camp will focus on fundamental financial knowledge, life skills such as applying for jobs and doing taxes, and resilience training, providing participants with the tools and confidence needed to thrive as independent adults.

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A highlight of the gala was the release of the first book by B.T. Cox, titled An Orphan's Tale. The book has received an endorsement from Ziglar, Inc. Tom Ziglar, CEO of Ziglar, Inc., and proud son of Zig Ziglar, praised the book, saying, "This book shines a difficult light on what far too many orphans experience. I am grateful that this book brings awareness to the needs so many are facing, and I'm convinced those who've never known this segment of our society can relate and choose to make a difference."

Links to order the book are available on Amazon and Barnes & Noble.
An Orphan's Tale (The Hard Knox Chronicles) by B.T. Cox | eBook | Barnes & Noble® (barnesandnoble.com)

Amazon.com: An Orphan's Tale (The Hard Knox Chronicles Book 1) eBook : Cox, B.T.: Kindle Store

Additionally, the main auction item of the evening was a painting by newcomer local artist Anastasia Wilkinson, featuring the book cover of An Orphan's Tale nested into a background inspired by childhood memories of The Orphan. The painting sold for an impressive $5,000.

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"We are overwhelmed by the generosity and support shown at our inaugural gala," said Michael Wilkinson – Chairman of the Board of The Colorado Phoenix Project. "These funds will make a tremendous difference in the lives of many young individuals, helping them to build a foundation for a successful future. We are excited to see the positive impact 'Camp Kid Confidence' will have on our community."

The Colorado Phoenix Project extends its heartfelt gratitude to all sponsors, donors, and attendees who contributed to the success of the gala. The organization looks forward to continuing its mission and making a lasting impact on the lives of foster children and orphans.

All proceeds from the book An Orphan's Tale and all raised funds and donations are fully dedicated to supporting The Colorado Phoenix Project and its initiatives.

For more information about The Colorado Phoenix Project and how you can support its initiatives, please visit https://coloradophoenixproject.org/  or contact Stefanie Savell SHRM-SCP via contact information aforementioned.

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