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LivWell Cares is the philanthropic arm of LivWell Enlightened Health, through which the company directs its charitable activities and community engagement efforts.

LivWell Cares is a program designed to work hand in hand with the communities where we operate both as good neighbors and as fully-involved partners in community development. Whether it’s neighborhood clean-up activities, charitable drives, participating in community events, or just being there to support our friends in need, we are committed to helping however we can. Because LivWell Cares.

LivWell approached AdCom to inquire how much, if any, information they had regarding the marijuana industry as it relates to laws and operations. After determining there was a need for such training, LivWell tailored a training program specifically for AdCom as it relates to their duties as the first entity citizens contact for police, fire, and rescue operations. Over the course of two weeks LivWell provided four-hour training to fifty AdCom employees covering security, compliance, safety, and the science of the endocannabinoid system. Based on the success of this training, LivWell has already begun discussions to train first responders from other Counties.

Jackie Reynolds, the AdCom Training Supervisor, stated: ” I thought it was great! So much information about the industry that I had no idea or had even thought about before. I think that was pretty much the consensus of the group from the talk that was going around anyway. You all related the presentation very specific for our group and a lot of people were impressed with that.”

In honor of Memorial Day, from 5/31/16 – 6/3/16 LivWell Enlightened Health made history by offering Colorado veterans full bud ounces of high cannabidiol (CBD) flower for just 1 penny. Over 8,000 individual ounces were sold for the nominal price of one penny, resulting in one of the largest cannabis promotions in history with more than $800,000 worth of cannabis provided to veterans across Colorado. “We provided ounces of cannabis that have a particularly high CBD concentration, which has demonstrated potential benefits for those who suffer from PTSD and other physical ailments,” said John Lord, CEO of LivWell. “This is just our way of showing appreciation to all of our men and women in uniform.”

LivWell Enlightened Health proudly sponsored The Clinic Charity Classic Golf Tournament at Arrowhead Golf Club on August 26, 2016. Proceeds from the Charity Classic, an annual event sponsored predominately by cannabis companies, go to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. In addition to sponsoring the tournament, LivWell also fielded a team of 4 and finished in 4th place. LivWell was honored to sponsor such a great event for such an important cause.

LivWell has partnered with the Cortez Lions Club to sponsor events benefiting needy children in the community. LivWell was proud to sponsor the Cortez Lions Club Benefit Magic Show, the proceeds for which will go towards providing eye exams, eye care, and glasses for children and other individuals in Cortez and the surrounding areas in need of such services.

On April 20th, 2016, LivWell chose to celebrate our industry’s 420 holiday by Spreading 420 Love. This involved a commitment to donate $1 for every customer we saw during the holiday to the Fitch Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping veterans achieve active lifestyles through the provision of adaptive athletic programs and events. LivWell ultimately donated $5,000 on behalf of the nearly 5,000 customers who shopped with us on 4/20 to the Fitch Foundation. LivWell also partnered with the Fitch Foundation to sponsor the Colfax Marathon on 5/14/16, during which the Fitch Foundation won the award for Best Charity Tent.

For the past few years LivWell Enlightened Health has been a proud sponsor of the Garden City Business Association’s annual Garden City Bootleggin’ BBQ. With food, drinks, shopping, and more from all the city’s local businesses, the Bootleggin’ BBQ is a terrific community event for all of Garden City. The Garden City Business Association is a non-profit corporation dedicated to improving Garden City’s image and increasing awareness about the town, itself. Local Garden City business owners created this group in October 2012 with the support of the Garden City town board.

LivWell Enlightened Health proudly sponsors the Raw Hinies Cycling group, which rides in the Colorado Bike MS tour to support the fight against Multiple Sclerosis. Made up of families and friends, including riders and volunteers diagnosed and living with MS, LivWell is honored to do its part to help raise money for such a worthy cause. Raw Hinies has been the #1 fundraising team in Colorado two years running.

In 2016 LivWell Enlightened Health teamed up with the Denver Film Society to support all of their amazing events throughout the year. From the Reel Social Club Shorts Festival held in May at the SIE Film Center to the annual Denver Film Festival in October, LivWell is honored to help DFS bring film and the arts to our Denver community.

LivWell Enlightened Health was a proud sponsor of the 2015 AIDS Walk, organized by the Colorado Health Network. The Rocky Mountain region’s oldest one-day HIV and AIDS fundraiser, AIDS Walk was held at Cheesman Park in Capitol Hill complete with entertainment, food, and beverages for the approximately 8,000 people in attendance. Along with sponsoring, LivWell fielded a team of dedicated employees so that we could do our part to support this great cause.

LivWell Enlightened Health has sponsored the Denver PrideFest and Colorado Springs PrideFest for the past few years, and we are proud to be involved in these events which recognize the LGBT members of our communities and celebrate their rich history. With more than 350,000 people from across Colorado and the Rocky Mountain region in attendance at the Denver PrideFest, alone, these events have become one of the most popular festivals in the region.

This September LivWell Enlightened Health is sponsoring the Artocade Art Car festival and parade. Organized by the Trinidad Tourism Board, Artocade is a wacky and wonderful festival that celebrates the creative energy of Trinidadians amongst the historical Trinidad architecture. With art exhibitions, entertainment, food, drinks, and an autocade/parade, it’s easy to see why Artocade is a local favorite.

LivWell Enlightened Health is proud to sponsor the Second Annual Mancos Valley Summer Brewfest. Proceeds from the Brewfest will benefit Mancos Valley Resources, the Pay It Forward Fund, and Mancos Food Share. Along with all of the local brewers, LivWell is delighted to be a part of this fantastic event, with food, drinks, live music, and fun for all of Durango.

With lowrider bikes and trikes, mini trucks, SUVs, motorcycles, street rods, luxury and muscle cars, and more, the 2016 Fantasy Kruizer’s Car and Bike Show in Trinidad is a terrific event that LivWell Enlightened Health is proud to sponsor.

LivWell Enlightened Health is a proud sponsor of the 25th anniversary of the Santa Fe Trail Days Festival in Downtown Trinidad this June. The festival includes historic reenactments, games, gold-panning, food, drink, and more. Organized by the Trinidad/Los Animas County Chamber of Commerce, of which LivWell is a member, the Santa Fe Trail Days Festival supports local businesses and celebrates the unique and colorful history of this Old West town.

The 2016 Trinidaddio Blues Fest celebrates great blues from around the world, and LivWell Enlightened Health is delighted to be a sponsor. With Grammy Award winning artists like Chubby Carrier and the Bayou Swamp Band, as well as bands from throughout the region and local Trinidad musicians, Trinidaddio is a terrific event for the whole community.

In 2015 LivWell Enlightened Health sponsored the Underground Music Showcase in Denver. Held at venues throughout South Broadway, the UMS is organized by the Denver Post every year. Proceeds from the 2015 event benefited the Denver Post Community and Youth on Record, an organization that empowers teens in some of Denver’s most vulnerable communities to make life choices that positively impact their future by teaching them to develop the tools, inspiration, and wherewithal to succeed in today’s world and to become leaders of tomorrow.

In September, 2014 LivWell Enlightened Health sponsored the Colorado Symphony Orchestra’s “Red Rocks on a High Note” end-of-summer celebration at Red Rocks Amphitheater. Showcasing Colorado Symphony’s musicianship and innovation, the event combined traditional and contemporary works into an accessible, exciting program that delighted music lovers of all kinds.

LivWell Enlightened Health supports the Colorado Department of Transporation’s efforts to ensure our roads and highways remain clean and litter-free by participating in the Adopt-A-Highway program. With our sponsorship, CDOT is able to fund cleaning initiatives that maintain the pristine beauty of our state.

Founded to provide support, resources, education and access to cannabis for parents of kids living with illness or disability, the CannAbility Foundation is a terrific organization that LivWell Enlightened Health proudly supports. As true believers in the healing power of cannabis, LivWell strongly supports efforts to help improve education and access to cannabis for patients across the country.

Education is a cornerstone of LivWell Enlightened Health’s mission. To that end LivWell was a proud sponsor of the Denver Public Library’s Book Lover’s Ball, an event to celebrate the Denver Public Library’s achievements and to encourage new generations of learners.

LivWell Enlightened Health was delighted to participate in the 2016 MUDD Volleyball Tournament, benefiting March of Dimes. This organization promotes healthy babies and pregnancies, works to prevent premature births and birth defects, and supports moms and families in need.

LivWell Enlightened Health was honored to do our part to support 12 year old D’Marus (Mursy) Brice and the Mursy Fund, dedicated to helping families with disabled children raise money for medication, treatment, and quality of life improvements.

LivWell Enlightened Health has teamed up with the GREEN TEAM to help support EKAR: Jewish Urban Farm and Garden in their efforts to provide our community with fresh, organic produce.

LivWell Enlightened Health locations across the state collected more than 700 hygiene products, items of clothing, food, and other necessities from employees and customers in partnership with Denver Relief Consulting. These items were donated to the Denver Rescue Mission, Jewish Family Services, Bayaud Enterprises, and the Harm Reduction Action Center to benefit those in need in the winter season.

Designed to help address the twin crises of homelessness and an extreme housing shortage, Beloved Community Village includes eleven 8-foot by 12-foot shelters, as well as a communal kitchen, bathroom, and shower facilities, on land leased from the Urban Land Conservancy at 38th and Walnut streets. On July 21, fourteen previously home-less residents moved into the new Beloved Community Village, where they have been able to rediscover talents, renew their purpose, and restore their dignity. LivWell Cares provided the final donation needed to help close out funding for the project and ensure it was completed debt-free.

LivWell Cares fielded a team of volunteers to help complete home and neighborhood improvement projects in the Swansea neighborhood. These projects include graffiti removal, landscaping, painting, yard work, or other projects identified by the residents.

LivWell Cares was a proud sponsor of the 3rd Annual Rocky Mountain Vet Fest, which celebrates the contributions made by Veterans of US Military service living through the Rocky Mountain West.

Pike's Peak Suicide Prevention offers a range of services to youth and adults as well as training groups on suicide prevention. LivWell Cares contributed a matching grant to Pike's Peak Suicide Prevention as part of the annual Give! campaign organized by the Colorado Independent.