Southwest Colorado Gives Day is DECEMBER 4!

Donors can visit now and schedule their donation for December 4.

The Community Foundation serving Southwest Colorado is spearheading a regional effort to increase local participation in Colorado Gives Day. Colorado Gives is an easy, online initiative for donors to contribute to nonprofits across Colorado. Colorado Gives Day, Dec. 4, 2018, is organized by the Community First Foundation, which hosts a year-round, statewide electronic giving platform featuring almost 2,500 Colorado nonprofits ( Last year on Colorado Gives Day, $36.6 million was donated statewide, with $209,665 going to nonprofits in Southwest Colorado.The Community Foundation serving Southwest Colorado has created a regional platform through Colorado Gives ( which hosts 65 participating nonprofits from La Plata, Montezuma, Archuleta and San Juan counties. Collaborative marketing efforts are underway to get word out to potential donors that philanthropy is just a click away, encouraging people to give where they live.

Donations to support La Plata Youth Services are deductible as a charitable gift. You will receive a donation receipt from La Plata Youth Services upon receipt of your gift. 

Donate now by credit card.

Or mail a check or money order to:
La Plata Youth Services
2490 Main Ave.
Durango, CO 81301

Please make checks payable to La Plata Youth Services.

Gifts of Stock and Securities

You can also make a charitable gift to La Plata Youth Services by transferring appreciated stocks and securities. The easiest way to make this kind of gift to LPYS is to have your broker electronically transfer the stock from your account to ours:

  • Account with: Raymond James Financial Services
  • Broker: Jeffrey Thulson
  • Address: 259 W. 9th St, Durango, CO  81301
  • Phone: 970-382-5705

“Securities offered through Raymond James Financial Services, Inc., Member FINRA/SIPC, and are not insured by bank insurance, the FDIC or any other government agency, are not deposits or obligations of the bank, are not guaranteed by the bank, and are subject to risks, including the possible loss of principal.  La Plata Youth Services is independent of Raymond James.”

Feel free to call us with any questions, for a tax deductible donation letter, or for additional information: 970-385-4440

Thank you for all of the ways you support our work!