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CPT12 Thrilled to be a FirstBank “High Five” Prize Winner; Announcement Made at Colorado Gives Day Bravo Celebration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 
 
January 20, 2011
 
Denver, CO – Colorado Gives Day was held on December 6, 2011 and in its second year, for the second time, Coloradans far surpassed the giving goal by donating over $12.4 million to over 900 different non-profits across the state. With the FirstBank Incentive Fund and Bonus Buck Prizes awarded, the 2011 donations totaled $12.7 million. In its premier year, in 2010, Colorado Gives Day had hoped to earn $1 million, but had astonishingly raised over $8 million.
 
The Colorado Gives Day Bravo Celebration, held at the Arvada Center on January 19, 2012, announced the FirstBank “High Five” Prize winners for the 2011 event. The winners for each High Five category are:
 
Most Dollars Raised- 
Littleton Public Schools Foundation
Advocates for Children
Tennyson Center for Children at Colorado Christian Home
 
Most Donors-
Colorado Animal Rescue Express
Colorado Environmental Coalition
Denver Rescue Mission
 
Largest Percent Increase Over 2010-
Progressive Health Center
Vail Valley Salvation Army
YMCA of the Pike Peak Region
 
Most Dollars Raised Via Fundraising Pages-
Buntport Theater
Child Advocates-Denver CASA
Colorado Public Television (CPT12) 
 
After receiving the award, Pam Osborne, Director of Marketing and Communications at CPT12 noted “The individual fundraising pages gave both our staff and board members an opportunity to raise money for us and we were delighted with the results. This individual giving effort raised an additional $14,500 to the total amount raised by CPT12 on Colorado Gives Day.”  
 
About Colorado Public Television – CPT12 
In 2012, Colorado Public Television (CPT12, channel 12) is celebrating our namesake year with a focus on community giving and special programming. We set ourselves apart by creating and curating an unparalleled schedule of local, independent, trusted “community voice” programming on three channels including:
12.1 - our flagship signal with a mix of local, national and international programming, infused with quality PBS shows; 
12.2 - CPT12+, the best of independently produced documentaries, music, travel, cooking, public affairs and more; and 
MHz Worldview, providing international news from five continents and diverse cultural perspectives for a globally-minded audience (12.3). 
Noted by The Denver Post CPT12 is a “feisty outlet” that takes a tough stance “on matters of censorship & politics.”
 
World View – Community Voice
cpt12.org 
 
Director of Marketing and Communications
Colorado Public Television, CPT12 (PBS)
World View – Community Voice
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