Thank you to all of our 2019 Event Sponsors for your generous support!
Upcoming Events in 2020:
Check back soon for 2020 event dates!
“Take Flight” Annual Butterfly Release and Memorial
A special gathering on June 22, 2019, where community members released butterflies in remembrance of their loved ones and reconnect with TRU team members who served them. This event was held at the TRU PACE building and the TRU Labyrinth located behind TRU PACE. Check out pictures by viewing our Google Photos album or our Facebook album. Thanks to all who participated! Next year’s event will be held on Saturday, June 13, 2020.
TRU’s “Perfect Peaches” Fundraiser
Thank you to everyone who participated in our 1st Annual Perfect Peaches fundraiser, A Palisade Peach sale to benefit our work and to allow us to serve more members of our community. On August 17, TRU staff and volunteers spent a fun morning greeting customers, loading cars with fresh Palisade peaches, and sharing stories about our connections to TRU Community Care. Check out pictures by viewing our Facebook album. Next year’s peach pick-up will be held on Saturday, August 15, 2020.
Special thanks to our Perfect Peaches event sponsors:
2nd Annual “TRU Cares” Fundraising Luncheon
Thursday, November 7, 2019
Academy Senior Living
833 10th Street in Boulder
Doors open at 11:30 a.m.
Luncheon from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
A luncheon to commemorate National Hospice, Palliative Care, and Family Caregivers Month and to raise funds to support TRU’s mission.
Special thanks to our TRU Cares Luncheon sponsors:
The Blank & Printz Families in Honor of Nancy Printz
Boulder Community Health
Centura Health Avista Adventist Hospital
Colorado Financial Management
Good Samaritan Medical Center
“TRU Heroes” Veteran Honoring Ceremony
Monday, November 11, 2019
Louisville Recreation & Senior Center
900 Via Appia Way in Louisville
Doors open at 12:30 p.m.
Ceremony and Reception from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Veterans Day is a time for us to honor those who have served. We welcome our local community to join us in celebration and recognition of America’s veterans for their patriotism and willingness to serve and sacrifice for the common good. Deborah Grassman (a leading expert in caring for veterans) will help lead this special ceremony honoring our local veterans.
Go in Peace! Documentary Screening and Panel Discussion
Monday, November 11, 2019
The Boedecker Theater at Dairy Arts Center
2590 Walnut Street in Boulder
6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Go in Peace! is an award-winning film that focuses on the impact of the caregiver in healing the soul wounds of veterans with PTSD, especially at the end of life. It demystifies the nature of soul wounding in veterans, explains how the environment can trigger trauma in a patient, and reveals how the caregiver can create a safe and healing environment. The screening will be followed by a panel discussion with Deborah Grassman (a leading expert in caring for veterans as they near end of life), Karen van Vuuren (the film’s Director who runs the Natural Funeral Home in Boulder County and is the founder and Executive Director for Natural Transitions, an educational non-profit supporting conscious, holistic approaches to end of life), and Greg Goettsch (Executive Director for Qualified Listeners and Vietnam Navy Veteran).
Tickets to the screening and panel discussion are $10 per person and are available here. Seating is limited.
“Lights Of Life” Holiday Remembrance
Sunday, December 8, 2019
Columbine Unity Spiritual Center
8900 Arapahoe Road in Boulder
Doors open at 2:00 p.m.
Ceremony from 2:30 – 4:00 p.m.
A beautiful memorial service featuring a reading of names, music, and lighting of candles where guests have a chance to connect with others who are in similar situations and feel supported going into the holidays.
Whether or not you are able to attend the “Lights of Life” event, we invite you to purchase this year’s commemorative ornament with a $20 donation to TRU Community Care. This ornament will make a lovely gift for friends and family, or it can be used as a keepsake in tribute to your loved one. Commemorative ornaments are available here.
Special thanks to our event sponsor and to our event host:
Sponsorship opportunities are available. Please contact email@example.com with any questions for our Development Department.