DSF Volunteer Brings Awareness to DSF Mission Amid Pandemic

When I first moved to Denver four years ago, I started looking for ways I could use my skills to give back to a worthy cause. Fresh out of college with a degree in marketing, I was reminded of my university’s simple request to “ask more”—both of myself and of the business world I was about to take on. I started volunteering with a few nonprofits in the area, but none had a … Read More

From Program Requirements to Personal Connections 

Thuyvi Vo is well on her way to completing her master’s degree in public health and social work. To fulfill her internship requirement, Thuyvi supports students in the DSF Future Center at Abraham Lincoln High School as a volunteer. For Thuyvi, volunteering in the DSF Future Center is more than just a program requirement—it’s personal.  Following in her footsteps Born and raised in Denver, Thuyvi attended John F. Kennedy High … Read More

Shining the Spotlight on DSF Volunteers

Mandy Jameson Donor-Scholar Relations Volunteer  Creating Connections to Make College Possible Mandy Jameson brings 17 years of higher education experience to DSF as a donor-Scholar relations volunteer. Before stepping into her role as registrar at Colorado Early Colleges in Castle Rock, Mandy took advantage of a professional transition to explore opportunities to put her expertise to work in the community. ... Read More

DSF Builds Strong Volunteer Program with Community Support

The previous year—academic year 2018-19—was a banner year for both Denver Scholarship Foundation (DSF) and our team of volunteers. DSF staff, led by Volunteer Manager Caryn Oppenheim, helped launch DSF’s Volunteer Forward movement, which was met with tremendous enthusiasm from the community. Volunteers gave their time in support of DSF’s three-part program of College Access, Scholarships, and College Success, from … Read More