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Adapting Community Service Amid a Global Pandemic

Finding places to give back to the community is easier than ever – if you know where to look.

Nothing changes plans...

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Growing Pains – Enriching Blue Margin’s Culture While Working Remotely

Don’t let a global pandemic stifle the culture of your workplace – keep things flourishing with a little bit of...

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Blue Marginers + Book Trust = A Bit of Book Bliss

If you know Blue Margin, you know we love Book Trust.

In our office you’ll find thank you notes from Book Trust...

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Flashback! Remembering BMCW's Very First Year

Christmas has arrived at Blue Margin, and we are spreading the holiday cheer! 

During this season of giving, we teamed...

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Giving a Toast to What Matters Most

It’s that time of year again!

Blue Margin Community Works volunteered with Homeless Gear to set up for their annual...

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Helping Hands at the Harmony House

Earlier this summer, we were contacted by the CASA of Larimer County Harmony House for help with a special project –...

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Homeless Gear - Teen in Need Event

Last week, as part of Blue Margin’s Community Works program, our team volunteered at the Homeless Gear Warehouse (one...

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How to Help the Hungry

Let’s start with some stats on two Northern Colorado counties.

County #1:

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Leave it Behind!  CSU Turns a Perennial Problem into a Blessing

Ahhh, dorm life!  In August, you don't have enough stuff to make it feel home-y. By May, you've accumulated more stuff...

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Loveland Community Kitchen - Pineapple and Pep

As part of the Blue Margin Community Works program, I volunteered at the Loveland Community Kitchen on a windy...

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Painting Trees on the Poudre

The Cache la Poudre River connects much of Northern Colorado. Originating in Rocky Mountain National Park, it flows 76...

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Paper Airplanes, Cloud Builders, and Sky Makers – For a Cause!

 

Our Blue Margin Community Works project for April found us creating centerpieces for Respite Care’s Perennial...
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Respite Care Is Getting Seussed-Up for their Fundraiser!

The Blue Margin team headed out again, this time volunteering for the Fort Collins Respite Care.  It might be one of...

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Serving it Up Hot at Loveland Community Kitchen

For our Blue Margin team, it was no sweat. Ninety-one degrees, a broken air conditioner, and multiple ovens-a-blazing...

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Spring Clean-Up at Twin Silo Community Park

One of the great privileges of living in Fort Collins is enjoying the countless natural areas, parks, and hiking trails

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The Gift of Serendipity

“Are you here to volunteer for the event?” asked a young woman driving a mini-van.

“Yes, I am! Thanks for the ride –...

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The Girl with the Autism Tattoo

Meet Quincy Bowles. 

On her right arm, she has a tattoo with two puzzle pieces and two hands, a symbol of her journey...

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The Power of the Book Box!

Pop quiz:  Name a place in the world with only 1 book for every 300 children.

Answer?

Low-income areas, right here in...

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Volunteers Achieve Slicing Mastery at FoCo Café

 

Earlier this month, as part of the Blue Margin Community Works program, my colleague Angela and I volunteered at the ...

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Belay On, Blue Margin!

Want a team building experience?  There's no better way to bond with your office-mates than holding each other’s lives...

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Laser Tag and Pancakes

We’ve had a busy start to 2020! And that’s not just on the business side. Saying “Thank you” to our wonderful employees...

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Climbing to New Heights, Our 2nd Annual Boo Margin and Holiday Fun!

We have had an adventurous fall season here at Blue Margin! September’s Employee Appreciation Event was at Whetstone...

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Employee Appreciation Events – Saying Thank You in a Fun Way

Every month, the executive team at Blue Margin hosts an Employee Appreciation event. It’s a way of saying thank you to...

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Bumper Cars, Arcade Games, and Rock Climbing - Oh My!

It’s summertime, and for Blue Margin families that means school’s out and we get to enjoy a favorite summer family...

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Blue Margin Team Lights It Up at Loveland Laser Tag

An evening at Loveland Laser Tag, just for Blue Margin employees and their families? 

Yes please! 

We knew this would...

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A Sneak Peek into Our Culture

At Blue Margin, we are actively creating a culture that defies the typical American employee experience:  the 8-to-5...

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A New Year, A (Lofty) New Goal

It has been a busy first quarter here at Blue Margin, and our Community Works program is no exception. In our fourth...

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Blue Margin + Homeless Gear = A Gala to Remember

A few weeks ago Blue Margin had the opportunity to help set-up the Toasts to Transitions Fundraising Banquet in support...

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An Egg-ceptional Time at Larimer County Food Bank

Volunteering at the Larimer County Food Bank always comes with a surprise – we never really know what food we will be...

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Blue Margin Community Works - Someday Starts Now

With the end of 2015 upon us and Auld Lang Syne still in our ears, we began thinking about our vision at Blue Margin. ...

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Blue Margin-ers Have Been Busy-Bees this Spring!

Over the last several weeks, Blue Margin Community Works volunteers have assisted local non-profits with a variety of...

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ReStore - Pumpkin Patch Fun with Respite Care

Recently, our team worked together for two volunteer events with Habitat for Humanity ReStore and Respite Care. It was...