Helping serve neighbors in need

Donations to the Empty Stocking Fund transform lives. Every dollar donated to the Empty Stocking Fund grows up to 45.3 percent through matching funds. Donate Now

Partner Agencies

American Red Cross of Southeastern Colorado

The American Red Cross of Southeastern Colorado helps Colorado communities prepare for, respond to, and recover from emergencies.

Care and Share Food Bank for Southern Colorado

The mission of Care and Share Food Bank is to provide food, partnering opportunities, and education to fight hunger and food insecurity in Southern Colorado.


Catholic Charities of Central Colorado

Catholic Charities of Central Colorado transforms lives through relationships that build individual resiliency and thriving communities.

CPCD…giving children a head start


CPCD prepares children for success in school and in life by providing excellent comprehensive early childhood services in partnership with diverse families and the community.

Griffith Centers for Children Chins Up


Griffith Centers for Children specializes in providing a full continuum of therapeutic treatment and academic services.

The Home Front Cares


The Home Front Cares provides an emergency financial bridge and responsive support to Colorado’s military members, veterans and their families impacted by service to our Nation.

Lutheran Family Services Rocky Mountains

Inspired by the compassionate love of Christ, Lutheran Family Services Rocky Mountains walks with the vulnerable, through services that heal, strengthen, and provide hope.



Mercy’s Gate – Serving People from Hope to Crisis

Mercy’s Gate provides life-affirming Direct Services Support, ongoing resources and education, and a growing network of community referrals and partnerships to individuals and families facing crisis.


Partners In Housing

Partners in Housing guides families in housing crisis from insecurity to stability, self reliance, and prosperity.

Peak Vista Community Health Centers

Peak Vista Community Health Centers provide exceptional health care to people facing access barriers through clinical programs and education.

Pikes Peak Hospice & Palliative Care

Pikes Peak Hospice & Palliative Care provides compassionate and expert end-of-life care to patients and their families, partners with those who share our vision and leads change in the community to ensure comfort for all who face serious illness.

The Salvation Army of El Paso County


The Salvation Army’s message is based on the Bible, their ministry is motivated by the love of God and their mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ as to meet human needs in His name without discrimination. Every program they offer is rooted in their passion to serve God by serving the lost, the vulnerable, the needy, the poor, the hurting, the helpless, and the hopeless.

Silver Key Senior Services

Silver Key serves in partnership with our stakeholders to support quality of life for seniors allowing them the choice of safely aging in place with dignity and independence.



TESSA provides immediate safety at their confidential Safehouse for women, children, and other victims escaping abuse, empowers survivors through programs and support such as Advocacy and Counseling and creates a safer future through Education and Outreach to schools, businesses, and other organizations.

The Place 

The Place ignites the potential in youth to exit homelessness and create self-determined, fulfilled lives.

The Resource Exchange

The Resource Exchange (TRE) partners with people who seek support in accessing community resources, assisting them in making informed choices so they can live the lives they want to live.

Tri-Lakes Cares

Tri-Lakes Cares is a community-based, volunteer supported, resource center whose purpose is to improve people’s lives through emergency, self-sufficiency and relief programs.

Westside CARES

Westside CARES provides care and compassion to their neighbors in need.

YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region

The YMCA is dedicated to youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Their mission is to  a mission to put Christian principles into practice through programs that build a healthy spirit, mind and body for all.

Upcoming Events

To help meet the significant need in our community, the campaign partners with dozens of local businesses and organizations to hold fundraisers for the Fund.


‘Tis the season for treasure hunts!

‘Tis the season for treasure hunts!

The treasure hunt for southern Colorado’s Empty Stocking Fund is back for a second year. In 2016, the organization exceeded its goal of raising $1 million and hopes this year it will raise even more. All day, the old Ivy Wild School has been filled with hundreds of...

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Gazette Charities-El Pomar Foundation
Empty Stocking Fund


30 East Pikes Peak Avenue, Suite 100
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
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