Once again, our good friends at Western Disposal are pulling out the stops to have a great time and raise money to support our effort to ensure that every student in the Boulder Valley & St. Vrain Valley School Districts has the essential school supplies needed to be successful in school!
Dinner, entertainment, and even a trip to Blackhawk are on tap for the event. This year’s event will also feature a hybrid live/silent auction.
Bus Leaves for Blackhawk 8:00pm
Tickets: $250 per person
To purchase tickets, please contact
Every year, as part of the supply drive, we organize a friendly competition amongst local companies and community groups. We call it the Community Challenge. Community and business groups raise funds for school supplies and fill backpacks on behalf of their groups. Top challengers received awards and were honored this year at a reception held at the corporate headquarters of Western Disposal Services.
Congratulations to this year’s top challengers:
Top Corporate Challengers
LSI Corporation, Winner
Seagate, Honorable Mention
Top Community Challengers
MOD Moms North, Winner
Boulder Jewish Community, Honorable Mention
Top Small Business Challenger
Chavez Calibrations, Winner
The annual Trash Bash is a fund raising event to benefit Crayons to Calculators! Western Disposal strongly supports our mission to provide backpacks and school supplies for children in need throughout the Boulder Valley and St. Vrain Valley school districts. An estimated 15,000 – 20,000 students are unable to start their school year with basic school supplies; With Western Disposal’s help, we can help thousands of those students each year.
In 2010, Western Disposal, its employees, vendors, customers, and generous others raised $100,000 for Crayons to Calculators. This year Western Disposal has set their sights on a goal of $125,000!
For more information about this event, please contact Deb Dabkowski at Western Disposal via email or phone 303.448.2308.
On Thursday, October 14, 2010 Crayons to Calculators proudly hosted their Corporate Challenge Celebration at Western Disposal Services’ corporate headquarters in Boulder, Colorado. On hand were many of the 2010 Corporate Challenge participants as well as Crayons to Calculators Collaborative Partners and Corporate Sponsors.
Over 7,200 backpacks filled with basic school supplies were distributed to students throughout the Boulder Valley and St. Vrain Valley School Districts just before the start of the current academic school year.
Western Disposal has managed to outdo themselves again! Thanks to the generosity of Western’s employees and suppliers, Gary Horton and Deb Dabkowski proudly presented a generous check for $100,000.00 to Crayons to Calculators at a staff appreciation lunch held at Western Disposal on June 15, 2010.
Francie Anhut and Catherine Bedell accepted their generous donation on behalf of the thousands of Boulder Valley and St. Vrain Valley School District students that will have the much needed school supplies that they would not have afforded without the help of Crayons to Calculators!
This program doesn’t happen without the concerted effort of the whole community!