For all our kids menu items, $2 (off the cost of each item) will be donated to a local children’s charity. Each month a different charity will be selected.
Here is the list of charities Acova donates your money to. Thank you to help better our community.
Adam’s Camp is a Colorado-based nonprofit organization created to provide a variety of intensive, personalized and integrated therapeutic programs for children with special needs and their families as well as recreational programs for youth and young adults with moderate developmental disabilities.
Founded in 1965 in Houston, Amigos de las Americas (AMIGOS) is an international, non-profit organization that provides unparalleled leadership and community service opportunities for young people while concurrently contributing to the well-being of hundreds of communities throughout the Americas. Supported by a strong network of Pan-American chapters, high school and college students from diverse backgrounds work successfully with host communities and partner agencies to address health and education priorities.
Our vision is for all Coloradans touched by autism to have ready access to services and supports needed to be safe, educated, healthy, productive, and lead fulfilling lives. We serve thousands of individuals and families affected by autism; and provide education and advocacy to providers, caregivers, educators, and businesses/organizations throughout the state of Colorado.
To make a difference in the lives of children with cancer and their families, one day at a time. To help those living with cancer by providing housing, programs, and partnerships in our community. Facilitate optimum care by providing our immune-compromised patients a safe, clean home away from home that encourages healing Post Bone Marrow or Stem Cell Transplantation. The environment is further enhanced by the proximity to cancer treatment centers in Denver and our oversight that insures an optimal healing environment.
The Center for the Study of Biracial Children produces and disseminates materials for and about interracial families and biracial children. The Center provides advocacy, training and consulting. Its primary mission is to advocate for the rights of interracial families, biracial children, and multiracial people. We believe this population has unique needs and challenges not addressed by society’s institutions.
The Children’s Diabetes Foundation at Denver was established by Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Davis in 1977 in Denver, Colorado as a non-profit organization dedicated solely to the support of research in childhood diabetes and to provide the best possible clinical and educational programs for children with this disease. The Foundation’s mission is to raise funds to support programs at the Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes where more than 5,000 children and young adults from all over America currently receive care.
Children’s Outreach Project is a non-profit, therapeutic preschool and child care center. Our mission is to offer an integrated, quality, early childhood education to typical, accelerated, and developmentally delayed children in the metro Denver area. Our vision is to provide young children of all abilities with excellent early childhood education and care that is affordable for families. We believe that effective preparation for the world begins with strong parent involvement and quality early childhood programs.
Colorado CASA is the statewide coordinating agency for CASA in Colorado. Nationwide, the Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) program, created in 1977, has over 900 member agencies that train volunteers to speak up for abused, neglected or abandoned children in the court.
Colorado I Have a Dream Foundation is a long-term drop-out prevention program for youth from disadvantaged communities in the Metro Denver area. We assist children from low-income communities to achieve their education and career goals by providing a 10-year program of mentoring, academic assistance, life-skills development, enrichment, and tuition assistance for higher education.
Concerts For Kids is a Denver based not-for-profit foundation that raises funds for and awareness of local children’s charities. Christie and Walter Isenberg created the organization in 2004, with the vision of enriching the lives of children by supporting efforts in the areas of healthcare and education. Today Concerts For Kids helps to support more than 40 child-focused organizations annually through its multiple fundraising events and community service projects.
The Cottonwood Institute is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization based in Denver, Colorado that inspires students to become active community leaders and environmental stewards through an exciting blend of adventure, wilderness survival, and environmental service-learning. We teach students the essential camping and wilderness survival skills necessary to comfortably and competently explore the outdoors, while providing them with the tools and resources to tackle important environmental issues affecting their communities. We offer high quality service-learning programs for public schools and community organizations that address civic engagement, community leadership, environmental education, and environmental sustainability.
The mission of Clothes To Kids of Denver is to provide new and quality used clothing to preschool – 12th grade students from low-income or in-crisis families in the Denver Metro Area, free of charge.
Denver CASA is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization with 4 staff members. We maintain quality standards of a maximum of 30 CASA volunteers per case supervisor. Denver CASA offers training three times per year. There are hundreds of children in the Denver Juvenile Court system waiting for a CASA volunteer.
Denver Kids, Inc. (DKI) is a unique organization that has been serving students in the Denver Public Schools since 1946. Denver Kids, Inc. helps students, grades K-12, who face the personal challenges of higher risk environments, successfully complete high school, explore post-secondary options and become productive members of the community.
Environmental Learning for Kids cultivates a passion in science, leadership, and service in a diverse community of learners. We envision a world in which all people are caretakers of themselves, each other, and the natural world.
The Every Child Matters Education Fund is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, non-partisan organization working to make children, youth, and families a national political priority. We promote the adoption of smart policies for children and youth, including: ensuring that children have access to affordable, comprehensive health care services; expanding early-care and learning opportunities and after-school programs; preventing violence against children in their homes and communities alleviating child poverty; and addressing the special needs of children with parents in prison.
Families First envisions a community that welcomes the responsibility to nurture children and strengthen families. Our mission is to provide services which strengthen families and protect children from the cycle of child abuse and neglect.
FACES has referral relationships with many organizations including area hospitals, pediatricians, mental health centers, schools and more. The mission of FACES is to prevent child abuse, neglect, and family violence. Our vision is of a non-violent community created one family at a time.
Judi’s House was founded by Brian Griese in honor and in memory of his mother who died when he was twelve years old. The vision of Judi’s House is a community in which no child has to feel alone in grief. Our mission is to help children and families who are grieving the death of a loved one find hope and healing within themselves. At Judi’s House, an environment of acceptance and understanding allows children and adults in peer support groups to share the experience of loss with others. Judi’s House increases awareness and knowledge of grieving children’s needs by extending grief support services to schools, faith-based groups, hospices, and other caregivers in the community. Judi’s House is located in Denver, Colorado, and more than 2,600 children and their adult caregivers from the metro area have participated in our groups since we opened our doors in 2002.
Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, The Kempe Center for the Prevention and Treatment of Child Abuse and Neglect has been recognized as the world leader in child abuse treatment programs, and for over forty years, has been at the forefront in the fight against child abuse.
Making Connections-Denver (MC-D) works with a strong coalition of residents and local partners to improve the lives of vulnerable children and families in four diverse Denver neighborhoods. It is one of 10 Making Connections sites supported by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. MC-D’s Guiding Principles include promotion of human dignity, equalization of power, and transformed organizations and institutions.
In 1995, former Chairman of Procter & Gamble Brad Butler and former Colorado Governor Roy Romer started our organization in an effort to make Colorado the best place to raise a child. Since then, Colorado Bright Beginnings has provided free of charge support and early education information to over 100,000 families. Our vision is every child in Colorado will be healthy, valued, and ready to learn. Our mission is to provide a bright beginning for all Colorado children by helping families support their children’s physical, emotional, and intellectual development during the critical first three years of life.
Mile High Youth Corps (MHYC) is part of a network of more than 100 youth corps nationwide, which works to improve communities and the lives of youth by putting young people to work in urban neighborhoods, public parks and open spaces. MHYC serves Denver metro area youth ages 16-24. MHYC strives to meet the needs of a diverse community by offering year-round programs for high school graduates, school-year programs for out-of-school youth, summer programs for high school students and intensive specialized programs for college-aged young adults. Participants, called Corpsmembers, work on crews with 8-10 of their peers to complete community improvement and conservation projects for multiple city, state and nonprofit agencies. MHYC is a member of the National Association of Service and Conservation Corps and the Colorado Youth Corps Association and is the only accredited youth corps serving the Denver metro area.
Mount Saint Vincent, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit agency founded in 1883 by the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth, provides treatment and education for Colorado children who are victims of abuse and neglect and those with significant mental health issues. Mount Saint Vincent is a leader in the application of the Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics (NMT) and trauma-informed care. The agency is one of only four organizations worldwide designated as a flagship site for NMT, an honor bestowed by the ChildTrauma Academy of Houston, Texas. The treatment center consists of six buildings on 17 acres of land in Denver, Colorado. Mount Saint Vincent’s extensive program offers residential treatment, day treatment, in-home treatment, parent education, a K-8 school, community early learning center, and therapeutic early learning center.
The National Sports Center for the Disabled (NSCD) began in 1970 as a one-time ski lesson for children with amputations for the Children’s Hospital of Denver. Today, the NSCD is one of the largest outdoor therapeutic recreation agencies in the world. Each year, thousands of children and adults with disabilities take to the ski slopes, mountain trails and golf courses to learn more about sports – and themselves. With specially trained staff and its own adaptive equipment lab, the NSCD teaches a variety of winter and summer sports and activities to individuals with almost any physical, cognitive, emotional, or behavioral diagnosis.
Summer Scholars is an innovative, community-based youth development initiative to promote literacy and academic success among disadvantaged elementary students in Denver Public Schools. The overarching purpose of Summer Scholars is to equip low-income, academically-struggling elementary students with the skills necessary to attain academic success. Year-round programming, offered in the summer and after-school hours, builds students’ literacy and social skills.
Tennyson Center for Children at Colorado Christian Home has grown to become one of the Rocky Mountain region’s leading treatment centers and K-12 schools for emotionally and crisis-affected children and youth, particularly those suffering from abuse and neglect. We serve children ranging in age from 5-18 and we are dedicated to ensuring that these amazing kids having the fighting chance they deserve at a satisfying and fulfilling life.
The Gathering Place exists to support women and their children who are experiencing homelessness or poverty by providing a safe daytime refuge and resources for self-sufficiency. The Gathering Place is Denver’s only daytime drop-in center for women and children who are experiencing homelessness and poverty in Denver. Our emergency support services provide immediate relief to women and children in distress. Women who are able to meet their immediate and urgent needs can then collect their inner resources and make positive life changes for themselves and their children.
The Morgan Adams Foundation raises money and awareness on behalf of children affected with cancer. Working with leading physicians, we directly fund pediatric cancer research and therapies which will improve survival rates and reduce the devastating side-effects cancer treatments have on our children. We are a vital, vibrant and committed organization born out of love and hope and the determination to see a better, cancer-free future for our children.
Third Way Center’s mission is to provide a continuum of services in a home-like environment where high-risk, homeless, mentally ill and disadvantaged youth can work through their problems, learn to take responsibility for their actions and become productive members of society. Third Way Center has been changing the lives of teens and families for over 35 years through comprehensive treatment and educational programs. Together, with the children, we are breaking the cycles of generations of abuse and neglect, one child and one family at a time.