Give Back

Giving back is where you give, and then nothing happens. No benefits for you, no recognition, nothing tangible gets sent your way. Your biggest and sole reward is the realization that you’ve made a significant change in someone’s life. And if not “significant” then a positive change nevertheless. Here are some ways that we give back and you can too.


Goldie Hawn’s Vision for MindUP™ is to help children find happiness & success in school & life.

Principals for Principles

Created by Lexie Brockway Potamkin and Elliott Curson, owner of Elliott Curson Advertising.

Aspen Junior Hockey

“Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.” – John Wooden
Founded by John McBride in 1972, Aspen Junior Hockey (AJH) is an affiliate member of the Colorado Amateur Hockey Association (CAHA) and USA Hockey. Known as the Aspen Leafs, AJH is a highly structured 501 (c) non-profit organization that serves over 300 youth hockey players in the Roaring Fork Valley with over 40 volunteer coaches. AJH provides developmental competitive and recreational opportunities for girls and boys starting at age 4 and continuing through the ages of 19 (girls) and 20 (boys).


The Aspen Education Foundation, celebrating its 23rd anniversary this year, is a private nonprofit education foundation dedicated to supporting our public schools by raising funds from the community.

Amanda Boxtel – Bridging Bionics Foundation

Bridging Bionics Foundation is a Colorado non-profit corporation. Their mission is to provide funding, education, and advance the research and development for exoskeletons and bionic technology to augment human mobility and capability.

Aspen Chapel

We are a community whose purpose is to provide a spiritual home for everyone.
To that end we promote an inclusive spirituality designed to promote peace and the transformation of consciousness.

Drepung Loseling Monastery

To contribute to North American culture by providing theoretical knowledge and practical training in Tibetan Buddhist scholarly traditions for Western students, scholars and the general public; and to help preserve the endangered Tibetan culture, which today leads a fragile existence in the exiled refugee communities in India and Nepal.

Potamkin Prize for Research in Pick's, Alzheimer's, and Related Diseases.

This award recognizes major contributions to the understanding of the causes, prevention, treatment, and cure for Pick’s, Alzheimer’s, and related diseases.

Aspen Center for Living Peace

Aspen Center for Living Peace has been created to fill a programming niche in Aspen of longer, in-depth secular programming geared toward finding one’s inner peace, identifying one’s passions, and then sharing them with the world. Empowering each person to make a difference in his or her life and in the world.

Marshall Direct Fund

End poverty. End conflict. Invest in education. Donate now. Whose mission is investing in education and women’s economic empowerment for a more peaceful world.

Buddy Program

The Buddy Program empowers youth through mentoring experiences in order to achieve their full potential.