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Colorado Dine Out for Earth Wrapup

Building off the success of the last two years, last week we held our annual signature fundraiser in Denver: Colorado Dine Out for Earth. Headed up by our own Advisory Board Member and Celebrity Chef Charlie Ayers (Calafia Café, Google). We are happy to report this fourth iteration of the event was an unmitigated success, [...]

January 20th, 2016|

Thank You for Your Support in 2015

We want to take a moment to thank each and every one of you who became a new or renewing member of Rock the Earth this past year, bid on an auction item, dropped a few bucks in a donation jar, or helped spread the word about our growing organization. It is only through the [...]

January 20th, 2016|

Introducing Our New Executive Director Paige Heydon

In December, Rock the Earth welcomed Paige Heydon as its new Executive Director. Paige brings more than 18 years of non-profit experience to Rock the Earth, including 10 years in senior management and leadership roles in Colorado's philanthropic sector. Past positions include Executive Director of Colorado League of Women Voters, The Park People and the [...]

January 20th, 2016|

RtE January 2016 Newsletter

Happy New Year! With the changing of the calendar to 2016 comes a big change for Rock the Earth: the arrival of our new Executive Director, Paige Heydon. With a lengthy background in nonprofit management, we couldn’t be more excited for Paige to start to make her mark on the organization! Meanwhile, as we look [...]

January 20th, 2016|

Attention all Foodies: Colorado Dine Out for Earth 3

Rock the Earth is very excited to announce that on Sunday, January 24, 2016, we’ll be holding an event of epic proportions to celebrate the local food movement in Denver. Held at The Squeaky Bean, in the Lower Downtown (LoDo) neighborhood of Denver, Dine Out for Earth 3 features celebrity chef and Rock the Earth Advisory Board member Chef [...]

January 1st, 2016|

Rock the Earth Announces New Executive Director

Paige Heydon Joins to Lead Environmental Advocacy Organization to New Heights DENVER, CO--(Marketwired - Dec 21, 2015) - Rock the Earth, a national nonprofit environmental organization that works to protect America's natural resources, announced that Paige Heydon has joined as Executive Director. Heydon brings more than 18 years of non-profit experience to Rock the Earth, [...]

December 30th, 2015|

RtE December 2015 Newsletter

With the holiday season upon us, we know that Rock the Earth fans are looking forward to holiday cheer, hopefully slowing down, spending time with friends and family, and the traditional giving of gifts. In this edition of Rock the Earth Notes, we update you on our latest work on Colorado’s Roan Plateau, put out [...]

December 16th, 2015|

What Rocks Your Earth: Dango Rose (Elephant Revival)

Dango Rose is a founding member, upright bassist, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist in the band Elephant Revival. As a longtime resident of Nederland Colorado, Rose has gathered much inspiration from the mountains, valleys, rivers and streams he calls home. His wish is for future generations to be brought up to honor and respect the delicate balance [...]

December 14th, 2015|

Volunteer Jam & Interview: Cliff Levenson

Volunteer Jam provides an outlet to thank non-staff volunteers and supporters who have rocked it big time during the past month, and who have gone above and beyond in generous support of the Rock the Earth cause. We want to sincerely thank each of you for giving so generously of your time, and applaud you [...]

December 14th, 2015|

Key of Green

Cranking up the heat during the cold winter months can really take a toll on your bank account. If you’re the type to bump up the thermostat instead of bundling in some extra layers, there are other ways to be conscious of saving in the cold. Save on water this winter by following these very [...]

December 14th, 2015|

Member Benefits: Discounted WinterWonderGrass Tickets

Thanks to our generous festival supporters, once again, if you're a Rock the Earth Member, you can take advantage of some incredible savings on tickets! Make sure your membership is up to date and then HURRY, as supplies for these discounted tickets are very limited! WinterWonderGrass Avon, Colorado (February 19-21) and Squaw Valley, California (April 1-3). [...]

December 14th, 2015|

Grant Thanks

It’s been a busy year for us and we have been extremely fortunate that several more foundations have recognized our organization as being worthy investments of their much sought-after grant dollars. We are grateful for the support of our most recent benefactors: -  F. Allen and Louise K. Turner Charitable Foundation – $5,000 in support [...]

December 14th, 2015|

December Auctions: Wilco Signed SONOS + Other Amazing Memorabilia

The Holidays are upon us!  Can you believe it’s December already? This month, not only do we have some unique and rare items up for bid for the music lover in your family – like signed RtE prints by Dinosaur Jr. and by artists from Bonnaroo – but we also have a SONOS Play:1 smart speaker system [...]

December 14th, 2015|

Who’s Your Planet Defender?

Since 2006, Rock the Earth has presented an annual Planet Defender award in three categories to inspirational defenders who uphold the ideals that Rock the Earth believes in. In 2015, RtE Recognized Xavier Rudd in the "Musician" category, L. Hunter Lovins (Natural Capital Solutions) in the "Community Leader" category, and Tim DeChristopher (Bidder 70) in [...]

December 14th, 2015|

Reservations Open for CO Dine Out for Earth 3

Mark your calendars now because Sunday, January 24, 2016 is going to be the tastiest event of the year! Celebrating the local food movement in Denver and held at The Squeaky Bean in the Lower Downtown (LoDo) neighborhood of Denver, Dine Out for Earth 3 features celebrity chef and Rock the Earth Advisory Board Member Chef Charlie Ayers as [...]

December 14th, 2015|

Attend Roan Plateau Public Meetings

In the November edition of Rock the Earth Notes, we highlighted the fact that the parties who entered into a historic settlement in 2014 to protect the vast majority of Colorado’s Roan Plateau were awaiting the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to issue a highly-anticipated draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS). The draft SEIS would [...]

December 14th, 2015|

Give a Gift that Rocks the Earth

Why not avoid the long lines this holiday season and give your friends and family a holiday membership package from Rock the Earth?! Each package includes appealing and environmentally friendly RtE merchandise, as well as the satisfaction of supporting a non-profit organization that is working hard to protect the environment for you and for future [...]

December 14th, 2015|

Give. Share. Win this #GivingTuesday (Dec. 1)

Tuesday, December 1 is the third annual #GivingTuesday, where we join worldwide with other nonprofits to inspire people to make charitable giving part of an annual holiday season tradition.  This year, we have a very special offer!  Anyone who GIVES to Rock the Earth on #GivingTuesday and then SHARES one of our #GivingTuesday images on social [...]

November 23rd, 2015|

Rock the Earth Expands Operations to Southern California

Over the past decade, national environmental advocacy organization Rock the Earth has been expanding our education & outreach presence throughout the United States. On December 4, Rock the Earth plants its flag in the name of environmental protection in Southern California. Rock the Earth maintains year-round environmental activation teams in the Chicago, Denver, Washington, DC, [...]

November 17th, 2015|

Rock the Earth November 2015 Newsletter

November is that time of the year when we all give thanks. At Rock the Earth, we give thanks to the bands with whom we’ve worked this year. We give thanks to the hundred-plus volunteers who donated time to us. We give thanks to the donors who supported us. Most of all, we give thanks [...]

November 17th, 2015|
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