COLORADO SPRINGS, CO – May 3, 2018: Live Dream Colorado donates a portion of their annual proceeds to Trails and Open Space Coalition to Help Protect Natural Outdoor Places in Colorado Springs.
Live Dream Colorado, a local real estate firm, recently donated $1,794.69 to Trails and Open Space Coalition (TOSC). As a member of international nonprofit organization 1% for the Planet, Live Dream Colorado pledges to donate 1% of annual income to support the environment. Trails and Open Space Coalition, represented by Executive Director Susan Davies and Outreach Director Eileen Healy, accepted the donation on May third. The funds support continued progress on and advocacy for developing the Ring the Peak Trail. Other recent donor-supported accomplishments of TOSC have been the new Bike Master Plan passed by the City with the support of Bike Colorado Springs, as well as TOSC’s advocacy for parks and trails development in the new Banning Lewis Ranch Annexation and development. TOSC works to preserve open space and parks, and to create a network of trails, bikeways, and greenways for the Pikes Peak Region. The work of TOSC helps make and keep Colorado Springs a beautiful, unique, and desirable city of choice for employers and for people of all ages.
1% for the Planet is a global organization founded in 2002 by the owners of Patagonia to support environmental giving. 1% for the Planet inspires people to support environmental organizations through annual membership and everyday actions. They advise on giving strategies, certify donations, and amplify impact. There are thousands of business members and nonprofit partners worldwide.
Live Dream Colorado is a Colorado Springs real estate brokerage firm dedicated to providing expert-level skills, zealous advocacy for clients, community philanthropy, uncompromising ethics, and first class service. Realtors® Lauren D Collier believes that property ownership is a meaningful personal experience for every person, bringing freedom, responsibility, stability, and comfort. “We joined 1% for the Planet to give back to our community. And we chose Trails and Open Space Coalition as our nonprofit partner because they preserve the outdoor environment in Colorado Springs, which makes for our incredible quality of life here. We don’t take that for granted, and we want to do our part to preserve it,” says Live Dream Colorado owner Lauren D Collier.