When Communities are Engaged

The Possibilities are Endless

Discover Goodwill is all about helping people recognize and reach their full potential. Consistently ranked as one of the top 10 Goodwills in the United States and Canada for the number of people they place in jobs each year, Discover Goodwill makes a significant and positive impact in the community.

For more information about this event please visit An Enchanted Weekend.

CLICK HERE to watch Autavius Ricks Story | 2015 Achiever of the Year

All gifts to Discover Goodwill Foundation are tax deductible to the full extent of the law. Please consult with your tax advisor for information regarding your tax deduction. We often recognize our donors in publications and/or recognition displays. If you prefer your name not be shared, please contact Sabrina Henriques at shenriques@discovermygoodwill.org

Discover Goodwill Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization. Tax ID: 84-1488592

  • Discover Goodwill served 76,862 individuals.
  • 31,132 individuals received training and career services.
  • Discover Goodwill helped 9,573 people find jobs with community employers. We consistently rank in the top 10 among 165 Goodwills in the U.S. and Canada for job placement.
  • Discover Goodwill’s economic impact from salaries earned by people who have employment because of Goodwill was $209 million.
  • The projected annual earnings of individuals who found employment is over $70 million.
  • Discover Goodwill assisted 221 people at home with daily living needs.
  • 1,784 volunteers gave 49,143 hours of their time.
  • Discover Goodwill employed 1,700 people.
  • Discover Goodwill served 38 counties in Colorado.
  • Discover Goodwill provided 9,285 pounds of food to Care and Share, which is the equivalent of 74,280 meals to our neighbors in need.

An Enchanted Weekend

A Cause to Celebrate

The Garden of the Gods Collection and Discover Goodwill Southern & Western Colorado are proud to join forces for An Enchanted Weekend: August 18 – 20, 2017. This inaugural event is a “Cause to Celebrate,” a weekend of philanthropy, food and fun.

This weekend’s events include a Golf Tournament, Health & Wellness Seminar, a chic dining experience “On the Mesa” featuring eclectic new eateries, boutique beverage artisans, and captivating performing arts, and the main event the “Gala” where guest will savor unparalleled fine wine and dining with a spirited auction and Raise the Paddle bidding, all in support of Discover Goodwill’s life-changing programs.

Join us August 18 – 20 for a weekend of pampering for a purpose. Resort stays are available, CLICK HERE to reserve a room. All event tickets are available via the An Enchanted Weekend website or Contact Sabrina Henriques at shenriques@discovermygoodwill.org or 719-381-9488.

Let yourself be enchanted at The Spa at Garden of the Gods Collection where beauty and well-being are equally important and each guest’s needs are recognized and appreciated as unique. Delight in a personal experience created just for An Enchanted Week-End guests quietly moving you from the stresses of everyday life to the calm of self and into the journey of being.

Choose from one of Garden of the Gods Signature 50 minute massages:

  • Himalayan Salt Stone Massage
  • Therapeutic Massage
  • Deep Purifying Massage
  • Royal Thai Poultice Massage
  • Voyager Journey Massage
  • Healing Touch Massage for those that are going or have gone through chemotherapy

Don’t forget your face with your choice of fantastic 50 minute facials:

  • Gentleman’s Fitness Facial
  • Reverse the Clock Facial

Add one special perk:

  • Blow Out
  • Spa Manicure
  • Hot Lather Shave

Finish with a glass of champagne coupled with cheese & fruit.

Exclusive An Enchanted Weekend Opportunity

A $350 value available exclusively during An Enchanted Weekend for only $300.00

Golf Tournament

A Cause to Celebrate

Golf Tournament at Kissing Camels Golf Club (August 18)

Experience world-class play at Kissing Camels as you take in Garden of the Gods’ magnificent views. Each part of the course will reveal a meticulously crafted surprise. With deluxe giveaways, gourmet delights and carefully paired spirits, wine and microbrews, you’ll be able to immerse yourself in Kissing Camel’s challenging course amidst friendly competition.

Act fast, only a few foursomes left!

For more information about this event please visit An Enchanted Weekend or contact Jeanne Conder at (719) 381-9489 or jconder@discovermygoodwill.org or Bonnie Martinez at (719) 785-9203 or bmartinez@discovermygoodwill.org.

Date: Friday, August 18, 2017
Location: Kissing Camels Golf Club (South and West Courses)
Address:  4500 Kissing Camels Drive | Colorado Springs, CO 80904
Kissing Camels Director of Golf: Rich Parker, PGA

Schedule :

  • 7:00 a.m. – 8:15 a.m. Registration and breakfast buffet
  • 8:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Shotgun Start and Golf Event Play (West and South Courses)
  • 2:15 p.m. – Awards presentation
  • 3:00 p.m. – Golf Event concludes

Format:

  • 18-hole Scramble (30 foursomes/120 golfers)
  • Highlights
  • Hot Ball Competition
  • Discover Goodwill Scramble – Las Vegas Scramble Hole
  • Hole-in-One
  • Closest to the Hole Contests
  • Silent Auction on the course

Awards:

  • Scramble Winner First and Second Place and 16th/17th Place
  • Hot Ball prize to the top team (four prizes)
  • Hole-in-One Prizes including a Lexus automobile
  • Closest to the Hole (Four winners)

Cost: $1600 per foursome / $400 per golfer

For  ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) Assistance CLICK HERE

Please review the Club’s course attire and etiquette CLICK HERE

Only a few foursomes left. Call Sabrina Henriques at 719-381-9488 to reserve yours today.

A Women's Journey Through Life

Wellness Luncheon & Fashion Boutique

Soothe, pamper and rejuvenate body and soul at Garden of the Gods Collection’s new, state-of-the-art International Wellness Center.

This exclusive showcase of fashion, wellness and beauty benefits Discover Goodwill’s programs for economically disadvantaged and underemployed women. Mingle, network over mimosas and a farm-to-table lunch, and hear from a world-class speaker as you admire one-of-a-kind finds featuring Roberto Coin Jewelry Trunk Show courtesy of Broadmoor Jewelers, and donated luxury brand and designer clothing and accessories.

For more information about this event please visit An Enchanted Weekend or contact Jeanne Conder at (719) 381-9489 or jconder@discovermygoodwill.org or Bonnie Martinez at (719) 785-9203 or bmartinez@discovermygoodwill.org.

 

Date: Friday, August 18, 2017
Time: 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Location: The Gateway Building at Garden of the Gods Collection
Address:  3314 Mesa Road | Colorado Springs, CO 80904

Schedule :

  • 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Boutique opens, Welcome Mimosas served, meet and greet with speaker Renee Moorefield, Ph. D., CEO of Wisdom Works
    Renee Moorefield leads Be Well Lead Well® Women, a year-long transformational program that accelerates the capabilities of women leaders to activate and amplify thriving in their lives.
  • 11:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Farm-to-table luncheon featuring keynote speaker Renee Moorefield, Ph. D., CEO of Wisdom Works
  • 12:15 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Guest Speaker Renee Moorefield, Ph.D., CEO of Wisdom Works
  • 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Boutique is open to the public

THRIVE!
Renee will share four practices for bringing forth more of your potential to thrive at every stage of life:

  • Find Your Wisdom: harnessing the power of your inner greatness coupled with experience to move yourself and others toward inspired impact
  • Find Your Fuel: proactively fostering your wellness by balancing nutrition, physical movement, breath, and rest—and enhancing energy and focus
  • Find Your Wonder: leaning into new experiences and learning—and freeing yourself of preconceptions that limit your fulfillment and happiness
  • Find Your Flow: being in the zone and living in that sweet spot where mindfulness, intuitive insight, positive action, and growth converge and help you be and feel your best

Cost: $75 per person

Valet parking available

For  ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) Assistance CLICK HERE

To review our recommended attire CLICK HERE

Call or email Sabrina Henriques at 719-381-9488  or shenriques@discovermygoodwill.org to reserve your seat today.

Boutique Open to the Public

Date: Friday, August 18, 2017
Time:
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Location: 
The Gateway Building at Garden of the Gods Collection
Address: 
3314 Mesa Road | Colorado Springs, CO 80904

Date: Saturday, August 19, 2017
Time: 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Location: The Gateway Building at Garden of the Gods Collection
Address:  3314 Mesa Road | Colorado Springs, CO 80904

Please join us for our inaugural An Enchanted Weekend’s Chic Boutique, featuring designer and high-end clothing and accessories from Colorado Springs’ most fashionable closets. Proceeds benefit women and families participating in Discover Goodwill’s more than 20 programs providing job training and placement for the economically disadvantaged. Join your friends in donating 10 high-quality items for resale in our Chic Boutique! Your donations help change lives.

Boutique Hours & Location:

Date: Friday, August 18, 2017
Time:1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Location: The Gateway Building at Garden of the Gods Collection
Address: 3314 Mesa Road | Colorado Springs, CO 80904

Date: Saturday, August 19, 2017
Time: 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Location: The Gateway Building at Garden of the Gods Collection
Address: 3314 Mesa Road | Colorado Springs, CO 80904

HOW TO DONATE:

Bring your items to Discover Goodwill at 1460 Garden of the Gods Road and enter through the Visitors’ Entrance
Our specially trained staff will assist with bringing in your items and will provide you with a receipt for tax purposes
Donations accepted Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. through Friday, August 4

Painting on the Mesa

For Philanthropic Families

Join us for a wonderful family event at Garden of the Gods. To start our morning, enjoy a delightful brunch-inspired nosh with mimosas and kid-friendly beverages. Then, capture your creativity for a semi-guided family art class led by Bemis Art School instructors. Afterward, relax and spend the rest of the day poolside at the Kissing Camels Recreation Center with games, ice cream and plenty of splashing around!

A portion of the proceeds from Painting on the Mesa will go towards youth scholarships for classes at Bemis Art School.

Questions contact Alison King at aking@ggclub.com or 719-520-4976 Direct

 

Date: Saturday, August 19, 2017
Time: 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Location: Reflection Pond at Garden of the Gods Collection
Address:  3320 Mesa Road | Colorado Springs, CO 80904

Schedule :

  • 10:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m. Brunch is served
  • 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. – 50 painters
  • 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. – 50 painters
  • After painting – attendees are allowed access to the pool at Kissing Camels Recreation Center

Cost: $50 per person plus donation item (pair of children’s shoes, backpack for school or school supplies)

Valet parking available

For  ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) Assistance CLICK HERE

To review our recommended attire CLICK HERE

Call or email Alison King at aking@ggclub.com with any questions or to reserve your seat today.

On the Mesa

A Cause to Celebrate

Enjoy the best of Colorado Springs’ eclectic new eateries, boutique beverage artisans, and captivating performing arts as you mingle with friends old and new.

We’ve curated and convened the best of Colorado Springs’ food, drink and music on the lawn overlooking the majestic Garden of the Gods. Admission includes tasting at ten food stations hosted by Colorado Springs restaurants; locally crafted beer, wine and spirits; dessert station; lawn games; and live music by The Coteries—all in a Napa-style setting. Join us for an unforgettable evening that will thrill your senses! Take advantage of the opportunity to bid on exciting silent auction items and support the cause you most value through crowd-funded “gifts to give.” Garden Party Attire.

For more information about this event please visit An Enchanted Weekend or contact Jeanne Conder at (719) 381-9489 or jconder@discovermygoodwill.org or Bonnie Martinez at (719) 785-9203 or bmartinez@discovermygoodwill.org.

Registration Opens: April 28, 2017
Date:
Friday, August 18, 2017
Time: 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Location: Garden of the Gods Collection
Address:  3320 Mesa Road | Colorado Springs, CO 80904

Schedule :

  • 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Cost: $150 per person

Valet parking available

For  ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) Assistance CLICK HERE

To review our recommended attire CLICK HERE

Call or email Sabrina Henriques at 719-381-9488  or shenriques@discovermygoodwill.org to reserve your seat today.

Gala

A Cause to Celebrate

Savor exquisite wine and dining as you bid on luxurious experiences and packages during spirited live and silent auctions. The evening is capped with Raise the Paddle bidding, all in support of Discover Goodwill’s life-changing programs. Following the dinner, total funds given throughout the weekend will be announced and celebrated during an after-party accompanied by live music and dancing.

For more information about this event please visit An Enchanted Weekend or contact Jeanne Conder at (719) 381-9489 or jconder@discovermygoodwill.org or Bonnie Martinez at (719) 785-9203 or bmartinez@discovermygoodwill.org.

Registration Opens: April 28, 2017
Date:
 Saturday, August 19, 2017
Time: 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Location: Kissing Camels Golf Course at Garden of the Gods Collection
Address:  4500 Kissing Camels Drive| Colorado Springs, CO 80904

Schedule :

  • 5:30 p.m. – Cocktail Hour, Silent and Super-silent Auctions
  • 7:00 p.m. – Dinner, Auctions and Raise the Paddle Bidding
  • 9:30 p.m. – After-Party with live entertainment and specialty cocktails (immediately following Legacy Gala)

     

 

Cost: $250 per person

Valet parking available

For  ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) Assistance CLICK HERE

Cocktail attire recommended attire CLICK HERE

Call or email Sabrina Henriques at 719-381-9488  or shenriques@discovermygoodwill.org to reserve your seat today.

Get a sneak peek at one of our auction items below!

Tahiti Cruise – A very lucky couple will explore the South Pacific on board the Wind Spirit, a ship in the exclusive Windstar Cruises fleet. You will feel like you are on your own luxury yacht for seven nights as you sail with only 74 other couples, but you will also enjoy all the
luxuries of a larger vessel. All staterooms have ocean views, and there is an onboard casino, spa, water sports platform, pool and hot tubs. This is the ultimate romantic getaway to six ports of call including Papeete and Bora Bora!

Presenting Sponsors:

BBVA
Jerry Grage
GE Johnson

Platinum Sponsors:

Sherman & Howard
The Corundum Group
Lexus of Colorado Springs
Peak Place

An Enchanted Weekend
A Cause to Celebrate!

Please note Garden of the Gods Collection venues that will be dedicated to An Enchanted Weekend:

Friday, August 18th, 10:00AM – Sunday, August 20th, 1:00PM
Kissing Camels Driving Range and Putting Green

Friday, August 18th
7:00AM – 3:00PM, Kissing Camels Golf Course
9:00AM – 2:00PM, Three Graces and Patio
7:00AM- 4:00PM KC Grille
3:00PM – 10:00PM, Grand View, Reflection Pond Lawn & Club dining room

Saturday, August 18th
9:00AM-11:00AM, Reflection Pond Lawn and Rocks Patio
1:00PM – Midnight, Exterior of Kissing Camels Club House
2:00PM-12:00AM KC Grille

For questions or concerns, please call Tracey Kalata at 719.520.4980

Discover The Club

If you book this package then join the club we will reimburse the total cost of the Discover the Club Package, plus your first 3 months of membership dues are complimentary.


• A three-day and two-night stay
• One round of golf (18 holes) for two
• Dinner for two ($150 value)

Learn more