Press Releases

Press Releases


Lakewood, Colorado. – January 16, 2019 – Did you know if you shop Amazon at (AmazonSmile) you can help support CBR YouthConnect at no additional cost? Now through January 31, 2019, Amazon is donating 30 times the usual rate on all new print magazine subscriptions which is a whopping 15 percent of your new magazine subscription purchase price!

Also, AmazoneSmile offers all the same items, prices and benefits of shopping on, but they donate .5 percent of eligible purchases to the charity of your choice. Before you start your shopping on AmazonSmile, make sure to select Colorado Boys Ranch Foundation as your charity of choice to ensure the donation amount goes free of charge to CBR YouthConnect. All proceeds go to helping Colorado kids and families through CBR’s community programs and resources.


Lakewood, Colorado. – December 3, 2018 – Come and dance the night away on January 18, 2019, at the best rodeo after-party during the National Western Stock Show from 7 p.m. to Midnight at the Forney Museum of Transportation. The Hats and Boots Extravaganza is a huge fundraiser for the Colorado Boys Ranch (CBR) YouthConnect and will consist of dancing, food and drinks.

In addition to delicious BBQ and a cash bar on site, there will be mechanical bull riding; country dancing, which includes two-step lessons; ‘cowboy contests’ which are quick draw, roll-a-roper and stick horse barrel racing; rodeo clowns and more!

The event follows the Pro Rodeo and is right across the road, so instead of going home, bring the whole family out! Tickets are $15 for single, $10 for senior and $30 for couples and families. Tickets will available to purchase online starting in mid-December.

Attending the event? Make sure to let us know by saying you are going on the Hats and Boots Extravaganza Facebook Event Page.

Interested in sponsoring the event? Learn how you can help make a difference at We also need volunteers! All volunteers will gain free admission into the event and there are a variety of opportunities. You can view all of the opportunities at

To learn more about the Hats and Boots Extravaganza, visit A downloadable flyer is available by clicking here.