We place tremendous value in being active in the community in which we live and work. With programs geared towards educational initiatives and philanthropic endeavors, we strive to be a trusted name in the community.
Our CEO, Eric, is on the board of Denver Kids, Inc., an organization that is truly moving the needle in regards to drop out rates amongst the most challenged populations in Denver. Denver Kids, a counseling and mentoring program, believes that “Every Student Counts, Every Student Graduates.” Continental Sausage, Inc. is proud to partner with Whole Foods to further this cause. For every package of CharcūtNuvo products sold at Whole Foods stores in the Rocky Mountain region, Whole Foods donates $.05 to Denver Kids, Inc.
Our CFO, Jessica, is currently on the board and is treasurer for New Legacy Charter School, which opened in the fall of 2015. New Legacy is a small public charter school tailored to the unique and multifaceted needs of teen parents, empowering them to create a legacy of education, quality parenting, and personal success for themselves and their children. The school serves pregnant and parenting high school eligible students (male and female) and their children ages 0-5 in northwest Aurora, CO.
We are proud to be a cooperating provider to We Don't Waste — an innovative provider of food for the hungry. We Don't Waste collects unused food from venues, caterers, restaurants, and other food purveyors and distributes the food to Denver's underserved populations. Their efforts augment existing food and supplies needed by community-based non-profit agencies, with high quality protein, high quality produce along with wholesome, nutritional and varied “restaurant-grade” meals.
Continental Sausage, Inc. has made it a tradition to participate in the annual Colfax Marathon. In the past three years, the company has raised more than $30,000. for Denver Kids, Inc. This year, Continental Sausage, Inc. had ten relay teams represented at the 2016 event. (Click image to see larger view)