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Local Community Support

Aspen Skiing Company (ASC) contributes more than $2,200,000 in products and services to local nonprofit organizations. Whether it's a fundraiser to pay someone's medical bills, items for a silent auction, or lift tickets for disabled veterans, Aspen Skiing Company is committed to making a difference in the Roaring Fork Valley community. Download our philanthropy brochure highlighting our efforts to support the local community.

2011_HWY_CleanupASC employees are also encouraged to give back to the community.  Our corporate volunteer policy provides all full-time year-round employees 16 hours of paid volunteer time. We've built homes with Habitat for Humanity, rehabilitated trails throughout the Roaring Fork Valley, and volunteered with numerous charities. If all eligible employees took advantage of this benefit we'd add 15,500 hours to the non-profit community, worth $330,000.

In 2012-13 ASC employees contributed over 1,500 volunteer hours to the community through events like Komen's Race for the Cure, Shining Stars Winter Games, and the Town of Snowmass Village's Annual Clean Up.

The ASC Family Fund has set aside $5,000 to support employees participating in events that get you outside pushing your limits; such as Bike MS: Colorado, Komen's Race for the Cure, and Boogie's Buddy Race. Through this Wellness Matching Program, each employee is eligible to receive up to $125 in matching funds. ASC employees just register for the event and submit a copy of their registration and proof of funds raised to Matt Hamilton, and a contribution will be donated in their name.

Ski Patrol Field Trip from Outside Adventure Media on VimeoAspen Center for Environmental Studies (ACES) brings 350 second grade students from Basalt Elementary, Aspen Elementary, Carbondale Community School, Blue Lake Preschool, Aspen Country Day, and Sopris Elementary to Aspen Mountain each winter to learn about snow science, local animal winter adaptations, and skier safety.

Aspen/Snowmass supports this program donating 100s of footpasses for students and chaperones to ride the Silver Queen Gondola (the first time for many involved). Once atop Aspen Mountain the students  are introduced to the techniques of snowshoeing by ACES educators. The groups then explore along Richmond ridge, taking part in the "winter challenge course" where they act out various adaptations animals have and use to survive and thrive in the winter (becoming weasels and digging into the subnivian zone to look for mice and voles to eat, walking single-file through deep snow like a herd of deer, etc.) After lunch, the students learn about snow science and ski safety from the Aspen Mountain Ski Patrol. This includes avalanche study, snow safety equipment, and working with the rescue dogs as one of the "lucky" second grade students is buried and then found under the snow.

During the 2012-2013 season ASC made Corporate Contributions to the non-profits listed below.

  • A Benefit for Nico Eymar
  • Alliance for Sustainable Colorado
  • Ambassadors to Denver International Aiport
  • American Cancer Society - Great Lakes Division
  • American Legion
  • American Whitewater - Upper Colorado River Project
  • Angel Eyes
  • Angel Walk
  • Aspen Aids Benefit
  • Aspen Animal Shelter
  • Aspen Art Museum
  • Aspen Board of Realtors
  • Aspen Camp School for Deaf
  • Aspen Center for Environmental Studies (ACES)
  • Aspen Chamber Resort Association (ACRA)
  • Aspen Community Church
  • Aspen Community Foundation
  • Aspen Community School
  • Aspen Country Day
  • Aspen Democracy Initiative
  • Aspen Education Foundation
  • Aspen Elementary
  • Aspen Elks
  • Aspen Film
  • Aspen High School
  • Aspen Homeless Shelter
  • Aspen Junior Golf
  • Aspen Junior Hockey
  • Aspen Middle School
  • Aspen Music Festival
  • Aspen Police Department
  • Aspen Pro Challenge
  • Aspen Public Radio
  • Aspen Skating Club
  • Aspen TREE
  • Aspen Ute Foundation
  • Aspen Valley Land Trust (AVLT)
  • Aspen Valley Marathon
  • Aspen Valley Ski and Snowboard Club (AVSC)
  • Aspen Writers Foundation
  • Aspen Young Professionals
  • Aspen Youth Center
  • Back Zac
  • Backyard Energy - Yes on Castle Creek Hydro
  • Baptist Health South Florida
  • Bariloche Ski Patrol
  • Basalt Athletic Boosters
  • Basalt Band Boosters
  • Basalt High School
  • Basalt Kids - Basalt Education Foundation
  • Basalt Lions Club
  • Basalt Middle School
  • BC Children's Hospital Foundation
  • Beanstalk Foundation
  • Beauvoir National Cathedral Elementary School
  • Beckstrand Cancer Foundation
  • Benefit for Tom Redd
  • Berkley Hall School
  • Between the Peaks
  • Bicycle Colorado
  • Bill Roberts Elementary
  • Blue Lake Preschool
  • Boulder New Generations Rotary Club
  • Boys and Girls Club of Weld County
  • Boys and Girls Clubs of Metro Denver
  • Bridge Between
  • Buddy Program
  • Byrne Urban Scholars
  • Cactus Valley Elementary School
  • Can't Stomach Cancer
  • Carbondale Bike Week
  • Carbondale Chamber of Commerce
  • Carbondale Community School
  • Carbondale Council for the Arts
  • Carbondale Soccer Club
  • Careers through Culinary Arts Program
  • Carly Bowles Divide Classic 2012
  • Center for Hearing, Speech and Language
  • Challenge Aspen
  • Chapparal Elementary School
  • Cheekwood Botanical Garden
  • Children's Diabetes Foundation
  • Children's Health Foundation
  • Children's Hospital Colorado
  • Childrens Mini College
  • Children's Rocky Mountain School
  • Chris Klug Foundation
  • Citizens for a Healthy Community
  • Climb for Conservation
  • Club Rotario
  • Coalition for Colorado's Future
  • Colorado Accountable Government Alliance (CAGA)
  • Colorado Animal Rescue
  • Colorado Avalanche Information Center (CAIC)
  • Colorado Bright Beginnings
  • Colorado Conservation Voters
  • Colorado Fourteeners Initiative
  • Colorado High School Cycling League
  • Colorado Mountain Club
  • Colorado Renewable Energy Society
  • Colorado Ski Museum
  • Colorado Watershed Assembly
  • Community Office for Resource Efficiency (CORE)
  • Compass/Early Childhood Center Woody Creek
  • Conservation Center
  • Conservation Colorado
  • Crested Butte Nordic Council
  • Crystal River Elementary School
  • Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
  • David Harding Benefit
  • Denver Adult Down Syndrome Clinic
  • Denver Center for the Performing Arts
  • Directors’ Invitational Ski Classic
  • Disabled American Veterans
  • Dreams Come True of Jacksonville
  • Dumb Friends League
  • Early Childhood Center - Woody Creek
  • Early Childhood Network
  • Early Learning Center at Yellow Brick
  • EcoFlight
  • Elk Creek Elementary School
  • English in Action
  • Episcopal Day School
  • Extreme Sports Camp
  • Fat City Farmers
  • Flight for Colorado Avalanche Deployment Fund - St. Anthony's Health Foundation
  • Friends of the Aspen Animal Shelter
  • Garfield County Child Support
  • Garfield County Open Space Initiative
  • Gary Graham Memorial Golf Tournament
  • Girl Scouts
  • Glenwood Springs Association of Realtors
  • Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts
  • Glenwood Springs Elementary School
  • Glenwood Springs High School
  • Glenwood Springs Youth Hockey
  • GO Campaign
  • Golfers Against Cancer
  • Great Old Broads for Wilderness
  • Green Corps
  • Greenhill School
  • Gus the Bus
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Harper for Kids
  • High Country Conservation Center
  • High Country News
  • Hike for Hope
  • Hospice in the Valley
  • Huts for Veterans
  • Independence Pass Foundation
  • Industrial Strength Bash Foundation
  • Jack & Jill Late Stage Cancer Foundation
  • Jazz Aspen
  • Joe Kammers Benefit
  • KAJX: Aspen Public Radio
  • Kathryn Senor Elementary School
  • KDNK Public Radio
  • Kids in Distressed Situations ( K.I.D.S)
  • Komen Aspen
  • KVNF Public Radio
  • Lake County Middle School
  • Les Dames D'Aspen, Ltd
  • Lift Up
  • Light It Up Blue Aspen
  • Literacy Outreach
  • Little Red School House
  • Loveland Ski Club
  • Lower Valley Trails Group (LoVa)
  • Make a Wish Foundation
  • Manaus Fund
  • Marble Community Foundation
  • Marble Schools
  • Marshall Direct Fund
  • Mercy and Sharing
  • Misericordia Heart of Mercy Center
  • Mother Lode
  • Mount Sopris Nordic Council
  • Mountain Rescue
  • Mt. Sopris Montessori
  • Music Associates of Aspen
  • National MS Society
  • Nettie Miller Benefit
  • New Creation Church Pre-School
  • New Genesis
  • New York Stage and Film
  • Norm Batcheldor Pikes Peak Program
  • Our School
  • PEO
  • Phoenix Family
  • Pikes Peak Community College
  • Pink and Blue United
  • Powderhorn Racing Club
  • Protect Our Winters (POW)
  • Public Counsel of the Rockies
  • Raising a Reader
  • Rally for the Cure
  • Red Brick Council for the Arts
  • Red Hill Council
  • Rick's Center for Gifted Children
  • River Bridge Regional Center
  • Roaring Fork Conservancy
  • Roaring Fork Family Resource Centers
  • Roaring Fork High School
  • Roaring Fork Ninos
  • Roaring Fork Outdoor Volunteers (RFOV)
  • Roaring Fork Public Education Foundation
  • Roaring Fork Rotary Foundation
  • Roaring Fork School Health Centers at Basalt
  • Roaring Fork Transportation Authority
  • Rocky Mountain PBS
  • Rocky Mountain Wild
  • Rocky Mountain Youth Corps
  • Ross Montessori School
  • Rotary Club of Aspen
  • Rotary Club of Carbondale
  • Rotary Club of Snowmass Village
  • Saint Vincent de Paul Catholic School
  • Save the Colorado
  • Senior Day
  • Shining Stars
  • Sister Cities
  • Snowmass Kids Patrol Program
  • Snowmass Tusk Force/Snowmass Community Foundation
  • Sopris Barracudas Swim Team
  • Special Olympics
  • Spring Board
  • St. Baldrick's Foundation
  • St. Mary's Catholic Church
  • State of CO Department of Corrections
  • Stefan Zedlacher Memorial Fund at Aspen Chapel
  • Sustainable Settings
  • The American Legion Post 100 Womens Auxiliary
  • The Carbondale PEO
  • The Crystal Charity Ball
  • The James Beard Foundation
  • The Right Door
  • The Womens Association of Colorado Hockey
  • Theatre Aspen
  • Third Street Center
  • Thompson Divide Coalition
  • Thorne Nature Experience
  • Thunder River Theatre Company
  • Town of Snowmass Village
  • Trashmasters
  • Trout Unlimited
  • Tuck Business School
  • United States Olympic Committee - Paralympic Development Team
  • University of Colorado Ski Team
  • University Park Elementary School PTA
  • Valley View Hospital
  • Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado
  • Waldorf School
  • Walk MS - Glenwood Springs
  • Waylon Ehrlich Scholarship
  • Western Colorado Congress
  • Western Colorado Early Childhood Cooperative
  • Western Resource Advocates - Reform CO Oil and Gas Development Rules
  • Western State Colorado
  • White River National Forest
  • Whole Planet Foundation
  • Wilderness Volunteers
  • Wilderness Workshop
  • Wildwood School
  • Wiley Maple Fundraiser
  • Winter Comps to Various Organizations
  • Wirth Chair - CU Boulder
  • World Cup
  • Your Friends for Life
  • Youth Entity
  • Youthzone

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