BOULDER, Colo., April 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Deloitte Consulting LLP is one of this year's sponsors of Glass Half Full, an annual fundraiser presented by Greenhouse Scholars, a non-profit that supports, inspires and drives extraordinary, yet under-resourced, college students to become community leaders with the potential to change the trajectory of lives and communities around the globe.
All proceeds from the April 23rd event at Denver's McNichols Civic Center Building will directly benefit Greenhouse Scholars from Colorado.
"Deloitte is proud to support Greenhouse Scholars and the inspiring students they develop into tomorrow's future leaders," said Deborah Sills, principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP. "Greenhouse Scholars enables some of our brightest young people to stay in school and helps them make their dreams come true, while also strengthening our communities."
Glass Half Full is an annual celebration that focuses on the Greenhouse Scholars who directly benefit from the event. It raises awareness and vital funds, while providing guests with the chance to sample fine wines and cocktails and savor culinary creations from LYFE Kitchen, Dish Gourmet, Gozo, and Pinche Taqueria. Event attendees will socialize with friends – new and old – and participate in live and silent auctions with prizes that include a stunning trip to Greenland with Natural Habitat Adventures.
"We are extremely thankful for Deloitte's support as a sponsor of Glass Half Full," said Pete Burridge, president and chief executive officer, Greenhouse Scholars. "Their participation is a testament to their belief in our mission to cultivate the next generation of community leaders by providing comprehensive personal and financial support to extraordinary college students. We thank Deloitte for joining with us to be catalysts for change."
For more information on Glass Half Full, please visit: http://glasshalffull-co.com/.
About Greenhouse Scholars
Greenhouse Scholars, a Colorado-based non-profit organization founded in 2005, works with low income, first generation college students from Illinois and Colorado who are exceptionally high performers. Through its "Whole Person" approach of intellectual, academic, financial and professional support, Greenhouse Scholars is changing the trajectories of the Scholars and their families, and low-income communities locally and across the globe. To date, Greenhouse Scholars has served more than 150 students in Illinois and Colorado.
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