Giving Back to Our Community

Logo for Monarch Community Outreach

Monarch Community Outreach (MCO) is a Non-Profit Organization associated with Monarch Mountain and its employees that provides aid and service to our community.

We welcome and encourage the participation and generosity of all Monarch employees, as well as anyone in the community, so that we can provide aid and service to as many people as we can.

Areas of Focus

Some examples include
The Grainery
Chaffee County Boys' & Girls' Club
Alliance Against Domestic Abuse
Farm to Table
Full Circle Resorative Justice
La Puente

Individuals in Need
People in need of the basic necessities of life due to unforeseen circumstances.

Community Support
Some examples include
Salida H.S. Mountain Bike Team
Salida & BV School Programs
Kiwanis Easter Egg Hunt
St. Joe's Thanksgiving Dinner

Giving History | Grand total: $136,643

2016 | $2,000
2015 | $18,500
2014 | $12,700
2013 | $12,000
2012 | $14,947
2011 | $15,911
2010 | $10,600
2009 | $11,050
2008 | $12,900
2007 | $12,000
2006 | $7,000
2005 | $4,785
2004 | $500

Board Members

Gregg Wolfgang, President
(719) 530-5180

Susan Boucher, Vice-President
(719) 221-2150

Melissa Goforth, Treasurer
(719) 530-5013

Howard White, Secretary
(719) 539-7074

Rich Moorhead
(719) 539-8290

Jerry Donner

Chuck Deveney
(719) 539-4163

Scott Pressly
(719) 530-5014

Ryan Kempfer
(719) 660-1691

Brian Berger
(719) 530-5028

MCO Group photo


The following have received donations from Monarch Community Outreach from 2004 to 2015 (to date).

  • 3 Cherry Trees/Ruby Mtn Daycare
  • 4-H
  • AA Opps
  • Absolute Bikes
  • Alliance Against Domestic Abuse
  • American Cancer Society
  • America’s Second Harvest
  • Angel of Shavano
  • Ark-Valley Humane Society
  • Articipate
  • Avery Parsons Camp Invention Program
  • Baby Walters Fund
  • Bev’s Stitchery (Quilts of Valor)
  • Boys State
  • Buena Vista Community Edu. Assist Fund
  • Buena Vista High School
  • Calliope
  • Caring and Sharing
  • Chaffee County 4-H
  • Chaffee County E.M.S Foundation
  • Chaffee County Mammography Fund
  • Chaffee County Mentors
  • Chaffee County Search and Rescue
  • Chaffee County Social Services
  • Chaffee People’s Clinic
  • Collegiate Peaks Anglers
  • Colorado Avalanche Information
  • Colorado Farm to Table
  • Colorado Springs Downs Syndrome Assoc
  • Cotopaxi Booster Club
  • Crest Children’s Academy
  • Crestone Youth Plaza
  • Custer 2020 Inc.
  • Emily Wilson Foundation
  • First Presbyterian Church
  • Full Circle Restorative Justice
  • Family & Youth Initiatives
  • Garage Band
  • Guidestone
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Holiday Park
  • James Bearrs Memorial
  • Kiwanis Easter Egg Hunt
  • Longfellow Parents Association (Art supplies)
  • Longfellow Elementary
  • Leadville Senior Center
  • Land Trust of the Upper Arkansas
  • La Puente
  • Monarch Ski School-Adaptive Equipment for Wounded Warriors
  • Montessori Charter School
  • Miles for Smiles Dental Program
  • Maysville Fire Department
  • Neighbor to Neighbor
  • Orpheum Theater, Inc.
  • Option 23
  • Poncha Springs Community Garden
  • Upper Arkansas Service Club (Easter Egg Hunt)
  • Roots of the Rockies Children’s Program


  • Salida Aids Walk
  • Salida Boys and Girls Club
  • Salida Circus Outreach
  • Salida Elks Lodge
  • Salida High School
  • Salida Hospital Foundation
  • Salida Middle School Playground
  • Salida Mountain Trails
  • Salida Museum
  • Salida Parks & Open Space Trails
  • Salida Pregnancy Center
  • Salida Mountain Bike Race Team
  • Salida Rotary Club
  • Salida/Buena Vista Cycling
  • San Luis Food Bank
  • Shriners Circus Fund
  • Southwest Conservation Corps
  • Spotlight on the Held
  • St. Joseph’s Catholic Church (Thanksgiving Dinner)
  • St. George Episcopal Church
  • Stage Left Theater Company
  • StarPoint
  • SteamPlant Theater
  • Sunset Home
  • Tenderfoot Mountain
  • The Grainery
  • The Trailhead
  • Tu Casa Inc. of Alamosa
  • Unicef- Tsunami Relief Fund
  • Upper Arkansas Quilters
  • Upper Arkansas Service Club
  • Valley to Valley Senior Care Center
  • Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado
  • Woodward Camp
  • Community Members in Need

Does Your Organization Need Help?

If you are or know of a non-profit that is in need of donations, please download and fill out this application. Feel free to email it to or mail it to #1 Powder Place,  Monarch, CO 81227.

If you have any questions, please contact one of our Board members.

If you have applied for assistance in the past and would like to do so again, please fill out this renewal form.

How Can You Help?

Donate to MCO.  Employees – see your supervisor for a Payroll Deduction Form.  Everyone else, send donations to MCO, #1 Powder Place, Monarch, CO  81227 or click the Donate button at the bottom of this page.  Keep in mind any donation is tax deductible since MCO is qualified as a 501c3 organization under the Internal Revenue Service code.

Become a Board Member. Being a member of the Board of Directors requires attending the monthly Board Meetings on a regular basis. If you are interested, please attend the next meeting and let us know you would like to be considered for Board Membership.

Throw some change into one of our donation boxes located throughout the lodge or treat yourself to sweets from one of our candy machines, or buy a raffle ticket.