Thank You for the Generous Support!





Like everything else in your life over the last year, Access Opportunity's annual fundraising event - Raise a Class - is going virtual for 2021. We know you have Zoom fatigue and we know you're a little over virtual gatherings, so we've designed this event to be an interactive experience that can be watched on your own time. Your ticket to this virtual, on-demand experience is the Raise a Class Event in a Box. The Box, which contains some familiar Raise a Class goodies, also includes links that will take you to videos that will make you laugh, cry, and inspire you to donate and deepen your support of Access Opportunity and our students.


Thank you for joining us at Raise a Class 2021. If you missed the event, you can still donate here.

Please return to this page this summer for announcements on Raise a Class 2022!

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Our vision is equity in education for all students.

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Raise a Class is Access Opportunity's signature annual fundraising event. Raise a Class offers a unique twist on the traditional gala. Guests enjoy food stations featuring culinary delights from some of Denver and Boulder's favorite restaurants; beer, wine, and custom cocktails; a fun and slightly irreverent auction; and live music. The highly-anticipated annual event is attended by over 500 guests. Raise a Class is a beloved gathering of the Access Opportunity community and a celebration of our students. For the health and safety of our community, and to ensure compliance with local health restrictions and guidelines during the Covid-19 pandemic, Raise a Class 2021 will be a virtual event. Even virtually, the event promises to stand out from the crowd by offering a unique experience in support of Access Opportunity's mission of supporting high-achieving, low-income students.