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Sharing our hearts with health care while boosting businesses.
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Below you will find a donate button for our Health Care workers. All proceeds will go toward purchasing gift cards for the workers.
Attention: Operation Love
Loveland Chamber of Commerce
5400 Stone creek Circle ste 200, Loveland CO 80538
Loveland Chamber of Commerce | 5400 Stone Creek Circle Ste. 200 Loveland, CO 80538
Loveland City Hall | 500 E. 3rd St. Loveland, CO 80537
OPERATION LOVE – SHARING OUR HEARTS WITH HEALTHCARE WHILE
BOOSTING OUR LOCAL BUSINESSES
The nation’s Sweetheart City aims to bring letters of encouragement and gift cards from our area businesses to our healthcare heroes in the name of love
LOVELAND, Colo. – January 7, 2021 –Loveland, the nation’s Sweetheart City, will be spreading love and joy locally to our Healthcare workers. It is no secret our healthcare workers are not only exhausted, but mentally and emotionally taxed. They have made incredible sacrifices to help provide quality care for our community. They too have been stricken with COVID-19 and many of them are working double shifts to help cover for their quarantined coworkers. Our Healthcare HEROES need our encouragement and support to stay motivated during this ever continuing fight. As a result, we are reaching out to our community for support.
Today, the Loveland Chamber of Commerce, Visit Loveland, and City of Loveland Parks & Recreation are partnering to launch -
Operation Love – Sharing our hearts with healthcare while boosting business
The community call to action is simple:
The McKee Foundation and UCHealth Northern Colorado Foundation have partnered with us to distribute the letters and gift cards to healthcare heroes as we receive them.
You can drop off your letters of support to any of the follow drop box locations.
The red drop box will be labeled with “Operation Love” and in a visible location.
Chamber of Commerce Loveland City Hall
5400 Stone Creek Circle 500 E 3rd Street
How to mail the letters of support directly to the Chamber of Commerce:
Attention: OPERATION LOVE
5400 Stone Creek Circle Ste. 200, Loveland CO 80538
We are also encouraging donations via online to purchase gift cards and leave an encouraging message to be distributed to the hospitals. (visit https://loveland.org/operation-love/ to donate and leave a message of support)
“We are so appreciative of the Loveland Chamber of Commerce for creating the Operation Love program. Our healthcare workers have been working tirelessly through this unprecedented pandemic for almost a year. Many are working additional shifts and taking time away from their families and loved ones to expertly and compassionately care for members of our community. One thing we hear over and again from our team members is how much they appreciate the community support and especially free meals!” Wendy Sparks, Interim Chief Executive Officer, Banner Health Northern Colorado
About the Loveland Chamber of Commerce
Founded in 1902, the Loveland Chamber of Commerce is northern Colorado’s “driving force for business.” Comprised of more than 750 local companies, the chamber offers a vast array of educational and networking programs to help its investors, both large and small, gain the skills and resources necessary to thrive and prosper in today's economy. As a founding member of the Northern Colorado Legislative Alliance (NCLA), the chamber also serves as an advocate for business, working on behalf of entrepreneurs to lead and influence local, state, and federal policy on issues affecting the unique interests of business in northern Colorado. For more information on the Loveland Chamber, please call 970-667-6311 or visit loveland.org.
About Visit Loveland
The mission of Visit Loveland is to enthusiastically promote, market and sell Loveland, Colorado as a destination for meetings, conventions, and individual travelers, fostering economic development and benefiting and supporting members and the overall business community. It is Visit Loveland’s goal to promote tourism, conventions, and related activities within the city by marketing the city and sponsoring destination and community events. Learn more at VisitLovelandCO.com.
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Mindy McCloughan | [email protected] | 970-744-4791