#Coloradofamily means something different to everyone.

A family of friends, a work family, big families, small families, foster families, blended families, LGBTQ families, single moms, single dads, grandparents raising grandkids. . . . show us what family means to you!

What family looks like to each of us is different, but we can all foster or adopt a child or help a parent.

Enter the photo contest

Win a chance to give your favorite Colorado nonprofit a gift of $1,500 this holiday season! 

Learn more about contest awards, guidelines and how to vote for your favorite photo below. 

Submit your photo here https://form.jotform.com/831872663959741. Step One: Read the contest guidelines carefully. 

2. Step Two: Fill out & submit your photo by completing the online form.

3. Step Three: Once approved, we will upload your photo to CO4Kids Facebook page and CO4Kids Instagram account and email you to let you know your photo has been posted.

4. Step Four: Share the uploaded photo on Facebook and Instagram and encourage your friends, family, and supporters to vote for your picture by liking the photo.  Only "likes" on the original photo will be counted. 

Winners will be selected based on the number of "likes" the photo received on Facebook and Instagram by December 28 at 5:00 pm (MTN), so make sure to like it and spread the word!

Contest winners get to select a nonprofit to receive a grant to help support families and prevent child maltreatment.

1st Place Winner |  Opportunity to select a Colorado nonprofit organization that works to support families and prevent child maltreatment to receive $1,500 from the CO4Kids Campaign

2nd Place Winner | Opportunity to select a Colorado nonprofit organization that works to support families and prevent child maltreatment to receive $1,000 from the CO4Kids Campaign

3rd Place Winner | Opportunity to select a Colorado nonprofit organization that works to support families and prevent child maltreatment to receive $500 from the CO4Kids Campaign

Please read all of the guidelines carefully. 

  • Although anyone can enter, grant awards must go toward a 501 (c)(3) Colorado nonprofit organization that works to support families and prevent child maltreatment in Colorado. 
  • Photos must be submitted between November 19th - December 28th at 5 pm. 
  • Limit 1 entry per person. Photos can only be submitted once. In the instance that two people submit the same photo, only the first entry will be considered. 
  • Only image files 10854 KB or less will be accepted. 
  • Photos must be original and taken by the person submitting the photo, or with that person's expressed permission. You cannot enter the contest with a photo that you do not own and have permission to use. 
  • Submission of a photo includes a media release agreement. If any children are included in a photo, you must be the parent or legal caregiver of that child. 
  • Photos may not include watermarks. 

Winners will be selected based on the number of "likes" the photo received by December 28th at 5:00 pm (MTN), so make sure to like it and spread the word!

Only "likes" on the original photo on the CO4Kids Facebook Page and CO4Kids Instagram Account  will be counted. 

Grow your family and support parents. Become a part of the #Coloradofamily.

It doesn't matter what your family looks like or how your family came to be, what matters is that you have love and support.  

Parents and children in your community need your help. Parents with a social network of emotionally supportive friends, family, and neighbors often find that it is easier to care for their children and themselves. 

Colorado Child Abuse and Neglect Hotline
1-844-CO-4-KIDS (1‑844‑264‑5437)
Available 24 hours a day, every day. Don't hesitate to call and get help. 
Anyone witnessing a child in a life-threatening situation should call 911 immediately.