november, 2018

03nov6:00 pm10:00 pmRising STARS Gala | Celebrating 25 Years of MentorLife


Event Details

2018 marks 25 years of FRIENDS FIRST serving the Colorado community. Help us recognize the people who got us here and raise $75,000 to expand our programs and provide more teens with mentors!

  • Time: 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Date: Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018
  • Location: Mile High Station, 2027 Old West Colfax Ave., Denver CO 80204

Join us as we celebrate 25 years of impacting lives in Colorado! Featuring special performances from our teen mentors, Live DJ and Dancing, Food Stations, Dinner & Drinks, Live & Silent Auctions, Hollywood-style Blue Carpet! Help us recognize the mentors, community partners, schools and alumni who have made 25 years of MentorLife® possible – MentorLife® means always investing in someone, and always having someone investing in you.

Who we are. FRIENDS FIRST is a nonprofit located in Denver, serving about 30-40 schools each year with our various positive youth development programs. Our mission is to educate and mentor teens to make positive life choices and develop healthy relationships.

What we do. FRIENDS FIRST coordinates STARS (Students Teaching About Relationships & Success), which is our signature program. STARS is a peer-mentoring program that provides support, character development and healthy relationship education to youth. Other FRIENDS FIRST programs include the STARS National Conference, parent education, classroom presentations, school assemblies and Project AIM (Adult Identity Mentoring).

Tickets on sale now!

  • $110 Early Bird

  • $125 Individual

  • $75 Young Professional

  • VIP Tables Available

Learn more and get tickets!

Email Bailey Morgan, , or give us a call at 720.981.9193, to learn more about getting involved and supporting this event.

Please contact Development Manager Sabra Jewell, for more information on sponsorship opportunities.


(Saturday) 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm