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Denver Hooperz Youth Organaization

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Mission: Assist inner-city-at-risk youth

Programs: Colorado connect served over 90 denver area youth on 7 basketball teams providing coaching, mentoring, and academic assistance to our players

we have also assisted 16 young men in obtaining academ- ic/athletic scholarships

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This is a false statement and misleading to donors. Colorado Connect is not recognized by the IRS as tax exempt nor has a IRS form 990 ever been filed on behalf of this organization.


Colorado Connect Youth Organization is a 501c3 grass-roots organization Est. 2013, comprised of four independent club basketball organizations (Denver Hooperz, Colorado Truth, Big Frame and Rim Rockers). Colorado Connect's mission is to assist inner-city-at-risk youth to become good Student/Athletes through the vehicle of sport.

Colorado Connect has over Century’s worth of coaching knowledge and experience on staff. Our players will
compete in the best local and national tournaments and leagues to gain exposure from all different levels
of collegiate athletic programs. Our students understand the principles of being a good student,
productive citizen in the community and a hard working athlete.

Colorado Connect has a mandatory GPA of 2.5 or proficient reporting and grading periods, that’s monitored on a weekly basis and completion of grading periods through our progress reports.

Colorado Connect is partnered with undergraduate students at Denver University and Metro State for tutoring and mentorship in subject areas that is a challenge for our participants. This service is free of charge. Colorado Connect participants will be required to volunteer time and assistance with organizational functions: Feeding the homeless, Assisting in community events, Habitat for humanity and Fundraising Events. No, evidence or data to support this claim. Visit the website or contact Metise Moore Sr. to get more details about tutoring.