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Ashford University is a Safe and Warm Sponsor of the American Red Cross Mile High Chapter’s 2018 Heroes Soiree

DENVER (March 5, 2018) – Ashford University is joining sister institution University of the Rockies as a Safe and Warm Sponsor of the American Red Cross Mile High Chapter’s 2018 Heroes Soiree for the second straight year.

“It is through the generosity of our partners, like Ashford University, that we are able to fulfill our mission. We are thankful to live and work in such a generous community,” said Jeff Riley, Chief Development Officer, American Red Cross of Colorado & Wyoming.

“We are proud to sponsor the Red Cross and support their mission,” said Dr. Craig Swenson, president and CEO of Ashford University. “The Red Cross supports our communities, students, and faculty by providing critical services in times of need.”

Event details:
Date: Friday, March 9, 2018
Time: 5:30 PM – 9:30 PM
Location: Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum, 7711 East Academy Blvd, Denver, CO


About Ashford University

Where heritage meets innovation – that’s Ashford University. At Ashford, students discover relevant degree programs, innovative technology, and cherished tradition. Ashford offers associates, bachelor’s, and master’s degree programs online, allowing students to balance life by providing the flexibility to do school work anywhere, anytime. For more information, please visit,,, or call Lauren Coartney at 858.513.9240 x11636.

About American Red Cross

The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation's blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit or, or visit us on Twitter at @RedCross and locally @COWYRedCross

Contact: Kathleen Park
858.513.9240 x11636 ·