about the program

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DC Oakes wants you to Beer it Forward with us! Beer it Forward is based on the Pay It Forward philosophy, when acts of kindness are initiated, generating a ripple effect from one person to the next, one community to the next. At DC Oakes, having your name on the board is a good thing! Buy a drink for a friend, a stranger, a teacher, and we’ll put their name on the board.  See your name on the board? Cash in your drink with your ID! 

But that's not all. Every quarter, DC Oakes will also Beer it Forward to a local community group who inspires us, As part of our Community BFF program, DC Oakes will donate 10% of all Beer it Forward beer sales to a local organization doing good in our community. To apply to be a Community BFF Partner, click here

About Our Current Community BFF

First Class Scholarship Program

 First Class is an award-winning scholarship program that supports first-generation students in Northern Colorado with financial and mentorship support.



Recent Beer it forward friends

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UNITED WAY OF LARIMER COUNTY IS UNITING PEOPLE AND CHANGING LIVES. United Way helps local children and families succeed in school, work, and life by tackling the source of community challenges and driving change that lasts. We’re building a movement to change more lives and strengthen our community in three key ways: Uniting- People & Organizations, Helping- Children & Families Succeed and Empowering- People to Act

Vision: We lead the community to meet the needs of those in need.

Mission:      To cultivate and mobilize community resources to change and save lives.


SMILE #UWokeUp is a non-profit organization designed to provide awareness of traumatic brain injuries(TBI) to our communities, while providing support, tools and tips and TBI prevention insight.  SMILE #UWokeUp provides support in a plethora of ways for traumatic brain injury survivors, their families, and their caregivers.  These include support group meetings, prevention education, and education for TBI identification.  SMILE #UWokeUp wants to help you learn your own strength and what you are capable of while overcoming personal obstacles.  See it. Believe it. Achieve it. To learn more, visit: www.SmileUWokeUp.org


Pathways is a local nonprofit that has served northern Colorado for nearly 40 years. Our dedicated team provides expert and compassionate hospice care, palliative care, and grief and loss support. Honoring every moment of life, Pathways provides compassionate, excellent, comprehensive care for those who have an advanced medical condition and those who are grieving. To learn more                                                                            about Pathways and their services, visit pathways-care.org/

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Between August 1st to September 30th, our community BFF Partner was the Loveland Mountain View Rotary Club in support of the Rotary's annual BandSmash fundraiser — a “battle of the bands” event showcase of the best northern Colorado bands performing covers from rock legends to raise funds for the "Heroes Among Us" scholarships benefiting local high school students as well as projects for local children in need.


Our community BFF Partner for Summer 2017 was the Poudre School District (PSD) Foundation — serving the Poudre School District by mobilizing community resources to provide students with educational opportunities that may not otherwise exist.