FEB 2023

Swedish Heritage Day at Ball Arena! March 5th, 2023


Join us, SACC-CO (Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce), SWEA Colorado, and the Swedish community on Sunday March 5th to watch the Colorado Avalanche take on Seattle Kraken at Ball Arena! Do you have a Swedish jersey or a Swedish flag? Bring it! We look forward to a fun-filled day and evening with many Colorado-Swedes!

Purchase game tickets HERE!

Tickets include a special pre-game gathering in the arena from 5:30 to 7pm. Attendees will be entered to win Gabe Landeskog autographed merchandise, and the lucky winners will receive their items at the game.

These ticket prices will go up on February 10th, so hurry up and secure yours!

A portion of each ticket will benefit Together for Change (Friends CO) and our bullying prevention work.

MAY 2022

The Landeskogs partner with Uncork for A Cause to support our bullying prevention work

Thank you Melissa and Gabe! We are immensely grateful for your support on this important journey; for all the amazing work you do to help us spread Friends’ knowledge and tools to stop and prevent children from being bullied.



Gabriel Landeskog Charity Campaign to Benefit Bullying Prevention

DENVER, CO, May 4, 2022 Gabriel and Melissa Landeskog are pleased to partner with Uncork for a Cause, hosting an online awareness and fundraising campaign to benefit Together for Change dba Friends Colorado. TheLandeskog’s are also planning an in-person gala for the 2022-2023 season, details to follow this summer.

The campaign provides fans an opportunity to learn more about Together for Change dba Friends Colorado’s bullying prevention education and can support their work through an extensive online auction featuring game-used Avalanche memorabilia, VIP sports game experiences, VIP concert tickets, artwork, wine lotsfromelite California producers and travel opportunities to wine country, and more…

The highlight of the auction is a 6-liter etched and hand-painted bottle of Gabriel’s very own custom-labeled 91-point Cabernet Sauvignon, autographed by the Colorado Avalanche team. This unique collectible was originally designed for the Landeskog’s gala and will make an incredible addition to some lucky Avs fan’s collection.

The online auction will run through May 31, 2022. To learn more please visit GabrielLandeskog.org

About Together for Change: 

Together for Change dba Friends Colorado is a 501(c)3 non-profit dedicated to the prevention ofbullying. Their vision is for all children to grow up in a safe, kind, and inclusive environment. They provide awareness and knowledge about bullying and bullying prevention through speaking engagements and providing Friends’ education and tools to schools, youth sports clubs and other organizations.

Together for Change dba Friends Colorado works to create a society without bullying. Where every child feels loved and respected. Where no child falls asleep sad, wakes up with anxiety, and leaves for school or other activities with a pit in the stomach. Together we can stop bullying!

About Uncork for a Cause:

Uncork for a Cause hosts charity wine events with your favorite pro athletes. We pair athletes and charities across the country, providing a unique opportunity for fans to meet their favorite players, enjoy fine wine and great food, all while raising awareness and funds for our many charitable partners 


NOV 2019

ENAVATE partners with Friends Colorado and donates $10,000


  Thank you ENAVATE!

We are very grateful and excited to welcome ENAVATE, Microsoft Dynamics 365 provider and Microsoft Gold Partner, as a partner on our journey to prevent and stop bullying.

Their partnership and very generous donation of $10,000 will help tremendously in our work to increase awareness and knowledge about bullying and how it can be stopped and prevented.



ENAVATE Partners with Friends Colorado to Prevent Childhood Bullying

DENVER, Colo., Nov. 19, 2019 – ENAVATE, a Denver-based leading Microsoft Dynamics 365 provider and Microsoft Gold Partner, has donated $10,000 to Friends Colorado to support local youth and prevent bullying. Founded in 2014, ENAVATE considers the donation and partnership a way to have a direct impact on the local community.

ENAVATE CEO Thomas Ajspur is working closely with Colorado Avalanche captain and prominent Swedish hockey player Gabriel Landeskog on the partnership. Landeskog became an ambassador for Friends in 2014, and now works with Friends Colorado to create awareness about bullying and implement Friends’ education in Colorado and the U.S.

“ENAVATE is proud to partner with Landeskog and Friends Colorado in this youth-centered, anti-bullying mission,” Ajspur said. “It’s important to take a stand against bullying in all forms, especially in schools and youth sports.”

“We’re so grateful for such a young company – just 5 years old – to commit this level of support for Friends Colorado, and to stay involved with our organization,” said Landeskog. “The donation and ongoing support will help us continue to provide education and tools for those working with children and young people to help prevent bullying, harassment and acts of intimidation.”

ENAVATE is committed to making a difference through community partnerships and by sharing its philanthropic approach with business leaders across the country.

“We are immensely grateful and excited to have ENAVATE partnering with us on this important journey,” said Marie Forsberg-Mare, President of Friends Colorado. “Every child has the right to grow up in a safe, kind and inclusive environment, free from bullying. It’s the adult’s responsibility to create that environment. ENAVATE’s very generous donation will help tremendously in our work to increase awareness and equip adults with knowledge and tools for how to prevent and stop bullying. It takes a whole-community approach, and together we can do it.”

About Friends Colorado
Friends was founded 1997 in Sweden. Together for Change dba Friends Colorado is a 501(c)3 non-profit, dedicated to the prevention of bullying. They work to increase awareness and knowledge about bullying, and implement Friends’ education in youth sports clubs, schools and other organizations, with the vision to see all children grow up in a safe, kind, and inclusive environment. Learn more at friendscolorado.org.

ENAVATE is a Microsoft Dynamics 365 partner committed to providing transformational software solutions and services to our partners and clients worldwide. ENAVATE partners with distribution companies in North America to implement, upgrade and make the most of Microsoft Dynamics 365 and AX software platforms; provides managed services to customers with Microsoft Dynamics; and partners with Microsoft Dynamics Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) globally to provide consulting, upgrades, re-architecture, maintenance and implementation support. Visit enavate.com to learn more.

To arrange an interview with CEO Thomas Ajspur, please contact Anna Palii, anna.palii@enavate.com, or 720-356-0807.





OCT 2019
Why focus on Prevention is important – with 9News
OCT 2019
Avs vs. Blues and Meet & Greet with Landeskog
SEP 2019
Hestra fundraises $5000 for Friends Colorado at their grand opening
AUG 2019
Back to School with 9News
NOV 2018
January 19th 2019! Swedish Heritage Day with the Colorado Avalanche
JAN 2018
Friends’ initiative World Anti-Bullying Forum in Ireland 2019!
OCT 2017
Hello and Good Morning Vail!