Giving by Design Projects
Socially relevant architecture has infused the firm’s work from the beginning, so it is appropriate that a key part of our Giving by Design program is providing pro bono design services to deserving organizations and their important projects.
Dawg Nation Hockey Foundation
Dawg Nation Hockey Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charity dedicated to providing opportunities for persons with and without disabilities to gain confidence and independence through participation in national and international amateur ice hockey events, and to support local, national, and international amateur ice hockey players and their families in times of crisis. MOA’s work for the organization has included a planning study and concept design for a three-sheet ice complex in Douglas County, which will accommodate both sled hockey and ice hockey. This rink facility will connect the surrounding communities with youth and adult programs, anchoring several nearby high school programs. The facility will also serve as the home of Colorado Sled Hockey Clubs with the capability of hosting both national and international sled hockey events.
Assisted Animal Therapy Program of Colorado
The Assisted Animal Therapy Program of Colorado is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization in Arvada, CO providing animal-assisted psychotherapy counseling as well as professional training for graduate-level students in clinical mental health programs. MOA’s work for the organization includes the planning and concept design for a new counseling building that includes a barn and indoor arena to meet the organization’s growing needs.