LONGMONT - Left Hand Brewing Co. in Longmont raised $276,693.63 for charity in 2012.

Recipients included Bike MS and Team Left Hand Brewing, Paws in the Park, Leftpalooza, Longmont Oktoberfest, Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Longmont Humane Society, Bicycle Longmont, Longmont Symphony Orchestra, Skyline Kiwanis, and the Dark Star and Cold Brews event, which raised $16,932.80 for wildfire relief. Left Hand also contributed $22,000 in retail value of in-kind donations to the community.

Elevations Foundation, the nearly 3-year-old charitable arm of Boulder-based Elevations Credit Union, delivered more than $240,000 in financial aid to local communities in 2012.

Grantees include Alliance for Suicide Prevention Thorne Nature Experience, Alternatives to Violence, Eco-Cycle, Reflections for Youth Growing Gardens, Second Wind Fund of Boulder County, Earth Explorers, Veterans Helping Veterans Now, Cal-Wood Environmental Center, Bal Swan Children's Center, Wild Plum Center, Bright Eyes, Mayor's Book Club, Acorn School, Read Aloud Loveland and Teaching Tree Early Childhood Learning.