Highlands United Neighbors, Inc. (HUNI) and Roy Lopez of Kentwood Real Estate Secure Grant from The Salazar Family Foundation for North High School


1485197676DENVER, CO – Kentwood Real Estate’s Roy Lopez, in conjunction with Jon Mattei, Directors with the Highlands United Neighbors, Inc. (HUNI) organization and its Educational Committee, recently obtained a classroom grant from The Salazar Family Foundation.   

The Salazar Family Foundation, founded in 1999 by Rob and Lola Salazar, has an established mission to encourage Denver-area students to achieve their educational goals.  In partnership with HUNI, Denver North High School and the North High School Alumni Association, the Salazar Family Foundation has provided additional educational opportunities through a significant financial commitment for the benefit of North High School.

The 2016 North High School Salazar Foundation Grant is focused in the areas of the Math, Science, English, Social Studies, Special Education, Music/Art, Physical Education and World Languages Departments.

Rob and Lola Salazar

Rob Salazar, a successful entrepreneur and philanthropist, is the patriarch of the Salazar Family Foundation.  Rob’s passion and commitment to supporting North High School can be traced to his North Denver historical roots.  Rob is an Alumni of Bryant-Webster, Horace Mann Junior High, and North High School.  Concurrently, Lola Salazar, the focal point, lead and voice of the Family Foundation, worked side by side with all the stakeholders to identify those grant areas where monies could be applied for an immediate educational impact.

The Mission of HUNI, (a Lower Highlands Denver Registered Neighborhood Organization) is to facilitate consistent and responsible communication among Highland neighbors and the community at-large, to improve the quality of life for its residents, organizations, schools and businesses and to provide advocacy and promotion for the community.  The HUNI Educational Committee is dedicated to helping the Highland community schools develop an enriched academic environment that enhances educational development and opportunities through community involvement and support from available resources.

Teaming with the Salazar Family Foundation, North High School, the North High School Alumni Association, and HUNI are proud to have helped deliver on a portion of their 2016 mission thanks to the financial generosity of the Salazar Family Foundation.

Kentwood Real Estate’s Art Director, Brittany Ouzts, designed the marketing piece for Funding Initiative Group’s successful drive to obtain funds.

For more information on the Salazar Family Foundation, please visit www.salazarfamilyfoundation.org, and additional details on HUNI, visit www.denverhighland.org.   

For more information, contact Roy Lopez at 303-888-7800, email Roy@kentwood.com.  Lopez is a member of the Glery Ross Group of Realtors at Kentwood Real Estate DTC.

Kentwood Real Estate is dedicated to building on its legacy of being “Colorado’s Premier Real Estate Company” through the highest producing, most knowledgeable, caring and experienced brokers in the country who offer the highest quality customer service experience.  Kentwood Real Estate is an innovator known for unparalleled marketing strategies and superior Internet technology that places its clients in the best possible position.  The company’s brokers each averaged more than $12 million in sales volume annually, which is ranked number two nationwide by the National Association of Realtors and number one in Colorado by REAL Trends. 

Kentwood Real Estate is comprised of Kentwood Real Estate DTC, Kentwood Real Estate Cherry Creek, and Kentwood City Properties in downtown Denver.  For more information, visit Kentwood Real Estate online at www.DenverRealEstate.com.