MHOTC is a strong supporter of food pantries and distributing organizations. Every summer, hundreds of community sites across Colorado offer nutritious meals for no cost to children and teenagers, 18 years and younger, at safe and fun locations. FREE, nutritious meals are available to children this summer through the Summer Food Services Program, funded by the federal government. Children or their parents/guardians do not need to feel out any forms. [Read more…] about How To Find Free Food & Meals For Kids This Summer
Free Hiker Shuttle to Boulder’s Chautauqua Park
To say that parking at Boulder’s popular Chautauqua is limited does not even begin to describe the challenges in finding a space. To solve the problem, the city operates the FREE Park-to-Park hiker shuttle between downtown Boulder and Chautauqua trailhead between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays all summer long. It runs every 15 minutes. [Read more…] about Free Hiker Shuttle to Boulder’s Chautauqua Park
Play Lottery Right from Your Phone, Get First Ticket Free
Everything is now deliverable with just a few taps on your phone. And, for those who regularly play, you can add the Colorado Lottery to the list of items you can easily check off your to-do list. Thanks to Jackpocket, play all your favorite games right from the couch, including Powerball, Mega Millions, Cash 5, Lucky For Life, Pick 3 and Colorado Lotto+. You can even have scratch tickets delivered! [Read more…] about Play Lottery Right from Your Phone, Get First Ticket Free
Where to Donate Large Furniture in Denver
Whether you’re moving or just sprucing up your home, you may occasionally have large furniture pieces that you no longer need or want. It can be frustrating to figure out what to do with these large, and often cumbersome, furnishings — from coffee to dining tables and everything in between. They’re difficult to put in storage and you can’t just leave them with the weekly trash pickup or at a dumpster.
That’s where being charitable can be helpful. Many Denver area thrift and secondhand shops happily accept furniture donations.
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Colorado Lottery Offers Free Bonus Ticket on First Wednesday of the Month
If you’re feeling lucky during the week, place your bets on Wednesdays for an extra chance at winning. The Colorado Lottery is making the rest of the year a little luckier by offering players a bonus ticket mid-week. And every ticket is another chance to win big bucks to spend on a dream vacation, a new car or just paying off bills! [Read more…] about Colorado Lottery Offers Free Bonus Ticket on First Wednesday of the Month
20% Off Refurbished Computers, Transfers & Repairs at Onsite Consulting
Looking for an up-to-date computer? Need a repair on your system? Onsite Consulting has helped us at MHOTC with our computer systems for years and the company is in the running for one of the Top 3 Computer Companies in Colorado, as awarded by Colorado Biz, for 2023 (they won in 2021 and 2022 already!). They are offering 20% off their already low prices for refurbished computers, new computer transfers, and repair before the winner is announced in June.
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Your Old Refrigerator Or Freezer Is Worth $50 Cash
Xcel Energy is willing to pay you $50 for any old (working) refrigerator or freezer you might own. C’mon you know the one that seemed like a good idea at the time and now just takes up valuable garage or basement space (plus costs you $100 or more in higher electric bills). Xcel will recycle your fridge for FREE. They’ll even pick up the beast at no charge and give you $50. [Read more…] about Your Old Refrigerator Or Freezer Is Worth $50 Cash
Today, Saturday! Safely Dispose Old Medications. National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day
It’s never a good idea to keep expired or unused medication around the house, but what do you do with them? Well, National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday, April 22, 2023, offers an opportunity to safely discard them for FREE. Bring any over-the-counter or prescription medication for proper disposal to any one of the drop-off sites throughout the Front Range from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. [Read more…] about Today, Saturday! Safely Dispose Old Medications. National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day
Did MHOTC Win Westword’s Best of Denver for the 4th Year?
Are you sitting down? Drum roll, please. Alert the media! Thanks to you, our loyal, supportive and kind readers, we’ve made it a four-peat! Mile High On The Cheap is the official winner of the Readers’ Choice for Best FREE Service in Westword’s Best of Denver for 2023. We’re beaming with pride, especially because it’s been such a journey to get to this point of recognition. We’ve been Denver’s best frugal friend for 14 years now! [Read more…] about Did MHOTC Win Westword’s Best of Denver for the 4th Year?
Discounts On Products To Help You Prepare Your Tax Returns
For better or worse, it’s probably time to think about how you’re going to file your tax return this year. If you’re thinking about using tax software, please keep reading for discounts on some items that can help you get organized, calculate expenses (stop snickering, some of us still use a calculator) and easy-to-use software for DIY preparers. [Read more…] about Discounts On Products To Help You Prepare Your Tax Returns
Updating Your Home Library? Sell Used Books at Tattered Cover
If you’re like everyone else, you have a stack of books somewhere at home that have been sitting there for months or even years. Many books you’ve read and enjoyed, but also lots of books you had hoped to read. Many books are bought (or gifted) with good intentions, but just never quite make it to the “completed” pile. [Read more…] about Updating Your Home Library? Sell Used Books at Tattered Cover
Last Day! Vote For Us: Show How Much You Love MHOTC – Westword Best of Denver 2023
Voting ends today, so last chance to show us some love. It’s time again for Westword’s popular and highly coveted Best of Denver 2023. Now, before we make our pitch, we just want to remind you how MHOTC has always been there for you in your times of cheapness and frugality, right? We’ve always had your back, when you’ve been bored on a budget. Who do you always call, when you’re looking for a good time? (Keep your mind out of the gutter, people!) [Read more…] about Last Day! Vote For Us: Show How Much You Love MHOTC – Westword Best of Denver 2023
Help Fight Car Theft: Let Denver Police Dept. Track Your Stolen Auto
Worried about your car being stolen? There’s a new tool to combat auto thefts. The Denver Police Department (DPD) has launched a new FREE program called DenverTrack. DenverTrack works with any vehicle with an installed tracking device, including factory-installed or after-market devices, and GPS and Bluetooth tracking devices to track stolen vehicles in real time. [Read more…] about Help Fight Car Theft: Let Denver Police Dept. Track Your Stolen Auto
Senior Deals and Discounts in Denver
Nowadays, there are many advantages to becoming a “senior citizen,” but the one bargain hunters appreciate the most are the discounts offered by many retailers and restaurants. We’ve rounded up a few deals around town for the “older crowd.” [Read more…] about Senior Deals and Discounts in Denver
Last Chance! Totally Free At Home Pickup Of Unwanted Electronics For Denver Residents
If you have electronics you no longer need, Retrievr, a new company in Denver, will pick them up right from your doorstep, and then take them to be recycled. And, thanks to partnerships with Google, Apple, Amazon, Dell and Microsoft, everything will be picked up for FREE …until February 28, 2023. Whether your item gets resold as-is or gets recycled, Retrievr hopes to ensure that the products of tomorrow are born from recycled material. [Read more…] about Last Chance! Totally Free At Home Pickup Of Unwanted Electronics For Denver Residents