Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck is pleased to announce that Steve Farber, a founding partner of the firm, has been honored with the Diamonds in the Rough Foundation (DITR) Humanitarian Award. The award recognizes a member of the Denver community whose character exemplifies the spirit of giving back.
“DITR Foundation's core value is giving back to our community and Steve’s dedication exemplifies these values each and every day of his life,” said Michael Pollak, founder and CEO of Hyde Park Jewelers and DITR Foundation. “Steve has dedicated his life to his family and community. He’s the embodiment of elevating the lives of others. He graciously supports a wide spectrum of organizations with his time and resources across the Denver community.”
This recognition of Steve's commitment to the Denver community exemplifies Brownstein’s core value of giving back by helping the communities where its employees live and work. Steve is the founder and chairman of the board of the American Transplant Foundation, and has served on the board of trustees of the Anti-Defamation League, Children's Diabetes Foundation, Race to Erase MS Foundation, The Children's Hospital Foundation and the University of Denver. His community leadership has also included work with Denver Health Foundation, Aurora EDC, ACE Scholarships, Denver Hospice and acting as a fellow to the Colorado and American Bar Foundations.
Steve served as co-chair of the Host Committee for the 2008 Democratic National Convention, as a commissioner of the Colorado Commission on Higher Education, and as chairman of The Rose Health Care Systems, the University of Colorado Hospital Foundation, the Allied Jewish Federation and the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce.
The 2017 Humanitarian Award was presented to Steve at the Diamonds in the Rough Charity Dinner on July 16 at Elway’s Steakhouse in Cherry Creek.