Angel Eyes Store

Claws for a Cause

One of Colorado’s longest standing fundraisers celebrates yet another year with the sale of live lobsters and more; several hundred Colorado families partake in the tradition

April 5, 2022, Denver, Colorado ——- With nearly 30,000 nonprofit organizations in Colorado and literally thousands of fundraising events, it is difficult for everyday residents to find simple, effective ways to support the groups that need their help. Yet for four decades, Angel Eyes (, a 501(c)3 group that works tirelessly to provide awareness, support and risk reduction services for all sudden, unexpected infant deaths including stillbirths and miscarriages, has been successfully raising funds with its annual Claws for a Cause event. Now in its 42nd year, Claws for a Cause brings live 1.25-pound lobsters from Boston’s James Hook & Co. to landlocked Coloradans, all in the name of charity. With May and June delivery dates, the event has families celebrating with traditional New-England Style Lobster Bakes throughout the state, with all proceeds directly benefiting Angel Eyes.

As one of Colorado’s longest standing fundraisers, Claws for a Cause is a celebrated, time-honored tradition for several hundred local families, and offers an enjoyable, easy and affordable way to give back while celebrating life at the same time. Festivities range from intimate dinners to large parties held on private estates. Over the years, the organization has sold more than 100,000 live lobsters, raising nearly a million dollars in net revenue.

In addition to the popular live lobsters the group also offers frozen lobster tails from Seattle Fish Company, filet mignon steaks, ribeye steaks and 1/3 lb burgers from C&B Custom Processing. Donors pre-order their choices, and pick up their feasts at a variety of sites across Colorado on one of two celebration dates, May 14 and June 18, 2022.  


Written by Laura Crowley — March 21, 2012