Join Dominic’s friends & family as we … DEDICATE ONE OF DOMINIC’S MEMORIAL BENCHES Please join the celebration of the legacy Dominic DePalma left us during his short but meaningful life. As we survive one full year without this fierce, funny, and kind kid who had some serious intelligence and indomitable grit, we honor Dominic […]

Aug 5 – Walk Like MADD

Walk Like MADD If you haven’t experienced what MADD Colorado does for survivors and victims of drunk and impaired driving, consider yourself lucky. This organization has been supporting us for 365+ painful days. We are driven to pay it forward through them, and we would love you to join us. On Saturday, August 5th at […]

Bumper Stickers and Magnets

With a prom deadline, the DePalmas collected enough support from family and friends to produce 2,000 bumper stickers and magnets, pinpointing the message, “Never Forget: Your DD will get you home.” Dominic’s handwriting is featured, as well as Dominic’s drawings of himself and his home, and a QR code that leads here. As we did […]

Memorial Benches

The entire community came together to construct three memorial benches: Broomfield Commons Country Estates The Dominic DePalma Memorial Garden Benches are placed where kids will be reminded to make safe decisions before getting into cars. The DePalma front yard has transformed into a memorial garden, where all are welcome to be still and remember Dominic. […]

Last Call for Victim’s Impact Statements

Deadline – Wednesday, January 18, 2023, end of day State how you knew Dominic and how you have been impacted by his loss. If you didn’t know Dominic well, discuss how you have witnessed the challenges our family has faced. If your child/ren was/were friends with Dominic, explain how their lives have been impacted since […]


On Wednesday, January 25th more than one hundred friends and family joined us to celebrate Dominic’s 18th birthday with a Hot Chocolate Tailgater at Country Estates Park, where Dominic’s friends created his memorial nearly 6 months ago. Thank you for helping us stay warm, enjoying s’mores by the fire pits.   Dominic was born at 2:48 […]

Two Ways to Stop Teen Drinking

What Can You Do? Did you know that most grocery stores have a policy not to stop shoplifters? Or that Fireball has a “Malt Liquor” variety that is 33 proof, 16.5% alcohol, and comes in an easy-to-carry 10-pack sleeve?  Every time you enter a liquor store, please pick up a sleeve of Fireball from the […]

Dominic DePalma’s Events August 10

Recording of livestream of the funeral Obituary 10 am viewingSpirit of Christ Catholic Church80th & Wadsworth area 11:30 am MassSpirit of Christ Catholic Church80th & Wadsworth area 1:30 pm BurialMount Olivet Catholic CemeteryJust west of 44th & Ward Rd 3 pm receptionWestminster Rec Center104th & Sheridan area