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The Nuts and Bolts of Building Community

Habitat for Humanity of Eagle County brings people together to build homes, communities, and hope through construction of simple, decent, affordable homes.

by Charlie Andrews, the Nov. 9, 2015, 4:23 p.m.

Hope is a Possibility

In recognition of Bright Future’s efforts, El Pomar honored the organization on October 6, 2015 during the annual Awards for Excellence ceremony. Bright Future Foundation received a $25,000 grant and a video highlighting its dedication and passion to serving the state of Colorado.

by Lori Bellingham, the Oct. 29, 2015, 10:29 a.m.

Rocky Mountain PBS: Lifelong Learning for All

A journey into outer space. A front row concert at Red Rocks Amphitheatre. A lesson in empathy taught by a giant, yellow bird. These opportunities are not only unique and transformative, but accessible for all Coloradans due to the efforts of Rocky Mountain PBS.

by Garrett Mayberry, the Oct. 23, 2015, 10:25 a.m.

Lost in Translation

Imagine beginning school in a classroom where the language spoken is different than your own. Imagine having to learn math, history, and science–subjects that are difficult enough without the added burden of a new language. This is the plight many students in the Denver area face. Through a dual language K-5 program, Escuela de Guadalupe is beginning to level the playing field for both native Spanish and native English speaking students.

by Lori Bellingham, the Sept. 30, 2015, 10:18 a.m.

Pine River Library Like a Phoenix Rising

Like a phoenix rising from internet-induced public library ashes, the Pine River Public Library is proving itself far from obsolete –in fact, it’s thriving.

by Lori Bellingham, the July 29, 2015, midnight

A Path Toward Home

According to the National Alliance to End Homelessness, 220,000 people in families were homeless in 2014 on a given night, making up 37% of the total homeless population counted in the United States that year.

by Lori Bellingham, the July 1, 2015, midnight

Stories of Impact: Prospect Home and Hospice Care Inc.

In the twilight of life, many people hope to meet death with dignity, to rage in elegance against the dying of the light. Yet, greeting death with such poise is no modest task.

by Lori Bellingham, the June 23, 2015, midnight

A Local Fight Against Hunger

It is sobering to think, despite Colorado’s high standard of living in an industrialized and modernized world, a startling number of people continue to wake up hungry.

by Lori Bellingham, the June 10, 2015, midnight

Stories of Impact: House of Neighborly Service

The days are cold, and the nights are colder. Imagine you have nowhere to seek shelter from the ever-changing Colorado weather. What do you do to stay warm in Loveland, Colorado?

by Lori Bellingham, the April 17, 2015, midnight

Greeley Dream Team: A wrap-around approach to student success

The high school graduation rate for Greeley-Evans School District 6 hovers around 80 percent, one of the lowest rates in the North Region. While various nonprofit organizations in the 3 county region of Boulder, Larimer and Weld address academic success and high school completion, The Greeley Dream Team takes a slightly different approach.

by Lori Bellingham, the March 4, 2015, midnight

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