Stories are the currency we use to share our lives and experiences with others. Meet some of the people and organizations served by Foundation-funded programs, and learn how they are making a difference in communities across Colorado.

 

When Jeff Orr had trouble accessing treatment for his heroin addiction, he felt he had two options - death or jail. Then Signal Behavioral Health Network connected Jeff to the…

At 15 years old, Irene found out she was pregnant. This is the story of how Wendy, a nurse home visitor with the Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association, supported Irene on…

Hilltop Community Resources in Grand Junction helped Erin Foster, a teen mom, access health insurance, parenting classes and in-home support. Hilltop provides 24 community-based…

This is the story of two Colfax Elementary School students, Zulema and Liam. The Wellness Initiative yoga program strengthens their bodies, calms their minds and controls their…

Colorado faces a growing childhood obesity epidemic. The MEND Foundation fights childhood obesity by working with families, like the Armijos, to live healthier lives through…

This story profiles how Marta, working with the Promoviendo la Salud program, came to terms with her diabetes diagnosis. Marta now successfully manages her health and serves as a…

Nancy Stanton from southwest Denver has osteoarthritis and fibromyalgia, diseases that are often painful and debilitating. Nancy has taken control of her arthritis by regular…