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.

 

To create a more positive recess for the students, Morris Elementary decided to improve their playground. After planning and input from kids, staff and community they have their…

Elizandra’s amazing story resonates with many. Bullying, rejection and depression mar her past, but it’s her easy smile and hopeful disposition that catches your attention. Recovery…

Yovana originally came to a Salida Circus workshop only to interpret for her 4-year-old cousin. She has since become one of Salida Circus' top youth performers, much to the surprise…

Re:Vision helps low-income families overcome the barriers to growing food by providing the necessary resources, including seeds, plants, compost and drip irrigation systems, to…

The Colorado Health Report Card, in its 10th year, now has a full decade of data to measure how Colorado’s health stacks up against the rest of the nation. Read about…

A success story about Christopher Sloan, an HIV-positive man, who after losing his teeth and significant jaw bone structure from medications due to his health status, received…

Clinica’s behaviorist diagnosed 14-year-old Daniel with depression but due to other symptoms, sent him to the clinic. Within a week he had surgery for a brain tumor. Clinica’s staff…

La Cocina is a vital component of Re:Vision’s efforts in the Southwest part of Denver to establish community food systems and empower children and families to make healthy food…

As ethics consultants, Constance Holden at Boulder Community Hospital and Jean Abbott at University Hospital in Aurora are often called on to help resolve conflicts that arise when…

Editor's Note: Colorado has a deep history of disability activists encouraging – and sometimes forcing – change in state and federal policy to better serve the long-term services…