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.

 

This is how physical education gets done in Colorado, but only if you're very motivated. Find a dingy old storage room. Get the shop class to tear down the dusty storage…

At Boulder’s Fairview High School, gym class feels a lot like a trip to the rec center. On a Wednesday morning last fall as PE class began, some students snapped up…

Editor's Note: Tammy Smith has been a board member for Delta County Schools since 2009. The 5,000-student district is spread over 1,157 square miles in the west-central…

Conifer High School physical education instructor Jeanie Boymel told the kids in her morning PE class to grab pedometers, as usual. But then she alerted them to be ready for…

While kids battle obesity and the teasing that goes with it, parents question whether their communities and schools are doing enough to keep kids moving. Turns out, about 11…

The Silverton School District, located in southwest Colorado in the heart of the San Juan Mountains, consists of one historic school and 60 students enrolled K-12, 69…

CHARLAR is a 12-week health education and skill-building program tailored for older adult Latinos in Denver. Participants rally together to learn about healthy eating,…

Messaging expert Lori Dorfman likes to show this billboard contradiction from a city streetscape. When it comes to the monumental…

The small Eastern Plains town of Walsh knows firsthand what it’s like to lose its food core – the death of the town grocery sparked the best kind of community uprising. Now…

This past summer at their eclectic butcher shop in North Aurora, Mkale and Kwame Warner created a prayer box for submissions by customers. It has proven wildly popular so…