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.

 

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 percent…

One of the biggest recent innovations in Colorado health and fitness is the brainchild of a 12-year-old girl. In 2011, Maggie Trout approached Denver Councilman Chris…

Sometimes the best way to watch kids getting physically active is in moving pictures. So check out our Health Elevations video story on students in places like Colorado Springs…

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 cages and…

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 colorful…

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 percent of…

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, physical…

Eight years in now with its bold experiment in food collectivism, the small southeastern plains town of Walsh can brag that it was doing the “shared economy” thing since before Uber…

As Colorado strives to become the healthiest state, the daily intake of fruits, vegetables, fast food and sugary drinks becomes a key measure of success or failure. And the data…

Messaging expert Lori Dorfman likes to show this billboard contradiction from a city streetscape.When it comes to the monumental task of changing Americans’ unhealthy…