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.

 

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 what…

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 far.…

There are a million recipes and a hundred TV food shows for people who want to cook with truffle oil and swordfish, and have the time and the means to try it. But for…

It’s an iconic, warmly-defended program bringing sustenance to the vulnerable who need it most: children at school who are happiest and perform best on a full stomach at breakfast…

Well and Wise is a project of Eagle County Public Health and is a falls prevention and chronic disease self-management program for older adults in Eagle, Garfield and Pitkin…

Aria Multigenerational Apartments - Northwest Denver An early bid for success at the massive Aria redevelopment of a former Catholic nuns’ retreat, these apartments…

In the Westwood neighborhood of southwest Denver, a few statistics sharpen the picture quickly. A healthy community that encourages residents to get outdoors and get moving should…

EDITOR'S NOTE: Those clunky-fun red bikes with the silver baskets have quickly become one of the most visible symbols of urban revitalization and healthy living in Colorado. B-cycle…

Learn all you need to know about the "built environment" and healthy places movements in designing for health with this video explainer. Design expert Angela Loder and our video…

There are likely a hundred ways for a community to launch itself down a path toward becoming a healthier place to live. But Arvada leaders can also think of one way not to do it…