Member Spotlight: Latina SafeHouse

The mission of Latina SafeHouse is to provide bilingual and culturally sensitive services to Latinx survivors of domestic violence and their families. We strive to provide a culturally responsive environment where survivors feel safe and supported on their path to move beyond the cycle of violence and achieve healthy independence. We offer services such as … Continue reading Member Spotlight: Latina SafeHouse

Volunteer Service Day: Feed Those in Need with Benefits in Action!

VOLUNTEER SERVICE DAY • FOOD DELIVERYSaturday, October 3rd • 9:30 am – 1:00 pm8725 W. 14th Ave., #210 • Lakewood, CO 80215 Benefits in Action is a nonprofit organization that serves individuals throughout Colorado. They strive to increase understanding, access, and utilization of healthcare resources. Their team of navigators work with constituents to help them … Continue reading Volunteer Service Day: Feed Those in Need with Benefits in Action!

Member Spotlight: A Precious Child

A Precious Child: Maintaining Service Enterprise Certification Spark the Change Colorado is excited to share the first Colorado organization to maintain certification as a Service Enterprise! A Precious Child, located in Broomfield, completed the various steps to maintain certification, successfully demonstrating their deep commitment to volunteer engagement. Their passion for volunteers and involvement in their … Continue reading Member Spotlight: A Precious Child

Minoru Yasui Volunteer Award Celebrates a Young “Changemaker”

By: Cindy Piggott, Volunteer Member, Minoru Yasui Community Volunteer Award committee. Sarla Thal, Minoru Yasui Committee Member, Award Winner Kyle Abrahm, and Generation Ocean Representative Ali Miller The importance of youths volunteering is worth noting. Young people who volunteer regularly practice skills like collaboration and problem solving. They build relationships and strengthen their support network. … Continue reading Minoru Yasui Volunteer Award Celebrates a Young “Changemaker”

Emergency Preparedness Article 8: Cultural and Historical Resource Recovery

During times of disaster, we may not typically consider the historical and cultural sites important to Colorado. There are state agencies dedicated to protecting such sites though, working in an efficient manner to move recovery forward. Namely, History Colorado is a state agency dedicated to protecting historical sites and helping to ensure resources are preserved … Continue reading Emergency Preparedness Article 8: Cultural and Historical Resource Recovery

Member Spotlight! Extreme Community Makeover: Neighbor to Neighbor Club

Extreme Community Makeover Neighbor to Neighbor Club We strive to make deep connections within our neighborhoods while keeping the Work Day experience at a high level for volunteers and residents. In order to do this we have a support club to guarantee that Extreme Community Makeover provides the experience volunteers expect and the service our … Continue reading Member Spotlight! Extreme Community Makeover: Neighbor to Neighbor Club

Dedicated Grant Writers Needed: Minoru Yasui Community Volunteer Award

Sign Up Now! | https://www.sparkthechangecolorado.org/ Our Organization The Minoru Yasui Community Volunteer Award is a program of Spark the Change Colorado. In 1975, an unprecedented program to honor unheralded volunteers was established in Denver. The Commission on Community Relations, the Rocky Mt. News and The United Bank of Denver, now Wells Fargo joined forces to acknowledge the … Continue reading Dedicated Grant Writers Needed: Minoru Yasui Community Volunteer Award

Emergency Preparedness Article 7: Wildfires, Part 2

Wildfires, Part 2 There are currently four major wildfires burning in Colorado. Dry conditions and uncooperative weather have presented further challenges for those working hard to contain these fires (“Colorado Wildfire Updates: Evacuations, Closures, Fire Growth And More”). In this blog posting, you will find information about the current wildfires as well as beneficial resources … Continue reading Emergency Preparedness Article 7: Wildfires, Part 2

Let’s Talk!: Initiating an Inclusive Conversation About Mental Health

Let’s Talk Colorado was launched by a State Innovation Model grant from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation. The purpose of the funding is to improve the health of Coloradans by providing access to physical and behavioral health care. The goal of the Let’s Talk Colorado media campaign is to initiate an inclusive conversation. … Continue reading Let’s Talk!: Initiating an Inclusive Conversation About Mental Health