Ways You Can Take Action After Acts of Violence Affect Our Community
In the last 10 days, there have been multiple mass shootings, including those in Uvalde, Texas, Laguna Woods, California, Chicago, Illinois and Buffalo, New York. Our hearts grieve for the families, friends and communities affected by these horrific tragedies. Events like these are too many in number and have a devastating impact to individuals, communities…
Maintaining Wellbeing in a Non-Stop World: Overcoming Guilt and Saying “No.”
Guilt is a complicated emotion. It’s an unproductive one, too. When we feel guilty, we stew and wade through it as if it were quicksand. Guilt doesn’t propel us unto taking effective action and it surely doesn’t make us feel good.
It’s Mental Health Awareness Month!
While 1 in 5 people will experience a mental illness during their lifetime, everyone faces challenges in life that can impact their mental health. When facing a mental health concern or living with a mental health condition, it’s common to feel like no one understands what you’re going through. You aren’t alone – help is available, and recovery…
Welcome Harper Goodman! Mental Wellness Coordinator
I’m excited to be a part of a change-making organization, get back into nonprofit work, and fulfill a large part of my life’s mission – to help others.
GVM: MWP Volunteer Spotlight!
“There is a great need to help those who genuinely need therapy services but cannot afford them, and I hope to be a very small part of fulfilling that need.”
GVM: Spark Health with the Mental Wellness Program
Spark the Change Colorado’s Statewide Mental Wellness Program is one of our many volunteer-driven programs creating a lasting impact and meeting our communities’ most pressing needs.
GVM: SCP Volunteer Spotlight!
In 1993 at the age of 62, Mikhail Vigdorov found himself in the United States as a Jewish refugee from Russia. He and his wife could not speak English. They were without friends and felt helpless. They received help from the New York Association of the New Americans (NYANA) where they were helped to learn…
GVM: Spark Generations with the Senior Companion Program
Volunteers aged 55 and better are #SparkingConnections across the state with Spark’s Senior Companion Program!
GVM: Spark Solutions to Community Needs with RSVP
Volunteers aged 55 and better are #SparkingSolutions to food insecurity across the state with Spark’s RSVP program!
What is Global Volunteer Month?
An initiative of Points of Light, GVM is an opportunity to celebrate the impact of nonprofits that harness the power of volunteers to tackle society’s greatest challenges, build stronger, more vibrant communities and take action that changes the world.