RSVP Station Spotlight: The Refuge
As AmeriCorps Week 2023 comes to a close, we’d like to take this opportunity to highlight our RSVP program partner doing amazing work in Broomfield, Colorado! In 2021, The Refuge became one of the first RSVP Stations in Broomfield, and the partnership has been a true gift. We currently have 5 active RSVP volunteers on-site…
AmeriCorps Week: Spark Health Corps.
Fast Facts: Mental Health Did you know that we are experiencing “historic shifts in health, access to care, and social and economic conditions” with more youth and adults reporting poor mental health than ever before? Suicide is the 2nd leading cause of death among the ages of 10-14, and nearly 800,000 people die by suicide…
AmeriCorps Week: Retired & Senior Volunteer Program
If combatting food insecurity and creating opportunities for connection for older adults is something that you feel passionate about, consider giving to Spark the Change Colorado and our Retired and Senior Volunteer Program!
AmeriCorps Week: Spark’s Senior Companion Program
Many of our most vulnerable people are aging at home, often alone and disconnected from others. The Senior Companion Program provides a spark of good energy to combat loneliness and ensure our older adults have their needs met.
It’s AmeriCorps Week!
AmeriCorps Week 2023 During AmeriCorps Week we recognize the millions of Americans who have chosen to serve their country through AmeriCorps and AmeriCorps Seniors, and encourage more Americans to follow in their footsteps in service. Service brings people together and bridges divides, and that’s what our members, volunteers, and programs do every day! What is…
March is Women’s History Month!
Every year March is identified as Women’s History Month, designated by Presidential proclamation. The month is set aside to honor the vital contributions of women in American history, and to spotlight the importance of women in the present and their power to promote and ignite change. Did You Know?: Women’s History Month started as Women’s…
Community Impact: Show Love for Your Community
Happy Valentine’s Day! Today is a day to celebrate romantic love, friendship and admiration. At Spark, our values are Community, Collaboration, and Courage, and we think Valentine’s Day is the perfect time to show love and admiration for your community! There are a lot of ways to do that, and our newly named Community Impact…
Black History Month
Black History Month is a time to honor the contributions and legacy of African Americans across U.S. history and society, but it is also a vital opportunity to examine and reflect upon the very mechanics of American history as a whole.
Welcome Trenton Mai Alley! Spark’s New Disaster Services Program Coordinator
Trenton Mai Alley (He/Him) has joined the Spark the Change Colorado Team as the Disaster Services Program Coordinator. “I have always considered myself to be servant-hearted,” says Trenton. Originally, Trenton went to school for criminal justice to pursue a career in law enforcement. After the adoption of five children, he decided law enforcement was no…
Welcome Lily Krieger! Spark’s New Mental Wellness Program Intern and Client Navigator
Lily Krieger (She/Her/Hers) has joined the Spark the Change Colorado Team as the Mental Wellness Program Intern and Client Navigator. Lily recently graduated from the University of Colorado Boulder with a bachelor’s in Psychology and a minor in Sociology. She is currently attending the University of Denver, pursuing a master’s degree in social work. Lily…