Archive | April, 2012

COPrevent: New SNAP Report Released

Check out CDPHE’s blog post about the recent USDA report. COPrevent: New SNAP Report Released: “Building a Healthy America: A Profile of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program” Report Contains All You Ever Wanted to Know About SNAP.

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Want To Earn $$$ For College and Gain Valuable Job Experience?

  Overview of the AmeriCorps VISTA Summer Associates Program AmeriCorps VISTA operates a short-term program during the summer months, known as Summer Associates.  This program enhances an existing AmeriCorps VISTA project by providing individuals for 8 to 10 weeks, alongside year-round VISTA members, in an intensive level of summer service.   As a Summer Associate, […]

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Canstruction – One “can” make a difference

Canstruction – One “can” make a difference

By now you’ve probably heard about Canstruction® Colorado 2012: Hungry for Change which was displayed at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science. Canstruction® Colorado 2012: Hungry for Change was an exciting design/build competition and exhibition in which local designers build large-scale structures made entirely of cans of food. After the exhibition, the food was […]

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Hunger Free Colorado Heads to Durango

Before relocating to Colorado from Maine to begin a VISTA year with Hunger Free Colorado, my supervisor informed me that I would be going on a weekend-long application assistance trip to Durango.   In terms of vehicles, I was somewhat familiar with the name “Durango,” but it quickly became clear that the town has far more […]

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