Archive | May, 2013

Our County Volunteer Program: Our Stories

After seeing Maya Angelou speak back in my college days, I count her as one of the truly wise and empowering individuals in this world. She has been known to say many powerful things and among them is “There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside of you.”  What made me think […]

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Fairview Elementary Breakfast in the Classroom

For school staff in Denver looking for a veteran, after-the-bell breakfast program to observe, Fairview Elementary is the place! This ECE-5 school has been offering Breakfast in the Classroom to its students for 11 years. For the first ten of those, staff delivered breakfasts to three floors, without an elevator! Another notable aspect of their […]

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Help Struggling Families in Colorado, Prevent Devastating Cuts to SNAP

There is much at stake for our neighbors—more than 800,000 Coloradans—who are at risk of hunger. The Senate and House agriculture committees are marking up the Farm Bill, which governs critical anti-hunger programs like the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as food stamps. Cuts to SNAP could significantly undermine Colorado’s ability to provide […]

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