Typically run on tight budgets with minimal staff, local nonprofits can often be more nimble than other entities, refining or pivoting programming to quickly adapt to changes.
This month: Community Screening of “The Mask You Live In”; Central Park Blvd Bike Lane Symbol Design; CPAC for the DPS 2020 Bond and Mill Levy Planning Committee; Seeking Diverse Candidates for the SUN Board; and Annual Community Forum: Wed., May 13, 6–8:30pm (The Cube)
“We would clean stalls, take care of chickens, that kind of thing, and for a reward we got to ride the horses. I loved it.”
Mile-high seniors are flocking to a program called Senior Planet that offers new opportunities through technology.
The approaching holiday season is a reminder of the many individuals and families who are less fortunate than ourselves. Giving back—through monetary donations or volunteering—offers a way to honor the season and perhaps even put us on a path toward year-round generosity.
The Older Adult Programs, which are funded by The NextFifty Initiative and available to anyone fifty plus, offer everything from tech and medicare support to creative aging classes.
“From what I’ve seen, people are working together and they see their destinies as intertwined,” says Nebiyu Asfaw of those he talks to along East Colfax.
Thinking of adding a canine companion to your family? The Mile High Lab Rescue Mission, a local rescue and rehabilitation agency, is looking for people like you to foster and adopt their dogs.
“When They See Us” devotes a full episode to Korey Wise, referred to as “a walking miracle” by the other men whom the media dubbed the “Central Park Five.” Though the five boys-turned-men-in-prison continue to live with that moniker, all were exonerated in 2002.
Are you a busy mom feeling alone dealing with your job commitments, community groups, kids’ needs, and household drudgery? Or are you a family of color or blended family wishing to connect with families like yours? NE Denver has two Facebook groups where you can connect with like-minded neighbors: Soulfully Stapleton and GEMS.